2 Excellent Methods to Edit MP4 Metadata for Windows/Mac (Mojave Included)

If you want to read the information of a video file, you can right click it, choose property, select details. However, the information there can't be edited. For example, you probably want to edit metadata for your MP4 movies, such as the actors, directors, tag, or description. How to edit MP4 metadata? Luckily we've found an advanced MP4 video metadata editor for you.

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate (Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate for Mac) is the best MP4 metadata editor. You can use it to easily edit metadata for MP4. This MP4 metadata editor processes videos at a 30X faster speed without any quality loss. In this case, you watch high quality videos on Apple device right away. Besides, it is an all-in-one video converter. It can convert videos, download videos and burn DVDs. You can convert videos from any format to iOS device, Android device, and etc. Just download it to have a try.

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  • Convert video to over 1000 formats like AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, etc.
  • Work as an metadata management tool to edit video metada files.
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  • 30X faster conversion speed than other common converters.
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How to Edit MP4 Metadata with This Movie Metadata Editor?

To tag MP4 movies, just read the steps below. Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate has a beautifully-designed interface, it takes you no effort to learn it.

There are two methods to add MP4 metadata to video files. With the first method, you can edit MP4 metadata with any video quality loss.

Method 1: Edit MP4 Metadata Directly from Toolbox

Before getting started, you can watch the video tutorial first.

Step 1 Find the MP4 tag editor tool.

After you download and install Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate on your computer, go to Toolbox > Fix Video Metadata to enter the editing window.

Open Fix Video Metadata

Step 2 Upload file to this MP4 tag editor.

Click button to add the video that you want to edit metadata.

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Step 3 Edit MP4 metadata.

Now you can fix, edit or add MP4 metadata to the video files from the following 3 aspects.

1. Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate 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.

edit vdieo metadata

If you select TV Shows, you can edit Season and Episode beside Type option.

2. For video language, genre, comment rating and definition, you can select a proper option from the drop-down list.

edit vdieo metadata

3. For other information like actors, directors, screen writers, tagline, description, comments and release date, you need to fill in them manually.

edit vdieo metadata

Step 4 Save Metadata.

Click the Save button when you finish editing video metadata. Now Playing videos on your iOS device would be much easier.

Method 2: Edit MP4 Metadata before Video Conversion

If you have conversion request as well as add video metadata, then you can use this solution, which can add your video metadata before the video conversion.

Step 1 Add video file to this metadata editor.

Launch the software after installation, it will go to the Convert section by default. Click the Add Files button at the top-left corner to load your desired videos for editing metadata.

Add video file to this metadata edito

Step 2 Open video metadata editor.

Then you'll see the video thumbnail in the primary interface.

Open video metadata editor

Click on the icon circled as the above screenshot shows, you'll get a separate window for Fix Video Metadata.

Step 3 Edit/Add MP4 Metadata to the video.

Now you can proceed to video metadata editing at will, which is the same as the method 1's step 3.

Edit/Add MP4 Metadata to the video

Step 4 Save metadata and convert video.

When you complete all the metadata editing, click Save to confirm. Then click Convert All save the changes in the converted videos.

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