WAVE

Microsoft WAVE/RIFF audio file/stream information and tags.

class mutagen.wave.WAVE(filename)

Bases: mutagen.FileType

WAVE(filething)

A Waveform Audio File Format (WAVE, or more commonly known as WAV due to its filename extension)

Parameters:filething (filething) –
tags
Type:mutagen.id3.ID3
info
Type:WaveStreamInfo
static score(filename, fileobj, header)

Returns a score for how likely the file can be parsed by this type.

Parameters:
  • filename (fspath) – a file path
  • fileobj (fileobj) – a file object open in rb mode. Position is undefined
  • header (bytes) – data of undefined length, starts with the start of the file.
Returns:

negative if definitely not a matching type, otherwise a score,

the bigger the more certain that the file can be loaded.

Return type:

int

add_tags()

Add an empty ID3 tag to the file.

load(filething, **kwargs)

Load stream and tag information from a file.

class mutagen.wave.WaveStreamInfo

WaveStreamInfo()

Microsoft WAVE file information.

Information is parsed from the ‘fmt’ & ‘data’chunk of the RIFF/WAVE file

length

audio length, in seconds

Type:float
bitrate

audio bitrate, in bits per second

Type:int
channels

The number of audio channels

Type:int
sample_rate

audio sample rate, in Hz

Type:int
bits_per_sample

The audio sample size

Type:int
pprint()

Returns: text: Print stream information