vbrfix - Repair MP3 files that have incorrect VBR information

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository Multimedia Apps all
Package filename vbrfix-0.24-7.14.i586.rpm
Package name vbrfix
Package version 0.24
Package release 7.14
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Multimedia/Sound/Editors and Convertors
Homepage http://www.willwap.co.uk/Programs/vbrfix.php
License GPL-2.0+
Maintainer -
Download size 44.39 KB
Installed size 101.70 KB
Many MP3 decoders estimate the time length of an MP3 file based on
the filesize divided by the first data packet's bitrate. As songs may
start with silence and hence a low bitrate packet, this length
prediction can produce quite nonsensical values, and when jumping
through a VBR file, 50% through the file is usually not 50% through
the song.
vbrfix places a VBR null frame at the beginning of the file to tell
the MP3 player information about the song length and indexing through
the song.
vbrfix can also fix other problems with MP3s, as all non-MP3 content
is deleted (you can keep tags that you state, though). It can also
help when merging two VBR MP3s together with a merging tool and then
needing a newly-calculated VBR null frame.


Package Version Architecture Repository
vbrfix-0.24-7.9.x86_64.rpm 0.24 x86_64 Multimedia Apps
vbrfix-0.24-2.5.x86_64.rpm 0.24 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
vbrfix-0.24-2.5.i586.rpm 0.24 i586 openSUSE Oss
vbrfix - - -


Name Value
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4) -
libgcc_s.so.1 -
libgcc_s.so.1(GCC_3.0) -
libstdc++.so.6 -
libstdc++.so.6(CXXABI_1.3) -
libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4) -
libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.11) -
libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.21) -
libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.9) -


Name Value
vbrfix = 0.24-7.14
vbrfix(x86-32) = 0.24-7.14
vbrfixc = 0.24-7.14


Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package vbrfix-0.24-7.14.i586.rpm
Source Package vbrfix-0.24-7.14.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Multimedia Apps repository:
    # zypper addrepo http://widehat.opensuse.org/opensuse/repositories/multimedia:/apps/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/ multimedia-apps
  2. Install vbrfix rpm package:
    # zypper install vbrfix




2017-08-26 - jengelh@inai.de
- Compact very long description.
2017-08-21 - aloisio@gmx.com
- Fixed source URL
2017-08-19 - aloisio@gmx.com
- Spec cleanup
2012-01-02 - pascal.bleser@opensuse.org
- initial version (0.24)

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