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Renaming

Renaming using the file name's fields

Given files names such as ./{codeLang}-{word}-{speaker}-{id}.wav such as ./cmn-quan3-Can_Yue-LL12087.wav :

mkdir -p ./new                                # create dir
for file in ./cmn-*.wav;
do 
   key=$(basename "$file" | cut -d- -f2);     # using "-" as split, select field 2 : "quan3"
   cp "$file" ./new/cmn-"$key".wav;           # ./new/cmn-quan3.wav
done

Renaming using metadata

Dependencies

sudo apt-get install lame avconv                       # examine audio file's properties.

avconv's output

avconv -i ./cmn-jiāoliú.flac 2>&1                       # print out metadata of $file, for some formats only
ffmpeg version 2.8.14-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2018 the FFmpeg developers
  built with gcc 5.4.0 (Ubuntu 5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.9) 20160609
[...]
Input #0, flac, from './cmn-jiāoliú.flac':
  Metadata:
    TITLE           : 交流
    LICENSE         : Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 U.S
    COPYRIGHT       : (c) 2009 Yue Tan
    ARTIST          : Tan
    DATE            : 2009-07-08
    GENRE           : Speech
    SWAC_LANG       : cmn
    SWAC_TEXT       : 交流
    SWAC_ALPHAIDX   : jiāoliú
    SWAC_SPEAK_NAME : Tan
    SWAC_SPEAK_GENDER: F
    SWAC_SPEAK_BIRTH_YEAR: 1978
    SWAC_SPEAK_LANG : zho
    SWAC_SPEAK_LANG_REGION: Liaoning
    SWAC_SPEAK_LIV_COUNTRY: FR
    SWAC_SPEAK_LIV_TOWN: Caen
    SWAC_PRON_PHON  : jiāoliú
    SWAC_COLL_SECTION: HSK niveau II
    SWAC_COLL_LICENSE: Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 U.S
    SWAC_COLL_COPYRIGHT: (c) 2009 Yue Tan
    SWAC_TECH_DATE  : 2009-07-08
    SWAC_TECH_SOFT  : Shtooka Recorder/1.3
  Duration: 00:00:01.40, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 447 kb/s
    Stream #0:0: Audio: flac, 44100 Hz, mono, s16

Renaming

mkdir -p ./new                                # create dir
for file in ./cmn-*.flac;
do 
    key=$(avconv -i "$file" 2>&1 | sed -ne 's/.*SWAC_TEXT *: //p')     # print metadata, assign SWAC_TEXT's value to variable.
    cp "$file" ./cmn-$key.flac                                         # ./cmn-交流.flac
done

See also

Lingua Libre scripts
Audio Convert files formatsDenoise filesRename and mass rename
MediaWiki MediaWiki:Common.jsGadget-RecentNonAudio.js