MP3 is a digital audio encoding format using lossy data compression

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Audio recorder app for smaller file size [on hold]

I have tried a few audio recording apps for Android but I always get huge file sizes. I need to record speeches of around 1hr and do not require extremely great quality, just a decent one, but I do ...
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Sync mp3s between 2 android devices?

I've a galaxy and a Samsung tablet. I download many mp3s on the tablet and I'd like to be able to sync them with the phone and vice versa. Any app for this? I am talking about lots of files, so ...
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Why MP3 music files cannot be played on Note 3? ( It says, The music player does not support this type of audio file)

Why MP3 music files cannot be played on Note 3? ( It says, The music player does not support this type of audio file) This happens to some of my MP3 files when I try to play them on my Note-3. They ...
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Music only plays for a second and then ends?

When I successfully copy my music to my SD card, each song only plays for a second and then continues onto the next song. I was able to remedy this by copying each song over individually, but ...
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Why can't music players find my audio files?

On my Nexus 4, there's a folder called /sdcard/Music/ (or just /Music when browsing the phone's storage; Windows 7 calls it Computer\Nexus 4\Internal storage\Music) and I've put a lot of songs in ...
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Transfering mp3 file from a pc and play it on Android 4.1.1?

I recently bought a smartphone with the intent of not having to bow to iPhone and its iTunes etc. I am a PC only user and so I don't really want to change my religion from Win-to-IOS! However, what ...
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How can I download an MP3 to my phone instead of opening it in a music player?

I'm trying to download podcast MP3s to my phone so I can listen to them in my car. Ideally, I'd like to be able to Chrome-to-Phone them from my computer at home, and then choose to download and play ...
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Any app play VBR MP3 files?

Does any Android app play Variable Bit Rate MP3 files, while not demanding Internet access and access to my Contacts? I used soundconverter on my Xubuntu PC to convert MP4 files to MP3 and they ...
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How can I control the order in which my mp3 files are played?

I ripped an audio book consisting of two CDs and copied the mp3 files to my android smartphone but they don't appear in the right order: they are sorted by track number, so the second title is the ...
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Files synced with BTSync not visible to all apps

I have a brand new, rooted Moto G with stock Android 4.4.2. Being new to Android, I was looking for a painless way to push music to my phone from various computers. I opted for using BTSync, pointing ...
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How do I play mp3s from my Dropbox?

I have the Dropbox app on my Droid, and it can "Download" files to the local storage on the phone, but for some reason the music playing app can't see those files. How do I make the music playing ...
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mp3wrap file not playable

I combined six MP3 files, with filenames starting with 0, into one MP3 with the following command under Debian Wheezy: $ mp3wrap -v output.mp3 0* Using file on output.mp3 confirmed that it was an ...
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Huawei Ascend Y 200 Gingerbread 2.3.6 does not recognize MP3 files in my music folder

Device: Huawei Ascend Y 200 Android: Gingerbread 2.3.6, not rooted. On my SD card, there is a folder called Audio which includes MP3 files (with English and Hindi Sub Folders). There are 134 music ...
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Why is Music Player deleting my music?

I recently installed a new SD card in my phone, so I moved all of my music from my phone to my SD. After I moved my music, I noticed that all of my soundtracks were corrupted. Each of them only had ...
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Sound files got “chipmunked” after installing cyanogenmod

I've just installed Cyanogenmod 10.1 on my Asus Transformer FT301T tablet two days ago. The rom is unofficial since the official rom would not boot. Appearantly cyanogenmod does not support job 4.2 ...
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Playing an mp3 (from my phone) through my internet radio

On my old Samsung Galaxy Ace running Android 2.3.6 or so, there was a Samsung system app called "allshare". I really really loved this app. It was simple and unpretentious, and it did the following ...
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WinAmp not loading new mp3 files

I have some new music on my SD card and Winamp it's not showing it. How can I load the new files.
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Looking for an MP3 player with playlist

I am looking for an MP3 player that has a playlist and that automatically loads MP3 files from a given folder. I'm using Winamp, but it's not loading my files. PS I've asked this question so I don't ...
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How do I assign cover art to songs? (Archos 43)

I have an Archos 43 Internet Tablet running Android 2.2. Has anyone figured out how to assign cover art to songs in the Music player? Some of my songs work just fine, others don't. What should I be ...
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Different album art for songs in the same album

The MediaStore provider on Android is really screwed up. On Android it isn't possible to define different cover art for songs in the same Album. Especially for compilations and "Various Artists" ...
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Is there something in the Android architecture that prevents people from creating MP3 players that read embedded lyrics?

When I play certain MP3 files (such as lessons from JapanesePod101.com) on my iPod Touch, lyrics or transcripts that are embedded in the MP3 files are displayed in the media player. I find this to be ...
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How do I set a custom MP3 as a ringtone for other notifications?

I have an HTC Droid Incredible running Android 2.2 FroYo and would like to use custom sounds/songs as ringtones for text message notifications, event and task reminders, Facebook and Twitter ...
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MP3 getting mixed up

I am running ICS on my tablet. Whenever I copy new music files to my tablet, the files get mixed (playing parts of other music files for 5,6 seconds randomly in any file I copied). What should I do? ...
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Edit out a part of an audio file [closed]

How can I cut out a particular portion of the song and play the rest of the song? for example my song is of 4 minutes and 11 seconds and I want to remove the section from 2:04 to 3:30 and play from ...
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I'm having trouble making a custom ringtone

I have an LG-LS855. I don't seem to have any way to plug it in to my computer. I've made a ringtone I want to use. It's an mp3 file. I've uploaded it onto Google Drive. The only thing I seem to be ...
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Load MP3 files on my Nexus

I want to listen to mp3 files of a lecture while viewing pdf files (containing the lecture notes). How do I load the MP3 files onto the Nexus? (The MP3 files currently reside on my hard drive.)
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Missing mp3 files on SD card

I am trying to add mp3 files to my Toshiba Thrive trough an SD card. What I am doing is loading the SD card in my laptop and adding the files directly. I loaded around 6 GB to the (32GB) card. When ...
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Galaxy S2 does not see MP3 files in any player

I transferred several MP3 files to the Samsung Galaxy S2. But, the player does not see the MP3 files, only the DCT files. I installed several different players, and had the same result. How do I fix ...
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Sync MP3 Ratings on Android, with MediaMonkey / MusicBee on Windows

Both MediaMonkey and MusicBee, as music players let you 'rate' songs from 1 to 5 stars. I would like to have this functionality as well in an Android app. The main problem is syncing these ratings. ...
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how to stop 3rd party video player from opening mp3 files

When I install MoboPlayer it becomes the default mp3 player for Gmail. This is a problem because it can't actually play mp3 files associated with Gmail (it can't find the file location). All the ...
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A Music listening app that lets me delete song from it's interface [closed]

So, is there any app that lets me do that? I generally copy full folders which I take from my friends so there are many crappy songs that come to my playlist too. I really need a way to delete the ...
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Streaming Songs as Alarms on my Nexus One to Bluetooth Speakers

I know there are several apps available that allow the user to utilize .mp3 files/songs as an alarm. So when the alarm is triggered, the selected song/playlist starts to play. I'm also aware that if ...
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Capturing audio out in Android and writing as a mp3

I want to be able to capture all the audio that would normally play through the speaker on my Android phone and write that stream as some sort of audio file. The reason I would like to do this is ...
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Looking for a way to shrink the size of MP3 files

I have a lot of MP3 files on my phone and I would like to re-size them to save space. (Note: I do not want to trim the audio file.) I know I may lose some quality, but it is fine. What is the best ...
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Cloud music apps won't sync from device to computer?

I have a free Spotify account and can very easily sync music files that are on my computer to my Android device via wifi. But I can't find a way to sync files that are on my Android device back to the ...
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How to force google reader app to download mp3s

When I subscribe to podcast RSS feeds with the google reader app then click the link to the mp3 Google reader starts streaming it with the selected media player rather than downloading the mp3 file to ...
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Recognize and tag mp3s

Are there any Android applications which will recognize my mp3s from a directory and tag them automatically? Some of my mp3s have wrong file names and tags. I want to organize them correctly.
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How can I encode an MP3 file in Android using LAME?

Can anyone tell me how to encode a MP3 file in Android (as you would by using lame.dll in Windows or lame.so in Linux)?
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Unsupported File Type: Why did my Samsung Galaxy S suddenly stop supporting MP3s?

All of a sudden my Samsung Galaxy S claims to not support mp3 files (the phone has been idle for a few hours, I did not touch anything). Ogg files however still play without problems. When this ...
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Why are some songs are not named correctly in media players?

Most songs in my collection display correctly. However some will display the name of the song as "01 Song name" instead of "Song name". Note that the file name is "01 Song name.mp3". They also appear ...
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Music transfer and playlists

Is there an app that will allow you to make playlists with your music (on your computer) and then transfer those playlists, and the associated MP3 files, over to the phone? I'd prefer not to have to ...
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any way to edit id tag inside android phone?

any way how to edit (mp3) id tags inside my android? HTC Desire 2.1 I am used to play my music using winamp with right click on directory and select 'play in winamp'. In that case it doesn't matter ...
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Is there an Android PMP equivalent of the iPod Touch? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any devices that are like an iPod Touch, but run Android? In other words, is there a piece of dedicated hardware designed (or shipped with) Android that is ...