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> ITUNSMPB tag deleted from AAC-files
grums
post Sep 6 2011, 22:46
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I use nero AAC (newest version) to encode from FLAC to AAC.

When I display the AAC-file I see an ITUNSMPB extended tag (it's used for gapless playback calculation).

Normally I populate the tags in the encoded files by copying the tags from the FLAC-files and pasting them into the encoded files - but then this tag disappears from the AAC-files.

I'm on v2.49, have been through the settings but can't find any obvious explanation to this.
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post Sep 7 2011, 00:47
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Existing tag fields are not kept if you use the paste tag command.
You have to save this tag field to a text file or maybe in the file name before you paste the flac tags and import it afterwards.

Or you use a program that copies the tags during the conversion (like foobar2000, ...)


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post Sep 7 2011, 10:03
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QUOTE (dano @ Sep 7 2011, 00:47) *
Existing tag fields are not kept if you use the paste tag command.
You have to save this tag field to a text file or maybe in the file name before you paste the flac tags and import it afterwards.

OK, I see - but is an Export/Import an easy process to set up?

How about implementing a feature like Merge Paste, ie overwrite tags which are represented in the paste buffer and leave the rest as they are?
Or better still: this could be the default behaviour for paste - you could still make sure that no old tags survived by deleting all destination tags first, then copy + paste?

EDIT 13. septermber 2011:

A few more questions:

1) Has Copy/Paste from Edit Menu the exact same functionality as right-click Tag Copy/Tag Paste?

2) Saw this in the FAQ (Tag Copy):

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How can I copy whole tags to other files?

Select the files you want the tags to be copied from and press [Ctrl+C]. This will copy the files' tag to the clipboard.

By pressing [Ctrl+V], Mp3tag will then copy the tags from the clipboard to the desired files.

It seems that the documentation is not accurate - maybe the destructive nature of the paste should be mentioned?
Please also give comment about my feature suggestions?

Regards & thanks for a great program


This post has been edited by grums: Sep 13 2011, 19:05
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