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Fix "broken" ID3 tags in the current directory and subdirectories

Terminal - Fix "broken" ID3 tags in the current directory and subdirectories
find -iname '*mp3' -exec mid3iconv {} \;
2010-10-29 05:35:46
User: schlaegel
Functions: find
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Fix "broken" ID3 tags in the current directory and subdirectories

Some MP3s come with tags that don't work with all players. Also, some good tag editors like, EasyTAG output tags that don't work with all players. For example, EasyTAG saves the genre as a numeric field, which is not used correctly in Sansa MP3 players.

This command corrects the ID3 tags in MP3 files using mid3iconv, which comes with mutagen. To install Mutagen on Fedora use "yum install python-mutagen"

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This works very well. I was a bit skeptical, afraid it might totaly hose my mp3 files but it didn't. :)

Comment by SharpyWarpy 63 weeks and 4 days ago

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