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After navigating to a stack exchange podcast post e.g. http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/05/se-podcast-05/ and clicking on the download link e.g. http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/15494022-stack-exchange-sta.mp3 the resulting redirect downloads a file with a strange name e.g. wbgXWhv5cS3K.128.mp3

All of the ID3 tags for Title, Album, Genre etc are also missing from the downloaded file. Is this a system problem with the Podtrac service or am I the only person experiencing this problem?

I do not have this problem with any other podcasts I am downloading. I have tried downloading the file directly in Firefox, Chrome and IE9 as well as using Firefox DownloadthemAll extension and the problem exists in all cases.

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problem with strange file names has been already raised in meta.stackexchange.com/questions/89052/… – Piotr Dobrogost Mar 18 '12 at 12:05

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

This should now be fixed with the update to our distribution system.

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Just downloaded SE Podcast #19 and the all looks good, thanks. – Martin Hollingsworth Sep 22 '11 at 4:18

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