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Mp3 File Names HELP

by mistermeemee / April 17, 2007 4:48 PM PDT

I am really annoyed. I have renamed every single one of my mp3s to my liking. However, everytime I play them on Windows Media Player, my PSP, or my mp3 player, all of them retain there original file names. Some of them are in Japanese so I can't understand them. Now I know a way of fixing it kind of, but it would require be to access each file at a time and that would take forever. Is there any way to do it all at once or in a quicker manor.

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There's a difference ...
by Kees Bakker / April 17, 2007 5:13 PM PDT
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between the name of the file as the operating system (be that Windows or the OS of the PSP or your mp3-player) and the name of the music track that is recorded as data inside the file.

So tell more on how you did it, and on your proposed way of 'kind of fixing it'.


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MP3 problem
by mistermeemee / April 18, 2007 5:07 AM PDT

I am running off of Windows XP PRO using WMP 11. I want to use the file names of the mp3 when I organize them. I rename them by right-clicking them and simply clicking "rename". However, the aforementioned devices do not read the files by the file name, they read by the name found in the files properties. I can right click the mp3 and go to its properties and edit all the info there and my devices will read the files names that I want to use, but that takes forever. I'm trying to figure out a way to erase all of the property data in bulk or any other method that would work. I appreciate the help.

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You should research MP3 TAG EDITORS.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 18, 2007 5:11 AM PDT
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Some have features to mass rename or changes TAGS inside the MP3s.


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by madhattr88 / April 18, 2007 6:04 AM PDT
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i use itunes for this. you can highlight more than one and change the album info, artist, artwork, etc.

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MP3 Tag Tools
by navsimpson / April 18, 2007 6:44 AM PDT
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Look this one up. If you've named your files according to the conventions, then MP3 TagTools can retag your files automatically. If not - get ready for some long, hard work! Happy

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mp3 Help
by mistermeemee / April 18, 2007 7:06 AM PDT
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Thanks Guys, it's working for some files, but not for others though

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For the files it doesn't work on, make sure...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 18, 2007 8:36 AM PDT
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1. It's a MP3 file.

A buddy had renamed some OGG file to .MP3 and while Winamp played it, it was not a MP3.

2. Open it up with a Tag Editor and see what's different.


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Tagging mp3 files
by Josepe-sv / April 20, 2007 6:02 AM PDT

Witch Poikosoft Easy CD File Converter or Musicatch Jukebox you can modify the tagg.
Several mp3 player look the tag inside the mp3 file to sort the media content by alphabetical Artist+track_name like prefered criteria.

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mp3 tag
by Piece2000 / April 24, 2007 11:19 PM PDT
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