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       analyzer - program to analyze the music file(s) and put the data into
       IMMS database


       analyzer filename [filename] [...]


       This manual page documents briefly the analyzer command.

       This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the
       original program does not have a manual page.

       analyzer is a second most important piece of imms suite. It takes the
       list of filenames with songs (currently only mp3 and ogg formats are
       supported), makes acoustic analysis of them and put gethered data to
       the database. Analysis is rather slow - it has to decode the entire
       file - so it will take a while, but analyzer is smart enough to skip
       files that have already been analyzed.

       analyzer is running automatically by imms plugin, but you can also run
       it manually to analyze your whole music collection at once to benefit
       from acoustic correlations immediately.

       You can run the analysis your whole archive using following command:

       find /mnt/mp3 -type f -exec analyzer {} \;

       For more sofisticated examples please see Tips and Tricks section of
       upstream homepage:


       Program stores it's data in $HOME/.imms/ directory. For more detailed
       documentation please see upstream homepage:


       immsd(1), immstool(1)


       Artur Czechowski <>
           Wrote this manpage for the Debian system.


       Copyright © 2009 Artur R. Czechowski

       This manual page was written for the Debian system (and may be used by

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