ReplayGain tagging in Linux, using 'id3' format

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ReplayGain tagging in Linux, using 'id3' format

Post by darkcity » Sat Nov 07, 2015 1:30 pm


I need to tag some mp3s with replaygain, I need to use the 'id3' standard rather than 'ape'.

mp3gain defaults to using 'ape' tags, it is rumoured it can to 'id3' but I can't find any documentation, anybody had any luck with this?

The other option is to use foobar2 in WINE, but I'd rather find a Linux native solution.

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Re: ReplayGain tagging in Linux, using 'id3' format

Post by steve » Thu Nov 12, 2015 2:13 pm

Mp3Gain can change the volume of MP3 files, losslessly, without writing tags. This will leave your existing tags in place and unaltered. To do this:
Select "Options - Tags - Ignore (do not read or write tags)" from the MP3Gain menu.

MP3Gain FAQ:
9/10 questions are answered in the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

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