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<small>[[Products]] > libmusicbrainz </small>  
 
<small>[[Products]] > libmusicbrainz </small>  
  
The libmusicbrainz (also known as '''mb_client''' or '''MusicBrainz Client Library''') is  a development library geared towards developers who wish to add [[MusicBrainz]] lookup capabilities to their applications. If you are looking for a complete, usable program to run, please try out these:
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The MusicBrainz Client Library (libmusicbrainz), also known as mb_client, is  a development library geared towards developers who wish to add MusicBrainz lookup capabilities to their applications. The library supports Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, with packages released for the RedHat and Debian distributions.  
* Use the [[Picard Tagger|PicardTagger]] to automatically identify and label your digital music collection.
 
* Use the [[Classic Tagger|ClassicTagger]] to automatically identify and label your digital music collection.
 
* Use the [[CD Lookup Tool|CdLookupTool]] to update MusicBrainz from your CD collection.  
 
  
libmusicbrainz version 2.x and below have been deprecated since they use the old [[RDF]] based [[Web Service|WebService]]. '''All new development should happen with the new [[XML Web Service|XMLWebService]]''' or using libmusicbrainz version 3 or greater, available from the [[libmusicbrainz Download|libmusicbrainzDownload]] page.  
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Version 5.x and greater support the latest version of the MusicBrainz [[XML Web Service/Version 2|web service]] and are not backwards compatible with earlier versions. ''As of 2011, version 3.x and below have been deprecated.''
  
The libmusicbrainz is officially supported in 32 bit Windows (95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP), Linux and Mac OS X, with packages released for the RedHat and debian distributions. For more details on how to use this library, please take a look at the [[Client HOWTO|ClientHOWTO]].  
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If you are looking for a complete, usable program to run, please try out [[Picard]].
  
[[Image:download.gif]] See the [[libmusicbrainz Download|libmusicbrainzDownload]] page.
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== Documentation ==
  
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:WikiDocs Page]] [[Category:Products]] [[Category:Development]]
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For details on how to use this library, please take a look at the [http://metabrainz.github.com/libmusicbrainz/5.1.0/ API documentation].
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==Download==
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[[Image:download.gif]] ||  [https://github.com/metabrainz/libmusicbrainz/releases/download/release-5.1.0/libmusicbrainz-5.1.0.tar.gz libmusicbrainz-5.1.0.tar.gz] (108 KB)<br/><small>(MD5: 4cc5556aa40ff7ab8f8cb83965535bc3)</small>
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''Other releases are available on the [ftp://ftp.musicbrainz.org/pub/musicbrainz/ MusicBrainz FTP Server].''
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=== Source code ===
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The source code is [https://github.com/metabrainz/libmusicbrainz available on GitHub] and can be downloaded with:
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git clone git://github.com/metabrainz/libmusicbrainz.git
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==License==
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The MusicBrainz Client Library is licensed under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lgpl.html LGPL (GNU Lesser General Public License)].
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==Language Bindings==
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* .NET: [https://github.com/Zastai/MetaBrainz.MusicBrainz MetaBrainz.MusicBrainz] ([https://www.nuget.org/packages/MetaBrainz.MusicBrainz/ NuGet Package])
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[[Category:WikiDocs Page]] [[Category:Products]] [[Category:Development]]

Latest revision as of 18:17, 22 March 2020

Products > libmusicbrainz

The MusicBrainz Client Library (libmusicbrainz), also known as mb_client, is a development library geared towards developers who wish to add MusicBrainz lookup capabilities to their applications. The library supports Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, with packages released for the RedHat and Debian distributions.

Version 5.x and greater support the latest version of the MusicBrainz web service and are not backwards compatible with earlier versions. As of 2011, version 3.x and below have been deprecated.

If you are looking for a complete, usable program to run, please try out Picard.

Documentation

For details on how to use this library, please take a look at the API documentation.

Download

download.gif libmusicbrainz-5.1.0.tar.gz (108 KB)
(MD5: 4cc5556aa40ff7ab8f8cb83965535bc3)


Other releases are available on the MusicBrainz FTP Server.

Source code

The source code is available on GitHub and can be downloaded with:

git clone git://github.com/metabrainz/libmusicbrainz.git

License

The MusicBrainz Client Library is licensed under the LGPL (GNU Lesser General Public License).

Language Bindings