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Supported Tags

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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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