[linux-audio-user] CD-Text confusion

Mike Jewell mj405 at oneupaudio.com
Sat Aug 20 11:16:35 EDT 2005


On Fri, 2005-08-19 at 21:23 +0200, Atte André Jensen wrote:
> Mike Jewell wrote:
> 
> > I've been trying to understand how to get my burned audio CDs to have
> > the "Artist", "Album" and "Song" titles show up in my CD Player.  If I
> > put a commercial CD in my drive it does, indeed, show the artist name,
> > album title and track names in "CD Player".
> 
> Simply ripping + burning the files works for me:
> 
> mkdir tmp
> cd tmp
> cdparanoia -B
> ...change cd here...
> cdrecord -eject -dao -pad *.wav
> 
> I also suspect that the information you see in your cd player are from 
> freedb or cddb. I'm not sure but this lookup seems to be based on the 
> number + size of tracks, so if this is the same on original and copy the 
> information should also show up with your copy in the cd player...
> 

Thanks.  I've figured out (see my other post) that, as you suggest, my
player is, indeed, getting the info over the internet from some CDDB
service.

I actually was not interested in getting the CDTEXT from an existing
commercial CD onto a ripped copy but rather getting it onto CD's burned
from original material of my own or my clients.

Mike
Mike Jewell
One-Up Audio




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