id3tag man page

id3tag — Tags an mp3 file with id3v1 and/or id3v2 tags.


id3tag [ OPTION ]... [ FILE ]...


Id3tag will render both types of tag by default. Only the last tag type indicated in the option list will be used. Non- rendered will remain unchanged in the original file. Will also parse and convert Lyrics3 v2.0 frames, but will not render them.


-1, --v1tag
Render only the id3v1 tag
-2, --v2tag
Render only the id3v2 tag
-h, --help
Display help and exit
-v, --version
Display version information and exit
-a, --artist ARTIST
Set the artist information
-s, --song SONG
Set the song title information
-A, --album ALBUM
Set the album title information
-c, --comment COMMENT
Set the comment information
Set the comment description
-g, --genre num
Set the genre number
-y, --year num
Set the year
-t, --track num
Set the track number
-T, --total num
Set the total number of tracks on the album

See Also

id3convert(1), id3info(1), id3v2(1)


id3lib was originally designed and implemented by Dirk Mahoney and is maintained by Scott Thomas Haug <>. Manual page written for Debian GNU/Linux by Robert Woodcock <>.

Referenced By

id3convert(1), id3info(1), id3v2(1), odfmeta(1), odfuserfield(1).

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