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Newbie
Posts: 13
Registered: ‎07-29-2011

Clip ZIp ID3 Tags?

Hi,

 

What kind of metadata is compatible with the Clip Zip? I've got loads of "unknown" artists and albums etc..

 

What program can I use to re-tag them? I don't use Media Player, I drag and drop in MSC mode so need a program that will edit the files already on my Clip Zip's SD?

 

Thanks

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SanDisk Guru
Posts: 1,669
Registered: ‎10-07-2007

Re: Clip ZIp ID3 Tags?

I can't answer your first question, but I can recommend the utility MP3tag for editing the tags.  It does bulk operations so you shouldn't have to do your songs one at a time.  And with the utility you may be able to figure out the answer to your first question by looking at the tags values displayed in MP3tag (find a song that says "unknown" on the Clip Zip, look at its tags in MP3tag, find the pattern, etc.).

SanDisk Guru
Posts: 8,152
Registered: ‎12-11-2007

Re: Clip ZIp ID3 Tags?

As noted above, a good tag editor:  MP3Tag, Internet freeware.

SanDisk Guru
Posts: 1,669
Registered: ‎10-07-2007

Re: Clip ZIp ID3 Tags?

What is this, Echo Everything PromisedPlanet Says Day?

 

===> Smiley Wink  <===

SanDisk Guru
Posts: 1,460
Registered: ‎12-27-2008

Re: Clip ZIp ID3 Tags?

To answer the first  question: Sansas prefer their ID3 tags in v2.3 ISO 8859-1 (also known as "Latin") format.

SanDisk Guru
Posts: 8,152
Registered: ‎12-11-2007

Re: Clip ZIp ID3 Tags?

Take the seconding of your recommendation (sorry, I saw you discuss the program but missed, on the small tablet I was using, the recommendation) as a compliment to you . . . . Smiley Wink