I would like to edit the metadata of several mp3s at once (say Album, Artists etc.). What is a quick and easy way to do that? I have Windows, OS X and Ubuntu available, so I don't mind using any of these OSes, as long as it's easy and quick.

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    Did you try anything so far? – Dave Jan 27 '14 at 15:00
  • In Windows Explorer I tried to select all the mp3 -> properties -> edit the tags, but all of them are greyed out. I would expect that for the title field, for example, but I don't understand why the Album and Artist fields are also greyed out. – Alex Popov Jan 27 '14 at 15:05
  • I suspect the file is read-only? Or you don't have permissions. – Dave Jan 27 '14 at 15:06
  • Do you mind using a software? – Unnikrishnan Jan 27 '14 at 15:25
  • @Unnikrishnan, the OP clearly wants some software to do it automaticaly but has been clever enough to word his question to not ask it directly! :) – Dave Jan 27 '14 at 15:28

I think Mp3tag is the best for your need. It is a powerful and yet easy-to-use tool to edit metadata of common audio formats where it supports ID3v1, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, iTunes MP4, WMA, Vorbis Comments and APE Tags.

More info here

  • You may want to include which OS is supported (I know the OP says any, but still, it may help others :) ) – Dave Jan 27 '14 at 15:36

I use mp3info on Linux. On the command line you can quickly update the tags, like mp3info -a "artist" -t "title" -l "album" -y year file(s).

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