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Needing advanced ID3 tag handling for specific situation

My situation is probably quite rare and complex, so I'll explain it in detail. Many years ago, I put together a hand-selected collection of MP3s, which ended up taking a month or so and is now at ...
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Is there a mp3 playlist format which is based on IDv3 tag rather than filenames? [closed]

I have been wondering for some time if there is any (interchangeable) playlist format out there which doesn't rely on filenames and paths but rather on ID3 tags? For example, I want to build a ...
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0answers
152 views

How to add album art (picture/jpeg) to MP3s with ID3 Mass Tagger?

I need to mass-tag MP3 files, so, I found this tool from this Super User question: ID3 mass tagger 0.78 I couldn't find how to add images (album art/cover) thought that CLI (command line interface) ...
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1answer
93 views

Which type of cover is album cover?

I am using this software called mp3tag and I don't know if it's the right forum but it's clearly not their forum cause it's more about ID3 tags. Say I have a song. I have a band cover, an album cover, ...
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1answer
921 views

Album arts are not updated in windows media library

I keep my audio files tagged in windows media library. I have media information using a ID3 tag editor. Album Arts(thumbnails) are not updated in the media library. But correct album arts are ...
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votes
2answers
7k views

How to automatically fix MP3 Genre and Year tags?

All the Artist/Album tags on my MP3 collection are fine, but the Genres and Year tags are all horrendous. For Genre, songs just seem to be all over the place. It classifies Iron Maiden is ...
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2answers
49 views

How can I edit many music files in the same unique way? [duplicate]

I have a lot of audio files that I want to change in different ways depending on which ones they are. Is there a way on Windows 7 or a program that can do the following? Turn all lower cased files ...
0
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1answer
239 views

Auto-organise media folder structure using unusual metadata such as “Publisher” or “Copyright” ID tags?

Is there a way to auto-organise my media folder using unusual metadata such as "Publisher" or "Copyright" ID tags? I've been searching high and low, using many apps including MediaMonkey and can only ...
2
votes
2answers
730 views

Linux command line tool to batch rename MP3 files based on ID3 tag info, or give random name if no ID3 info present

I have a bunch of recovered mp3 files that have system generated filenames. I want to use any embedded ID3 tag info in the files to rename each one to something human readable. I've tried 'mp3rename' ...
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1answer
367 views

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 ...
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1answer
138 views

Unable to play in WMP when converting to ID3v2.3 with eyeD3

I store my MP3s on my NAS. I mount a CIFS share on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian and manage my music using Beets. However, I also access my MP3s through my Windows desktop using Windows Media ...
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1answer
246 views

Update podcast feed on existing pre-downloaded MP3s

When I used to have a poor internet connection, I found it easier to download the .NET Rocks! podcasts from the archive on their site as MP3s, and add them to iTunes (the iTunes podcast automatic ...
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0answers
37 views

Can different id3v2 tags in the same song be of a different version (ex. version 2.3 and 2.4)?

I'm confused on the difference between id3v2 version 2.3 and version 2.4 and would really appreciate it if anyone can clear this all up for me. For example can the same file have TIT2 tag of Black ...
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1answer
89 views

Advanced ID3 tag inter-field processing

I have a bunch of MP3s with the same generic album "_misc". In the comment field, the files also have the real album name stored using the pattern album[REAL_ALBUM_NAME]. There may or may not be other ...
4
votes
2answers
321 views

Matching ID3 Tags to Existing Files

I have a collection of ripped CDs that were transcoded to a very low bitrate. (and I lost the original MP3s) I'd like to re-rip the CDs to a higher bitrate, and apply the ID3 tags from the existing ...
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1answer
567 views

iTunes ID3 Metadata Vs. Library-only Metadata

What metadata does iTunes store in the song ID3 tags and what will it only store in the library file? Are the any reference documents that explain this?
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3answers
1k views

ID3 tagging by “/artistname/albumname” directory structure

I have a large number of MP3s (> 10000) organized in a directory structure like /Music/Artistname/Albumname/Trackname.mp3 Many of them are missing the correct ID3 tags for artist and album. Does ...
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1answer
1k views

iTunes and Unicode ID3 Tags

I'm using MP3Tag for tagging my MP3s since a long time and it creates very good results. With iTunes (of course not with other MP3 programs e.g. Winamp) I always have problems after first import of ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Dump/load metadata with FFmpeg (WMA to MP3)

I need to convert WMA metadata into MP3 ID3 tags. FFmpeg should be able to dump them into a file and load them back to another using implemented mappers. I cannot find syntax of usage though: ...
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1answer
405 views

How do I embed album art in an MP3 in iTunes?

In each folder I have the cover art, for example: /Adele /Adele/21 /Adele/21/cover.jpg cover.jpg is the album art. How do I embed that into my MP3s in iTunes?
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3answers
5k views

How to store iTunes cover art as mp3 id tag?

iTunes shows nice cover arts for all my mp3 songs. Unfortunately most of them are stored in the iTunes data base and not as mp3 id tags. This makes them useless, if I use the mp3 files with other ...
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1answer
607 views

Side-effects of wiping my library of ID3v1 tags

Unfortunately, Google Music does weird things with how it interprets my music. I'm really kind of crazy with how I tag and manage my music collection; I spent a long time last year going through every ...
2
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4answers
103 views

Advanced ID3 tags handling and audio files ordering [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to organize music? Some of my files do not have complete ID3 tags and some have typos or small differences in writing – so finally, my portable player sees “Mr. ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there a command-line tool that converts tags to id3v2.3?

I've recently been ripping more of my CDs and have noticed that there seems to be no command-line tool that allows for converting to id3v2.3. The only tool I've found that can actually even properly ...
0
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1answer
177 views

ID3 tags are read incorrectly

Recently, I re-ripped quite a few of my CDs at a higher bitrate using CDex. However, I wasn't aware that the default setting of ID3v2.4 would cause problems with Windows Media Player (Win7x64) as well ...
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2answers
775 views

Software to detect mp3 almost-duplicates?

Because of some unfortunate circumstances I noticed I irrevertibly mixed up my sorted and retagged mp3s with an old backup. That means now I have files that are basically duplicates except for the id3 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
6k views

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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3answers
7k views

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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2answers
2k views

How to find MP3 files without ID3 tags?

I have a lot of mp3 files without any ID3 tag information. This is very annoying, because my iPod does not show them correctly. My Banshee shows them as "unknown artist" and the title. I would like to ...
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2answers
169 views

Removing duplicate fields in ID3 tags

I have a couple of MP3s that have duplicate fields in their ID3 tags. Let me show you what I mean: This is causing problems with some media players. Is there a tool that can automatically fix these ...
2
votes
1answer
225 views

Where does the value for “Description” come from in ID3 tags created by GarageBand

I have made some music in GarageBand '09, and when I export it, there is some strange data in the ID3 tags. When I open the MP3 in VLC, and view the meta data, there is field called Description and it ...
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2answers
2k views

Open Source Windows Command Line ID3 / ID3v2 Tagger

Is there an open source, command line based app for Windows to tag MP3 files by manually passing the artist, album etc as arguments? The answers for Is there a Windows command-line tool to set ID3 ...
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3answers
817 views

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 ...
0
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3answers
4k views

Automatic ID3 tag finder

Does one exist? I have about 500 songs with out ID3 tags and i'm not about to go through and edit 500 songs manually.
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5answers
14k views

Editing MP3 details in Windows 7

I've recently discovered an annoying problem with Windows 7: Windows Explorer and Windows Media Player cannot edit ID3 tags if the version used is 2.4 (and presumably above, and sometimes even v2.3 - ...
2
votes
2answers
484 views

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 ...
0
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4answers
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
548 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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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votes
3answers
390 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
226 views

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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2answers
1k views

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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10answers
32k views

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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votes
5answers
7k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
322 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
726 views

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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votes
3answers
224 views

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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1answer
789 views

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. ...