Open files.

You can open single media files, folders, playlists, CUE sheets, and iTunes tracks in Tag Editor. Use either Open Dialog window or Drag-and-Drop to add files to Tag Editor.

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Opening Audio and Video files in Tag Editor

 


Show the necessary columns.

By default, Tag Editor displays columns with the most common music tags: Artwork, Album, Artist, Filename, Genre, and Comment. To see and edit other columns, right-click on the table header or choose them in the View > Column menu.

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How to show and hide columns in Tag Editor

 


Sort and move rows.

Sorting and filtering rows speed up batch tagging.

To sort rows, click a column header, for example, Artist. To change the sorting order from ascending to descending, click a column header again.

You can also insert a keyword in the search field and check the 'Filter' box to show only rows that contain the keyword.

To move selected rows to another window or tab, press the Move button in the toolbar and choose a destination window or a tab.

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How to Sort, Remove, or Move rows between tabs

 


Import tags from Online Databases and Path Components

To load selected tags automatically, press the ⌘+D. Tag Editor can load music metadata from online databases, iTunes, or local folders and filenames in automatic mode.

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Importing ArtistAlbum, Title, and Secondary Tags from Online Databases

 


Tag files manually

To edit tags manually or to change automatically loaded metadata, use typing, Copy-Paste, and Find-Replace functions. For quicker batch tagging, select multiple cells or entire column and apply changes to all selected cells at once.

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Tag files manually

 


Clean up the text tags.

'Remove Extra Characters' feature cleans audio tags out of extra spaces, text in brackets, improper punctuation characters, and digits at the start and end of tags.

If wrongly encoded text tags, select them and choose suitable encoding in the 'Edit > Fix encoding' menu.

To unify text tags' appearance, select them and choose 'Edit > Change Case'.

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Cleaning Up Text Tags

 


Add album artworks.

Tag Editor can load album artworks from local folders and iTunes or online databases automatically. To load artworks, select corresponding cells, press the ⌘+D shortcut, and choose required options in the 'Load Tags Advanced' window.

To change album artworks manually, paste or drag an image in selected artwork cells.

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Rename files.

You can change filenames either manually or automatically.

To change a filename manually, type or paste a new file name in the cell. You can also correct multiple filenames with Find & Replace feature.

To rename files in automatic mode, select them, click the round button next to a filename and choose renaming options.

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Revise and save changes.

All edited cells are marked with a grey background. We recommend revising all those cells carefully before saving the changes. Once changes have been saved, they cannot be reverted.

 


Export to Music / iTunes.

Choose File > Export To > Music... in the menu bar to open the 'Export to Music'  window. Select a Music playlist or type in a new playlist name in the 'Export to Music' dialogue. Press Continue to finish exporting.

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Export to Music / iTunes

 


Export to Audio Playlists and CSV files

Tag Editor allows exporting to M3U, XSPF, PLS, ASXWPL playlists, CSV and Text files.

To add tracks to a playlist or create a new playlist choose File > Export To > Playlist File... in the Tag Editor menu bar.

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How to export audio metadata to M3U playlists and CSV files