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Looking for specific file tagging software

by j3adam / November 8, 2014 2:14 PM PST

Does anybody know tagging software that:
- Enables tags to be transfered with the files wherever they go?
- Has a simple search engine.
- Creates tags that can be viewed in computers that don't have the software installed.
- Preferably - is free.
- Preferably - does not slow down my computer.


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I'd want that too.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 8, 2014 10:54 PM PST

While MP3 files have tags that follow the files (since the tag is in the file!) across my Android, iPod, Windows and Apple PCs, most of what you asked is right there in the file. However I don't know of any application that makes the jump from Apple, Windows, Android, Linux and other systems unless we put it on the cloud and access that with a browser. That certainly wouldn't slow down my computer but would be slower.

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by j3adam / November 10, 2014 1:23 AM PST
In reply to: I'd want that too.

Too bad this doesn't exist. How about academic software such as refworks?

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As I noted.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2014 1:36 AM PST
In reply to: Thanks

Moving the collection to the web incurs other reasons for sluggish response times.

Is there any reason why I would demand the same app across platforms? I mean I use iTunes on my Apple or PC, then another app on my Android phone and yet another app on my Linux PC. For me I'm happy with what I got.

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