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TRACKSPLIT(1) Audio File Splitter TRACKSPLIT(1)


tracksplit - split audio track


tracksplit [OPTIONS] <track 1>


tracksplit splits an audio track into several smaller tracks.


show a list of options and exit
edit metadata in interactive mode prior to splitting file
the cuesheet to use for splitting track
The level of output to display. Choose between 'normal', 'quiet' and 'debug'.


The audio format to convert the split tracks to. For a list of available audio formats, try: -t help.
The desired quality of the split tracks. For a list of available quality modes for a given format, try: -q help
The target directory for the split tracks. If none is given, the current working directory is used. If the target directory does not exist, it will be created automatically.
The format string to use for new filenames. Template fields are replaced with metadata values when new tracks are created. All other text is left as-is. If this option is omitted, a default format string is used.
The maximum number of tracks to convert at one time. If one has multiple CPUs or CPU cores, allowing tracksplit(1) to use all of them simultaneously can greatly increase encoding speed.


the MusicBrainz server name to query for metadata
the MusicBrainz port to query for metadata
don't query MusicBrainz for metadata
the FreeDB server name to query for metadata
the FreeDB port to query for metadata
don't query FreeDB for metadata
When multiple metadata choices are available, select the first one automatically. This option has no effect when used with -I


the album number of the tracks' CD, if they are in one in a series of albums
the total number of albums in the tracks' CD set, if it is one in a series of albums
add ReplayGain metadata to newly created tracks
do not add ReplayGain metadata to newly created tracks


Split CDImage.wav into several MP3 files using the cuesheet CDImage.cue:

tracksplit -t mp3 --cue=CDImage.cue CDImage.wav

Obtain CDImage.cue using the cdrdao(1) utilities:

cdrdao read-toc --device /dev/cdrom CDImage.toc

toc2cue CDImage.toc CDImage.cue


Template Fields
Key Value
%(track_number)2.2d the track's number on the CD
%(track_total)d the total number of tracks on the CD
%(album_number)d the CD's album number
%(album_total)d the total number of CDs in the set
%(album_track_number)s combination of album and track number
%(track_name)s the track's name
%(album_name)s the album's name
%(artist_name)s the track's artist name
%(performer_name)s the track's performer name
%(composer_name)s the track's composer name
%(conductor_name)s the track's conductor name
%(media)s the track's source media
%(ISRC)s the track's ISRC
%(catalog)s the track's catalog number
%(copyright)s the track's copyright information
%(publisher)s the track's publisher
%(year)s the track's publication year
%(date)s the track's original recording date
%(suffix)s the track's suffix
%(basename)s the track's original name, without suffix


audiotools-config(1), audiotools.cfg(5), cdda2track(1), cddainfo(1), cddaplay(1), coverdump(1), covertag(1), coverview(1), dvda2track(1), dvdainfo(1), track2cdda(1), track2track(1), trackcat(1), trackcmp(1), trackinfo(1), tracklength(1), tracklint(1), trackplay(1), trackrename(1), tracktag(1), trackverify(1)


Brian Langenberger