Erik Max Francis wrote: > Flags in the ID3 tag specify the encoding. It is not always UTF-8. > > http://www.id3.org/id3v2.4.0-structure.txt Okay... Didn't know that, and I'm pretty sure with ID3V1 this was always utf-8 in case it was unicode (which was a non-standard extension anyway). Thanks for the info. --- Heiko.