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MP3Cat

A fast command line utility for merging MP3 files.


MP3Cat is a fast command line utility for merging MP3 files without re-encoding. It supports both constant bit rate (CBR) and variable bit rate (VBR) MP3 files.

Download

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Usage

Run mp3cat --help to view the application's command line help:

Usage: mp3cat [FLAGS] [OPTIONS] ARGUMENTS

  Concatenates MP3 files without re-encoding. Supports both
  constant bit rate (CBR) and variable bit rate (VBR) files.
  Strips ID3 tags and garbage data from the output.

Arguments:
  <files>          List of input files to merge.

Options:
  -o, --out <str>  Output name. Defaults to 'output.mp3'.

Flags:
  -f, --force      Overwrite an existing output file.
      --help       Display this help text and exit.
  -t, --tag        Copy the ID3 tag from the first file.
  -v, --verbose    Report progress.
      --version    Display the application's version number.

Example:

$ mp3cat -o merged.mp3 one.mp3 two.mp3 three.mp3

Source

MP3Cat is written in Go. If you have a Go compiler installed you can run:

$ go get github.com/dmulholland/mp3cat

This will download, compile, and install the latest version of the application to your $GOPATH/bin directory.

You can find the source files on Github.

License

This work has been placed in the public domain.