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Author:  lautrepay [ Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:06 am ]
Post subject:  taghycardia - MP3 tagging

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MP3 tagging for the lazy: minimum settings, minimum user interaction. Almost fully automatic batch mp3 folders processing before uploading to a portable player.

Features:
    Read-only scanning of the entire MP3 folder tree
    Automatic detection and correction of missing tags, Artist/Album/Genre inconsistencies and track numbering errors - in order to prevent "decomposition" of your MP3 albums on a tag-sorting portable player
    Integrated Discogs.com search
    Optional auto renaming of music folders by the fixed pattern:
    %Artist% - %Album% (%Year%)
    Ability to review, edit and cancel individual changes before physically applying them
    Integrated folder tag editor
    Detection of compilation albums, ability to transfer your personal compilations to an iPod without losing their integrity
    Full Unicode support


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http://taghycardia.narod.ru/english.html

Author:  Midas [ Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:44 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia

Old topic update: taghycardia has a new address, http://taghycardia.info/. Current version is v0.99.3f, and there's a Beta for 64 bit Windows -- check http://taghycardia.info/changelog.html.

    [taghycardia is a] Free MP3 auto tagging utility for the lazy: fix the tags in downloaded music with a few clicks. Automatic repair of tag problems causing albums inaccessibility on iPod/iPhone or other tag-sorting portable mediaplayers. Auto cover art downloading and embedding. Recursive Unicode (.m3u8) playlist creation. Fast, compact, no Java or .Net needed. Works under Windows XP/Vista/7/8.

Author:  freakazoid [ Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:03 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia

Looks like a nice program! Will definitely check it out.

Thanks lautrepay for recommending.

Just tested. Doesn't look like it allows renaming of files. Only does tagging at the moment.

Author:  Midas [ Thu Mar 13, 2014 3:41 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia

freakazoid wrote:
Just tested. Doesn't look like it allows renaming of files. Only does tagging at the moment.

    Yep, no file system changes appart from the optional folder renaming ["Optional auto renaming of music folders according to the fixed pattern: %Artist% - %Album% (%Year%)"]...

      Note that the program is not so much meant for organizing mp3s, as for correcting faulty metadata in existing music folders to make them easily accessible on ipods etc., hence renaming/configuring options are minimal and not very flexible.

      As the scanning is read-only, taghycardia can also be used as a purely diagnostic tool that tells what is wrong with your mp3 tags, and based on that info you can later reorganize and fix your music library using specialized tag and rename tools.

    I'd recommend MP3Tag (http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=1137) or TagScanner (http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=1427) for more comprehensive audio file management needs... :idea:

Author:  freakazoid [ Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:05 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia

lautrepay wrote:
I'd recommend MP3Tag (http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=1137) or TagScanner (http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=1427) for more comprehensive audio file management needs... :idea:

I use foobar2000 for pretty much all of my tagging and renaming needs, but was kind of curious with this app.

I think file tagging and renaming are both needed in a tool like this.

Author:  electronutsie [ Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:29 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia

freakazoid,

Thanks for checking out my app.
In the future, a comprehensive rename/scripting feature could be implemented if more of the users request it.
However, that is not what the utility was meant for, namely, to make sure I'll know what exactly I'm listening to on a tag-sorting portable player (ipod/iphone/windows phone now too), and do it in a quickest and easiest possible way.

Author:  freakazoid [ Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:10 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia

No problem, electronutsie.

Your app does what it says, so that's good.

Author:  Midas [ Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:45 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia - MP3 tagging

@electronutsie: how about an option to delete album cover from media files -- optionally after extracting 'cover.jpg'/'folder.jpg'? Too much redundancy is a thing... :)

Author:  electronutsie [ Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:14 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia - MP3 tagging

Midas wrote:
@electronutsie: how about an option to delete album cover from media files -- optionally after extracting 'cover.jpg'/'folder.jpg'? Too much redundancy is a thing... :)


Thank you for the suggestion.
Actually, I've thought of something like this. The option might be implemented in an update soon.

Author:  electronutsie [ Wed Apr 02, 2014 1:12 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia - MP3 tagging

taghycardia 0.99.4 is out
What's new: Strip covers from tags mode; x32 and x64 builds available; a number of small fixes

Author:  Midas [ Wed Apr 02, 2014 1:51 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia - MP3 tagging

Great! 8)

On a related note, I see you have FLAC/OGG tagging (APE?) in the works and I just wonder if AAC/MP4 tagging wouldn't make taghycardia more future-proof? 'Cause of HTML5, among other reasons, it's looking more and more like it will be the coming de facto standard...

Author:  electronutsie [ Wed Apr 02, 2014 2:08 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia - MP3 tagging

Midas wrote:
Great! 8)

On a related note, I see you have FLAC/OGG tagging (APE?) in the works and I just wonder if AAC/MP4 tagging wouldn't make taghycardia more future-proof? 'Cause of HTML5, among other reasons, it's looking more and more like it will be the coming de facto standard...


This is definitely planned, the groundwork has been laid, however the code is rather rudimentary at this stage. I'm always postponing this "till I have enough time"...

Author:  I am Baas [ Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:42 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia - MP3 tagging

Version 0.99.6a is available (03022016)

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Improved online cover art discoverability, fixed a number of minor UI-related bugs.


http://taghycardia.info/

Author:  smaragdus [ Tue Jun 21, 2016 4:36 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia - MP3 tagging

taghycardia at version 0.99.8, change log.

Author:  Midas [ Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:41 am ]
Post subject:  Re: taghycardia - MP3 tagging

smaragdus wrote:
taghycardia at version 0.99.8

    Cool. 8)

    Some interesting new features, especially "Support for music file formats other than MP3". OTOH, there's now a Pro version (see https://gosell.it/product/test-44), mostly with lyrics related features -- these can be previewed (as well as disabled) in the free version...

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