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powerful and easy-to-use tool to edit metadata
Developer(s) Florian Heidenreich
Release information
Initial release {{{released}}}
Stable release 2.38 (29.04.2007)
Preview release 2.38b (15.07.2007)
Operating system Windows
Additional information
Use Metadata
License Freeware


MP3tag is an powerful metadata editor for lot's of common audio formats. You can rename files based on the tag information, replace characters or words from tags and filenames, import/export tag information, create playlists.

The program supports online freedb database lookups for selected files, allowing you to automatically gather proper tag information for select files or CDs.


  • Write ID3v1.1-, ID3v2-, APEv2-Tags and Vorbis Comments to multiple files at once
  • Full Unicode support
  • Support for embedded cover art
  • Automatically create playlists
  • Recursive subfolders support
  • Remove parts or the entire tag of multiple files
  • Rename files based on the tag information
  • Import tags from filenames
  • Format tags and filenames
  • Replace characters or words from tags and filenames
  • Regular Expressions
  • Export tag information to user-defined formats (like html, rtf, csv, xml)
  • Import tag information from online databases like freedb or Amazon (also by text-search)
  • Import tag information from local freedb databases
  • Support for ID3v2.3 (ISO-8859-1 and UTF-16) and ID3v2.4 with UTF-8

Supported formats

  • Advanced Audio Coding (aac)
  • Free Lossless Audio Codec (flac)
  • Monkey's Audio (ape)
  • Mpeg Layer 3 (mp3)
  • MPEG-4 (mp4 / m4a / m4b / iTunes compatible)
  • Musepack (mpc)
  • Ogg Vorbis (ogg)
  • OptimFROG (ofr)
  • OptimFROG DualStream (ofs)
  • Speex (spx)
  • TAK (TAK)
  • True Audio (tta)
  • Windows Media Audio (wma)
  • WavPack (wv)

Operating Systems

  • Win 2000
  • Win XP
  • Win 2003
  • Win Vista

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