1README for id3tool
3id3tool: a program for manipulating mp3 ID3 Tags
7id3tool should be fairly straight forward.
9run it with "-h" to get usage.
11no flags, with a filename prints the tags
13--set-blah flags with a filename sets the ID3 tag
15id3tool now also has a manpage [a really dodgey one yes, but a
16manpage]. If somebody volunteers to write a better manpage, I will
17consider whatever is produced.
21id3tool was written as a test program for a small id3 stub I'd written
22for the "Ultimate MP3 Player" which is still a concept, and no code ;)
23Having made a useful tool for setting ID3 tags [I hate GUI tag
24editors] I decided I might as well tidy it up and release it.
26The ID3 tag stub was originally written under windows, using ANSI C,
27and copied over to linux where it worked perfectly first time. [yay!]
29id3.c can still be ripped out of id3tool to provide id3 tag
30manipulaiton functionality for other programs under the terms of the
33Originally, I wasn't going to have any Win32 support, but somebody
34submitted a patch - so I've incorporated it with some `corrections'.
36ID3tool became available under the BSD license with 1.2.
38The Future of id3tool:
40id3tool has reached the end of its development - I no longer have the
41time to reinvent the wheel.
43I will continue to patch the few bugs in id3tool as I find them.
47If you want to make me feel all nice and fuzzy for writing this,
48please send me Music CDs, especially anime soundtracks, or Anime
49DVDs... I could always do with more of both. :) Email me
50(firstname.lastname@example.org) for my current postal address.
52Alternatively, you could do the Samba thing, and buy me some Pizza ;)
57id3tool is released under the modified BSD license. Read COPYING
62-- Chris Collins <email@example.com> 11 Jul 2005 08:45 EST (+1000)
1The Win32 Port was originally submitted by Steve Kemp.
3Steve's web page is at http://www.tardis.ed.ac.uk/~skx/
5The diffs he submitted were a bit messy, and the makefile was not
6acceptible in the state in which he submitted it.
8He originally submitted the GNU getopt implementation for use with
9Win32, this has since been replaced with NetBSD's getopt. (for
12For build instructions, please refer to INSTALL.
13-- Chris Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org> 5 Nov 2002 13:55 EDT (+1100)