<html>I've got a bunch of aac encoded files which have embedded lyrics in
them. When I add the files to my ipod the lyrics aren't
selected the "update track's from file" option before saving changes to
my ipod, but no luck. Does this feature actually work for aac encoded
[Chris, I'm not sure if you're subscribed to the list, so you might
have missed my first reply.]
> Chris Davies wrote:
>> I've got a bunch of aac encoded files which have embedded lyrics in
>> them. When I add the files to my ipod the lyrics aren't displayed.
>> I selected the "update track's from file" option before saving
>> changes to my ipod, but no luck. Does this feature actually work
>> for aac encoded files?
> Unforutnately, it doesn't appear that the mp4 (aac) parsing code in
> gtkpod looks for a lyrics tag. I think it is possible to check this
> using the mpeg4ip library, though both my C skills and knowledge of
> the mp4v2 library are minimal.
> The attached patch does seem to work for me. Improvements would be
> very much welcomed. I have no idea whether there is a cleaner way
> to check whether lyrics are set in an mp4 tag or not. Nothing
> jumped out at me while poking in the mp4v2 source.
I checked this patch into Subversion the other day¹. If it doesn't
work for you or if you need a hand applying it to the current release
to test it, let us know.
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