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I have a bunch of MP3s with nonsensical/incorrect file names and only a few tags.

Is there software out there that will read each file, find out the right tags, replace them and use the tags to make a good filename?

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Any software that can read tag info will work as long as the info is in the tag. I like to use TagScanner –  Darius Oct 10 '12 at 17:08
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  • Mp3tag supports both batch tag editing, as well as renaming files from tags. It also supports importing tags from online databases like Amazon, discogs, freedb, MusicBrainz etc.

  • If your files are not even tagged properly in the first place, I highly recommend MusicBrainz Picard, which "supports the majority of audio file formats, is capable of using audio fingerprints [for song identification], performing CD lookups and disc ID submissions" and so on.

If you don't use Windows, you should edit your question and mention your OS.

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+1 was going to mention both Mp3tag and Picard myself –  jam Oct 10 '12 at 18:32
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If you happen to use/be cursed with iTunes as I am, I have used TuneUp previously and had good luck with it. (I am not affiliated in any way with them)

http://www.tuneupmedia.com/

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