I'm trying to do what seems like a very basic task but can't find any utilities that allow for this, including
I somewhat frequently clip audio fragments out of large audio files, which are typically 30 to 60 minutes long. There are hundreds, probably thousands, of these audio files. Usually, it's all good, but sometimes I want to go back and re-listen to some of the context behind what I excerpted. Sometimes, I can go back onto the site and try to remember which files I downloaded, but more often than not it doesn't work out.
Lately I've been including file names in the excerpts for reference, but I'm wondering if there's any way to search audio files. Literally, not the "speech recognition search" that most results on this topic come up with. I have the actual, exact raw audio, and it would be awesome if I could just have a script scan all the audio files in a folder and see if the clipped audio file appears in any of those files. Preferably, a utility that works with FLAC and/or uLaw audio formats, so I don't need to convert anything.
Does such a thing exist? Since this is simpler than speech recognition, I would think it would be trivial, but I can't find anything. Windows or Linux support works.