This is a must have software for any mp3 or mp4 player owner.Using Your Media Player Using an MP3 Tagger Community Q&A If you collect MP3s from disparate sources, your ID3 tags are probably in shambles.
Maybe the ID3 tags across your music library have no rhyme or reason to them and they do more harm than good.
Or maybe you just want a clean slate on a few albums so your automatic tagger can do its thing.
You'll need a tool that can read/write those files and luckily for you there are thousands.
Finder doesn't have the smarts to change this - but finder does have a services menu that will allow you to craft a custom automator service that would help automate the process.
Whatever the reason, sometimes you just need a tag remover. Open the program, drag and drop whichever files or folders from which you want to delete ID3 tags, and click “Remove.” Done. meant to aid you in managing the metadata for songs in your library.
This is correct (I'll vouch for the last 1% chance) - the mp3 file format embeds the artist information and although finder uses quicklook to show you that information - it's as unwilling to edit inside an mp3 as it is to edit inside an excel spreadsheet.You say this Automator workflow uses i Tunes is used to change the value of the MP3's ID3 tags.Maybe it would be better to combine your workflow idea with the ID3 tag editors suggested in the accepted answer.If you can sympathize with these frustrations, here are some tools that will cure those headaches.Sometimes you just need to start over from scratch.That way, the workflow could open the editor app (or maybe not open it fully, if it can run in the background), let it make the changes, and then it exits.