SNDFILE-METADATA-GET(1) General Commands Manual SNDFILE-METADATA-GET(1)

sndfile-metadata-get, sndfile-metadata-setget or set metadata in a sound file

sndfile-metadata-get [options] file

sndfile-metadata-set [options] file

sndfile-metadata-set [options] input output

sndfile-metadata-get displays bext and string metadata stored in an audio file. The following options specify what to print.

all metadata
description
originator info
originator reference
Unique Material Identifier
origination date
origination time
coding history
title
copyright
artist
comment
creation date
album
license

sndfile-metadata-set sets bext and string metadata in an audio file if the format supports it. If the file does not contain a BEXT chunk to be modified, the second synopsis must be used, where another output file capable of storing the metadata is created. This file is overwritten if it already exists. The following options take an argument specifying the metadata:

description
originator
originator reference
Unique Material Identifier
origination date
origination time
coding history
time reference
comment
title
copyright
artist
date
album
license

The following options take no argument:

Set the BEXT time and date to current.
Set the BEXT time to current.
Set the BEXT date to current.
Set the string date to current.

The sndfile-metadata-get utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

http://libsndfile.github.io/libsndfile/ http://tech.ebu.ch/docs/tech/tech3285.pdf

Erik de Castro Lopo <erikd@mega-nerd.com>

November 2, 2014 Linux 6.7.0-arch3-1