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Old 04-03-2004, 09:36 AM   #1
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ID3 Tag editor?

Hi, I have lots of MP3s on my linux box and for some reason I can't manage to edit their ID3 tags with XMMS.
How can I do that with XMMS, or what program do I need to do that?
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Old 12-15-2005, 02:16 PM   #4
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Also, the obvious one: id3

$ id3 --help
id3: invalid option -- -
usage: id3 -[tTaAycg] `text' file1 [file2...]
       id3 -d file1 [file2...]
       id3 -l file1 [file2...]
       id3 -L
       id3 -v
 -t   Modifies a Title tag
 -T   Modifies a Track tag
 -a   Modifies an Artist tag
 -A   Modifies an Album tag
 -y   Modifies a Year tag
 -c   Modifies a Comment tag
 -g   Modifies a Genre tag
 -l   Lists an ID3 tag
 -L   Lists all genres
 -R   Uses an rfc822-style format for output
 -d   Deletes an ID3 tag
 -h   Displays this help info
 -v   Prints version info
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Hi I tried to use it but it returned that the genre that I tried to add doesnt exist. I listed all available genres and, of course, I didnt find mine there. Is it possible to add a new genre? My natural language isnt english and we have other music styles in my country that I would like to have as genre. Is it possible to do? Or should I look into id3v2?

Old 06-09-2006, 03:24 PM   #6
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AFAIK, the set of genres is closed for id3v1, but open for id3v2; that is, if your genre isn't on the list of id3v1 genres, you have to either use one on the list, or go for id3v2.

As far as I know, that is.


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