foobar2000:Components/Freedb Tagger (foo_freedb2)

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freedb Tagger

Screenshot of the freedb Tagger dialog box.
Developer(s) Holger Stenger, Peter Pawlowski
Repository {{{repository}}}
Release information
Initial release {{{released}}}
Stable release 0.8 (January 13, 2023)
Preview release 0.9 (February 27, 2022)
foobar2000 compatibility
Architecture {{{foobar2000_architecture}}}
Minimum version TBC
Maximum version {{{foobar2000_maximum}}}
UI module(s) N/A
Additional information
Use Tagging
License {{{license}}}
Discussion thread {{{discussion_thread}}}
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The freedb Tagger component allows you to get album information from the online freedb based database.


  1. Select the songs (they need to be ordered by tracknumber).
  2. Right-click the songs, TaggingGet tags from freedb.
  3. If the album information exists in freedb, you will get a dialog box.
  4. If you have more than one match, select the one that seems to be most accurate. (Click on the entry to view its contents)
  5. If you want existing information to be removed, tick Wipe out existing tags.
  6. Click Update files.


The Settings... button opens the freedb Tagger preferences page.


  • Cannot submit information to freedb database.
  • Unlike the version for 0.8.3, it works per-album.
  • Cannot access offline databases.

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