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What is a good .mp3/.m4v tag editor for OS X that's not iTunes?

I'd prefer free but I'm open to anything.

I've looked at ID3 Editor but that only does .mp3 (from what I could see).

I want to set my own values so no need for an auto-tagger.

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Are you looking for an auto tagger or a simple editor? –  Steven Lu Jul 25 '10 at 18:02
    
ID3 is good in Windows, never used it in OS X, and I just used it for mp3. –  ubiquibacon Jul 26 '10 at 10:38

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http://easytag.sourceforge.net/ has a copy in fink

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Have you used this under OS X? If so, how well does it work for you? –  Jason Jul 28 '10 at 12:28
    
i used fink a long time ago, i don't have a mac anymore but at the time every application in there that i tried worked so i have no reason to believe that easytag wouldn't. –  user43856 Jul 28 '10 at 22:21
    
available as a homebrew for osx as well. 'brew install easy-tag' –  shadowbq Jan 9 '13 at 18:10
    
you can also download a '.dmg' native for osx at marcoschuh.de/wp/static/files/EasyTAG_alpha5.dmg –  shadowbq Jan 9 '13 at 18:16
    
you can also download a '.dmg' native for osx at marcoschuh.de/wp/static/files/EasyTAG_alpha5.dmg –  shadowbq Jan 9 '13 at 18:17

I'm interested in this also - I've tried a few MP3 taggers to no avail as all have so far paled in comparison to Tag&Rename which is still Windows only - I still run VirtualBox for this one application.

For .m4v files I've been using the wonderful MetaX - have used this for my entire DVD collection.

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You can use the Swiss Army knife Mp3tag right within Mac OS. Take a look here:

More MP3 guessing pattern with Mp3tag in Mac OS

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Not free, but I use Media Rage.

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/15255/media-rage

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If you're not opposed to using the command line, including compiling from source, check out ID3 mass tagger.

After using it a bit myself, I definitely think it should have been included in OS X as default!

EDIT: Oh, and it's free and open source (obviously).

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Thanks but it's not for me and the user that needs it is far from command line savvy –  Jason Jul 28 '10 at 12:20

I just found TriTag from this question here, and it worked great for me. It works for MP3, don't know about other formats.

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Best command line mp4 tag editor is libmp4v2 http://resare.com/libmp4v2/

Just compile and instale and it works fine (of course you need installed the development tools in your mac).

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