[thelist] Extract Data from MP3 in Classic ASP

Raoul Snyman raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za
Tue Mar 9 05:14:44 CST 2010

On Tue, 9 Mar 2010 12:39:10 +0200, Fred Jones wrote:
> I do not program in ASP. Not in any flavor. But I inherited a simple
> site with a few ASP scripts that are easy to understand. Now they want
> me to extract embedded images from MP3 files and display them on the
> site. A reasonable request. I think that getID3() does this in PHP but
> I can't find such a tool for ASP. The server doesn't support PHP nor
> does the client want to change servers. I *believe* it's classic ASP,
> although I'm not even sure how to tell.

I'm a bit confused here... MP3 files usually hold audio, not images or

As for differences between ASP classic and .NET is that classic files end
in .asp, and .NET files end in .aspx, .asmx, and a range of other .___x
files. Also, ASP classic files are uploaded to the server, like PHP, and
ASP.NET is compiled to a bunch of DLL files and then deployed (from what I

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