Install Kid3 Audio Tag Editor on Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu 14.04

Install Kid3 Audio Tag Editor on Ubuntu Linux. Download and install Kid3 Audio Tag Editor Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and Derivatives. Kid3 is an open-source application for tagging music files.

Using Kid3, one can easily tag multiple MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Opus, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV and AIFF files (e.g. full albums) without typing the same information again and again and have control over both ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags, then Kid3 is the program you are looking for.

With Kid3 you can:

  • Edit ID3v1.1 tags
  • Edit all ID3v2.3 and ID3v2.4 frames
  • Convert between ID3v1.1, ID3v2.3 and ID3v2.4 tags
  • Edit tags in MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, DSF, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Opus, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV, AIFF files and tracker modules (MOD, S3M, IT, XM)
  • Edit tags of multiple files, e.g. the artist, album, year and genre of all files of an album typically have the same values and can be set together.
  • Generate tags from filenames
  • Generate tags from the contents of tag fields
  • Generate filenames from tags
  • Rename and create directories from tags
  • Generate playlist files
  • Automatically convert upper and lower case and replace strings
  • Import from,, MusicBrainz, Discogs, Amazon and other sources of album data
  • Export tags as CSV, HTML, playlists, Kover XML and in other formats
  • Edit synchronized lyrics and event timing codes, import and export LRC files
  • Automate tasks using QML/JavaScript, D-Bus or the command-line interface

Install Kid3 Audio Tag Editor on Ubuntu

Kid3 3.3.1 is the latest version of the Kid3 Audio Tag Editor. It can be installed on Ubuntu Systems, via PPA, using the following command:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ufleisch/kid3
$ sudo apt-get update

Install the kid3 package, for KDE systems:

$ sudo apt-get install kid3 # KDE users

Install the kid3-qt package, for non-KDE systems:

$ sudo apt-get install kid3-qt # without KDE dependencies

Install the kid3-cli package, to get only the command-line version of the software:

$ sudo apt-get install kid3-cli # for the command-line interface

Once installed, open the Kid3 tag editor from Ubuntu Dash or Menu.

Uninstall Kid 3 Tag Editor

If you want to uninstall and remove kid3 tag editor run the following command:

$ sudo apt-get remove kid3*

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