kid3 - Efficient ID3 Tag Editor

Distribution: openSUSE 42.1
Repository: Packman all
Package name: kid3
Package version: 3.5.0
Package release: 8.2
Package architecture: x86_64
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 149.16 KB
Download size: 88.13 KB
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f you want to easily tag multiple MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, Opus, DSF, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Opus, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack and WMA 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, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, AIFF and WAV files - 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 This package uses KDE libraries, if you do not use KDE you should use kid3-qt. For a commandline interface you can use kid3-cli.



  • appdata()
  • appdata(kid3.appdata.xml)
  • application()
  • application(kid3.desktop)
  • kid3 = 3.5.0-8.2
  • kid3(x86-64) = 3.5.0-8.2
  • mimehandler(application/ogg)
  • mimehandler(audio/aac)
  • mimehandler(audio/mp4)
  • mimehandler(audio/mpeg)
  • mimehandler(audio/ogg)
  • mimehandler(audio/opus)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-aiff)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-dsf)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-flac)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-flac+ogg)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-it)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-mod)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-ms-wma)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-musepack)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-oggflac)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-opus+ogg)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-s3m)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-speex)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-speex+ogg)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-tta)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-vorbis+ogg)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-wav)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-wavpack)
  • mimehandler(audio/x-xm)
  • mimehandler(inode/directory)


  • kid3-qt = 3.5.0


    Binary package: kid3-3.5.0-8.2.x86_64.rpm
    Source package: kid3-3.5.0-8.2.src.rpm

    Install Howto

    1. Add the Packman repository:
      # zypper addrepo packman
    2. Install kid3 rpm package:
      # zypper install kid3


    • /usr/bin/kid3
    • /usr/share/appdata/kid3.appdata.xml
    • /usr/share/applications/kid3.desktop
    • /usr/share/icons/hicolor/128x128/apps/kid3.png
    • /usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/kid3.png
    • /usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/kid3.png
    • /usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/kid3.png
    • /usr/share/icons/hicolor/64x64/apps/kid3.png
    • /usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/apps/kid3.svg
    • /usr/share/kxmlgui5/kid3/kid3ui.rc


    2017-06-16 - - update to version 3.5.0 * New: + Tags which violate the ID3v2 standard are marked. + Filter for marked files. + Configurable keyboard shortcuts for user actions. + Set and get frame fields from scripts and CLI. + Select a subset of frames for copy, paste, remove from scripts and CLI. + Set and get multiple frames of the same kind from scripts and CLI. + Support field names in export and filter expressions. + Support xid and ownr atoms in M4A files. + Danish translation. * Improved: + Better performance when files are added to selection. + The script actions in the file list context menu only operate on selected files. + Only jump to tagged files with previous/next in GUI. + Show passed/total after "filtered" in title bar. + kid3-cli can run from a console without GUI/X11. * Fixed: + Adding and deleting tag 3 frames from CLI. + Deletion of multiple METADATA_BLOCK_PICTURE picture frames. + Wrong depth 32 instead of 24 stored in METADATA_BLOCK_PICTURE. + Use Ogg/Vorbis Comment field name setting also for Opus files.

    2017-02-24 - - update to version 3.4.5 * New: + Settings to include and exclude folders in the file list. * Improved: + Use HTTPS for imports where possible. + Much faster expanding of the file list by avoiding GUI updates during the operation. + Faster filtering by avoiding GUI updates during the operation. + Reduced memory usage when filtering. + Updated Czech and Dutch translations. * Fixed: + Import from MusicBrainz. + Rate limit for import from Discogs. + Do not display multiple frames of same type as different. + Application not responsive when using a new filter after filtering a huge number of files. + Application not responsive when loading the tags after selecting a lot of files, is now abortable. + Terminate kid3-cli if EOF is received.

    2016-12-23 - - update to version 3.4.4 * New: + If the first command line argument is "--portable", the configuration is stored in a file kid3.ini in the program folder. + Image data can be copied to clipboard. + MPRIS2 D-Bus interface for the audio player. * Improved: + "Import CSV" can import to different files if no matching file paths found. * Fixed: + Importing of durations from text formats (file/clipboard). + Building with Chromaprint 1.4.

    2016-12-02 - - update to version 3.4.3 * New: + The RIFF track field name is configurable (IPRT, ITRK, TRCK) for better interoperability. + The RIFF chunk name for ID3v2 tags in WAV files is configurable (ID3, id3) for better interoperability. + ID3v2 tags in WAV files can have version 2.3.0 or 2.4.0. * Improved: + Support new classical music frames introduced with iTunes 12.5. * Fixed: + Use the last sort order and column for the file list on startup. + Display expected ID3v2 version if no ID3v2 tag exists yet. + Tag 3 can be addressed in kid3-cli by number "3". + Support translated display frame names in kid3-cli. + Avoid crash when pictures in FLAC files are empty or too large.

    2016-11-29 - - Expand macro kde4_runtime_requires only when its available to fix quilt setup