Tag&Rename 3.9.14 for Windows

by Softpointer Inc.

Avg. Rating 3.5 (353 votes)

File Details

File Size 6.9 MB
License Shareware, $29.95
Operating System Windows (All)
Date Added
Total Downloads 31,277
Publisher Softpointer Inc.
Homepage Tag&Rename

Publisher's Description

Tag&Rename is a music files tag editor that easily handles all popular digital audio formats. No matter what music compressor you prefer, you can keep your music collection organized since it is the only tag editor and organizer which has full native support for: mp3 (ID3v1, ID3v2.2, ID3v2.3 and ID3v2.4 tags), MusePack mpc/mp+ (APEv1, APEv2 and ID3v1 tags), Windows Media wma, asf and wmv files, Ogg Vorbis/Flac/Speex (vorbis comments), Apple iTunes and iPod aac (m4a) files including mp4, lossless m4a and protected m4p files, most popular lossless codecs including Monkey's Audio, Flac, Wav Pack, Optim Frog, True Audio, Apple, Windows Media lossless and Wav.

Latest Reviews

DKDude

DKDude reviewed v3.9.14 on Jun 16, 2017

Still best tool for handling/tagging music files, it tags even files the free tools can't handle. Worth every single penny.

If you don't need all the nice features and support for all formats, then go for the free tools, but do not expect to get more than you pay for, after all they are free.

Slug_Coordinator

Slug_Coordinator reviewed v3.9.12 on Jan 30, 2017

Freeware Mp3Tag or Musicbrainz 30.00 for this is 29.99 too much.

DKDude

DKDude reviewed v3.9.3 on Dec 9, 2015

Hands down, this is the best tool for tagging your music, it is worth every single penny.

Keep up the good work.

MP3tag is a fine tool, but Tag&Rename supports way more formats than MP3tag, just to mention one "WAV" + all the other nice features that MP3tag is missing.

Venomsword

Venomsword reviewed v3.8.1 on Jul 3, 2014

Best tagger around. I use it almost everyday. Tried a lot of free apps of that kind and Tag&Rename beats them all. Flawless victory.

svkowalski

svkowalski reviewed v3.5.7 on Nov 17, 2010

Long time user, can't do without it. It excels at managing large collections. The UI is well-designed to enable bulk changes in an intuitive way. Well worth the shareware cost.

JackRegan

JackRegan reviewed v3.5.6 on May 16, 2010

30 bucks? no no and no.

JeremyP

JeremyP reviewed v3.5.6 on May 14, 2010

Excellent, excellent tagger, and worth paying the small amount for the Gold version. Wouldn't be without it - I have some 4 Terabytes of music in my library, all tagged by this program

Pkshadow

Pkshadow reviewed v3.5.6 on May 14, 2010

Gave a 4 because of what it says it can do.

All the BS going on does not tell me where and what free program does what this does as it is Shareware!

So come forward and tell me what programs will stand up and hold and lock and prevent a program from changing the ID Tags as I need ID3v1 and once I listen to it on my computer a frigging program converts it up or edits it with out asking.
I want to be asked if a program can convert my file or a option to lock it into ID3v1 so that I can burn and listen in my car with out having to upgrade a great stock player in my Grand AM.
This is for all developers and established programs.

Ask before you convert my files to un-playable.
You have NO right to convert with out asking!!!!!!

This is more of a rant to all others as this program gives conversion.
As to working with it and usable I will let someone else comment as I would like feedback as I am sure the Developer does and the trickle down may (shrug) change established taggers/music programs from converting with out asking.

plasticpig72

plasticpig72 reviewed v3.5.4 on Nov 17, 2009

It has, wrongly, such a low rating because of the way this site scores. How can review from 2003 when the program was nothing like it is today (though even then it was brilliant) accurately reflect the position today. The review should be done on something like a 12 month revolving situation, that wouuld more accurately reflect the position. Look when the bad reviews for this are, how can this be meaningful.

Tenoq

Tenoq reviewed v3.5.3 on Sep 21, 2009

Why does this have such a low rating? One of the few shareware apps out there that is worth the money. Does what it advertises and more, and it does it a damn-sight better than anything else. Very impressive app. I love Tag & Rename.

Avg. Rating 3.5 (353 votes)
Your Rating
DKDude

DKDude reviewed v3.9.14 on Jun 16, 2017

Still best tool for handling/tagging music files, it tags even files the free tools can't handle. Worth every single penny.

If you don't need all the nice features and support for all formats, then go for the free tools, but do not expect to get more than you pay for, after all they are free.

Slug_Coordinator

Slug_Coordinator reviewed v3.9.12 on Jan 30, 2017

Freeware Mp3Tag or Musicbrainz 30.00 for this is 29.99 too much.

DKDude

DKDude reviewed v3.9.3 on Dec 9, 2015

Hands down, this is the best tool for tagging your music, it is worth every single penny.

Keep up the good work.

MP3tag is a fine tool, but Tag&Rename supports way more formats than MP3tag, just to mention one "WAV" + all the other nice features that MP3tag is missing.

Venomsword

Venomsword reviewed v3.8.1 on Jul 3, 2014

Best tagger around. I use it almost everyday. Tried a lot of free apps of that kind and Tag&Rename beats them all. Flawless victory.

svkowalski

svkowalski reviewed v3.5.7 on Nov 17, 2010

Long time user, can't do without it. It excels at managing large collections. The UI is well-designed to enable bulk changes in an intuitive way. Well worth the shareware cost.

JackRegan

JackRegan reviewed v3.5.6 on May 16, 2010

30 bucks? no no and no.

JeremyP

JeremyP reviewed v3.5.6 on May 14, 2010

Excellent, excellent tagger, and worth paying the small amount for the Gold version. Wouldn't be without it - I have some 4 Terabytes of music in my library, all tagged by this program

Pkshadow

Pkshadow reviewed v3.5.6 on May 14, 2010

Gave a 4 because of what it says it can do.

All the BS going on does not tell me where and what free program does what this does as it is Shareware!

So come forward and tell me what programs will stand up and hold and lock and prevent a program from changing the ID Tags as I need ID3v1 and once I listen to it on my computer a frigging program converts it up or edits it with out asking.
I want to be asked if a program can convert my file or a option to lock it into ID3v1 so that I can burn and listen in my car with out having to upgrade a great stock player in my Grand AM.
This is for all developers and established programs.

Ask before you convert my files to un-playable.
You have NO right to convert with out asking!!!!!!

This is more of a rant to all others as this program gives conversion.
As to working with it and usable I will let someone else comment as I would like feedback as I am sure the Developer does and the trickle down may (shrug) change established taggers/music programs from converting with out asking.

plasticpig72

plasticpig72 reviewed v3.5.4 on Nov 17, 2009

It has, wrongly, such a low rating because of the way this site scores. How can review from 2003 when the program was nothing like it is today (though even then it was brilliant) accurately reflect the position today. The review should be done on something like a 12 month revolving situation, that wouuld more accurately reflect the position. Look when the bad reviews for this are, how can this be meaningful.

Tenoq

Tenoq reviewed v3.5.3 on Sep 21, 2009

Why does this have such a low rating? One of the few shareware apps out there that is worth the money. Does what it advertises and more, and it does it a damn-sight better than anything else. Very impressive app. I love Tag & Rename.

SizzlechestXXX

SizzlechestXXX reviewed v3.5.3 on Sep 15, 2009

I've tried all the free taggers out there and this one blows them all away. It's worth the money.

mentallo666

mentallo666 reviewed v3.5.2 on Aug 11, 2009

Best tagger there is, period.

plasticpig72

plasticpig72 reviewed v3.5.1 on Jul 22, 2009

There is no way on earth this program should be carrying the low rating heading that it is.

There is NOTHING at all that comes remotely close to this piece of software. It has NEVER let me down and I can't think anything I don't like about it. It is as comprehensive a piece of software as you are ever likely to get.

Some of the other tag software rated so highly here is absolute garbage.

plasticpig72

plasticpig72 reviewed v3.5 RC2 on Feb 13, 2009

Quite simply there is nothing comes remotely close to this program. I have tried many others but they all lack something.

SocietyDweller

SocietyDweller reviewed v3.5 RC1 on Oct 21, 2008

Simply the best! Not free but can do everything you want easily and quickly. Worth the price.

christoofar

christoofar reviewed v3.5 Beta 3 on Aug 20, 2008

One of the few programs that are worth every penny .

Frank Rizzo

Frank Rizzo reviewed v3.5 Beta 3 on Aug 20, 2008

This is the best MP3 tagger, period. The Amazon feature makes this well worth the price!

bouchonx

bouchonx reviewed v3.5 Beta 3 on Aug 20, 2008

Like tina Turner said... "simply the best".
tag&rename is fantastic...
Two important things are missing :

--automation for batch cover art import (like the marvelous mp3toys)

--automation for batch request in freedb (per folder after what the user just have to choose to write information requested by answer "yes or no or choose between multiple album answsers))

Softpointer Inc. please try to reduce the price for such a product (14,90 / 19 $ is the best price for your great job).

Mp3tag is the best freeware... But it lacks the ergonomics features.
Godfather is a big crap.

terve

terve reviewed v3.5 Beta 3 on Aug 20, 2008

Hey you guys there, have you never heard of freeware called Mp3tag?

JeremyP

JeremyP reviewed v3.5 Beta 2 on Aug 9, 2008

Great program. No more need be said.

xer0

xer0 reviewed v3.5 Beta 1 on Aug 6, 2008

been using it for quite some time
haven't found a better program

monzi

monzi reviewed v3.4 Beta 2 on Oct 25, 2007

The best MP3 tagging util out there. I tried loads of others but always went back to this one as it does what it promises and does it good!

JazzMidi

JazzMidi reviewed v3.3.5 on Sep 9, 2007

Simply the best!

munga42

munga42 reviewed v3.3 on Dec 23, 2006

THe easiest and yet one of the most powerful taggers out there. Perfect

toddsnc

toddsnc reviewed v3.3 on Dec 22, 2006

Very flexible, extremely useful utility. Not one I fire up every day, but when I need it there's nothing else like it.

The learning curve might be a little much for some users, but it's worth it if you want to normalize your MP3 (and now video) tags.

The developer is very responsive as well.

Highly recommended.

RSMurphy

RSMurphy reviewed v3.3 Beta 2 on Dec 4, 2006

Fantastic piece of software that does everything it claims and does it exceptionally well.

Anyone (you know who you are) that claims it "sux", well, that's rubbish. It might not be the all-in-one you seem to desire in MediaMonkey but you simply cannot deny that it does what it advertises extremely well.

Jannowitz

Jannowitz reviewed v3.3 Beta 1 on Oct 1, 2006

The best and most powerful tagger ever! The best ability: File and tag renaming from Masks!

cip2kro

cip2kro reviewed v3.3 Beta 1 on Sep 30, 2006

I tryed this program and well.. sux!! Big time.. if it were a freeware maybe a 3-4. But paying money for something that does less then a free software like ID3-TagIT. No way!

Budgie29

Budgie29 reviewed v3.2.5 RC1 on Apr 13, 2006

I find this program verry usefull,uncompliated
but price is an issue .yes i do agree that media money is better ,but their is one problem with it .media monkey is extremely buggy and is allways crashing out ... hence I use Tag and rename .

Someone reviewed v3.2 Beta 4 on Mar 16, 2005

i used to use this religiously until i discovered 'Media Monkey'... it is far better in all aspects, IMO. still not a bad program but there's certain things about it that are annoying.

Hawk999

Hawk999 reviewed v3.2 Beta 4 on Mar 16, 2005

The best tag & audio file rename program on the net. Works without problems and does what it must do. Yea you have to pay for it. Well, its worth every penny!

heybirder

heybirder reviewed v3.2 Beta 4 on Mar 15, 2005

I purchased a previous version of this program. They sent me a code that would not activate. Mutliple emails to both the software registry site and the owner were igored.

If I could give 0/0 I would. Be warned. I now use the free mp3tag and it does all I need.

christoofar

christoofar reviewed v3.2 Beta 3 on Jan 25, 2005

The best tagger of all I've tried. Others come close, but for ease of use, features, and info access via the web(freedb & amazon), T&RN is tops.
AMG changed everything for the worse, not T&RN's fault. Wish the price was a little less dear ($20 instead of $30)

fiftycal

fiftycal reviewed v3.2 Beta 3 on Jan 25, 2005

Simply fantastic.
Intuitive interface and the Amazon support is fantastic (although I wish they'd bring back AMG.)
I've used all the other taggers and they don't compare to this wonderful program.

Kukac

Kukac reviewed v3.2 Beta 1 on Nov 6, 2004

Dunno about disabled functions as I have a regged version, but it DOES list and edit APE files. A nice util. I still have to compare it to The Godfather.

contranj

contranj reviewed v3.1.6 on Oct 16, 2004

actually a newer version hooks up to amazon.com which is as good or better then the old AMG support.

sauzee

sauzee reviewed v3.1.6 on Sep 28, 2004

Very average tagger now, WITHOUT AMG support. I used to use it - not anymore

Lokheed

Lokheed reviewed v3.1 Release Candidate 1 on Jun 19, 2004

Updated help file, thats a must have update...

contranj

contranj reviewed v3.1 Beta 4 on Jun 6, 2004

so many people ignore the best feature this program has: the ability to tag albums with the allmusic.com online database. it makes it so unbelievable easy to tag albums and album art. dont rate this program any less then a 5 unless you know about and have used that feature, because i'm telling you its the only way to go. forget freedb.

ghammer

ghammer reviewed v3.1 Beta 3 on Apr 21, 2004

I'll be neutral for this one. It may be a nice app, I have no way to know as the features I tried just came up with a 'Only in registered version' message. Also, the notes say it supports APE files. It did not list any of the APE files I have on my system. For being at least partially crippled and not doing what is claimed on APE files, it gets a 2.

cricri_pingouin

cricri_pingouin reviewed v3.1 Beta 3 on Apr 21, 2004

VERY GOOD! But shareware, and buying a licence entitles to free upgrade for current main build number only (i.e. 3.x right now). That's the only reason why it doesn't get a perfect 5 from me.
The only alternative I found allowing to import tags from www.allmusic.com is "The Godfather". It's quite good too, but Tag&Rename simply blows it away in terms of features and ease of use. The fact that T&R is aimed at tagging only allows to have this huge range of useful features in one interface, while not looking bloated or cumbersome.

darkpepe

darkpepe reviewed v3.1 Beta 2 on Apr 17, 2004

Try www.mp3tag.de it´s freeware and is as good or better!

christoofar

christoofar reviewed v3.1 Beta 1 on Apr 6, 2004

It may be just because I have used this app for a while now, but after trying others, I always come back to it.
It is very intuitive to use, flexible, and actually worth the $$. If they ever it get it to work with MonkeysAudio files, I give it a 6!

shinigami052

shinigami052 reviewed v3.0 RC6 on Nov 16, 2003

Great program...best i've tried so far but i'm still open to finding a better renamer. But still overall it is a great program

QQ

QQ reviewed v3.0 RC5 on Oct 31, 2003

Something people miss in this program.. the ability to import album info from allmusic.com! That's the BEST ever freature in mp3 tagger! Track names, dates, genres, reviews, even covers, all with a single click.. major!

whobday

whobday reviewed v3.0 RC1 on Jul 10, 2003

A great program that gets better with every release. Handles tons and tons(10000+) of files at once where other taggers have choked.

Freeky: It already supports .flac files. Flac uses ID3 and ID3 v2 tags and ag and Rename works fine with them.

vis666

vis666 reviewed v3.0 RC1 on Jul 10, 2003

anyone who had my problem (2 posts down), the answer was pretty simple: morgoth's mp3 releaser. now that's what i call a gem of a renamer :))

Freeky

Freeky reviewed v3.0 Beta 10 on Jul 6, 2003

Pretty good. Using %1..%n for format strings is a bit silly, and it could do with some foobar2k-alike format string scripting, but it's still extremely handy for retagging those mp3's you, ahem, didn't rip yourself.
Needs support for more filetypes (FLAC, APE and MPC for a start) and tags (APEv2 primarily), though, and is somewhat overpriced for something that is often inferior to foobar2k's masstagger. Gets a 3; most other taggers get a 2 or a 1 ;)

vis666

vis666 reviewed v3.0 Beta 5 on Apr 23, 2003

not bad not bad... but i'm looking for a renamer that can read the info from the .m3u file and rename the files according... i had to recover quite a few mp3 folders and they were all renamed in an 8 char. dos type thingie... :( any help someone?

thenetavenger

thenetavenger reviewed v3.0 Beta 4 on Mar 16, 2003

Its an ok program, but WMP9 does this automatically and even will file the songs into the proper folders if you let it by cross referencing the song information available to the internet database.

So good program if you aren't a PC user, but if you are, just let WMP9 do it.

cork

cork reviewed v3.0 Beta 2 on Mar 4, 2003

the best tag editor. fast, powerful. furthermore, ogg support since 3.0 !
it's shareware, but is 25$ too much for this ? i don't think so.

KaptK

KaptK reviewed v3.0 Beta 2 on Mar 1, 2003

Best mp3 file renamer / tagger at the moment. I'd watch out for a new free one coming soon though called PsychicMp3. Been testing that and it should be good too!

lilmegz

lilmegz reviewed v3.0 Beta 2 on Mar 1, 2003

Unfortunately theres no plan to upgrade/update Windows Messenger at this time. However there is not many ways to remove it from WindowsXP.

itsumo

itsumo reviewed v3.0 Beta 1 on Feb 14, 2003

Hmm.. what can I say? They finally listened and added ogg support. Woohoo! I should be happy, but upon launching 3.0 beta 1 for the first time, I'm getting multiple errors reading my ogg files. EVERY single ogg I try to read from, it gives me an "ERROR in OGG frame - bad file!" message. What the heck?

MadEx2k2

MadEx2k2 reviewed v3.0 Beta 1 on Feb 13, 2003

Wow what a great program. Only one thing is needs... putting album codes from freedb.org when it cannot find it itself (Ultra Tagger does this). Otherwise I have no complaints!

dayle

dayle reviewed v2.1.6 on Oct 23, 2002

awesome application...does what it claims to do,unlike others in its category

whobday

whobday reviewed v2.1.5 on Oct 9, 2002

Great program. This is the best batch mp3 tag editor there is. I can quickly update thousands of tags with a few clicks. I email the author with a problem I had (I was trying to sync ID1 and ID2 tags on over 7000 mp3s) and he had a fix up within in 3 days. The only thing missing is OGG support.

itsumo

itsumo reviewed v2.1.5 on Oct 8, 2002

I wonder when they'll add ogg support :\

user101

user101 reviewed v2.1 Beta 5 on Aug 13, 2002

Does what it is supposed to do and does it well. Gives different options on how to rename an mp3 file (ie. according to the ID2/3 tag). Easy to use, and even though there may be other programs that can do the same things, thisn one imo does it best. As for those who easily screw up ID3 tags because of not paying attention to what you are doing: imagine what can happen if you don't pay attention to what you are doing while driving. Perhaps now is a good time to start paying attention and not downgrade the program because of your negiligence.

ninjagumby

ninjagumby reviewed v2.1 Beta 2 on Mar 20, 2002

The best renamer and tag editor.
I really like the options to get the tags from allmusic.com and cddb. It saved me dozens of hours.

gabbabe

gabbabe reviewed v2.0 Final on Nov 5, 2001

Doesn't support unicode files ie. filenames using other languages

Cure110

Cure110 reviewed v2.0 Final on Nov 5, 2001

Coolmon is a great program, I agree (rated it 5 stars myself) - But the reason I wrote cureinfo is becouse that coolmon (and the most infoapps) can't be runned as a toolbar and there before takes up valueble desktopspace. coolmon takes a bit more resources too. the whole point about CureInfo is that you'll never have to close it down to play a game or watch a movie and you'll never again have to move a window to the side. I have only put a few weeks into cureinfo, send me a email and i'll be happy to include any missing futures. Displaying CPU temperature is on its way - without the need to have MBM installed (also a great program but a bit bloated). Speed is the main priority for cureinfo. Please send me a mail if you want anything more implemented.

XanTium

XanTium reviewed v2.0 Final on Nov 5, 2001

Why use peer-to-peer if it's for "non-copyrighted materials" ? Alot easier to just download legal files from oc256-http/ftpservers ;)

mjc1178

mjc1178 reviewed v2.0 Final on Nov 4, 2001

Good features but I hate the crowded interface and the folder scanning, it's annoying when you have a lot of albums. It's also easy to destroy tags, and I'm not a stupid user hehe. Check out ultratagger too it's relatively new.

float1111

float1111 reviewed v1.9.6 on Aug 25, 2001

Quite a handy application; I've tried several much like it, but they usually have over-complicated interfaces. Programmers need to realize that Features does equate a overly stuffed interface; They need to take a hint from these people. This is great, I seriously doubt you'll find something as good and functional as this renamer.

itsumo

itsumo reviewed v1.9.6 on Jul 1, 2001

I love this software, I've been using it for a while now. It's great for MP3 collectors who want to rename albums by tags or filenames. Highly recommended!

Ryokurin

Ryokurin reviewed v1.8 Beta 3 on Nov 27, 2000

Well, it does do what its suposed to.. but its way too easy to mess up every single tag in a directory. I just spent the last hour re doing the tabs for 200 mp3 by not paying attention to what I was doing

Beelzebubba

Beelzebubba reviewed v1.7 beta 2 on Oct 19, 2000

This program is about average, but it's not much more advanced than ID3 Master which I've been using for at least a year. VQF support is useful for those few people that use that format, but ID3 Master does just about everything this does and it's free.

-Beelzebubba

TreMetal

TreMetal reviewed v1.7 Beta on Oct 18, 2000

Unfortunately when I used this program it screwed up all of the id3 tags in that directory when I had one selected.. other programs I have used worked perfectly fine..

MrKnuckles

MrKnuckles reviewed v1.5 on Jul 20, 2000

Ok, Ok, so they charge for it, tell me a program that does all the features as good as this then. So far I have seen a lot of people saying they are as good as this without naming them! Name 'em next time so we can all see if your comments are true or not :o)

bryank1

bryank1 reviewed v1.5 on Jul 19, 2000

I've downloaded and used more than a dozen tagger programs and this is THE BEST.

Ares

Ares reviewed v1.4 Beta 1 on Feb 8, 2000

Works exactly like its predicessor cept this version expires on the first of next month. The bug fixes don't seem to be noticed much this time around but the new feature of editing the file name to mp3 tag is amazing revolutionary technology breakthrou. I am totally impressed so far cept for the filing memory.

bryank1

bryank1 reviewed v1.4 Beta 1 on Feb 7, 2000

I'd buy it if it had Windows Media (WMA) tag support.

Endzeit

Endzeit reviewed v1.4 Beta 1 on Feb 7, 2000

Don't get me wrong, this program is nice; too bad there are other programs which do the same tasks AND are freeware.
It's a shame so many people turn classic freeeware applications into shareware...

Deathwatch

Deathwatch reviewed v1.4 Beta 1 on Feb 7, 2000

This program looks quite nice. It downloaded fine and the install was without a problem. Only thing was that it'll expire quite soon already (1/3/00). This program is quite usefull, I'd recommend it to anyone who has to rename lots of mp3s and doesn't want to do it manually.

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