[MPlayer-users] m4a meta data

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Mon Jun 9 18:33:33 CEST 2008

On Monday 09 June 2008 18:25:12 Christopher Reder wrote:
> Is there a flag or some other setting for mplayer such that I can
> use it in slave mode to retrieve the meta data (title, artist,
> album) of a m4a file?  I can retrieve it from a mp3 file, but not
> m4a.  I looked via google and saw that there is a different
> structure for m4a in atom type format, but wondered if there was a
> switch or library needed to make them readable.
> Thanks for the help.

if by m4a you mean mov or mp4 then IIRC at least 
the lavf demuxer should retrieve and show those properties

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