need programm to rename mp3

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  1. Youkai
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    Hi,

    Is there a programm that would allow me to rename my MP3 more easy ? i have "only" 2GB of MP3 but most of them have numbers in the beginning (ex. 01 02 ....). But like this its very hard to find the songs i am searching for and i even noticed that i have some 2 or even 3 times.

    But renaming every one manually takes hours ... and i really don't have the patiance to do so.
     
  2. Caoimhin

    Caoimhin GBAtemp Regular

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    There's a program called "Tag & Rename". I hope it's the kind of application you are searching for.
     
  3. Youkai
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    that might be what i was searching for but its buy to use, the shareware can not rename the files ... and i think even if there would be a problem cuz its looking at the ID3 tags and cuz i ripped the music myself and was to lazy for some inputs at unrecongnized Disks (and to stupid just to say "make no numbers before the tracks [​IMG]") it might not work with some files ...

    best would be a programm that just cuts the first 2 numbers or letters or whatever of choosen files
     
  4. Caoimhin

    Caoimhin GBAtemp Regular

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    I thought there was at least a trial version for this.
     
  5. FAST6191

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    There are several around (and I think a thread or two already on the subject) but mp3tag is a nice piece of regularly updated freeware that supports just about every format and every tagging method to boot (I use it as a frontent for my music collection) as well as several other choice features (playlists, export lists....):
    http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Mp3tag.htm
     
  6. Youkai
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    wow thanks ! that programm works very good. Now i have finaly an order in that chaos [​IMG]

    only bad thing is that i now have some (but not much) datas which have a - in the beginning [​IMG]
     
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    I dunno if this will help, but I've always used "A.F.5 Rename" to mass change file names, it actually gives you a lot of flexibility if you use the drop down boxes correctly (you can enter custom strings even!).
     
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    If you just want to remove the numbers from the beginning the Bulk rename utility is the way to go [​IMG]
     
  9. Perplexer

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    ID3-TagIt is my choice... I use it all the time to rename ID3 tags and MP3 filenames.
     
  10. spas

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    mp3 tag is defiantly my fav as mentioned above you can choose to change the order of the filename layout by highlighting the files and pressing alt + 1

    $num(%track%,2) - %artist% - %title%

    Then you can change the order in which the application renames the files.

    I love the freedb.org and amazon.com tagging support which comes in most applications but this one is free!
     
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    Kyoji ウッーウッーウマ

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    Chalk another one up for MP3 Tag. Best program out there!
     
  13. Psyfira

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    I'm using MP3 Tag Studio. Looks like it does a very similar thing to the ones already mentioned though.
     
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    Do these programs change the file names utomatically because i imported stuff from my ipod and all the file names are "adZB" and just 4 letter combos, The ID3 tags are fine though so i was hoping this would read the ID3 tags and rename them accordingly.
     
  15. Caoimhin

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    Tag & Rename does it automatically. It reads the ID3 tags and renames your files. I think all other programs do the same.
     
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    Cheers, It didnt work for my m4a files any ideas how to fix these?