Python Audio Tools

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Python Audio Tools
Python Audio Tools are a collection of audio handling programs which work from the command line.
Developer: Brian Langenberger
Stable release: 2.19
Preview release: git
OS: GNU/Linux
Use: Digital Audio Extraction
License: GPL
Website: Python Audio Tools website


Introduction[edit]

Python Audio Tools are a collection of audio handling programs which work from the command line. These include programs for CD extraction, track conversion from one audio format to another, track renaming and retagging, track identification, CD burning from tracks, and more. Supports internationalized track filenames and metadata using Unicode. Works with high-definition, multi-channel audio as well as CD-quality. Track conversion uses multiple CPUs or CPU cores if available to greatly speed the transcoding process. Track metadata can be retrieved from FreeDB, MusicBrainz or compatible servers.

Features[edit]

Audio Formats:

  • AIFF
  • Apple Lossless
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MP2
  • MP3
  • Ogg FLAC
  • Ogg Vorbis
  • Opus
  • Shorten
  • Sun AU
  • WAV
  • WavPack

Other Features:

  • AccurateRip technology available in git version
  • Burning
  • Tagging, Album Art, Flac checksum verification, AccurateRip file verification.

Useful Commands[edit]

To rip a CD
cd2track --type=flac --cdrom=/dev/cdrom
To rip a DVD-Audio disc
dvda2track -t flac -c /dev/cdrom -A /media/cdrom/AUDIO_TS
Convert from flac to wav
track2track --type=wav *.flac
Check file against AccurateRip Database (currently feature is in git version)
trackverify -R *.flac

Development API[edit]

Python Audio Tools API

Source code[edit]

git clone git://github.com/tuffy/python-audio-tools.git