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TRACKCAT(1) Audio Concatenator TRACKCAT(1)

NAME

trackcat - concatenate two or more audio tracks

SYNOPSIS

trackcat [OPTIONS] <track 1> [track 2] [track 3] ...

DESCRIPTION

trackcat combines the audio data from two or more audio tracks into a single output track.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
show a list of options and exit
-I, --interactive
edit metadata and encoding options in interactive mode prior to converting tracks
--cue=FILENAME
a cuesheet to embed in the output file
--add-cue
Embed a cuesheet in the output file using the track lengths as index points. This option assures a concatenated file can be re-split into its original tracks even if the original cuesheet is not available.
-V, --verbose=VERBOSITY
The level of output to display. Choose between 'normal', 'quiet' and 'debug'.

ENCODING OPTIONS

-o, --output=FILENAME
the output filename of the concatenated track
-t, --type=TYPE
the audio format of the concatenated track; for a list of available audio formats, try: -t help
-q, --quality=QUALITY
the desired quality of the concatenated track; for a list of available quality modes for a given format, try: -q help

CD LOOKUP OPTIONS

-M, --metadata-lookup
perform metadata lookup for converted tracks
--musicbrainz-server=HOSTNAME
the MusicBrainz server name to query for metadata
--musicbrainz-port=PORT
the MusicBrainz port to query for metadata
--no-musicbrainz
don't query MusicBrainz for metadata
--freedb-server=HOSTNAME
the FreeDB server name to query for metadata
--freedb-port=PORT
the FreeDB port to query for metadata
--no-freedb
don't query FreeDB for metadata
-D, --default
When multiple metadata choices are available, select the first one automatically. This option has no effect when used with -I

EXAMPLE

Convert all of the WAVE files in sourcedir to a single FLAC file, album.flac at the highest possible compression (quality 8):
trackcat -t flac -q 8 -o album.flac sourcedir/*.wav

SEE ALSO

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), trackcmp(1), trackinfo(1), tracklength(1), tracklint(1), trackplay(1), trackrename(1), tracksplit(1), tracktag(1), trackverify(1)

AUTHOR

Brian Langenberger
2020-04-10