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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

show a list of options and exit
edit metadata and encoding options in interactive mode prior to converting tracks
a cuesheet to embed in the output file
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.
The level of output to display. Choose between 'normal', 'quiet' and 'debug'.

ENCODING OPTIONS

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

CD LOOKUP OPTIONS

perform metadata lookup for converted tracks
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

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

2022-11-12