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Mp3tag 2.40 on Windows Vista
Mp3tag 2.40 on Windows Vista
Original author(s)Florian Heidenreich
Developer(s)Florian Heidenreich
Stable release
v2.99a / October 19, 2019; 2 months ago (2019-10-19)
Written inC++
Operating systemWindows XP and later
Size3.42 MB
Available in39 languages
List of languages
Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Farsi, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
TypeTag editor

Mp3tag is a freeware metadata editor for many audio file formats for Microsoft Windows.


  • Batch Tag Editing. Write ID3v1.1, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, MPEG-4, WMA, APEv2 tags, and Vorbis comments to multiple files at once.[1]
  • Full Unicode support
  • Support for embedded album cover art
  • Automatically creates playlists
  • Recursive subfolder support
  • User-defined field mappings
  • Remove parts of a tag or the entire tag from multiple files
  • Rename files based on the tag information
  • Import tags from filenames and text files
  • Format tags and filenames
  • Replace characters or words from tags and filenames
  • Regular expressions
  • Export tag information to user-defined formats (i.e. HTML, RTF, CSV, XML and TXT)
  • Import tag information from online databases like freedb, discogs, MusicBrainz or Amazon (also by text-search)
  • Import tag information from local freedb databases
  • Support for ID3v2.3 (ISO-8859-1 and UTF-16) and ID3v2.4 with UTF-8

It includes support for the following audio formats[1]:


The following is an example of an M3U playlist file for "Jar of Flies" album by "Alice in Chains" that was created by Mp3tag with the following custom option settings:[2][3][4]

  • playlist extended info format = "%artist% - %title%"
  • playlist filename format = "%artist%_%album%_00_Playlist.m3u"
  • tag to filename conversion format = "%artist%_%album%_$num(%track%,2)_%title%"
#EXTINF:419,[[Alice in Chains]] - Rotten Apple
Alice in Chains_[[Jar of Flies]]_01_Rotten Apple.mp3
#EXTINF:260,Alice in Chains - [[Nutshell (song)|Nutshell]]
Alice in Chains_Jar of Flies_02_Nutshell.mp3
#EXTINF:255,Alice in Chains - [[I Stay Away]]
Alice in Chains_Jar of Flies_03_I Stay Away.mp3
#EXTINF:256,Alice in Chains - [[No Excuses]]
Alice in Chains_Jar of Flies_04_No Excuses.mp3
#EXTINF:157,Alice in Chains - Whale And Wasp
Alice in Chains_Jar of Flies_05_Whale And Wasp.mp3
#EXTINF:263,Alice in Chains - [[Don't Follow]]
Alice in Chains_Jar of Flies_06_Don't Follow.mp3
#EXTINF:245,Alice in Chains - Swing On This
Alice in Chains_Jar of Flies_07_Swing On This.mp3

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

  • Official website
  • MP3tag developers
  • Seth Rosenblatt (August 24, 2008). "Featured Freeware: Mp3tag". The Download Blog. Retrieved September 24, 2011.
  • Joe Betz. MP3: Musik finden, laden, hören, brennen. Pearson Deutschland GmbH; 2004 [cited September 24, 2011]. ISBN 978-3-8272-6730-6. p. 162. (in German)