Is there a program that automatically adds/corrects metadata in audio files?

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Is there a program that automatically adds/corrects metadata in audio files?

Post by James_Smith » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:05 pm

I have a lot of audio files that have names like 01 track 1.mp3 with no other information.

It would be a bonus if you can use it to manually change or add metadata.
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Re: Is there a program that automatically adds/corrects metadata in audio files?

Post by all41 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:55 pm

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Re: Is there a program that automatically adds/corrects metadata in audio files?

Post by BenTrabetere » Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:35 pm

Also, take a look at Picard. It is a front-end for MusicBrainz, and I find it to be easy to use and accurate. I think it falls down a bit with Classical music, but I have yet to find a tagger that works well with Classical music. It can be installed from Software Manager.

I recently ran across a command line tool called beets. It looks to be an impressive program, but it also looks to be one with a steep learning curve. The reason it interests me is iTunes made an absolute mess of my music library (I suspect I was holding it wrong or something), and I think beets will let me re-tag the entire library with one command.

beets can be installed from Software Manager.

http://beets.io/

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