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mid3v2(1)						      General Commands Manual							 mid3v2(1)

mid3v2 - audio tag editor similar to 'id3v2' SYNOPSIS
mid3v2 [options] filename ... DESCRIPTION
mid3v2 is a Mutagen-based replacement for id3lib's id3v2. It supports ID3v2.4 and more frames; it also does not have the numerous bugs that plague id3v2. This program exists mostly for compatibility with programs that want to tag files using id3v2. For a more usable interface, we recommend Ex Falso. OPTIONS
-q, --quiet Be quiet: do not mention file operations that perform the user's request. Warnings will still be printed. -v, --verbose Be verbose: state all operations performed. This is the opposite of --quiet. This is the default. -f, --list-frames Display all supported ID3v2.3/2.4 frames and their meanings. -L, --list-genres List all ID3v1 numeric genres. These can be used to set TCON frames, but it is not recommended. -l, --list List all tags in the files. The output format is not the same as id3v2's; instead, it is easily parsable and readable. Some tags may not have human-readable representations. --list-raw List all tags in the files, in raw format. Although this format is nominally human-readable, it may be very long if the tag contains embedded binary data. -d, --delete-v2 Delete ID3v2 tags. -s, --delete-v1 Delete ID3v1 tags. -D, --delete-all Delete all ID3 tags. --delete-frames=FID1,FID2,... Delete specific ID3v2 frames (or groups of frames) from the files. -C, --convert Convert ID3v1 tags to ID3v2 tags. This will also happen automatically during any editing. -a, --artist=artist Set the artist information (TPE1). -A, --album=album Set the album information (TALB). -t, --song=title Set the title information (TIT2). -c, --comment=DESCRIPTION:COMMENT:LANGUAGE Set a comment (COMM). The language and description may be omitted, in which case the language defaults to English, and the descrip- tion to an empty string. -g, --genre=genre Set the genre information (TCON). -y, --year=, --date=YYYY-[MM-DD] Set the year/date information (TDRC). -Tnum/num, --track=num/num Set the track number (TRCK). Any text or URL frame (those beginning with T or W) can be modified or added by prefixing the name of the frame with "--". For example, --TIT3 "Monkey!" will set the TIT3 (subtitle) frame to Monkey!. BUGS
No sanity checking is done on the editing operations you perform, so mid3v2 will happily accept --TSIZ when editing an ID3v2.4 frame. How- ever, it will also automatically throw it out during the next edit operation. AUTHOR
Joe Wreschnig is the author of mid3v2, but he doesn't like to admit it. December 12th, 2009 mid3v2(1)

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tagmp3(1)							    User manual 							 tagmp3(1)

tagmp3 - manipulate ID3v1 tags SYNOPSIS
tagmp3 [ -n ] mode [ format ] [ file ] ... DESCRIPTION
tagmp3 allows you to set and remove ID3v1 tags from mp3 files. Additionaly move mode can be used to move mp3 files according to their ID3v1 tag. An ID3v1 tag is a chunk of extra informations such as artist name, album and genre. ID3v1 tags are displayed by most mp3 players. MODE
show show file's ID3v1 tag. set sets file's ID3v1 tag according to format. move move file to a destination based on FORMAT. del remove file's ID3v1 tag if any. list displays numeric music genres along with their meaning. -h print a (not so) short help message. -v print version and exit. OPTIONS
-n Show what will be done, don't alter any file. FORMAT STRING
The format string is a character string composed of zero or more directives: ordinary characters (not %), which are not interpreted and conversion specifications, each of which results in the corresponding ID3v1 tag field substitution. Each conversion specification is introduced by the character %. The following lines describes each conversion specification along with its associated ID3v1 field. Special sequence %% is substituted with a single %. %A Artist Name %a Album Name %t Song Title %T Track Number %y Year %g Genre %c Comments format string for set mode For set mode the format string is a list of ID3v1 fields followed by a ':' (next chars are the field value) or a '?' (ask user for field value) example: tagmp3 set "%A:Pink Floyd %a:The Wall %t? %T?" *.mp3 For each mp3 of this directory, sets the artist name to Pink Floyd and the album to The Wall. For each file ask for the title and the track number. Leave the other fields untouched. Be aware that genre field require a numeric value. Known genres can be dis- played with the list mode. format string for move mode The format string is the destination path where each field identifier is substituted with the tag value. example: tagmp3 move "/home/foo/mp3/%A/%a/%T-%t.mp3" *.mp3 with the set example above will move all mp3 to "/home/foo/mp3/Pink Floyd/The Wall/{track}-{title}.mp3" If you prefer the "flat" naming scheme, you will use something like tagmp3 move "%A-%t.mp3" *.mp3 NOTES
move mode never overwrite files. move mode creates intermediate directories specified in the format string. Each directory creation is to be confirmed by the user. ID3v2 tags are not supported so far. If a file can't be moved ( wrong file type, ID3v1 tag absent or blank field , ...) then it is left untouched. Fake mp3 (i.e. Wave file with .mp3 extension) are moved into "fake-mp3/" directory in move mode. set mode refuses to tag them since this would add noisy artifact at the end of the song. BUGS
Plenty of :) For move mode, source and destination must reside on the same file system / partition. AUTHOR
Laurent Alacoque <> CopyLeft 2001 Bugs, patch, infos, new releases, girls, money go to : Linux APRIL 2001 tagmp3(1)

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