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

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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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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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Is there a Windows command-line tool to set ID3 tags on an MP3 file? [closed]

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 ...
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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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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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How to compare mp3, flac audio data in a file, ignoring header data (ID3 tag) etc.?

I've backed up some audio files up in 2 places and added ID3 tags into one backup but not the other, since time has passed my own memory has faded on whether the backups are actually the same, but now ...
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How to split big flac file int tracks and fill the id3 tag?

I have a music album, but whole album is in single flac file and tracks are listed in cue file. So I'd like to split it into tracks, but also fill the id3 tags and name files by track name.
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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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Why do most of my MP3s show up as “unknown artist/album” in the Zune Software?

Just got myself a Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and am trying to sync my MP3s from my computer to my WP7 (via the Zune) feature. So I downloaded the Zune software and pointed it to my MP3 folder and it found ...
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Programs to automatically download album covers and insert them in to ID3 tags? [closed]

Let us assume that I have a perfectly tagged MP3 collection - at the very least Artist and Album Name are all intact. The only lacking thing is the album covers. What tool should I use? I note there ...
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Setting ID3 title tag to be equal to MP3 file name

Has anyone got a bash script that will go through a media library and set the id3 title tag of each MP3 file to be equal to the file's name? I'm open to other automated methods too. It can be a GUI ...
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I need a program that can auto-tag my MP3s and sort them into folders

I'm looking for a program that can go through the 5GB of MP3s in my Unsorted folder, automatically fill in ID3 tags and album art, rename the files and sort them into new folders like so: ...
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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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Is there an ID3 tag editor for iTunes on OS X? [closed]

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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Tag a lot of MP3s, but only the Genre

I have a relatively large music database that is absolutely perfectly organized -- except for the genres. I need a program that updates the tags for all those MP3s, but only the correct genre. Any ...
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How do I batch-copy ID3v1 info to ID3v2 and back? in MP3 music files

I want to batch copy the info in one ID3v1 field, to it's counterpart on the ID3v2 side including both lyrics fields so that all media players pick up the same data, including the ones that don't have ...