id3tag (1) - Linux Manuals

id3tag: Tags an mp3 file with id3v1 and/or id3v2 tags.


id3tag - Tags an mp3 file with id3v1 and/or id3v2 tags.


id3tag [ OPTION ]... [ FILE ]...


Id3tag will render both types of tag by default. Only the last tag type indicated in the option list will be used. Non- rendered will remain unchanged in the original file. Will also parse and convert Lyrics3 v2.0 frames, but will not render them.


-1, --v1tag
Render only the id3v1 tag
-2, --v2tag
Render only the id3v2 tag
-h, --help
Display help and exit
-v, --version
Display version information and exit
-a, --artist ARTIST
Set the artist information
-s, --song SONG
Set the song title information
-A, --album ALBUM
Set the album title information
-c, --comment COMMENT
Set the comment information
Set the comment description
-g, --genre num
Set the genre number
-y, --year num
Set the year
-t, --track num
Set the track number
-T, --total num
Set the total number of tracks on the album


id3lib was originally designed and implemented by Dirk Mahoney and is maintained by Scott Thomas Haug <sth2 [at]>. Manual page written for Debian GNU/Linux by Robert Woodcock <rcw [at]>.


id3convert(1), id3info(1), id3v2(1)