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Everything You Must Know about Music Metadata

by Christine Smith • 2020-03-19 16:18:42 • Proven solutions

Music Metadata is a very important part of the music files and if the music metadata is not complete then your music files will not be ready to share. The information what is available in the metadata for songs ensure that the music files are store properly on your compute or mobiles. Metadata for songs allows you to identify the information about the songs directly even without playing it. If your songs don’t have music metadata information, you can add it manually and automatically by using the online websites or the metadata software. We will share all information about the metadata for songs in this article with you today.

Part 1. Introduction to Music Metadata Definition

Music Metadata is simply the information which allows users to identify the information about the songs. Metadata is used by mainly all types of music and video files including the online and offline music. Online websites such as YouTube, Facebook also contains the Meta information of the songs and videos. If you have any file available on your system offline, then you can also update the music metadata for this file.

Part 2. What Types of Information are Included in Music Metadata

A music file contains several types of information in it which called Music Metadata such as music type, rating, content, description, actor, director, comment about songs, artist, genre, title, label, album name tracker number etc. You can add several other types of tags as well using the right programs.

So music metadata is the information which allows you to understand the songs without watching it. There are several programs available over internet which allows you to edit metadata of songs using the automated and manual methods.

Part 3. Why Does Music Metadata Matter

Metadata for songs is the thing which helps users to understand the type of music so they can decide whether listen to the song or not. Poor or wrong metadata information about the song can misguide the users and they can redirect to the wrong files. Whenever a song is released over internet or in the music CD’s, it comes with the metadata information. But, if the music metadata is not available, then this is really very hard to know the director, actor, star rating of the songs. To get these all information, you need to visit internet and check the websites manually. So this is the reason why you need to have the music files with complete metadata information about the songs.

Part 4. How to Edit Music Metadata Easily

Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is a desktop program which allows users to complete the incomplete Meta information of the songs. There is a free version of the program available which enables users to test its features. Wondershare UniConverter is not just the best music tagging software but also offers you several options for editing the music video & audio, downloading music and videos, recording music or videos, converting multimedia files, transfering multimedia files or burning them to the DVD directly. This program helps you to download MP3 metadata automatic from the internet with one click. You can also get music metadata by entering them manually to the music files with your system keyboard. This best music tagging software is available for the Mac and windows both computers. Wondershare UniConverter is capable in converting audio and video to over 1000 formats and downloads the music from over 10000 video sharing sites.

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  • Edit music metadata, including song title, artist name, album name, album cover image, track number and other information
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Watch Tutorial to Edit Music Metadata on Windows, Similar Steps on Mac

How to Edit Music File Metadata with Wondershare UniConverter?

Step 1 Add Music Files to the Best Music Metadata Editor

Launch music metadata software on the system after installation and then click Toolbox from the main navigation and click on Fix Media Metadata. Click the dots in the right side next to Choose File and then select audio or video for which you want to update Metadata. After selecting files, click on the Open button to add it in the interface.

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Step 3 Search Music Metadata Online or Edit Music Metadata Manually

Now you need to click on the purple color Search button. The program will start searching the Meta information from the online websites. Or, you can edit the music metadata and update it manually.

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Step 4 Save Music Metadata to Music Files

After finding the Meta information, the music metadata software will fill the blank boxed with new information just like the attached screenshot. Now finally click on the Save button. That’s it.

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This is the information about music metadata which tells how important the music Meta information for the audio and video files is. Now, if you are looking to add Meta information to the songs, then you can use the Wondershare UniConverter software which helps you to update the Meta information without doing any effort. It is able to find the Meta information about any song or video using the online websites.

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