beets!

If beets doesn't do what you want yet, writing your own plugin is shockingly simple if you know a little Python. Install beets by typing `pip http://www.pip-installer.org
install beets`. You might then want to read the Getting Started guide. Then follow @b33ts http://twitter.com/b33ts
on Twitter for updates. Install with pip http://www.pip-installer.org
by typing `pip install beets`, then read the Getting Started guide. * github http://github.com/beetbox/beets
* documentation http://beets.readthedocs.org/

beets alternatives

  • MusicBrainz

  • MusicBrainz is a community music metadatabase that attempts to create a comprehensive music information site. You can use the MusicBrainz data either by browsing this web site, or you can access the data from a client program — for example, a CD player program can use MusicBrainz to identify CDs and provide information about the CD, about the artist or about related information. You can also use the MusicBrainz Tagger to automatically identify and clean up the metadata tags in your digital music collections. »

    tags: tagging audio-tagging cddb freedb
    platform: Online Android
  • Gracenote

  • Gracenote, Inc., formerly called CDDB (Compact Disc Data Base), is a company that maintains and licenses an Internet-accessible database containing information about the contents of audio compact discs and vinyl records. It provides software and metadata to businesses that enable their customers to manage and search digital media. Gracenote provides its media management technology and global media database of digital entertainment information to the mobile, automobile, portable, home, and PC markets. Several computer software applications that are capable of playing CDs, such as Winamp, Sony Media Go, and iTunes, use Gracenote's CDDB technology. Gracenote’s database was originally created from and continues to receive voluntary contributions from users. This led to a licensing controversy when Gracenote became commercialized. »

    tags: database audio-tagging metadata sdk music-recognition
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Android iPhone iPad
  • freedb

  • freedb is a free CD and music data base service to look up textual metadata about music, audio or data CDs. This is done by a client which queries the freedb database. As a result, the client displays the artist, CD title, track list and some additional information. Clients are for example CD player, CD ripper and CD burn software. Freedb does not offer clients.

    tags: cddb collection mp3 mp3-maker music-manager
    platform: Online
  • Demlo

  • Demlo organizes your music library automatically and dynamically. It runs a chain of user-defined scripts using variables such as tags and file properties. This way it yields virtually unlimited customization power to the user.

    tags: album-artwork metadata music-collection music-library music-organization
    platform: Mac OS X Linux BSD