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?

Reveresed artist - track title - playlist

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.

Reveresed artist - track title - properties

Right click and select Automatically Fill Values…

Automatically fill values

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

Reveresed artist - track title - auto fill values.PNG

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

Reveresed artist - track title - properties - fixed.PNG

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.

Reveresed artist - track title - rename.PNG

and then carry out the rest of the above procedure.

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