Is there a way to read the mp3 tags of a file from the shell? Something like:
mp3tags MyFile.mp3 author should output the author-tag of an mp3-file.
Ok, I found a program by myself. It is called mp3info and installed by
To get single mp3 tags from a file, one has to call
which gives the artist of the file. The %a means that one want to get the artist and there are some other keys for the other tags.
You can use eyed3. First, from a terminal, install:
Combine that with
(to strip all mp3 tags, see HERE)