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mhuusko
Hi,

Just finalized ripping 300 CD's and now would like to add tags, art and lyrics-

What workflow should I use?

rgds,
Markku
ohrenkino
ZITAT(mhuusko @ Aug 1 2012, 08:54) *
Hi,

Just finalized ripping 300 CD's and now would like to add tags, art and lyrics-

What workflow should I use?

rgds,
Markku

I hope that you have used a ripper that already inserts some of the tag fields. Or that it created some meaningful file names so that you can convert the filename to tags.

Because: If you do not know which album (from which artist) you try to tag then all half-automatic scripts will have no point to start with.
Have a look around the web sources (already delivered with the MP3tag installation and also in the forums section web sources) to find tools to extract information.
mhuusko
I have the structure of Artist/Album/track-Title in the folders.

Is that a good starting point for automatically getting the rest?

rgds,
Markku




QUOTE (ohrenkino @ Aug 1 2012, 08:58) *
I hope that you have used a ripper that already inserts some of the tag fields. Or that it created some meaningful file names so that you can convert the filename to tags.

Because: If you do not know which album (from which artist) you try to tag then all half-automatic scripts will have no point to start with.
Have a look around the web sources (already delivered with the MP3tag installation and also in the forums section web sources) to find tools to extract information.

ohrenkino
ZITAT(mhuusko @ Aug 1 2012, 09:06) *
I have the structure of Artist/Album/track-Title in the folders.

Is that a good starting point for automatically getting the rest?

rgds,
Markku

Depends. If you have really nothing in the tags then you can use the converter
Filename-Tag.
You have to enter a mask to tell MP3tag where to put which data. If your path description is correct, then a mask like this should work:
%artist%\%album%%track%-%title%

If you want to leave out certain data then replace the field variable with the variable %dummy%. E.g. if you have already filled TITLE then the mask could look like this:
%artist%\%album%%track%-%dummy%

The dialogue has a preview so that you can see which data will end up in which field. If you see garbage there, then have a look at the real sequence of data: every blank and hyphen counts.
Modify the mask until it is right.
LyricsLover
ZITAT(mhuusko @ Aug 1 2012, 08:54) *
Just finalized ripping 300 CD's and now would like to add tags, art and lyrics-
For the tags and cover art I would suggest: Take a look at the MusicBrainz Webscripts. With the help of this scripts you can tag your tracks with a lot of informations. For the lyrics you could use this tool: http://forums.mp3tag.de/index.php?showtopi...6&hl=lyrics

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