Library can handle MP3 id3tag encoding

Chris Wright dhasenan at
Wed May 28 04:57:56 CEST 2008

2008/5/27 Bin Chen <binary.chen at>:
> HI,
> Is there a good library can handle MP3 id3tag encoding easily? AFAIK,
> the encoding that in the id3tag can't be decided, it maybe ASCII,
> UTF-8 and others which sometimes cause the software to decode some
> error character.
> The libid3tag can do raw reading to id3tag but not handle the encoding easily.

You need one library to read the tag's text fields as raw byte arrays
and another to determine the encoding. The latter is highly

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