ID3 is a metadata container most often used in conjunction with the MP3 audio file format.

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How to get iTunes to recognize that certain ID3 tags have been removed from files?

I use MusicBrainz Picard to manage the ID3 tags on my MP3 collection and iTunes for playing them and managing my iPod. I have Picard set to remove the Composer tag from any files that don't also ...
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Command-line ID3 tag editor that handles all tags

I am looking for a tool to edit tags in MP3s through a script. The files are episodes of several podcasts where the tags are inconsistent between episode: Sometimes the Album or Genre tag is missing ...
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Using iTunes, can I write all of the metadata into ID3 tags?

I'm not sure, but this may be part of the organization of my library. Currently, all of my music is properly sorted and indexed with accurate data. I want to make sure that this is written to the ID3 ...
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Audio organizing via CLI

I'm looking for some software for my OpenSUSE, which with I would be able to organize my audio files. I've found one, which may be good, but it's unable to run without X server (in CLI). ...
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Fetch MP3 ID3 tag under linux

I have a few mp3 files which are not tagged. Winamp has a nice feature which I think is called "autotag" and which is very good at finding out artist and title for files. I'd like something like this ...
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Check “Id3 Tag” integrity from mp3 (almost a “debug”). Is it possible?

I'm using Mp3Tag do edit Id3 tags in my mp3 files. In the editor everything looks ok, but in my iTunes, some of them just ge messed up. The artist isn't read, Album Artist doesn't show up, this kind ...
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Using custom ID3-Tags in iTunes (OS X)

I love foobar2000 on Windows and have 2 custom Tags for my mp3s - Rate and mood. Now I have to use a Mac to play my music and emulating foobar won't work, because foobar has to recreate its database ...
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Command line tool for listing ID3 tags under Linux

I want to write a script that manipulates ID3 tags of mp3 files. I need a tool that reads the tags and outputs it in a format in a machine-readable format. For example, if I want it to output only the ...
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Moving symlinks into a folder based on id3 tags

I'm trying to get my music folder into something sensible. Right now, I have all my music stored in /home/foo so I have all of the albums soft linked to ~/music. I want the structure to be ...
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Is there a way to tag MP3 the way you can do with Photos in Live Photo Gallery or Picazza?

I really do love the way you can tag pictures in Windows Live Photo Gallery. I find it incredibly useful to be able to tag the same picture with the tag "Cancun" and have it been automatically ...
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Problem with Music Details

I have some music files and the information doesn't show up. Here they are in explorer: As you can see, there is no information for track, title, artist, or album. This prevents me from syncing the ...
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Changing ID3 tags of music in iTunes with read-only attributes

When I add an mp3 file with read-only attributes to iTunes, iTunes does not allow me to change the file's ID3 tags or delete the file later. Removing the read-only attributes after adding the file ...
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How can I add metadata to mp3s, along a timeline to break up one mp3 in subsections?

I would like to add metadata to mixtapes or lectures that will show song names as the mix progress as well as being able to skip forward in the mp3 as if it was separate files. I have seen this done ...
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Auto-tagging MP3s

I have a ton of MP3s, but their ID tags are not filled in. Going in manually to populate them is simply too much work. I was wondering if there is a way to populate them automatically. Perhaps by ...
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Repair encoding of ID3 tags

I have inherited about 2000 MP3 files. For the majority of them, their ID3 tags display garbled in Amarok. I need a software that upgrades the ID3 tags to v2.4 type $03 (i.e. UTF-8 encoding), removes ...
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iTunes on OS X fails to read some ID3 tags

Total niches o I doubt anyone can help... These are from CDs ripped years ago with EAC and LAME. They work fine in iTunes on Windows + VLC on the Mac but iTunes is failing to read the ID3 data from a ...
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How to create mp3 snippets with a 5sec fadeout from a cd including id3 tags as batch process in linux

I want to: Rip a CD Set ID3 tags Create snippets (45 seconds) Add a 5sec fadeout at the end (40s-45s) Convert to mp3 I've tried several tools now (Goobox, Grip, lame, ecasound, vorbis-tools, ...
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Software to drag and drop ID3 tags into MP3s?

A while back I ripped a load of CDs into individual MP3s for each track. Like a fool I didn't use CDEx (for CDDB lookups) or an equivalent when ripping so there are no ID3 tags and each track is named ...
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Mass ID3 renaming

I have a whole bunch of unnamed mp3s. I need to name them all, preferably with the same name as their file name. so for soundeffect001.mp3, it should name id3 title the mp3 as soundeffect001. ...
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Is there an ID3 tag editor for iTunes on OS X?

I'm looking for an iTunes ID3 tag editor for OS X. I've tried a lot such as iEatBrainz and PolluxApp. Aside from the usual tagging, album artwork and lyrics are also important to me. Most taggers ...
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Managing genres in mp3 files

I have over 20k MP3s which have been run through MusicBrainz Picard a while ago to consistentify the artists/track details. However, I have inconsistent genres and would like a way to scan all files ...
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Convert Ogg Vorbis to MP3 with Metadata

I've got a few hundred megs of Ogg Vorbis files I've collected over the years that I want to convert to MP3 so I can put them on my iPhone (among other things.) Converting from one file format to the ...
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Windows: What software do you recommend for editing MP3 ID3 tags? [closed]

What software do you recommend for editing MP3 ID3 tags? (The OS is Windows XP.)
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Mp3 ID3 tags organizer/cleaner for linux [closed]

ID3 tags are very useful when you put your mp3 on a decent portable player. Sometimes they are not coherent and I get (in example) the same artist written in two different way considered to be two ...
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Is there a Windows command-line tool to set ID3 tags on an MP3 file?

I am looking for a command-line tool for Windows that will allow me to set the ID3 tags on an MP3 file. For example, something like this would be ideal: C:\> setID3.exe myfile.mp3 -artist "The ...