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TRACKTAG(1) Audio File Tagger TRACKTAG(1)

NAME

tracktag - update audio file metadata

SYNOPSIS

tracktag [OPTIONS] <track 1> [track 2] ...

DESCRIPTION

tracktag takes new metadata values and a list of audio files and updates those files with the new values.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
show a list of options and exit
-I, --interactive
Once any other command-line arguments are processed, edit the given tracks in interactive mode.
-r, --replace
this options erases all existing metadata and replaces it with any specified values
--replay-gain
add ReplayGain metadata to tracks
--remove-replay-gain
remove ReplayGain metadata from tracks
-j, --joint=PROCESSES
The maximum number of albums to calculate ReplayGain for at one time.
-V, --verbose=VERBOSITY
The level of output to display. Choose between 'normal', 'quiet' and 'debug'.

TEXT OPTIONS

--name=NAME
the name of the track
--artist=NAME
the track's artist
--performer=NAME
the track's performer
--composer=NAME
the track's composer
--conductor=NAME
the track's conductor
--album=NAME
the track's album name
--catalog=NUMBER
the album's catalog number, typically indicated on its case
--number=NUMBER
the track's number on the disc
--track-total=NUMBER
the total number of tracks on the disc
--album-number=NUMBER
the album's number, if it is one in a series of albums; for example, a 3 CD set might have an album number of 1, 2 or 3
--album-total=NUMBER
the total number of albums in the set
--compilation=YES/NO
whether the track is part of a compilation
--ISRC=ISRC
the track's ISRC
--publisher=NAME
the album's publisher
--media-type=MEDIA
the album's media type, such as "CD", "vinyl", etc.
--year=YEAR
the album's release year
--date=DATE
the track's original recording date
--copyright=COPYRIGHT
the album's copyright information
--comment=TEXT
comment text
--comment-file=FILENAME
a file containing comment text, for particularly long comments

REMOVAL OPTIONS

--remove-name
--remove-artist
--remove-performer
--remove-composer
--remove-conductor
--remove-album
--remove-catalog
--remove-number
--remove-track-total
--remove-album-number
--remove-album-total
--remove-compilation
--remove-ISRC
--remove-publisher
--remove-media-type
--remove-year
--remove-date
--remove-copyright
--remove-comment

CD LOOKUP OPTIONS

-M, --metadata-lookup
perform metadata lookup for tracks as if they were a single CD
--musicbrainz-server=HOSTNAME
the MusicBrainz server name to query for metadata
--musicbrainz-port=PORT
the MusicBrainz port to query for metadata
--no-musicbrainz
don't query MusicBrainz for metadata
--freedb-server=HOSTNAME
the FreeDB server name to query for metadata
--freedb-port=PORT
the FreeDB port to query for metadata
--no-freedb
don't query FreeDB for metadata
-D, --default
When multiple metadata choices are available, select the first one automatically. This option has no effect when used with -I

EXAMPLES

Update track.flac to be track number 5 and have a track name of "Test Track".
tracktag "--name=Test Track" --number=5 track.flac

Add ISRC metadata from the disc in /dev/cdrom to all MP3 files in the current directory

cdrdao read-toc --device /dev/cdrom album.toc

tracktag --cue=album.toc *.mp3

SEE ALSO

audiotools-config(1), audiotools.cfg(5), cdda2track(1), cddainfo(1), cddaplay(1), coverdump(1), covertag(1), coverview(1), dvda2track(1), dvdainfo(1), track2cdda(1), track2track(1), trackcat(1), trackcmp(1), trackinfo(1), tracklength(1), tracklint(1), trackplay(1), trackrename(1), tracksplit(1), trackverify(1)

AUTHOR

Brian Langenberger
2019-11-15