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Audio::APE - An object-oriented interface to Monkey's Audio file information and

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NAME

Audio::APE - An object-oriented interface to Monkey's Audio file information and APE tag fields.

SYNOPSIS

    use Audio::APE;
    my $mac = Audio::APE->new("song.ape");
    foreach (keys %$mac) {
        print "$_: $mac->{$_}\n";
    }
    my $macTags = $mac->tags();
    foreach (keys %$macTags) {
        print "$_: $macTags->{$_}\n";
    }

DESCRIPTION

This module returns a hash containing basic information about a Monkey's Audio file, as well as tag information contained in the Monkey's Audio file's APE tags.

CONSTRUCTORS

new( $filename )
 
Opens a Monkey's Audio file, ensuring that it exists and is actually an Monkey's Audio stream, then loads the information and comment fields.

INSTANCE METHODS

info( [$key] )
 
Returns a hashref containing information about the Monkey's Audio file from the file's information header.
 
The optional parameter, key, allows you to retrieve a single value from the info hash. Returns "undef" if the key is not found.
tags( [$key] )
 
Returns a hashref containing tag keys and values of the Monkey's Audio file from the file's APE tags.
 
The optional parameter, key, allows you to retrieve a single value from the tag hash. Returns "undef" if the key is not found.

NOTE

This module is now a wrapper around Audio::Scan.

SEE ALSO

<http://www.monkeysaudio.com/>, Audio::Scan

AUTHOR

Dan Sully, <daniel@cpan.org>
Kevin Deane-Freeman, <kevindf at shaw dot ca>, based on other work by Erik Reckase, <cerebusjam at hotmail dot com>, and Dan Sully, <daniel@cpan.org> Copyright (c) 2004, Kevin Deane-Freeman. Copyright (c) 2005-2007, Dan Sully & Slim Devices. Copyright (c) 2007-2010, Dan Sully.
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.2 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.
2010-12-25 perl v5.10.1