Tag Editor supports tags for MP3, AIFF, WAV, FLAC, MP4 and M4A (Apple lossless) files. Also, Tag Editor can parse playlists, CUE sheets and shortcuts to open referenced audio files for tagging. Please, find lists of supported audio formats and tags, playlists and shortcuts below:


Supported Audio Files & Tags

Files' format

Accepted tags' formats

Modified tags are saved in formats**


ID3v1, ID3v2 ID3v2


ID3v2 ID3v2


ID3v2, Info

ID3v2 and Info


XIPH, ID3v1, ID3v2 XIPH (ID3v1 and ID3v2 are synchronized with XIPH if they are present in the file).

MP4, M4A


* - iTunes and Finder don't support metadata in WAV and FLAC files. iTunes also does not support FLAC files in any form.

** - Modified text tags are saved in Unicode/UTF8.


Supported Playlists

 Playlist Extension 

 Playlist Description 

 M3U files, the most common playlist format 
 XML Shareable Playlist Format 
 PLS playlist 
 Playlist format for Windows Media files 
 Windows Media Player Playlist 

Supported Shortcuts*

 Internet Shortcut 

 Shortcut Description 

 URL Website Shortcut 
 Advanced Stream Redirector 
 Real Audio Metadata 
 Mac OS website shortcut

* - Shortcuts referencing network resources are not supported.


If some of your files are not supported by Tag Editor, you can convert them to suitable audio format with To Audio Converter for Mac >>