Metadata is commonly referred to as "data about data", and is often used for cataloging, indexing, and managing files in a computer.

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How can I batch-extract ID3 lyrics metadata from MP3 files?

I have a bunch of MP3 files (a few hundred) that have embedded lyrics. These lyrics show up when the files are played on an iPod touch, or in Windows Media Player with captions turned on. What I'd ...
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How to setup video meta data for TV Show grouping on the iPhone

What meta data on the video files do you need to setup in iTunes to have the videos group for TV Shows. For example I have: SomeShow Episode 1 Season 1 SomeShow Episode 2 Season 1 SomeShow Episode ...
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How do you synchronize a Sansa Clip player with Windows XP?

I have connected a Sansa Clip player to my Windows XP desktop. I managed to copy mp3 files to the player, but could not get their meta data, specifically song and artist names in Hebrew. How do you ...
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Does Google Picasa store metadata in the picture files?

Does Google Picasa store metadata in the picture files themselves? If so, what metadata is actually stored inside the files? (as opposed to Picasa's internal database)
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Does Adobe Lightroom store metadata in the pictures?

Does Adobe Lightroom store metadata in the pictures? Which metadata is actually stored in which isn't?
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GUI for editing image metadata

Is there a graphical application for editing image metadata in EXIF, IPTC and XMP formats? Preferably free and for Windows. Some image editors and the Windows Explorer properties window allow editing ...
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Tool to view video/audio file information [closed]

What is the best tool to obtain the media/codec details of any video/audio file? I use Windows, but feel free to suggest for your favorite OS too.
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What is a good tool to scrub MetaData from files? [closed]

I am curious if there is a good program that will remove MetaData from multiple document types? Some programs have a "prepare document" feature but it generally only applies to one file type or ...
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Changing the date of a image file

I'm going through the thankless task of scanning old photos and archiving the digital copies. Is there a way to modify the date of scanned image files (typically .jpeg) to more closely match when ...
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where are the efforts to standardize download integrity metadata? (appcasting?)

I download open-source software all the time and am continually perplexed by the fact that on the one hand, so many sites (Apache, MySQL, Eclipse) give download integrity information through MD5 ...
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How do I batch change the date taken information in EXIF data?

I use F-Spot to manage my images. For one set of images, the dates somehow got messed up and they all are marked as September 1st 2007. I'd like to change the date taken information to a different ...
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iTunes: Getting updated meta-data onto iPod when using manual management

OK, it's with an iPhone 3GS rather than an iPod, but same deal... I'm manually managing the music on my iPhone (mainly because I don't understand the automatic management option), so I drag-drop from ...
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Automatically fill out songs meta data on OS X [closed]

Sometimes when I get .mp3s they are missing some of their meta data (album, genre, year released, lyrics, album art) and iTunes does not fill it in for me (apart from album art, somtimes). What 3rd ...
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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 ...