Question about taglib abilities

Christian Convey christian.convey at
Sun Jul 15 20:22:14 UTC 2012

Thanks.  When you say, "in this case", are you referring to the mp3
files form the particular podcast to which I was referring?  If so,
then thanks very much for doing that legwork.

On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Scott Wheeler <scott at> wrote:
> On Jul 15, 2012, at 4:56 PM, Christian Convey wrote:
>> Thanks.  But this is actually a podcast run by someone else:
>> (For example, "Your mp3 tagging software is claiming that the text is
>> encoded using UTF-8, but it's actually UTF-16.")
> It's usually a lot more work to try to solve these things with a library than to just learn a little about the file format and then open up the file in a hex editor.  In this case, these are ID3v2.3 tags using UTF-16.  UTF-16 in ID3v2.3 requires a Byte Order Mark before the beginning of the text data, which these tags don't contain.
> -Scott
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