Skip to main content
Announcements
July 15, NEW Customer Portal: Initial launch will improve how you submit Support Cases. IMPORTANT DETAILS
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Not applicable

Load ID3v2 Tags from a MP3

Hi everyone,

I would like to know if someone manage to load data from an ID3v2 tag.

On the demo project "Photo and Music", there is a part about loading ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags, but the v1 part is not activated and the v2 part doesn't work. The script works fine with the ID3v1 tag, but I would like to make a nice coverflow feature, but the album covers are only in the v2...

Need Help!!

Thx

6 Replies
Not applicable
Author

I finally manage to load most of the ID3v2 tag information, except the album cover (APIC frame). ..

cotiso_hanganu
Partner - Creator III
Partner - Creator III

... and ? ... nothing to share with the community ?... 😉

Not applicable
Author

I'm ashamed... 😞

My tags were in UTF-16, and it works in...UNICODE 🙂 After changing the format, I manage to load my MP3 tags (album, artist, song, track...), but I still have problems with the APIC frame (the cover). I would like to have the same aspect than the photo part of the demo, loaded as information. But when I want to display the information of the file as an image, the table still shows its name.

I will try to work on it today, and let you know if I can make my "iTunes-like" 🙂

dirk1955
Creator
Creator

Hi,

I'm interested in the how to.

I would like to read the ID3V2 and ID3V1 tags from my music collection with QV.

Does anyone know how i can do this?

THX

Dirk

miikkaqlick
Partner - Creator II
Partner - Creator II

Hi!

This started to interest me also and I was surprised that I couldn't find ready code for this. Anyway, here it is:

//All folders

For Each Dir in DirList ('C:\Music\*')

    //All MP3-files

    For Each File In FileList  (Dir & '\*.mp3')

   

        Files:

        Load

            '$(File)' as Name,

            SubField('$(File)','\',3) as Artist_Disk,    //My folder structure is C:\Music\Artist\Album\Track

            FileTime('$(File)') as FileTime,

            Attribute('$(File)','title') as Title,

            Attribute('$(File)','artist') as Artist,               

            Attribute('$(File)','album') as Album,

            Attribute('$(File)','year') as Year,

            Attribute('$(File)','comment') as Comment,

            Attribute('$(File)','zero-byte') as ZeroByte,

            Attribute('$(File)','track') as Track,

            Attribute('$(File)','genre') as Genre,                                   

            RangeSum(Peek('FileCount'), 1) as FileCount

        Autogenerate 1;

       

    Next File

Next Dir

Since this is mostly for my personal use I didn't use parameterized dirlist or file extension list. I also omitted covers, since I'm not too interested about those:) It reads all ID3v2 tags.

If you have mixed music collection then also tags have varying quality. If I would develop this further I'd add an counter for files in a single folder.

Br,

Miikka

Climber Finland

dirk1955
Creator
Creator

Thx, works just fine.

Vriendelijke groet, Kind regards

Dirk De Wispelaere

P Please don’t print this e-mail unless you really need to

Van: Miikka Koskinen

Verzonden: vrijdag 18 september 2015 19:21

Aan: Dirk De Wispelaere <dirk.dewispelaere@telenet.be>

Onderwerp: Re: - Load ID3v2 Tags from a MP3

<https://community.qlik.com/?et=watches.email.thread> Qlik Community

Load ID3v2 Tags from a MP3

reply from Miikka Koskinen <https://community.qlik.com/people/MiikkaQlick?et=watches.email.thread> in App Development - View the full discussion <https://community.qlik.com/message/869798?et=watches.email.thread#869798>