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How to edit MP3 tags with FreeDB support, rename files using information from ID3 tags, insert lyrics into MP3?

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MP3TagEditor is an intuitive audio utility that helps you to manage your mp3. By means of MP3TagEditor you can easily edit ID3 tags, create mp3 filenames and mp3 directories from ID3 tag, retrieve album information using FreeDB. Possibility of playlist and report creation and much more. For example, you can create any template for new filenames using information from ID3 tags (number, name, artist, album, year, etc.) and also rename either single ID3 tag or your entire musical collection. Friendly, easy-to-use interface makes your work with MP3TagEditor enjoyable and efficient. MP3TagEditor is for those who deal with mp3 files and want to keep their musical collection in order.

MP3TagEditor is a multilogic ID3 tags and filenames editor. The program supports editing both versions of ID3 tags: ID3v1 and ID3v2, it's also possible to save the lyrics into an MP3 file. One can edit the data in a single file as well as in numerous files (e.g. in an album). Each ID3 tag fields can be edited in the File List and in the separate "File Info" dialog. One of the peculiarities is flexibility of renaming filenames and directory paths, and creating playlists (M3u, M3u Extended, PLS) with the help of editable masks using the ID3 tags info (the track and album titles, the artist name, genre, year, etc.). The Mask Editor possesses plentiful functions - filename symbols replacement, filename and ID3 tags fields case options, info in ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags synchronization. Moreover, it's possible to fill ID3 tag fields with the data from the filename.

Finding the album info from the Internet database FreeDB is very simple - MP3TagEditor automatically searches the info, however, there's manual search option. Saving the data into the CDPlayer.ini file, local database, the program view and FreeDB connection settings flexibility are the FreeDB Editor functions. The album info can be saved as a HTML or RTF document. Playing the files in an external player, multilangual interface, flexible settings are only some of MP3TagEditor features.


  Easy renaming multiple or single files
  ID3v1, ID3v2 tags support
  Lyrics support
  FreeDB support
  Creating M3u, M3u Extended, PLS playlists
  Multi-language interface
  Synchronization of ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags
  Export info on a file as an HTML document
  Export info on a file as an RTF document
  Possibility of advanced renaming
  Playing music files
  Retrieve info from filename to ID3 tag
  UPPERCASE, lowercase, Capitalize First Letter of title, artist, album and comments
  Software available in more than 20 world languages

MP3TagEditor main window.

How to edit MP3 tags:

Step 1.  In order to add audio files into the File List, use the Folder Tree, click the folder. Select the files.

Step 2.  Edit the ID3 tags (tabs: "Standard" (ID3v1), "Extended" (ID3v2)). You can use FreeDB to retrieve the titles of songs and albums from the Internet database (the name of the artist, sometimes the year, and genre of music). Press the "FreeDB" button in the Main Bar.

Type in the song/artist/album name you want to find into the "Search" field. Define the search options. Press the "Search Options" button in the Search Bar. Press the "Search" button. MP3TagEditor will retrieve info from the Internet. You can see the albums retrieved in the Album Tree. To view the tracks in the album, click it and look at the Song List. To edit a track title double click it. Press the "Select" button. If you are satisfied with the results, click "Select". The tracks in the Track List will be named according to the selected info.

CDDB is Internet database with information about audio CDs. The program calculates unique CD disc ID and then queries the database. As a result, the client displays the artist, CD-title, tracklist and some additional info. FreeDB uses a CD's original song order and track time as two parameters (among others) to retrieve song information. MP3TagEditor attempts to emulate these parameters to get the song information from the FreeDB server. Keep in mind that using FreeDB you will only retrieve the album title, artist name, year and song titles. Before receiving the audio files information from the Database, order each songs (files) in Track List as they follow on the audio CD.

Step 3.  Click "Save Changes".

How to insert lyrics into MP3 files:

Step 1.  Find and copy the lyrics text of the song from the Internet (or from other source).

Step 2.  Select the song. Click the "Lyrics" tab.

Step 3.  Paste the lyrics text into the empty area. Click "Save Lyrics".

MP3TagEditor 'File Info' dialog - the information on an MP3 file.

MP3TagEditor 'Mask Editor' dialog - the settings of the filenames format.

How to rename files using information from ID3 tags:

Step 1.  Click the folder (on the left) to add audio files into the File List. Click "Refresh". Select the files.

Step 2.  Click on the Main Menu: "ID3 Tags" -> "Advanced Renaming...". Choose the file name format from the drop-down list. If there are no masks that you need, then you can create your own mask. Click the button with a pencil (on the right side) to open Mask Editor.

Step 3.  Mask Editor allows to create/customize masks. Choose a mask in the Masks List to customize it (below the list) or click '<<< New Mask >>>'. Use the buttons below the list and punctuation marks to create a suitable mask:

<number> - include numbering like 1, 2, 3, ..., 10 into MP3 filename.
<artist> - include artist name into MP3 filename.
<album> - include album title into MP3 filename.
<title> - include track title into MP3 filename.
<year> - include year of issue into MP3 filename.
<genre> - include genre into the MP3 filename.


Format: "<number>.<title>" = "01.Papercut.mp3", "02.One step closer.mp3"
Format: "<artist> - <number> - <title>" = "Linkin Park - 01 - Papercut.mp3", "Linkin Park - 02 - One step closer.mp3"
Format: "<artist>, <number> - <title> (<year>)" = "Linkin Park, 01 - Papercut (2001).mp3", "Linkin Park, 02 - One step closer (2001).mp3"

Click the "Save" button to save the changed mask.

Step 4.  Click "Rename" to rename the files using the chosen file name format.

MP3TagEditor 'Change Case' dialog - ability to change the case of the ID3 tag field.

MP3TagEditor 'Filename > Tags' dialog - the information to retrieve from the filename to ID3 tags.

MP3TagEditor 'FreeDB Editor' dialog - the information to retrieve from the FreeDB database.

MP3TagEditor 'Export' dialog - the information to be exported as an HTML or RTF file.

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