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I am searching a command-line tagging tool that supports ogg- and mp3-tagging and allows to add a picture to the tags.

Currently I use lltag but that does not support pictures. dagger is the tool I use before but it is lacking picture support as well.

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eyed3 (Install eyed3)

This works for mp3 files. Example usage, where image_name.jpg is the filename of the image you want for the cover art of the mp3 file test.mp3:

eyeD3 --add-image=image_name.jpg:FRONT_COVER test.mp3

vorbis-tools (Install vorbis-tools)

Vorbis-tools provides the command vorbiscomment which can embed images in ogg files if they are encoded correctly. Unfortunately I can't find out exactly how one can encode an image correctly. See http://superuser.com/questions/169151/embed-album-art-in-ogg-through-command-line-in-linux.

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eyed3 seems only to work for mp3 and not for ogg. So, this one would not help me. –  ddeimeke Nov 17 '10 at 19:34
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@ddeimeke I don't think there is any command line tool that supports both, see my updated answer. –  Alvin Row Nov 17 '10 at 22:29
    
Maybe that there is no tool, but this is what I am searching. The mentioned tools in my questions are doing the tagging for both file types (and even flac). I am search something similar for the pictures. Thanks a lot for your support. –  ddeimeke Nov 18 '10 at 4:56
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