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ID3CONVERT(1)							   User Command 						     ID3CONVERT(1)

id3convert - Converts between id3v1 and id3v2 tags of an mp3 file. SYNOPSIS
id3convert [ OPTION ] [ FILE ] DESCRIPTION
Id3convert converts between id3v1 and id3v2 tags of an mp3 file. Id3convert will render both types of tag by default. Only the last tag type indicated in the option list will be used. Non-rendered tags will remain unchanged in the original file. Id3convert will also parse and convert Lyrics3 v2.0 frames, but will not render them. OPTIONS
-1, --v1tag Render only the id3v1 tag -1, --v2tag Render only the id3v2 tag -s, --strip Strip, rather than render, the tags -p, --padding Use padding in the tag -h, --help Display help and exit -v, --version Display version information and exit SEE ALSO
id3tag(1), id3info(1), id3v2(1) AUTHOR
id3lib was originally designed and implemented by Dirk Mahoney and is maintained by Scott Thomas Haug <>. Manual page written for Debian GNU/Linux by Robert Woodcock <>. local May 2000 ID3CONVERT(1)

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ID3V2(1)                                                           User Command                                                           ID3V2(1)

id3v2 - Adds/Modifies/Removes/Views id3v2 tags, converts/lists id3v1 tags SYNOPSIS
-h, --help Display help and exit -f, --list-frames Display all possible frames for id3v2 -L, --list-genres Lists all id3v1 genres -v, --version Display version information and exit -l, --list Lists the tag(s) on the file(s) -R, --list-rfc822 Lists using an rfc822-style format for output -d, --delete-v2 Deletes id3v2 tags -s, --delete-v1 Deletes id3v1 tags -D, --delete-all Deletes both id3v1 and id3v2 tags -C, --convert Converts id3v1 tag to id3v2 -a, --artist ARTIST Set the artist information -A, --album ALBUM Set the album title information -t, --song SONG Set the song title information -c, --comment DESCRIPTION:COMMENT Set the comment information -g, --genre num Set the genre number -y, --year num Set the year -T, --track num/num Set the track number/(optional) total tracks NOTE
You can set the value for any id3v2 frame by using '--' and then frame id For example: id3v2 --TIT3 Monkey! file.mp3 would set the "Subtitle/Description" frame to "Monkey!". SEE ALSO
id3tag(1), id3info(1), id3convert(1) AUTHOR
id3v2 is by myers <> with major portions used from id3lib examples. Manual page written for Debian GNU/Linux by Robert Woodcock <>. May 2000 ID3V2(1)
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