[ Fixed ] MP3 embedded cover gets mangled after metadata update

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LeCluz
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[ Fixed ] MP3 embedded cover gets mangled after metadata update

Post by LeCluz » Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:28 am

Hi,

I downloaded an album on 7digital and the embedded cover file cannot be read/diplayed by EZCDAC. The cover can be displayed with no problem by Windows explorer and Winamp.
EZCDAC sees there's a 103KB file but the preview is just black.
After I update the metadata with EZCDAC, the cover cannot be read by neither Windows explorer nor Winamp anymore.

Screenshots + original MP3 files provided

Steps to repro :
1. Make sure the embedded cover is successfully displayed within Windows Explorer
2. Open the MP3 file with EZCDAC : the cover is just black, size is 103KB
3. Save the metadata
5. Check the embedded cover as per step 1. -> cover cannot be displayed anymore
6. Open the MP3 file again with EZCDAC, cover has not been deleted apparently : preview is still back and filesize is still 103KB

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Re: [ Fixed ] MP3 embedded cover gets mangled after metadata update

Post by poiko » Wed Dec 20, 2017 5:02 pm

It was a bug in ID3V2 tag reader. It did not correctly parse the embedded image tag with Unicode description.

Fix attached. Fix will be included in the next EZ CD Audio Converter releases.
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