davidefugazza at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 08:00:49 EDT 2005
On this very topic, there is also the getid3 php library
which has been succesfully used for AGNULA Libre Music website, our
upload/tagging web platform available at
On 7/21/05, Mark Fallu <brisvegas1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are two python products that are interesting in this area:
> Pymedia - http://pymedia.org/ (based on ffmpeg can read / transcode
> etc a variety of media files including mov.)
> MMPython - http://sourceforge.net/projects/mmpython/ (a multimedia
> metadata parser that can read all sorts of meta data eg. id3 and
> quickitime atoms)
> Both of which would be a good basis for going forward and building an
> app that can not only read the existing meta data - but can write the
> metadata too. Usefully they are not targeted specifically at
> Quicktime so would be a basis for a more generic system of multimedia
> file metadata manipulation.
> The quicktime api documentation of MOOV atoms can be found here -
> (quicktime is just a container format - so the video stream has a
> separate MOOV atom as does the video stream and the metadata etc)
> Quicktime file format specification here:
> What we need is a standalone crossplatform app that can (in the manner
> of ccpublisher) alter the metadata atom and leave the rest of the
> quicktime file intact.
> Currently - we have to things like quicktime pro to make these
> modifications - but that is really only suitable for manual use on
> individual files on either windows or macs.
> I am more interested in a truly system that would allow users to
> upload files to a server and edit the metadata through the web or to
> batch process files on the desktop.
> On 7/21/05, Kevin Marks <cc at mediagora.com> wrote:
> > QT has a copyright field in it's general metadata. I put the CC license
> > including link in that. eg
> > http://homepage.mac.com/kevinmarks/bacon.mov
> > Open in qt player to see the licence, which reads:
> > This work is licensed under a <a rel="license"
> > href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/">Creative
> > Commons License</a>
> > On Jul 20, 2005, at 9:01 PM, Jon Phillips wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2005-07-21 at 13:33 +1000, Mark Fallu wrote:
> > >> Hey folks,
> > >>
> > >> What is the current state of embedding CC metadata in Quicktime? Do
> > >> you know if anyone has made a start on the .mov format?
> > >
> > > It would be great to develop a library that would work on multiple
> > > formats, and develop a generic system that could work for quicktime as
> > > well to embed cc metadata.
> > >
> > > I did a google search, but couldn't find much (although I stayed at
> > > under 100 searches). I'm sure Mike, or others could speak to this
> > > better.
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