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How to Fix ID3 Tags Effectively

Missing ID3 information for music is driving you crazy? Don't scratch your head any more and find in this article a smart tool to fix ID3 and also a detailed tutorial. First let's figure out what is ID3 tag exactly.

What is ID3 tag?

ID3 tag, often referred to metadata, is extra track data embedded to audio files. The information includes the track's name, artist, album and more. There are two versions: ID3v1 tags and ID3v2 tags, while the latter version can support adding more information including album art.

A smart tool recommended

There are many applications dedicated to provide ID3 tag fixing service on the market. None of those, however, rivals a whole package as Wondershare TidyMyMusic for Mac. It automatically fixes ID3 tag for all of your songs and even finds lyrics for them. What's more, its neatly designed window will also be an eye-candy for great visual experience.

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A step-by-step tutorial

You may be wondering how to use this smart ID3 fixer. Don't worry. Follow the detailed tutorial below to start the work.

Step 1 Add all music in

Launch the program after installation, then it will scan your iTunes library instantly and display all music in the file tray.

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For music stored in other local folders, you may need to import them by yourself. Click on the Tidy Music icon on the left, and drag your music folder directly to the file  tray.

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Step 2  Start to fix ID3 tags

Select one song and click the Identify button to initiate the ID3 fixing process. (If you select several songs, the button will change to Identify Selected) During the process, album arts, album details or track details can all be found out. And if available, lyrics will also be searched out.

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Note: To batch fix ID3 tag for music, just click the Scan button in the header. This will also find out the duplicated songs.

Then you need to add the ID3 tag to music. Highlight one exact song and click the Apply button on the bottom right. And it's done.

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Step 3 Edit the track information as you like (optional)

Sometimes you may want to add extra information to the songs. For example, you want to change the image of the artist or add some special message to a certain song. That's easy. Click on the Edit icon below and edit the track information as you prefer.

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Happy with your music library now? You can also use this program as a music player to listen to your favorite songs. So hesitate no more. Get this whole package and start your wonderful music journey from now on.

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