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Gary R. Wheeler17-Sep-20 16:21
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kmoorevs wrote:
I was dismayed to find that MP3 tags are unreliable especially the older format
There's nothing wrong with the MP3 tagging mechanism. The version 1 tag created back in the MS-DOS era did have serious limitations, but it has long been superseded by the ID3v2.3.0 specification. All modern players adhere to it.

The problem you're having is the app that rips your music for you. I have a music collection of around 1,000 CD's and 9000 tracks. A little over half was ripped using iTunes, and the other half using Media Player. While the music sounded great, both of their tagging leaves something to be desired. iTunes has an aversion to keeping all of the tracks from a given album together. Media Player (current version 12.0) has a bug in mishandling tagging of the first track on a disc, leaving the title, artist, year, and some other fields blank. Neither one handles album art well. Both will try retrieving album information from several online data bases, and will use what they think is the closest match. Most of the time it's not bad. Older discs and re-releases of LP's can be problematic.

I present to you: Mp3tag - the universal Tag Editor (ID3v2, MP4, OGG, FLAC, ...)[^].

MP3tag is the answer. It makes it very easy to make batch updates to your music, and to reformat file names and organization as you wish. Very nice, very capable program.

BTW: I have no affiliation with the creators of MP3tag. I'm just very appreciative of a well-made product.
Software Zen: delete this;

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