Metadata for audio files

2 January 2020

ffprobe (installed with ffmpeg) is a good way to get metadata from audio files e.g.

ffprobe podcasts/2019-12-30/p07sz6k0.mp3
    title           : The Technology And The Dream
    artist          : BBC Sounds
    album           : The Missing Cryptoqueen
    genre           : Podcast
    copyright       : (c) BBC 2019
    comment         : The final episode takes an unexpected twist.
                    : Presenter: Jamie Bartlett
                    : Producer: Georgia Catt
                    : Additional Research: Ignatius Bahizi
                    : Editor: Philip Sellars
                    : Original music and sound design: Phil Channell
                    : Original Music and vocals: Dessislava Stefanova and the London Bulgarian Choir
    date            : 2019