ID3TAG(1) User Command ID3TAG(1)

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
Display help and exit
Display version information and exit
Set the artist information
Set the song title information
Set the album title information
Set the comment information
Set the comment description
Set the genre number
Set the year
Set the track number
Set the total number of tracks on the album

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 <>.

May 2000 local