Accessing ID3 Tags (external .mp3)

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Accessing ID3 Tags (external .mp3)

In Flash MX you have the capability to load an external mp3 sound file into a flash movie using the Sound.loadSound() method.

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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-03-31 03:11:56

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In Flash MX you have the capability to load an external mp3 sound file into a flash movie using the Sound.loadSound() method. In the latest release of the Flash 6 Player it is possible to access the ID3 tags embedded in an mp3 encoded file. Unfortuneatley you cannot access the ID3 tags in an mp3 file until it has *fully* loaded, this is fine when you are using the Sound.attachSound() method but it causes problems when you are loading an external sound into the player...    More detail...


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