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Questions tagged [id3]

ID3 is a metadata tagging format normally used in MP3 music files. It allows you to save information such as the title, artist, album, track number, and cover art into the file music file itself.

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removing all image metadata using the command line using metaflac

If an image/cover art is added to a flac file using metaflac --import-picture-from="/tmp/del/image_jpg.jpg" "/tmp/del/test.flac" I can delete all metadata from a flac file using metaflac --remove-...
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How do I get id3 tags working in Rhythmbox on 17.10?

I've been using Rhythmbox to gradually back up my CD collection to FLAC files. On Ubuntu 17.04 and earlier, I'd insert the CD, add any metadata that Music Brainz didn't find for me, and hit extract. ...
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Where can I get tag data for MP3s?

I have a large number of MP3 music tracks without MP3 tags. I would like to add the tag data. I understand the mechanics of using the various GUI tag editors as well as how to use ID3V2, but my ...
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Install id3_tag in PHP Ubuntu

How can I Install and configure id3_tag package installed from PECL? I already have the package but I don't know how to configure it and where to put it in the file system.
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cmus ignore ID3 tags, rely on folder structure

I have a directory structure that looks like this: Music └── Artist_1 | └── Album_A | └── track_w.mp3 └── Artist_2 | └── Album_B | └── track_x.mp3 └── Podcasts └── Podcast_A | ...
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No ID3 tag found with id3ren

I am using the following command to rename my mp3 files: find . -type f -iname "*.mp3" -print0 | xargs -0 id3ren -template='%a/%t/%n %s.mp3' -notagprompt It worked fine, but now I am getting the ...
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How to prevent wrong audio file tag encoding after using SoX?

SoX changes tags. The title is changed from 4 марта to 4 маÑÑа. The SoX command is simple sox f.mp3 f2.mp3. How to prevent wrong audio file tag encoding after using SoX?
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Tag-to-tag conversions in Puddletag

Using Puddletag's tag panel, I can create an Album name in the following format: George Orwell - Animal Farm I'd then like to create Title names using this format: George Orwell - Animal Farm 01 ...
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DLNA server that writes popular rating and play counts to ID3?

I like Kodi, but it has no feature to write play counts and ratings to ID3 frames into files. So I'm looking for some streaming server which is able to write that. For connectivity reasons the server ...
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How to add ID3 “cover art” by command line?

I need to add ID3 cover art to some MP3 files. I need a command line tool (no GUI) but it seems that neither id3 nor id3v2 tools can do it. Any hint?
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Can't Edit Music Metadata On Samba Share

I have a music library shared over samba. I connect to the samba share with an account that has rwx permissions. I'm able to verify that I can create files in the same directory as the music files as ...
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Mp3 ID3 info in Nautilus properties window

In Nautilus, we have dedicated tabs for images, pdf files, etc. However, there is no such tabs for mp3 ID3 information. Is it possible to add this tab? If a plugin is needed, which plugin does ...
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How to edit mp3 artists property in the terminal [duplicate]

So I know I can edit the mp3 song properties in rhythmbox. However, it very time consuming to do this via the GTK+ interface. So I was hoping there was a way to do it in the terminal. I look at the ...
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Mp3 tags from file names?

When I rip audiobook CD's to MP3's, the tracks get mixed up. Disks are not always properly tagged - I believe to discourage automated ripping and illegal copying. It appears MP3Tag will do the job, ...
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How to write Album Artist ID3 tag using lame?

Lame doesn't have a command line option to record the ID3 metadata of the "Album Artist". How to do it?
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How do I delete all pop/rap music?

I have all the music stored in ~/Music and I want to delete all pop music (or it could be a different genre). I was thinking to look the song metadata to check and see if a song is pop, and then ...
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Store Ratings in Quod Libet

I use Quod Libet as music library player. If I rate a song, the rating is successfully stored, but it seems at first only locally. Only if I edit some tags and save them, I get the rating stored in ...
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Where does banshee store id3 tags

I would like to know if there is a way that I can save all my album art in banshee in a folder,I'm very particular about the look and feel of my media player
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How to extract/inject ID3 tags via bash?

I have a huge collection of MP3 files that have ID3 metadata. Is it possible to extract existing tags and images to plain text (e.g. JSON, XML)? Can I inject from plain text to MP3 file? How can I do ...
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Export Rhythmbox ratings and play counts to ID3 tags

Is there a way to export Rhythmbox ratings to id3 tags, or migrate them in some other way? Maybe some EasyTag or Puddletag reads Rhythmbox config files? Or is there a utility to do migration? ...
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How to set the ID3 Year on an mp3?

I'm creating my own MP3s with an online service, and I'm setting the "Year" attribute in the ID3v tag, but I'm having trouble getting it to work with both Nautilis and Rhythmbox. In Nautilis, when I ...
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Music application that reads existing ratings from ID3 tags

Banshee for some odd reason is not reading my existing ID3 tags from my windows music library. This is really odd because I have been using banshee for many years now based on the purpose of being ...
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ID3 Tag editor for 13.04 & later [duplicate]

I have found some ID3 tag editor in the web but unfortunately they are no longer available in 13.04 repository. Can anyone give me some recommendation for an ID3 Tag editor program? I need features ...
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Albums are not visible in Ubuntu One Music

I have a problem with my MP3 files, wich i uploaded to my Ubuntu One Cloud account. Cause i´m using Ubuntu One Music too, i uploaded several of my MP3 files in a folder. I recognized, that in my One ...
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How to add support of windows-1251 encoding for mp3 tags for VLC player

I'm having trouble viewing mp3 tags info using VLC player. The mp3 tags are represented in windows-1251 encoding.
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Music Manager that can properly see ID3 ratings tags and synchronize with Android

I'm moving from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, and so far the experience has been a really good one :) However, there is something that I've used to do with Windows 7 that I can't find how to do in Ubuntu: ...
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Alternative to Tag&Rename [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Need a MP3 ID3 tagger, and cover fetcher When I was using windows, I used to use Tag and Rename software for tagging MP3 files, which was really useful and convenient. Do you ...
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Is there a GTK media player that can synchronize ID3 tags with directory structure?

I'm looking for a GTK media player which will keep the ID3 tags of my tracks synchronised with my library directory structure. That is, when I change the artist tag of a track from X to Y I'd like the ...
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A music player that can handle multiple artist tags

The mp3 format can handle multiple artists per track (in the form of "artist1\artist2"), and as far as I know other modern music formats can do the same thing. However, Rhythmbox (my default music ...
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Banshee is ignoring id3 tags?

I spent a lot of time cleaning up my id3 tags with EasyTag but I don't see that cleanup reflected in Banshee. If I quit EasyTag and re-open it, my work is reflected there. If I open an album and run ...
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Cyrillic characters show as gibberish in rhythmbox

I have some Bulgarian/Russian songs which have Cyrillic characters in them. Nautilus displays them fine , but in rhythmbox all their id3tag info is displayed as gibberish. I have set the system ...
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Application to automatically search lyrics and store them in ID3-tags

I'm looking for an application that automatically searches lyrics on the internet and stores them in ID3-tags. Such a program, called iArt, already exists for Microsoft Windows. Does a similar ...
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Another ubuntu one music problem with ID3-Tags (“unknown artist” problem)

I started using ubuntu one a few days ago. I put some MP3s into the cloud music folder and I can play them just fine in the music web and andriod applications. The problem is that all files are ...
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U1 music mp3 files not put into albums [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mp3s synced on Ubuntu One not showing up under artist or album Via the web page I can see that my files sync to U1 cloud servers. For the mp3 files, there seems to be a ...
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mp3's tagged with “Unknown Artist”

I'm having the same problem as many others and its pretty frustrating. Whereby, mp3s are tagged as "Unknown Artist". I'm in my second paid month of the U1 Streaming Service, and while its good, I ...
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How can I detect the BPM (beats per minute) of a song?

For some activities such as running it is important to know how many BPM a song has. I know that Banshee can do this but I couldn't figure out how to do this for a selected range of songs. Which tool ...
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Rename folders to music's id3 tags?

Anyone know of an application that will rename a folder to the contents id3 tags? My music directory is a mess with folder names. Not a big deal since I use Banshee to library everything. I have a ...
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Which music player can write ratings to tags, or: How to not lose my song ratings upon reinstall?

One thing that has always annoyed massively is that all my ratings get lost when I reinstall my system. And that happens often. I know from MediaMonkey for Windows that it is possible to write the ...
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Erase and rewrite MP3 ID3 tags

Background I have a Squeezebox, and am running the Server on my (Natty) machine. This server scans my music directory and adds all files found therein to the server's library, to be streamed over the ...
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Need a MP3 ID3 tagger, and cover fetcher

I need to tag my MP3 library, and have tried kid3 (which was manual tagging), when I used Kubuntu 9.10 (I now use Ubuntu Meerkat) Here are the features I am hoping for: A good and clean UI. Tagging ...
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How to add columns displaying Audio and Photo (EXIF) metadata information into Nautilus list view

In Nautilus, I would like to add columns displaying metadatas contained in files. This is mostly useful with audio and pictures files: Audio : Artist, album, Track Title, Year ...(ID3 Tags) Photos : ...