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Open Source Mp3tag Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Mp3tag is MusicBrainz Picard. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Mp3tag and 13 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Mp3tag are Kid3, Puddletag, beets and Album Art Downloader.

Mp3tag alternatives are mainly Mp3 Tag Editors but may also be File Renamers or Audio Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Mp3tag.
This page was last updated Apr 18, 2022
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Mp3tag is a metadata editor for audio and video files.

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  1. Picard is the next generation MusicBrainz tagging application. This new tagging concept is album oriented, as opposed to track/file oriented like the ClassicTagger was.

    MusicBrainz Picard vs Mp3tag opinions
    Most users think MusicBrainz Picard is a great alternative to Mp3tag.

    The discription is wrong, it does download and save cover art.

    Top positive comment  over 1 year ago
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    ChildishGiant

    If its automatic recognition fails, you're screwed as you seemingly cannot manually give a tag to a file.

    Top negative comment  11 months ago
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    pereiradorogerio

    No cover art download, no manual save of new discovered tag, you cannot manually give a tag to a file. Complelely useless.

    Negative comment 8 months ago
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    It doesn't have an album artwork loader (you need to download the cover over a webbrowser, you couldn't do that with the software alone, (that sound that I am very lazy, but it takes much time, if you edit many Songfiles), and it is not so easy to use like MP3Tag and only use one souce only.

    Negative comment almost 2 years ago
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    urielcastrohernndez

    You can't set a image as cover

    Negative comment over 2 years ago
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  2. Kid3

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    If you want to easily tag multiple MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV and AIFF files (e.g.

    Most users think Kid3 is a great alternative to Mp3tag.


  3. Puddletag

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Puddletag is an audio tag editor (primarily created for) GNU/Linux similar to Mp3tag and Kid3. Unlike most taggers, it uses a spreadsheet-like layout so that all the tags you want to edit by hand are visible and easily editable.

    Most users think Puddletag is a great alternative to Mp3tag.
  4. beets

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Beets is the media library management system for obsessive-compulsive music geeks. The purpose of beets is to get your music collection right once and for all. It catalogs your collection, automatically improving its metadata as it goes using the MusicBrainz database.

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  5. Album Art Downloader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    The Album Art Downloader is a program designed to make life easier for anyone who wishes to find and update their album art for their music collection. The sources for the pictures can be defined by creating plugin scripts.

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    nembonoid

    Can't really tag MP3s only download art covers

    Negative comment about 1 year ago
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  6. MP3 Diags

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    MP3 Diags is a GUI-based application that allows end-users to identify issues with their MP3 files, fix some of the issues and make other changes, like adding track information. It also lets you "look inside" an MP3 file.

  7. Demlo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Demlo organizes your music library automatically and dynamically. It runs a chain of user-defined scripts using variables such as tags and file properties. This way it yields virtually unlimited customization power to the user.

  8. Tagger is application that auto tags audio files. It also supports batch tag editing.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.8, released in July 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

  9. MP3 Book Helper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Provides rapid Mp3 (ID3v1, ID3v2) and Ogg/Speex/Flac Vorbis tags editing and file renaming functions.

  10. The id3v2 Tagger

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    A command line editor for id3v2 tags.

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