Handling metadata in WAV files

Reading audio details

The GroupDocs.Metadata API supports extracting technical audio information from WAV files.

The following are the steps to read audio details.

  1. Load a WAV audio
  2. Get the root metadata package
  3. Extract  the native metadata package using the WavRootPackage.WavPackage property
  4. Read the WAV audio properties

AdvancedUsage.ManagingMetadataForSpecificFormats.Audio.Wav.WavReadNativeMetadataProperties

using (Metadata metadata = new Metadata(Constants.InputWav))
{
	var root = metadata.GetRootPackage<WavRootPackage>();
	if (root.WavPackage != null)
	{
		Console.WriteLine(root.WavPackage.AudioFormat);
		Console.WriteLine(root.WavPackage.BitsPerSample);
		Console.WriteLine(root.WavPackage.BlockAlign);
		Console.WriteLine(root.WavPackage.ByteRate);
		Console.WriteLine(root.WavPackage.NumberOfChannels);
		Console.WriteLine(root.WavPackage.SampleRate);
	}
}

Working with XMP metadata

GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET also allows managing XMP metadata in WAV files. For more details please refer to the following guide: Handling metadata in WAV files

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GitHub examples

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples:

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