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find_audio_track_length [2013/04/28 04:15]
Bill Taylor
find_audio_track_length [2019/02/08 23:31]
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-===== Finding Out the Length of An Audio Track ===== 
  
-by Rill 
- 
-If you want to find out the length of an audio track from the command line, there are at least two ways to do this. 
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-  * Open a terminal "​Ctrl+Alt+t"​ or or open a console "​Ctrl+Alt+f1-6"​. 
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-==== Use ecasound ==== 
- 
-You will need to have the package "​ecasound"​ installed. 
- 
-<​code>​ 
-sudo apt-get update 
-sudo apt-get install ecasound 
-</​code>​ 
- 
-  * Type the following command, substituting your actual file name for "​file_name"​.<​code>​ 
-ecalength file_name 
-</​code>​ 
-  * Here is an example of your output.<​code>​ 
-file_name 904.784s ( 5m4) 
-</​code>​ 
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-==== Using soxi ==== 
- 
-  * **Note:** It may be necessary to install a sox library for mp3 files.<​code>​ 
-sudo apt-get update 
-sudo apt-get install libsox-fmt-mp3 
-</​code>​ 
-  * Type the following command, substituting file_name for your actual file name.<​code>​ 
-soxi file_name | grep Duration 
-</​code>​ 
-  * For the same file we used in the "​ecalength"​ command, the output looks like this:<​code>​ 
-Duration ​      : 00:15:03.70 = 19926497 samples ~ 67777.2 CDDA sectors 
-</​code>​ 
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-Storm Dragon and Willem van der Walt contributed to this article. 
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