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How to Tag Your Songs in iTunes

Many people want to konw kow to tag your songs in iTunes? This article introduces what's iTunes tag, and how you can edit it in iTunes, but when you play your songs with another player, the Id3 tags were not available if you use iTunes to tag. However, we will recommend best iTunes tag editor and external iTunes tag editor here .

Part 1. What's iTunes Tag?

iTunes tag, also called iTunes ID3 tag, is the metadata or information like artist, album, genre, year and so on. In iTunes, the tags are mainly used to categorize your music, display information for the files, sort the files and be used by Smart Playlist.

Part 2. iTunes Built-in Tag Editor

Editing tag in iTunes is very convenient. Directly highlight a song and click once to editing tag one by one. Plus, iTunes also allows you to edit the tag informations with the built-in info editor. To access it, right click on the file you want to edit metadata, and select Get Info (or just press Command + I on keyboard).

Tips: the Grouping field are specially used to group songs for dynamic playlists. For example, you can create a Smart Playlist to generate a list that just contains the songs with "Oldies" grouping information.

Tag your iTunes songs-itunes get info

Part 3. Tag Edit Multiple Songs in iTunes

You could also edit tags of multiple songs. It's similar to editing tag of a single file. The difference is to select multiple files before access Get Info command. You can hold down Command or Shift key and click to select multiple files, or use Command + A to select all files.

Tag your iTunes songs-edit multiple tags

Tips: If you want to clear an iTunes tag such as comment, simple uncheck the box before comment text field and choose OK to apply to selected files.

Part 4. Best iTunes Tag Editor

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Part 5. External iTunes Tag Editor

The tags edited iTunes sometimes have not been saved to the original file, so it doesn't work with other programs. Moreover, it's not as powerful as some external tag editors. Here comes the other tag editors for iTunes. What I recommended here is the free iTunes tag editor called MusicBrainzPicard which uses an album-oriented approach to access the MusicBrainz database to automatically tag your music files correctly.

Wondershare TidyMyMusic for Mac

Here is another external iTunes tag editor, only a better choice. It automatically finds information for all your music files and helps clean up your iTunes library by fixing mislabeled songs and removing duplicates.


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1. iTunes Tips+
  1. 1.1 Playlist Disappeared
  2. 1.2 Best iTunes Alternatives
  3. 1.3 Share Playlist
  4. 1.4 Playlist to iPod
  5. 1.5 Copy Playlist
  6. 1.6 iTunes and Smart Playlist
  7. 1.7 Sync Playlist to iPhone
  8. 1.8 Solution of iOS
  9. 1.9 iTunes Radio to Mp3
  10. 1.10 iTunes Tag
2. iTunes Library+
  1. 2.1 iTunes Library Disappeared
  2. 2.2 Reduce Your iTunes Library
  3. 2.3 Analyze iTunes Library
  4. 2.4 iTunes Library location
  5. 2.5 With Multiple Macs
  6. 2.6 Multiple iTunes Libraries
  7. 2.7 iTunes Music Library
  8. 2.8 iTunes Library
3. Backup & Recover+
  1. 3.1 Backup iPod Music
  2. 3.2 Recover Lost iTunes Music
  3. 3.3 Delete iTunes Backup
  4. 3.4 Backup iTunes Playlist
  5. 3.5 Backup to ExternalDrive
  6. 3.6 Backup to iCloud
  7. 3.7 Recover iTunes Library
  8. 3.8 iTunes Backup Alternative
  9. 3.9 Backup iTunes Library
  10. 3.10 Backup iPod
  11. 3.11 Backup iTunes Music
  12. 3.12 Back up eBooks
4. Manage iTunes Library+
  1. 4.1 Merge iTunes Libraries
  2. 4.2 Rescan iTunes Library
  3. 4.3 Refresh iTunes Library
  4. 4.4 Edit iTunes Music Library
  5. 4.5 Reset iTunes Library
  6. 4.6 Sync iTunes Library
  7. 4.7 Share iTunes Music
  8. 4.8 itunes Library Manager
  9. 4.9 Remove Duplicates from iTunes
  10. 4.10 Tag Multiple Songs
  11. 4.11 Edit iTunes Library
  12. 4.12 Restore iTunes Library
  13. 4.13 Clean up iTunes
  14. 4.14 Rebuild iTunes Library
  15. 4.15 Clean up iTunes Music
  16. 4.16 Remove Duplicate Items
  17. 4.17 Delete iTunes Library
  18. 4.18 Share iTunes Library
5. Restore iTunes+
  1. 5.1 Restore iTunes Library
  2. 5.2 restore ipod
6. To iTunes+
  1. 6.1 Download iTunes Radio
  2. 6.2 Download BBC Radio
  3. 6.3 Watch iTunes Video
  4. 6.4 Download Podcasts
  5. 6.5 Record Online Music
  6. 6.6 Play BBC Radio
  7. 6.7 Free iTunes Songs
7. iTunes Transfer+
  1. 7.1 iTunes to Android
  2. 7.2 Convert Napster to iTunes
  3. 7.3 YouTube to iTunes
  4. 7.4 Music to iTunes
  5. 7.5 Grooveshark to iTunes
  6. 7.6 Rhapsody to iTunes
  7. 7.7 Pandora to iTunes
  8. 7.8 Youtube Music to iTunes
  9. 7.9 Vimeo to iTunes
  10. 7.10 iTunes to Computer
  11. 7.11 iTunes Radio for Android

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