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Tag editor for MP3 and Ogg Vorbis files

EasyTAG is an utility for viewing, editing, and writing tags for your MP3, MP2, Ogg Vorbis, and FLAC files using a nice simple GTK+ user interface. Features include (among others):

  • view, edit, write MP3, MP2, FLAC and Ogg Vorbis tags
  • can edit more tag fields : Title, Artist, Album, Disc Album, Year, Track Number, Genre, Comment, Composer, Original Artist/Performer, Copyright, URL and Encoder name
  • auto tagging: parse filename and directory to automatically complete the fields (using masks)
  • ability to rename files and directories from the tag (using masks) or by loading a text file
  • process selected files of the selected directory
  • ability to browse subdirectories
  • recursion for tagging, removing, renaming, saving, etc.
  • can set a field (artist, title, …) to all other selected files
  • read file header information (bitrate, time, …) and display them
  • auto completion of the date if a partial is entered
  • undo and redo last changes
  • can process fields of tag and file name (convert letters into uppercase, lowercase, ...)
  • ability to open a directory or a file with an external program
  • a tree based browser or a view by Artist & Album
  • a list to select files
  • a playlist generator window
  • a file searching window
  • simple and explicit interface
  • optional Nautilus extension
  • Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Ukrainian translation languages


Online documentation available at: https://help.gnome.org/users/easytag/stable/

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Janet Casey

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22 November 2000

Leaders and contributors

David King Maintainer
Kip Warner Maintainer 2010-2012
Jérôme Couderc Maintainer 2000-2008

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Developer,Help,SupportMailing List Subscribehttps://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/easytag-list
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.gnome.org/browse/easytag
DeveloperBug Trackinghttps://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=easytag

Software prerequisites

Required to buildGLib 2.38.0
Required to useopus and opusfile
Required to buildGTK+ 3.10.0
Required to usetaglib
Required to uselibid3tag
Required to usewavpack
Required to useid3lib 3.7.12
Source requirementglibc 2.1
Required to useflac
Required to uselibogg and libvorbis

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 December 2016.


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