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Combine two mp3's or more into 1 long mp3

Terminal - Combine two mp3's or more into 1 long mp3
cat 1.mp3 2.mp3 > combined.mp3
2009-07-27 18:39:44
User: scottix
Functions: cat
Combine two mp3's or more into 1 long mp3

This just combines multiple mp3's into one mp3 file. Basically it is a easy join for mp3's


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Do they have to be the same bitrate or both be constant/variable bit rate?

Comment by bwoodacre 300 weeks ago

Ya it should work

Comment by scottix 300 weeks ago

What about the id3 tag? Won't combined.mp3 just get the id3 tag from 2.mp3?

Comment by andrew112358 299 weeks and 6 days ago

The id3 tag could be anywhere, depending on the version. http://www.id3.org/FAQ so the tag and song durations that your player reads won't be updated for newly-larger file, but hopefully a good player will just keep playing the extra audio frames that come along.

Comment by bwoodacre 299 weeks and 2 days ago


Comment by flux 299 weeks and 1 day ago

Actually, as for information on the id3 tag issue:


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Comment by dfego 296 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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