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Mp3tag 3.00

Quickly tag your MP3 files that are lacking the correct information

by Bob Thornton

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License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 10, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
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Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 23 January 2020
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Downloads To Date: 6241
Developer: Florian Heidenreich
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Mp3tag
Clan up your music collection tags with Mp3tag

One of the great benefits of working with digital music files is that metadata makes it possible to perform advanced searches, as well as benefiting from high quality audio. But being able to do this is dependent on having the correct information attached to files so that it can be successfully searched. The tracks you purchase online should be correctly tagged, but this is not necessary the case for those that you rip yourself.

Of course, it is possible to manually go through your music collection and add missing tags or edit those that are incorrect. But this is likely to be a very lengthy process for many people due to the size of the average music collection, so you may find it helpful to turn to MP3tag to make things a little easier.

Despite the name, the program is capable of adjusting the tags for not only MP3 files, but also WMA, MP4, OGG and many more. You can quickly apply the same tags – such as the artist name – to a folder filled with MP3s so they do not need to be edited manually, but you can also pull in information from online databases such as Amazon or Freedb to avoid the need to type anything out my hand.

In addition to making it easy to edit your music tags, MP3tag can also be used to create playlists that can be exported and used in a huge range of different music players. You can also export select information from your music collection so you can create lists of various kinds whenever you need to.

Version 3.00 adds these new features (see full changelog for more):

[2019-07-06]  FIX: some global placeholders at export (e.g., %_total_files%) were not evaluated on a
                   per-loop basis anymore (since v2.91b). (#45818)
[2019-07-05]  FIX: error message was empty if export file was opened and locked by another
                   application.
[2019-07-04]  FIX: invisible _SEPARATOR fields on the Tag Panel were part of the tab sequence.
[2019-07-01]  CHG: copying cover art from Firefox via clipboard uses original image data if
                   available.
[2019-07-01]  FIX: copying cover art from Firefox via clipboard was no longer possible (since
                   v2.95a). (#45776)

Verdict:

An invaluable tool that makes it quick and easy to edit your MP3 tags.

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Posted by: Jon, 14 January 2014 17:21

Reactive community, frequent updates. Customizable interface. Tags are retrievable from Discogs (among others) which I'm a frenetic user and contributor too. A perfect tool that I use in association with Winamp.
If like me you need to organize every bit of data associated to your FLAC/MP3 tags, this tool is for you.

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