Change "Encoded with:" on iTunes

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  1. Danaldinho macrumors member

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    Hey,

    Does anyone know how to change the "Encoded with:" on iTunes to my own customized message.

    This is what mine currently says:

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    But when I get songs from OnSmash and open them in iTunes, they look this:

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    As you can see, it says "Team OnSMASH".

    I'd appreciate any help, thanks :)
     
  2. balamw Moderator

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  3. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    It doesn't appear so. "Encoded with" doesn't appear to be an editable tag:
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  4. Danaldinho thread starter macrumors member

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    I tried that, and it lets me edit most things... but just not the "Encoded with:" :(

    Any other options?
     
  5. deadwulfe macrumors 6502a

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    Although designed for editing movie & tv video tags, you can use MetaX and go to the Advanced Tab for the Encoded With info to change that piece of info.
     
  6. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Nope. Doesn't work on mp3 files.
     
  7. Danaldinho thread starter macrumors member

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    I've got that open now, but you can't edit .mp3 files with it :( And it's .mp3 files that I want to edit.
     
  8. deadwulfe macrumors 6502a

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    My bad, I have m4a files. It can edit those tags.
     
  9. Danaldinho thread starter macrumors member

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    Okay, anyone else have any ideas to how to do this?
     
  10. lewis82 macrumors 68000

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    Open the mp3 in TextEdit?

    You can see the properties on top, and then gibberish.
     
  11. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    This works with some mp3 files, but not all. With some, it's very simple to find the encoding information and change it, but with others, it's not easy to locate in the "gibberish". Also, editing mp3 files in TextEdit is a good way to trash your mp3, if you don't know exactly what you're doing. This method also doesn't provide for batch edits. You have to edit files one at a time.

    It would be much better to find an app that is suited for this purpose.
     
  12. Danaldinho thread starter macrumors member

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    Exactly.

    When I used TextEdit, I kept cocking up the .mp3 file a few times.
     
  13. balamw Moderator

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    Sorry, I missed that the screen shot was for MP3

    FWIW Lostify does it in GUI for M4A/M4V.

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