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Removing ID3 v1.x tags from files on a Mac

What software provides easy removal of ID3 v1.x tags (or any other metadata that is not ID3 v2.4) from files on a Mac (while not modifying ID3 v2.4 tags)?

Also, what Mac software can fix incorrect technical metadata (like incorrect sample / frame counts), unknown tag fields, etc.?

Thanks.

 

Re: Removing ID3 v1.x tags from files on a Mac

Reply #1
You can install id3v2 via homebrew and remove ID3v1 tags with the -s option

Re: Removing ID3 v1.x tags from files on a Mac

Reply #2
Thanks for info about id3v2.

Unfortunately, it's not recognizing existing ID3v2.4 tags on my MP3s.

Do you know if it supports 2.4?

Thanks.

Re: Removing ID3 v1.x tags from files on a Mac

Reply #3
No, personally I'm using Meta for editing meta data on all files and I don't know if there are any ID3v1 tags left to be honest.

Re: Removing ID3 v1.x tags from files on a Mac

Reply #4
foobar2000 for macOS supports v2.4 tags, but there's probably not that handy of an option to remove just v1 tags there.

Re: Removing ID3 v1.x tags from files on a Mac

Reply #5
Just asked the Meta developers, when you turn off ID3v1 in the settings they are deleted when modifying the tags of the file. So maybe it is worth to try it out: https://www.nightbirdsevolve.com/meta/

 
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