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Mp3tag 3.00 – Free Tag Editor

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Mp3tag 3.00 – Free Tag Editor

Mp3tag is a powerful and easy-to-use universal Tag Editor that allows to edit metadata of common audio formats where it supports ID3v1, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, iTunes MP4, WMA, Vorbis Comments and APE Tags.

It can rename files based on the tag information, replace characters or words in tags and filenames, import/export tag information, create playlists and more.

Mp3tag supports online database lookups from, e.g., Amazon, discogs, or freedb, allowing you to automatically gather proper tags and cover art for your music library.

Besides these features Mp3tag offers a variety of other functions and features ranging ranging from batch export of embedded album covers, over support for iTunes-specific tags like media type or TV Show settings, to combining multiple actions into groups that can be applied with a single mouse click.

Mp3tag supports the following audio formats:

  • Advanced Audio Coding (aac)
  • Free Lossless Audio Codec (flac)
  • Monkey’s Audio (ape)
  • Mpeg Layer 3 (mp3)
  • MPEG-4 (mp4 / m4a / m4b / iTunes compatible)
  • Musepack (mpc)
  • Ogg Vorbis (ogg)
  • OptimFROG (ofr)
  • OptimFROG DualStream (ofs)
  • Speex (spx)
  • Tom’s Audio Kompressor (tak)
  • True Audio (tta)
  • Windows Media Audio (wma)
  • WavPack (wv)

Main features:

  • Batch Tag Editing Write ID3v1.1, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, MP4, WMA, APEv2 Tags and Vorbis Comments to multiple files at once.
  • Support for Cover Art Download and add album covers to your files and make your library even more shiny.
  • Import from Amazon, discogs, freedb, MusicBrainz Save typing and import tags from online databases like Amazon, discogs, freedb, MusicBrainz, and more.
  • Replace characters or words Replace strings in tags and filenames (with support for Regular Expressions).
  • Create Playlists automatically Create and manage playlists automatically while editing.
  • Rename files from tags Rename files based on the tag information and import tags from filenames.
  • Export to HTML, RTF, CSV Generate nice reports and lists of your collection based on user-defined templates.
  • Full Unicode Support User-interface and tagging are fully Unicode compliant.

Changes in Mp3tag 3.00 (2020-01-23):

  • [2020-01-14] NEW: action type ‘Adjust cover’ to resize cover art via actions.
  • [2020-01-12] NEW: added support for MusicBrainz field MUSICBRAINZ_RELEASEGROUPID to MusicBrainz tag source.
  • [2020-01-13] CHG: MusicBrainz cover tag source now also uses multi-field search for album and artist.
  • [2020-01-10] CHG: json_select_array with index parameter now selects the object if array contains objects at web sources framework
  • [2019-12-10] CHG: improved detection of high-contrast modes.
  • [2019-12-04] CHG: disabled notification messages after changing, removing and saving tags by default.
  • [2019-12-04] CHG: MusicBrainz tag source now also uses multi-field search for album and artist.
  • [2019-11-12] CHG: added option to set file open dialog filter to all files at converter “Text file – Tag”.
  • [2019-11-11] CHG: changed Discogs tag sources to use album artist instead of artist if present.
  • [2019-11-09] CHG: changed to use double pipe symbol as SearchBy delimiter for tag sources.
  • [2019-10-23] CHG: improved visual appearance of menu styles to conform with system defaults.
  • [2020-01-15] FIX: unspecific error message after add field dialog at extended tag dialog looses focus while no field is selected.
  • [2019-12-03] FIX: MusicBrainz release type was not parsed anymore.
  • [2019-12-03] FIX: multi-field search for tag sources used encoding on whole parameter fragment when building URLs.
  • [2019-11-13] FIX: display error message if non-existent file cannot be renamed.
  • [2019-11-13] FIX: automatically escape special characters used for scripting at chosen file name for action “Import text file”.
  • [2019-11-11] FIX: removed single dash from characters that are replaced from pre-filled search string for MusicBrainz tag source.
  • [2019-11-11] FIX: removed duplicated entry for ACOUSTID_ID from list of standard tag fields.
  • [2019-11-11] FIX: extended info in playlists could contain newline characters from tag contents.
  • [2019-11-11] FIX: clipped text for longer search-by labels at tag sources search dialog.
  • [2019-10-31] FIX: creating action groups with backslashes in its name did not work and was silently discarded.
  • [2019-10-28] FIX: format string helper menu could contain duplicate entries for standard tags fields.
  • [2019-10-27] FIX: format string helper menu also showed _DIRECTORY and _SEPARATOR as tag fields if used on Tag Panel.
  • [2019-10-22] FIX: improved appearance of menu selection colors and menu text styles and colors in high-contrast modes.
  • [2019-10-21] FIX: buttons to display format string helper menu were not accessible.
  • [2019-10-20] FIX: cover-type submenu of cover-art context-menu was not accessible for screen readers.

Changes in Mp3tag 2.99a (2019-10-19):

  • FIX: hotfix for occasional runtime error when right-clicking cover art window (since v2.99).

Changes in Mp3tag 2.99 (2019-10-18):

  • FIX: MusicBrainz tag source stopped working after changes in server response format.
  • FIX: occasional runtime error when adding cover art via drag’n’drop.
  • FIX: filter view stayed disabled after exporting tags (since v2.97b).
  • FIX: focus was sometimes not correctly set to next file when deleting files from a filtered file list.
  • FIX: removing cover descriptions for multiple different covers had no effect.
  • FIX: querying via Discogs Release ID stopped working in [r1234567] format (as available on the Discogs website) (since v2.97b).
  • CHG: updated documentation to cover latest changes in web sources framework.

Changes in Mp3tag 2.98 (2019-09-20):

  • NEW: added Discogs tag source for search via artist and album.
  • NEW: added Discogs tag source for search via artist and title.
  • NEW: added Discogs tag source for search via artist and year.
  • NEW: added Discogs cover-only tag source for search via artist and album.
  • NEW: added Discogs cover-only tag source for search via artist and title.
  • NEW: added Discogs cover-only tag source for search via artist and year.
  • NEW: added support for including files from tag sources to reuse common parts.
  • NEW: added support for multi-field search for tag sources.
  • NEW: added support for more descriptive SearchBy parameters for tag sources.
  • CHG: placeholders %_cover_height% and %_cover_width% were not mentioned in documentation.
  • FIX: undefined application state when changing filter while writing changes to files.
  • FIX: files without extension were added to file list if loaded via Explorer shell extension.
  • FIX: error when copying cover art with invalid unset mimetype to clipboard.
  • FIX: accidentally switched positions of cover save and cover remove buttons at extended tag dialog (since v2.96b).
  • FIX: file version info still showed and v2.96b.

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Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32-bit, 64-bit).

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    Simply the best MP3, FLAC etc tagger, renamer, filename from ID3, ID3 from filename, playlist generator etc utility out there, and I've tried many commercial ones. Supports right-click from explorer menu. A must have.