Kid3 v3.5.0

smaragdus on 17 Jun 2017
  • 44MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Jun 2017
  • Suggested by Midas

Kid3 is customizable audio tag editor that supports a broad list of audio formats. The program functions with a variety of ID3 tags and convert between them. The program can also edit tags of multiple files, generate tags from filenames and from the contents of tag fields, generate filenames from tags, rename and create directories from tags, and create playlist files. The program can also import from several sources including,, MusicBrainz, Discogs, and Amazon, as well as export tags to CSV and HTML files.

Formats supported include MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Opus, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV, AIFF and APE. ID3 tag versions include v1.1, v2.3 and v2.4.

Cross-platform with versions available for Android, Linux and macOS.

System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract it to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch kid3.exe --portable
Similar/alternative apps: Mp3tag, TagScanner
What's new? New:
  • Tags which violate the ID3v2 standard are marked.
  • Filter for marked files.
  • Configurable keyboard shortcuts for user actions.
  • Set and get frame fields from scripts and CLI.
  • Select a subset of frames for copy, paste, remove from scripts and CLI.
  • Set and get multiple frames of the same kind from scripts and CLI.
  • Support field names in export and filter expressions.
  • Support xid and ownr atoms in M4A files.
  • Danish translation.
  • Better performance when files are added to selection.
  • The script actions in the file list context menu only operate on selected files.
  • Only jump to tagged files with previous/next in GUI.
  • Show passed/total after "filtered" in title bar.
  • kid3-cli can run from a console without GUI/X11.
  • Adding and deleting tag 3 frames from CLI.
  • Deletion of multiple METADATA_BLOCK_PICTURE picture frames.
  • Wrong depth 32 instead of 24 stored in METADATA_BLOCK_PICTURE.
  • Use Ogg/Vorbis Comment field name setting also for Opus files.

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