Old 7th August 2002, 10:11   #1
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Using the WinAmp Tag-Editor over API

Is it possible, to use WinAmp's internal Tageditor over Code (API) to change the Tag of MP3 files??
I want to write an edited Tag from an own Application over WinAmp into the original MP3-File...possible or impossible??

Thanks for answering...
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Old 7th August 2002, 16:30   #2
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while that way may seem easier, I dont believe they wrote in API's to do such a thing, as always, if they have, they havent told us.
you could simply rewrite the tag yourself, ID3v1 tags are very, very simple to rewrite, ID3v2 tags are a bit harder, but if your patient, you could prolly knock it out without much of a problem.
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Old 8th August 2002, 00:36   #3
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Tag is the work of input plugin, so if you want to control the tag editor you have to contol the input plugin. You have a lot of libraries to manage tag. Retrieve the name of the file and create your own tag editor.
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Old 8th August 2002, 07:23   #4
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Hello, for Visual Basic, this is all the source code you need:

' Create a new code module and paste this code into it:
Option Explicit

Public Type ID3Tag
Header As String * 3
SongTitle As String * 30
Artist As String * 30
Album As String * 30
Year As String * 4
Comment As String * 30
Genre As Byte
End Type

Public Function GetID3Tag(FileName As String, Tag As ID3Tag) _
As Boolean

'******************************
'Instructions:
'Pass an variable declared as type ID3Tag to Tag Parameter
'and read its member data after the function returns (assuming
'the function returns true)
'****************************

On Error GoTo GetID3TagError

Dim TempTag As ID3Tag
Dim FileNum As Long

If Dir(FileName) = "" Then
GetID3Tag = False
Exit Function
End If

FileNum = FreeFile

Open FileName For Binary As FileNum
Get FileNum, LOF(1) - 127, TempTag
Close FileNum

If TempTag.Header <> "TAG" Then
GetID3Tag = False
Else
Tag = TempTag
GetID3Tag = True
End If

Exit Function

GetID3TagError:
Close FileNum
GetID3Tag = False
End Function


Success
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Old 8th August 2002, 07:39   #5
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I just write Code to get the ID3V1 & ID3V2 Tag.
The V2 is really harder to get, and to write will not be very easy...but i will try it.

But the idea over WinAmp was not bad?!?
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