Does anybody know of any free ID3 editors on the mac (not iTunes)

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by hopefull, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. hopefull macrumors newbie

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    I recently-ish converted to the Mac from Windows, and with it my MP3 collection migrated too. Unfortunately I cannot find a decent free MP3 ID3 (metadata tag) editor to replace MP3 Book Helper (mp3bookhelper.sourceforge.net) on Windows.

    Itunes is rather cumbersome as information needs to be entered in manually and individually.

    Does anybody know any good ID3 editors for the Mac?
     
  2. Pyrotechnic macrumors 6502

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    I too have been looking for a good one. I shall try these out to see if they are as good as MP3 Tag ?
     
  3. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    iTunes does suck for editing in general, but you can select multiple files using the shift or Apple keys while selecting and pressing "Get Info" (Command + I). You can apply batch changes in the info window.
     
  4. Cromulent macrumors 603

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    Tag.

    It's pretty good, not sure if it does MP3's though.
     
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    +1 For Jaikoz...

    :cool:

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    Using that now!!! :D

    Thanks,
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  10. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    Wow, Tagr is pretty awesome. Thanks for linking that, I've been searching for something like this for a long time.
     
  11. Blindfutur3 macrumors member

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    Thank you pmullins11. I've been looking for something like this for months now
     
  12. Amigaman macrumors regular

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    Glad everyone is finding Tagr useful. :) I also searched for months for a decent ID3 editor before finally finding this one.
     
  13. Pyrotechnic macrumors 6502

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    Finally a piece of software that does what I want it to, or as near as damn it to my PC version of MP3 Tag.

    Fantastic find. Thank you.
     
  14. nhexima macrumors member

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    I know this is a old bump, but I have been looking for a program like Tagr for AGES. Thank you so much.
     
  15. Mad4WDW macrumors regular

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    Thanks!

    Yes I joined to post this message. I've switched to a Mac about 3 months ago and have been looking for a decent tag editor to replace Tag & Rename. FINALLY I have it. Thanks a lot this is great
     
  16. bobright macrumors 601

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    I realize this is an old thread but is Tagr still one of the better mp3 taggers out there?
     
  17. Pyrotechnic macrumors 6502

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    Im still using it and have found nothing better. Mind you in saying that, I have never looked at Tagr does everything I need to. :)
     
  18. bobright macrumors 601

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    Thanks going to check it out

    It still is freeware correct?
     
  19. yashrg, Sep 19, 2013
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    I checked out TAG. Kind of surprising to find a software last updated in 2006 still works :) But unfortunately doesn't work with MP3 files.

    Tagr on the other hand… opens and seems to work. But my problem with MP3 files that have iD3 v2 and won't open in iTunes is still not resolved. If anyone knows an app that can remove ID3 v2 please share.
     
  20. PrakashN macrumors newbie

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    I have been using kid3 for years.. http://kid3.sourceforge.net/
     

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