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Mp3tag Alternatives for Linux

Mp3tag is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is MusicBrainz Picard, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Mp3tag and 14 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Mp3tag are Kid3, Puddletag, beets and SongKong.

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.
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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.

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

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

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    ChildishGiant

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

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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.

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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.

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    urielcastrohernndez

    You can't set a image as cover

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    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.

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    Most users think Kid3 is a great alternative to Mp3tag.


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    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.

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    Most users think Puddletag is a great alternative to Mp3tag.
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    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. SongKong is a music organization and tagger app designed to simplify the task of managing your digital music collection.

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    Jaikoz

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Jaikoz is a tagger that specializes in mass tagging of music file tags. Jaikoz performs acoustic fingerprint matching and metadata lookups automatically using the MusicBrainz, Discogs and Acoustid databases. It can also look up artwork and find duplicates songs.

    On Mac OSX
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    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.

    General editing/repair of mp3's
  8. 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.

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    Finetune

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Finetune is the easiest way to fix your music. Fix song information, cover art, lyrics and remove duplicate and missing tracks from your library. Unlike other tagging tools, Finetune works mostly in an automatic way.

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    bliss

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    bliss performs all the hard work in organizing your music collection; making it consistent, correct and complete with little effort.

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