Translate this pageOther languages:English • dansk • polski • português do Brasil • čeština Contents 1 Tag Editor 1.1 Edit Tags Manually 1.1.1 Tags 1.1.2 Edit Single Track 1.1.3 Edit Several Tracks 1.1.4 All At Once 1.1.5 Track By Track 1.2 Get Tags from MusicBrainz 1.3 Guess Tags From Filename 1.3.1 Options 1.3.2 Basic 1.3.3 Example 1.3.4 Advanced 1.3.5 Example Tag Editor The built-in Tag Editor allows to show and change meta data of music files. To open the editor just right-click on one or more selected songs, albums, or genres, in either your collection or your playlist, click on Edit Track Details and choose the Tags tab. Edit Tags Manually Change the proper line to the required value and click Save & Close. Clicking Cancel discards all unsaved changes. Tags Tags are metadata such as the track number or the artist of the track contained in the file. A very common kind of tag is the ID3 tag. Here is a list of tags supported by Amarok: Tag Description Title The title of the track. Artist The artist or band of the track. Composer The composer of the track. Album Artist The artist or band of the album. Album The album title. Disc Number The disc number of the album; important in a multi-CD album. Genre The genre of the track. This can be a custom genre, but usually one of the predefined ones is used. Beats Per Minute The tempo of the track. Track The number of the track on the album. Year The year in which the track or album was published. Comment A text comment for the track. Edit Single Track In this mode you can change all supported tags of the chosen file. Edit Several Tracks Several tracks can be selected by clicking on the artist, album, or genre in the your collection or by selecting several tracks in the playlist using the Ctrl (non-sequential) or Shift (sequential) key. All At Once More general tags can be set for a group of tags at once. It works just like the single-track-mode, but the title and track number tags are locked. Track By Track This mode is pretty similar to the single-track-mode, except for the ability to switch between the selected tracks using the Next and Previous buttons. It is activated by clicking on the checkbox Per Track on the bottom of the window. Get Tags from MusicBrainz Amarok 2.8 has the ability to guess tags from the MusicBrainz database. Click the Get Tags from MusicBrainz, wait a moment for the database to be searched for matches, and then Update Tags, or Cancel. If you have the packages libofa and ffmpeg installed, and Amarok is compiled with them, Musicbrainz will be able to use "fingerprinting" (the MusicDNS service) to search for albums and tracks without good filenames or existing tags. MusicBrainz Tagger dialog Guess Tags From Filename It is also possible to tag tracks using information in the filename. This is a very convenient feature when dealing with lots of files with a consistent naming scheme. Some tracks need to be edited manually, because special characters like single quotes are omitted in file names. A preview helps to create the correct pattern. Options There are also several options to format the result. These are self-explanatory. Basic In the basic view you get a drag-and-drop menu to create the pattern in the filename. Example Filename: 01-The Beatles-Hey Jude.mp3 Tracknumber: 01 Artist: The Beatles Title: Hey Jude Advanced In the advanced view you can create a pattern using markers in a string. Example Filename: 01-The Beatles-Hey Jude.mp3 Tracknumber: 01 Artist: The Beatles Title: Hey Jude ← Cover Manager ↑ Back to Menu ↑ Transcoding → Retrieved from "https://userbase.kde.org/index.php?title=Amarok/Manual/Organization/TagEditor/en&oldid=308357" Categories: Amarok2.8MultimediaTutorials This page was last edited on 4 July 2013, at 16:13. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.