cannot set COMPOSER

Michael Helmling michaelhelmling at
Fri Nov 7 07:39:23 UTC 2014

Did you try something like:

p = file->properties();
p['COMPOSER'] = 'Ludwig van Beethoven';


Am 07.11.2014 um 07:33 schrieb Bruce Culbertson:
> I wrote an application to set audio file tags using taglib but found I
> could not set the COMPOSER tag in any of the file types I tried, which
> were mp3, m4a, and flac.  Am I right that taglib cannot set COMPOSER? 
> If so, this is a show-stopper for me.  For the music I am interested
> in, COMPOSER is at least as important as TITLE.
> Thanks,
> Bruce
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