id3tag

id3tag

TLDR

Set artist and title tag of an MP3 file

$ id3tag --artist=[artist] --title=[title] [path/to/file.mp3]
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Set album title of all MP3 files in the current directory
$ id3tag --album=[album] [*.mp3]
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Get more help
$ id3tag --help
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SYNOPSIS

id3tag [ OPTION ]... [ FILE ]...

DESCRIPTION

Id3tag will render both types of tag by default. Only the last tag type indicated in the option list will be used. Non- rendered will remain unchanged in the original file. Will also parse and convert Lyrics3 v2.0 frames, but will not render them.

OPTIONS

-1, --v1tag

Render only the id3v1 tag

-2, --v2tag

Render only the id3v2 tag

-h, --help

Display help and exit

-v, --version

Display version information and exit

-a, --artist ARTIST

Set the artist information

-s, --song SONG

Set the song title information

-A, --album ALBUM

Set the album title information

-c, --comment COMMENT

Set the comment information

-C, --desc DESCRIPTION

Set the comment description

-g, --genre num

Set the genre number

-y, --year num

Set the year

-t, --track num

Set the track number

-T, --total num

Set the total number of tracks on the album

SEE ALSO

id3convert(1), id3info(1), id3v2(1)

AUTHOR

id3lib was originally designed and implemented by Dirk Mahoney and is maintained by Scott Thomas Haug <sth2@cs.wustl.edu>. Manual page written for Debian GNU/Linux by Robert Woodcock <rcw@debian.org>.

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