MP3 tag creator

scriptasylum

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#1
I tried searching the forums, but because the 4-letter-or-more search limitation, it didn't leave me with many options...

Anyway, I have a bunch of MP3's that I have ripped from CDs (that I do own), but they have no tag data. Is there an ID tagger out there that will create the tags from the filename?
 

MSUman4

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#2
scriptasylum said:
I tried searching the forums, but because the 4-letter-or-more search limitation, it didn't leave me with many options...

Anyway, I have a bunch of MP3's that I have ripped from CDs (that I do own), but they have no tag data. Is there an ID tagger out there that will create the tags from the filename?
Tag Scanner
 

NetRyder

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#4
CDDB and iTunes would automatically look up the id3 tags before ripping the CD.

Since you've already converted them to mp3s though, take a look at the MusicBrainz tagger. It's worked well for me in the past. :)
http://www.musicbrainz.org/
 

Mooz

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#8
ultratagger rocks .... it uses the freedb database to look up complete albums that are not tagged ... truly amazing. look for it using your google-fu.
 

scriptasylum

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#12
Thanks All!

I tried Ultratagger and it seemed to work for what I wanted it to do for now. I'll probably give the others a try since I have about 8GB of MP3s left to tag. Ultratagger is kinda clumsy if you have lots of sub-folders to go through. The one that uses an on-line database sounds like a good bet if it works like it should. All I really want is a batch mode where the Artist and Title is derived from the filename (my files are saved as "Artist - Title.mp3") and saved in the original location no matter which sub-folder they are in.

Recently got a new Alpine deck (CDA-9815) and it plays MP3s, so I'm compiling CDs now. I could just browse the titles by filename, but the tag data is nicer. :)


Off topic: By the way, the loss of user data here sucked. Sorry to hear about that. Glad everything seems to be up and running ok. Bad that I have to start my post count all over though. I was at 7 hundred something.
 

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