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MPTagThat uses Taglib# for reading and writing tags. Several Tags, like Artist, Album, Title, are common to all file formats. Some of them are specific to a file format only.

The following section lists the currently supported tags along with their description.

Common Tags to All Formats

Tag

ID3 Equivalent

Description

Artist

TPE1

The main artist performing this track. (Multiple values possible by separating with a ";")

Album

TALB

The album the track is part of.

Title

TIT2

The title of the composition.

Album Artist

TPE2

The primary artists who created the album or appear on the cover, or "Various Artists". Sometimes called Band or Orchestra

Composers

TCOM

The people who composed the music. (Multiple values possible by separating with a ";")

Conductor

TPE3

The person conducting the track

Comments

COMM

A user defined description of the current track.

Genres

TCON

Genres of music that the track/album belongs to. (Multiple values possible by separating with a ";")

Year

TYER

The year the album was released.

Track

TRCK

The order in which the track appears in the album, or zero if albumless.

TrackCount

TRCK

The number of tracks in the album, or zero if unknown.

Disc

TPOS

The order in which the disc appears in a boxed set, or zero if not a set. (Sometimes called "Part of a set")

DiscCount

TPOS

The number of discs in a boxed set, or zero if unknown.

Lyrics

USLT

The lyrics or text transcription of the track.

Grouping

TIT1

The grouping that the current track belongs to. This could be an movement for classical music, or the part of the disc, or an empty string if unknown.

Beats / Minute

TBPM

The number of beats per minute, or zero if unknown. This is very useful for DJ's.

Copyright

TCOP

Copyright information for the track, or an empty string if unknown.

Pictures

APIC

Pictures relevant to the current track. They can be cover images, inserts, the performers, the recording studio, etc.

 

ID3 Tags only

TAG

ID3 Equivalent

Description

Popularimeter

POPM

Allows rating of the file.

Original Release Time

TDOR

Contains a timestamp describing when the original recording of the audio was released.

Encoded by

TENC

Contains the name of the person or organisation that encoded the audio file.

Lyrics Writer

TEXT

Intended for the writer of the text or lyrics in the recording.

Involved People List

TIPL

maps between functions, like producer, and names.

Subtitle / Description

TIT3

used for information directly related to the contents title (e.g. "Op. 16" or "Performed live at Wembley").

Length

TLEN

contains the length of the audio file in milliseconds, represented as a numeric string.

Musician credits list

TMCL

mapping between instruments and the musician that played it.

Media Type

TMED

describes from which media the sound originated.

Original album/movie/show title

TOAL

the title of the original recording (or source of sound), if for example the music in the file should be a cover of a previously released song.

Original file name

TOFN

the preferred filename for the file, since some media doesn't allow the desired length of the filename.

Original Text Writer

TOLY

the text writer of the original recording, if for example the music in the file should be a cover of a previously released song.

Original Artist/Performer

TOPE

the performer of the original recording, if for example the music in the file should be a cover of a previously released song.

File Owner

TOWN

the name of the owner or licensee of the file and it's contents.

Interpreted, remixed, or otherwise modified by

TPE4

contains more information about the people behind a remix and similar interpretations of another existing piece.

Publisher

TPUB

the name of the label or publisher.

Album Sort Order

TSOA

defines a string which should be used instead of the album name (TALB) for sorting purposes. E.g. an album named "A Soundtrack" might preferably be sorted as "Soundtrack".

Performer Sort Order

TSOP

defines a string which should be used instead of the performer (TPE2) for sorting purposes.

Title Sort Order

TSOT

defines a string which should be used instead of the title (TIT2) for sorting purposes.

Commercial Information

WCOM

is a URL pointing at a webpage with information such as where the album can be bought.

Copyright Information

WCOP

is a URL pointing at a webpage where the terms of use and ownership of the file is described.

Official Audio Web Page

WOAF

is a URL pointing at a file specific webpage.

Official Artist/Performer Web Page

WOAR

is a URL pointing at the artists official webpage.

Official Audio Source Web Page

WOAS

is a URL pointing at the official webpage for the source of the audio file, e.g. a movie.

Official Internet Radio Station Home Page

WORS

contains a URL pointing at the homepage of the internet radio station.

Payment

WPAY

is a URL pointing at a webpage that will handle the process of paying for this file.

Publisher Web Page

WPUB

is a URL pointing at the official webpage for the publisher.

User Defined URL

WXXX

is intended for URL links concerning the audio file in a similar way to the other "W"-frames.

   

 

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