Single File Details

Mark Smith lists at
Fri Feb 27 15:52:57 EST 2009

Len, I have a stack that reads the headers of WAV, AIFF, AU and SD2  
files and gives you an array of the various audio properties - sample  
rate, number of channels etc. If that would be useful to you, it's here:



On 27 Feb 2009, at 18:45, len-morgan at wrote:

> I can't seem to find a command for this:
> I want to get a list of files to be converted (they happen to be  
> wav files
> but it doesn't really matter).  As I go through each file in the  
> list, I
> want to be able to update a progress bar that indicates how far  
> through
> the list I am and another one that indicates how far through the  
> current
> file I am.
> The first requirement was easy and is working.  I need to be able  
> to find
> out the file size so I can calculate the current progress in that one
> file.  I know I can use "the detailed files" to get all of the info  
> on all
> of the files in the default directory but is there something that will
> allow me to get just the information on a single file?
> I am currently using "answer file" to get the list of files  
> (returns one
> per line) so I COULD get the detailed files from that since they  
> will only
> be allowed to select files from a single directory at a time (that  
> IS true
> isn't it?).
> Any ideas would be appreciated.
> While I'm here.... :-) , has anyone written scripts that will read  
> through
> and process a wav file and would be willing to share what they've  
> learned?
>  Might save me some time.  If not, I'll contribute what I end up  
> with when
> I'm done.
> len morgan
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