Editing Vortexbox tags etc.

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Editing Vortexbox tags etc.

Post by jack » Sat Jun 04, 2016 8:56 pm

I've scanned a few 100 CDs - some of the older, more obscure, ones have incorrect or absent tags - also, as there's no standard for genres and we have Arabic, Spanish, French, English, Greek etc. music and they tend to put the tags in their own language (and font), how can I edit all this down to something sensible? Preferably with an easy-to-use tool, not direct DB hacking.

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Re: Editing Vortexbox tags etc.

Post by The Stratmangler » Sat Jun 04, 2016 9:43 pm

Mp3Tag, assuming that you have a Windows machine of some sort.
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Re: Editing Vortexbox tags etc.

Post by jack » Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:23 am

I've been using Picard and MusicBrainz.

Not too bad, except it has a habit of splitting out collections into the individual albums - probably a setting I need to play with.

Been using Mp3Tag to fix up cover art in the FLACs where needed...

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Re: Editing Vortexbox tags etc.

Post by The Stratmangler » Sun Jun 05, 2016 11:15 pm

Multiple disc sets should have the same name tag. No Spelling differences.
You then number the discs as 1 of 3, 2 of 3, 3 of 3.

It works with Logitech Media Server, and Rock music, but I suspect that it all falls apart with Classical, with all the various Composers, followed by the various Conductors/Orchestras/Concertos etc.
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