[LAU] Discovering file format

Bob van der Poel bob at mellowood.ca
Sat Sep 19 20:33:43 UTC 2015

Doesn't "file" do this?

On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 1:13 PM, Will Godfrey <willgodfrey at musically.me.uk>

> I have about 150 uncompressed audio files that I want to properly
> categorise,
> relatively quickly.
> The very oldest were recorded as 16bit 44.1k, more recent ones were 16bit,
> 48k
> and the latest ones 24bit 48k.
> I've moved them all into the same directory, so is there a simple script I
> can
> run that will scan this and list the name and details of each file?
> I can find plenty of programs that can change the format, but can't find
> any
> that will just tell me what it is :(
> --
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