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Metatogger available in Chinese

Thanks to 王晨旭, Metatogger is now available in Chinese.

October 23, 2020

Metatogger 6.0.10 release

In this version, hidden items in the workspace because filtered are not affected by the tag manipulation tools. It is possible to modify this behavior by setting to false the ProtectFilteredItems parameter in the advanced settings file.

As expected, the lyrics search doesn't work anymore. With no viable alternative, I was forced to remove this feature.

October 14, 2020

Closing of the LyricWiki lyrics site

The LyricWiki site announces its closure for September 21, 2020. After this date, the retrieval of song lyrics in Metatogger might not work anymore. Unfortunately, I don't know any alternative sites offering a similar service (free access to lyrics with an API). Probably the end of an era... 😔

September 9, 2020

Taking into account changes made to audio files outside of Metatogger

First feature in 2020: changes made on audio files outside the software will be reflected in real time in Metatogger.

January 8, 2020

A dark theme coming soon

A preview of the future dark theme I'm working on. Metatogger's dark theme Metatogger's light theme

September 22, 2019

NET Framework version 4.7.2 is required

The next version of Metatogger will require version 4.7.2 of the .NET Framework (provided by default with Windows 10 v1803). Those who don't have this minimum requirement are invited to install directly the .NET Framework 4.8 (provided by default with Windows 10 v1903).

June 29, 2019

New script for transliteration of Cyrillic characters <-> Latin characters

Metatogger now has a script to transliterate Cyrillic characters into Latin characters (and vice versa).

June 19, 2019

Easily reduce the size of your embedded covers

Metatogger 6.0 has been released with a slightly redesigned interface and a new feature to reduce the size of embedded covers. And as always, many bugs fixed.

June 15, 2019

Scripts update for more flexibility

Most of the scripts in Metatogger have been updated to allow the user to easily indicate which tags the scripts should act on.

January 20, 2019

Opening a PayPal money pool

For those who like Metatogger, I have created a PayPal money pool. Participating in this money pool will allow you to contribute to the expenses incurred by the development of Metatogger (purchase of software components, hosting costs of the Lumisoft website, etc.) which are now entirely supported by myself, on my personal funds. Thank you in advance!

September 26, 2018

New audio playback engine

Metatogger 5.9.1, released today, contains a new audio playback engine that allows you to move forward or backward in playback by moving the slider provided for this purpose in the status bar.

March 9, 2018

Metatogger 5.8 release

You can now detach, anchor, move, resize the software's tool windows to your liking.

March 12, 2017

New script to correct the case of English tags

This new script allows you to correct the case of English titles; it capitalizes the first letter of the principal words.

February 19, 2017

Metatogger available in new languages

Metatogger is now available in Russian, German, Spanish and Italian.

September 3, 2016

Long path support in Windows

The next version of Metatogger will support long paths (more than 259 characters) under Windows 10 version 14393 (the "anniversary" update).

August 6, 2016

Metatogger 5.7 release

In addition to the usual bug fixes and performance optimizations, it is now possible to modify some advanced settings in the software, such as the ID3v2 standard to be used to save the tags of MP3 files.

July 17, 2016

Metatogger 5.6 release

Metatogger 5.6 will use C# scripts, which by default will be hosted on GitHub, in order to facilitate their sharing and updating.

December 28, 2015

Metatogger 5.5 release

Metatogger 5.5 is released! The software now relies on TagLib to read and write tags of audio files (including M4A files, in AAC format). "Uncommon" tags are now more common and useful than before.

_September 6, 2015

Metatogger 5.3 release

Here are the main new features and improvements of Metatogger 5.3:

  • Data export to Excel or CSV format.
  • Use of the MusicBrainz database for disc covers.
  • New graphic theme and new icons.

March 18, 2015

Metatogger 5.1 release

Here are the main new features and improvements of Metatogger 5.1:

  • Parallel lyrics search (5 by 5).
  • New installation program, automatically downloading the software requirements.
  • Added an identifier |filename|.
  • General improvement of the software performance.

Moreover, this version requires version 4.5 of the .NET Framework, not supported in Windows XP, operating system released 12 years ago.

January 5, 2014

Metatogger 5.0 release

For your information, here are the main new features and improvements of Metatogger 5.0:

  • Redesign of the interface based on the Office 2013 theme.
  • Possibility to undo and redo user actions.
  • Advanced possibility for filtering in the workspace.
  • Ability to quickly search by keywords in all columns.
  • New column Changed Items to identify files with changes waiting to be saved.
  • General improvement of the software performance.

July 30, 2013