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Lesson 18. Loading External Assets > Extracting ID3 Data From an MP3 File

Extracting ID3 Data From an MP3 File

Do you think an MP3 file holds nothing but code for playing back an audio file? Think again. Most people are unaware that hidden in most MP3 files are ID3 tags. These tags, known as metadata, contain information such as the following about the MP3 file:

  • Name of the song

  • Artist

  • Genre

  • Year the song was recorded

  • Album from which the song came

  • Lyrics

  • Comments


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