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id3

A library for reading and writing ID3 metadata

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rust-id3

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A library for reading and writing ID3 metadata.

Examples

Reading tag frames

use id3::{Tag, Version};

fn main() -> Result<(), Box<dyn std::error::Error>> {
    let tag = Tag::read_from_path("testdata/id3v24.id3")?;

    // Get a bunch of frames...
    if let Some(artist) = tag.artist() {
        println!("artist: {}", artist);
    }
    if let Some(title) = tag.title() {
        println!("title: {}", title);
    }
    if let Some(album) = tag.album() {
        println!("album: {}", album);
    }

    // Get frames before getting their content for more complex tags.
    if let Some(artist) = tag.get("TPE1").and_then(|frame| frame.content().text()) {
        println!("artist: {}", artist);
    }
    Ok(())
}

Modifying an existing tag.

use id3::{Tag, Version};

fn main() -> Result<(), Box<dyn std::error::Error>> {
    let mut tag = Tag::read_from_path("music.mp3")?;
    tag.set_album("Fancy Album Title");

    tag.write_to_path("music.mp3", Version::Id3v24)?;
    Ok(())
}

Creating a new tag, overwriting any old tag.

use id3::{Tag, Frame, Version};
use id3::frame::Content;

fn main() -> Result<(), Box<dyn std::error::Error>> {
    let mut tag = Tag::new();
    tag.set_album("Fancy Album Title");

    // Set the album the hard way.
    tag.add_frame(Frame::with_content("TALB", Content::Text("album".to_string())));

    tag.write_to_path("music.mp3", Version::Id3v24)?;
    Ok(())
}

Supported ID3 Versions

  • ID3v1 reading
  • ID3v2.2 reading/writing
  • ID3v2.3 reading/writing
  • ID3v2.4 reading/writing

Unsupported Features

  • Grouping identity
  • Encryption

Dependencies

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