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Any gems or methods for reading and writing meta tags of mp3 files?

spacerobotTR asked in General

If I wanted to have a site similar to bandcamp where I could upload MP3 tracks are there any gems or recommended ways to check the audio quality, and read/write meta tags to the files?


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Indeed it is. As an update i ended up getting this all working with taglib ruby.


There are some free tools for that


mini_exiftool and exif gems for meta tags. I found exif less complete but faster. The gems use ExifTool (


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There are several gems available that can help you with audio file manipulation and metadata management.

RubyAudio: A gem for working with audio files in Ruby. It provides support for reading and writing common audio file formats, including MP3, and can be used to perform various audio processing tasks.

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