how do you tag tracks??

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how do you tag tracks??

Post by jaredfelix »

i want to be able to get album info. and maybe genre/ album art.. just by the song name/artist. ive searched for hours to find a program or something to do it.. nd mediamonkey's tagger doesnt work to well. any ideas??
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Post by Eyal »

If you have the track titles and album name, the [Auto-Tag From Amazon] function in MediaMonkey will get the album art, track numbers and other pertinent info for the album.
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i need a program to get me album names rele i have artist nd song name...
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I'm afraid that if you only have artist name, no program will be able to find it for you, there is too much possibilities.

You have to find the artist' discography, compare the number of tracks in the album, the track lenghts, the release year (if you have it), and judge if it match up.

That's a laborious task.
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Post by Teknojnky »

You can try musicbrainz picardQT tagger (link in sig), or the premium version of MusicIP Mixer has a tag fixer which can add/change metadata based on the acoustical properties. It's not as flexible or accurate as musicbrainz (even tho musicip uses some musicbrainz metadata), but if you don't really care and just want the fields populated with something semi-accurate then it may serve your needs.

For genre and art, there are a few scripts which can help, search for trixmoto's batch art finder, and genre finder scripts.
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Re: how do you tag tracks??

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jaredfelix wrote:i want to be able to get album info. and maybe genre/ album art.. just by the song name/artist. ive searched for hours to find a program or something to do it.. nd mediamonkey's tagger doesnt work to well. any ideas??
In response to the original post:

1) Try my Genre Finder script.

2) Try my Batch Art Finder script.
Download my scripts at my own MediaMonkey fansite.
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Post by Whiznot »

There are at least two highly recommended universal music taggers. MP3Tag is freeware but I do not have much personal experience with it. Tag&Rename is my tagger of choice but after a trial period it costs about $30. I chose Tag&Rename when I was a computer music noobie because it had a comprehensive user guide. I like Tag&Rename almost as much as I love Mediamonkey.
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Re: how do you tag tracks??

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jaredfelix wrote:i want to be able to get album info. and maybe genre/ album art.. just by the song name/artist. ive searched for hours to find a program or something to do it.. nd mediamonkey's tagger doesnt work to well. any ideas??
I think i know what you mean, as i have the same problem: it's really hard to add album art unless you know the album. I personally like to have the original album the song was released as album. Theres a script called websearch panels by jn which you can find here http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=11254

in that script you need to customize where to search. i just made a musicbrainz panel that searches for artist/title and returns a list of album in chronological order. Right now i have to copy/paste the album name manually, but that's nothing compared to what i needed to do before to find the original album a song was released.

Heres the code i use for the panel:

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  <site>
    <name>musicbrainz</name>
    <caption>MusicBrainz Album Finder</caption>
    <description>MusicBrainz Album Finder</description>
    <start>http://www.musicbrainz.org</start>
    <url>http://musicbrainz.org/search/textsearch.html?query="%title%"+AND+artist:"%artist%"&type=track&limit=25&adv=on&handlearguments=1</url>
  </site>
I Hope it helps.
Cheers, judas
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websearch panel musicbrainz

Post by adamg »

this is the one i use. it works great, and its a better version of the musicbrainz search especially if you need the album.
it'll tell you all the compilations and the specific album its on.
heres a link to all the websearch panels i have compiled
http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewto ... 75c77374eb

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<site>
    <name>musicbrainztrackandartist</name>
    <caption>MusicBrainztrackandartist</caption>
    <description>MusicBrainz Album Finder</description>
    <start>http://www.musicbrainz.org</start>
    <url>http://musicbrainz.org/search/textsearch.html?query="%title%"+AND+artist:"%artist%"&type=track&limit=25&adv=on&handlearguments=1</url>
  </site>
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