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How to lock/protect tags of mp3 files from being edited?

Is there a way to lock/protect the mp3 tags from being edited again after me? I know that the "read-only" feature in the windows properties can do it. but anyone can right click and unchecked it so I ...
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MP3 IDv3 Tagger [duplicate]

I am trying to find a program (for windows) that will automatically scan all my music files, and replace all of the IDv3 tags with the correct values, and album art (if possible). Most of my tags are ...
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Are original (album art) filenames encoded within an MP3 file?

I would like to ask if embedded album art inside .mp3 or .flac files has a filename. For example if the image was art.jpg will it have the same name inside the song?
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How to make Windows Media Player 12 read the refreshed tags from mp3 files?

I am running Windows Media Player on Windows 7. I altered the tag information on my mp3 files, and the WMP does not update them in the library. Is there a way to force it to refresh the tags, short of ...
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Programmatically changing filenames without breaking shortcuts

I have a folder with several gigabytes of mashups. They are are all mp3s and named like this "title [remixer]". The artist tag is "artist1 vs. artist2 vs ..." and the title tag is exactly like the ...
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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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Can't edit MP3 tags like artist or title

I try to edit the tags of MP3 files and I found that some of the file cannot be edited. Here's the procedure when I edit the information of the MP3 file: Right click the MP3 file in Windows ...
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2answers
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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
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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 ...
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2answers
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MP3 file recognition, tagging, renaming [closed]

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 ...
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1answer
162 views

Is there an acoustic fingerprint tagging for audiobooks in mp3 format?

I am looking for a linux-based solution that will automatically tag my audiobooks, which are mp3 files. I do not want my audiobooks listed as music, this makes the music libary very messy. There is ...
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1answer
518 views

Tagging mp3 files [closed]

I'm looking for a easy to use mp3 tagging program for osx, does anyone have a suggestion? Note: cmd line programs are ok, but I'd rather have something with a UI.
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1answer
73 views

set CD number from folder name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to organize music? Set track number from file name in MP3 music management software I have 278 MP3 files, arranged by the CD they came from. I have 27 folders ...
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3answers
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Is there media player with support of multiple genre tags

A lot of songs have multiple genre, for example a song can be jazz, electronic and vocal. I'd like to be able to find the song when I look at either of the genres. I use foobar and it doesn't have ...
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3answers
701 views

What tools similar to Tag&Rename exist?

I've got a media library consisting of a set of roughly 8000 MP3 (purchased from Amazon MP3), AAC (purchased from the iTunes Music Store - Unencrypted), and FLAC (ripped from my own physical disks) ...
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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 ...
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1answer
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automatically tag mp3 collection using shazam-like acoustic fingerprint

is there any software freely available to clean up the tags in your music collection , based on some sort of audio fingerprint type technology (like how 'shazam' app works on the iphone) combined with ...
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3answers
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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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2answers
140 views

Backing up mp3 tags

I have an extensive music collection and want to back up only tags from it (so later, if I lose it, I can find it again). It consists of .m4a and .mp3 files. How can I do this?
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1answer
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Is there any free tools that allow my non unicode chinese to unicode chinese?

I have a bunch of chinese songs and the meta tags are written in like non-unicode chinese. It displays on my computer but only if I set the non-unicode locale to chinese. Is there a free program ...
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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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1answer
239 views

mp3 tag looks different in easyTag and Rythmbox

I found the mp3 tag fields for the same mp3 file looks different in easyTag and Rythmbox. why? how can I make them consistent? From the setting options of easyTag, I know it supports both IDv1 and ...
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0answers
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Alternative to mp3tag for Mac OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a good .mp3/.m4v tag editor for OS X I like mp3tag for Windows. I've even written a post on my blog to showcase one of its powerful capabilities, that is, ...
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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 ...
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7answers
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What is a good .mp3/.m4v tag editor for OS X [closed]

What is a good .mp3/.m4v tag editor for OS X that's not iTunes? I'd prefer free but I'm open to anything. I've looked at ID3 Editor but that only does .mp3 (from what I could see). I want to set ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows Media Player 11 shows most songs as “Unknown Artist”

I recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate on my PC, and imported my music collection into WMP11 only to find that around 1/3 of my 3500-odd collection is identified as "Unknown Artist" "Unknown Album". ...
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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 ...
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3answers
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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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2answers
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Mp3 Tag Editor Open Source Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: What software do you recommend for editing MP3 ID3 tags? Can someone inform me of an open source mp3 tag editor that is on Windows? Audacity doesn't let me ...
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4answers
247 views

Editing tags in bunch of MP3 files?

I have a bunch of files whose filename looks like "<Track> - <Title> - <Artist>.mp3". I'd like to rewrite their MP3 Title tag to be "<Track> - <Title>.mp3" so that each ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I search for a comment tag inside mp3 on windows 7?

How can I search for mp3 files that have the phrase "good" Inside the comment tag. I tried to search for it in the Windows 7 search bar. I typed comment:"good" and it give me bad results. I want just ...
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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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5answers
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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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3answers
2k views

Database and tools for validated BPMs of songs?

I'm a bit picky about ensuring that all of my music has the proper tags in iTunes. I rip all of my music from CDs or purchase it by the album from Amazon, this provides good coverage. I then use Get ...
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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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9answers
634 views

Program to put tags (not ID3) on MP3s

My problem: I have a lot of MP3s and finding the right music to listen to is difficult. What I'd like: I'd like to be able to tag the individual files, similar to how you would tag photos on Flickr, ...
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7answers
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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.)