SoXI - Sound eXchange Information, display sound file metadata


   soxi [-V[level]] [-T] [-t|-r|-c|-s|-d|-D|-b|-B|-e|-a] infile1 ...


   Displays  information  from  the header of a given audio file or files.
   Supported audio file types are listed and  described  in  soxformat(7).
   Note  however, that soxi is intended for use only with audio files with
   a self-describing header.

   By default, as much information as is available is  shown.   An  option
   may  be given to select just a single piece of information (perhaps for
   use in a script or batch-file).


   -V     Set verbosity. See sox(1) for details.

   -T     Used with multiple files; changes the behaviour of -s, -d and -D
          to  display  the  total  across all given files.  Note that when
          used with -s with files with different sampling rates,  this  is
          of questionable value.

   -t     Show detected file-type.

   -r     Show sample-rate.

   -c     Show number of channels.

   -s     Show number of samples (0 if unavailable).

   -d     Show  duration in hours, minutes and seconds (0 if unavailable).
          Equivalent to number of samples divided by the sample-rate.

   -D     Show duration in seconds (0 if unavailable).

   -b     Show number of bits per sample.

   -B     Show  the  bitrate  averaged  over  the   whole   file   (0   if

   -e     Show the name of the audio encoding.

   -a     Show file comments (annotations) if available.


   Please report any bugs found in this version of SoX to the mailing list


   sox(1), soxformat(7), libsox(3)

   The SoX web site at


   Copyright 2008-2013 by Chris Bagwell and SoX Contributors.

   This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
   under  the  terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
   Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or  (at  your  option)  any
   later version.

   This  program  is  distributed  in the hope that it will be useful, but
   WITHOUT  ANY  WARRANTY;  without   even   the   implied   warranty   of
   General Public License for more details.


   Chris  Bagwell  (   Other  authors  and
   contributors  are listed in the ChangeLog file that is distributed with
   the source code.


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