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How to Add Metadata to Your M4V Video Effortlessly

by Christine Smith • 2024-01-11 10:25:53 • Proven solutions

Part 1. Suitable Software to Add Metadata

You can add metadata on M4V files by using different types of software. Here is a list of 5 different types of software that you can use. The first one is called Adobe Bridge which allows you to be able to organize the assets that you need to produce content for print, web and video.

Adobe Bridge

Adobe Bridge is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud which allows you to make non Adobe files accessible so that you can drag in the assets that you require in to different layouts, projects and you can also add metadata. The files can be easier to locate once you have dragged the assets in for amendment. You can browse through the files that you need and organize them effectively according to their page layouts, media files type and filters. You can also make many changes to the files by renaming them, moving them, rotating images and editing metadata. You can import data from your video camera and view the files. You can also edit the images in the Camera Raw dialogue so that you do not need to start Photoshop in order to use the settings. You can also manage the colours by synchronizing the colour settings across the Cloud components. It may not always support the videos that you need to use and it is not an essential cloud component. Price = free

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Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)

This software is the best type of software to use for this type of editing as you can edit metadata for your M4V type of movie. You can amend the actors or even the director in order to tag the description and you can use an advanced MP4 tag editor for this. It is so straightforward to use the M4V metadata editor to process the videos at a 30X faster speed without losing quality. This software allows you to be able to watch high quality videos straightaway and you can download and burn DVDs for videos. You can download the software for free to trial it first.

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Also known as the Universal tag converter, this software allows you to be able to edit metadata of audio files easily and effectively. It supports the batch tag editing of files such as iTunes MP4 and WMA so that you can cover a variety of different types of audio formats. You can also download artwork for your music library and rename files that are based on the specific tag information. You can also create your own playlists. The software is easy to use and it is quick to use with built in cutting and joining tools. The album search can be difficult to locate the right information and there have been some small bugs that have been reported from using the software. Price = free

MP3tag - add metadata to M4V


iFlicks enables you to be able to use the movie and TV show metadata so that the iTunes library can look amazing. You can use a specifically formulated user interface in order to create a personal customizable design. You can automatically look up movies and TV shows and find beautiful artwork to use. The artwork is high resolution and it makes the iTunes more alive. You can also download movies from the Movie Database which you can store in your video library. This software allows fast and high quality video encoding which has audio support. This is fast and easy to use so there are no real negatives to note. Price = £18.99

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Image Metadata Manager

The image Metadata Manager is a straightforward tool that can be used to handle the metadata for image files specifically. The photo files often have metadata embedded in the photo itself in terms of the data and time that they photo may have been taken. This information can be very useful to sort and rename the images and provide a more concise library. You can also associate key words and provide specific whereabouts of the photos according to locations. You can also manipulate the metadata more effectively by using this software as you can open different formats such as JPEG and TIF files so that you can perform changes to these. Price = free

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Part 2. How to Add Metadata on Your M4V

In order to get an easy solution to add metadata on your M4V, we recommend you to use the M4V metadata editor Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate), which can not only add metadata for your M4V files but also work as a video converter, video editor, video downloader and more. Before the steps, you need to download, install and launch the metadata editor on your computer.

Detailed Steps on adding metadata to your M4V:

    1. Add the M4V file to your metadata editor.

Go to the Toolbox interface > click Fix Video Metadata to enter the metadata window. Click FILE button to add the video that you want to edit metadata. Note that the integrated metadata editor can support many video formats, like M4V, MP4, MOV, etc.

Add the M4V file- add metadata to M4V

    1. Fix, Edit or Add Metadata for the M4V file.

You're enabled to fix, edit or add metadata to the M4V video. It automatically detects the video type and falls into Movies, TV Shows and Home Video. You can change it by clicking the drop-down button for Type. As to video language, genre, comment rating and definition, you can select a proper option from the drop-down list. For additional information like actors, directors, screen writers, tagline, description, comments and release date, you need to add them in the blank by yourself.

Add the M4V file- add metadata to M4V

    1. Save your revised files.

All you need to do is to click Save button to go ahead and play your M4V on an iOS device or sync to iTunes.


With Wondershare UniConverter, you can edit M4V files with more features. Read the Best M4V Editor to Trim/Cut/Merge M4V Files >> to learn more.

Christine Smith

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