Edited songs with "Explicit" tag but doesn't show up when playing.

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by -LikesMac-, Mar 23, 2014.

  1. -LikesMac- macrumors 6502

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    Jun 20, 2010
    #1
    Hey guys, so recently I added the explicit tag into some of my songs (such as the one below) using Subler.

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    However, the explicit tag only shows up in the list and not in the area where it shows what song is being played. For example, when I play the song above, this shows up in iTunes.

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    There's no boxed "E" to the right of the song title, as there should be. The same result occurs when I play the song on my iPhone. Is there any way to fix this?
     
  2. Kubaton macrumors member

    Kubaton

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    Aug 11, 2013
    #2
    I've never used Subler so I'm not sure how it tags your files. Find yourself a tagging app that lets you view/edit the extended tags and not just the basic tags. Metadatics will let you do it, I believe. I use MP3Tag via CrossOver because it's the best tagging app hands down, although it's Windows only.

    Once you view the tags, check the ITUNESADVISORY tag. The value options are 0 for no tag, 1 for explicit, and 2 for clean. I subscribe to iTunes Match and I just checked one of my explicit songs that I tagged with MP3Tag using my own workflow and the explicit icon shows up in iTunes and on my iOS devices.

    Let me know if you need more help with it.
     

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