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What is the Best Way to Search Metadata for Your Videos?

by Christine Smith • 2024-07-03 14:34:00 • Proven solutions

Metadata of the audio and video files is a very important thing to get complete information about the video even without watching it from the starting to end. Metadata is usually text, which is associated with the video and tells what the video is about. Entering the metadata for large libraries is a harrowing task if you enter the data manually. With the right Meta tool, it becomes very easier to find and apply information to the music files. We will share the information on the importance of metadata and how to find metadata easily for bulk files in this article.

Part 1. Why is Metadata Important for Your videos?

Metadata plays a vital role in the video, audio, and images as well. Suppose you have uploaded a video on YouTube, and there is a lack of metadata of video, then this is very hard to get popularity for your video and reaching the right audience. Right Meta information about the footage helps users to search the video quickly and watch it on YouTube. Just like that, while listening to the songs offline, you can easily understand the video content only by viewing its Metadata. Meta information is such as genre, type of video, description, comment, rating, etc.

Some people like to manage their music library properly with the complete metadata of songs and videos. If you are also one of them, then you may need the right tool for finding the correct metadata for your music library. For a few numbers of songs, you can simply use Google and find metadata according to the song name and enter it manually using the inbuilt options of your operating system. If you want to add Meta for the hundreds or thousands of songs, then this becomes very hectic. In that condition, you need the right tool that can quickly search metadata information for your video with just a few clicks.

Part 2. Best Way to Search Metadata for Your Videos

Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is a software to manage multimedia files and allows you to do several operations. It also offers you a compelling metadata search feature which searches metadata information for the videos directly from the online websites and adds them to your videos. This software is a powerful metadata search program as it allows you to enter the Meta information manually and automatically both ways. Besides metadata, it supports download or record video, converts audio or video, transfers video or audio, burns DVD, etc. There is a toolbox also offered in the program which allows you to create GIF from video or images, convert image, compress video and several other things.

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How to search Metadata with Wondershare UniConverter?

Step 1 First, download, install and run the software on your computer. Now click on the Toolbox tab from the main navigation and then hit the Fix Media Metadata option.

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Step 2 Now, a popup box will be there on your screen. In this popup, click on the three-dot, which are available there in next to Choose File and then select audio or video file from the system hard drive. Now click on the Open button.

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Step 3 In the attached screenshot, you can see still there is no Meta information available for the added video. Now click on the Search button, and the software will automatically find metadata for your video.

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Step 4 After clicking on the Search button, the Wondershare UniConverter will add all the Meta information of the video. Now simply click on the Save button, and then the file will be saved with the new metadata information.

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This article offers information about the metadata searches and why metadata is essential for your video and audio files. Wondershare UniConverter is the best and easiest-to-use software if you want to find metadata for your multimedia files.

Christine Smith

Christine Smith

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