Foobar Advanced Tagging – Fixing swapped artist | title info

Do you have songs where the artist’s name is in the track title field and the track title is in the artist name field?

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Check the file names. If the file names have both artist name and track title information, then the fix is easy, just retag the files using the Automatically fill values function.

First, select the files, then open the Properties dialog window.

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Right click and select Automatically Fill Values…

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Then with the source set to File names, fill in or select a Pattern which puts the information in the correct fields.

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After you select Ok, Foobar will retag the files properly.

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However, if the file names don’t contain both artist names and track title information, you’ll have to rename the files from the tags first.

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and then carry out the rest of the above procedure.

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Ex Falso / Quod Libet – Cross Platform Music Editor / Library / Player

Quod Libet

Quod Libet is a GTK+-based audio player written in Python, using the Mutagen tagging library. It’s designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do. It lets you make playlists based on regular expressions (don’t worry, regular searches work too). It lets you display and edit any tags you want in the file, for all the file formats it supports.

Unlike some, Quod Libet will scale to libraries with tens of thousands of songs. It also supports most of the features you’d expect from a modern media player: Unicode support, advanced tag editing, ReplayGain, podcasts & Internet radio, album art support and all major audio formats – see the screenshots.

Ex Falso is a program that uses the same tag editing backend as Quod Libet, but isn’t connected to an audio player. If you’re perfectly happy with your favorite player and just want something that can handle tagging, Ex Falso is for you.

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Audio RightMark – Independent Audio Benchmarking

Need help deciding which PC audio hardware to purchase? Want to test some gear? Open source, freeware hardware analysis software and posted RMAA test results for common hardware.

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How to skin foobar2000: Three Tutorials on DeviantArt

The first tutorial is an overview; the second tutorial is a step-by-step guide on how to create graphic elements with Foobar2000’s drawing functions; and the third tutorial is a detailed presentation of CUI and PSS customization functions.

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Mp3tag ~ Universal Tag Editor

Mp3tag is a powerful and easy-to-use tool used to edit the metadata of audio files. It supports batch tag-editing of ID3v1, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, iTunes MP4, WMA, Vorbis Comments and APE tags for multiple files at once, covering a variety of audio formats.

Furthermore, it supports online database lookups from Amazon, Discogs, MusicBrainz or freedb allowing you to automatically gather proper tags and download cover art for your music library.

You can rename files based on tag information, replace characters or words in tags and filenames, import / export tag information, create playlists and more.

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Mp3tag Interface

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freedb.org ~ Metadata Lookup Service

freedb is a free CD and music data base service to look up textual metadata about music, audio or data CDs. This is done by a client which queries the freedb database. As a result, the client displays the artist, CD title, track list and some additional information. Clients are for example CD players, CD rippers and CD burning software.

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