kid3 - Efficient ID3 Tag Editor

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Multimedia Apps all
Package name kid3
Package version 3.6.1
Package release 57.6
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Installed size 135.59 KB
Download size 93.83 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.


Package Version Architecture Repository
kid3-3.6.1-57.6.x86_64.rpm 3.6.1 x86_64 openSUSE Multimedia Apps
kid3-3.5.1-1.2.i586.rpm 3.5.1 i586 openSUSE Oss
kid3-3.5.1-1.2.x86_64.rpm 3.5.1 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
kid3 - - -


Name Value
kid3-core = 3.6.1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
libxslt-tools -
xdg-utils -


Name Value
application() -
application(kid3.desktop) -
kid3 = 3.6.1-57.6
kid3(x86-32) = 3.6.1-57.6
metainfo() -
metainfo(kid3.appdata.xml) -
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) -


Name Value
kid3-qt = 3.6.1


Type URL
Binary Package kid3-3.6.1-57.6.i586.rpm
Source Package kid3-3.6.1-57.6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the openSUSE Multimedia Apps repository:
    # zypper addrepo opensuse-multimedia-apps
  2. Install kid3 rpm package:
    # zypper install kid3




2018-04-23 -
- update to version 3.6.1
* Improved:
+ Faster saving when many files are unchanged.
+ Do not change file extension when creating file name from
+ Support for cross building.
* Fixed:
+ Parsing of xid atom with Mp4v2Metadata plugin.
+ Scroll to opened file after sorting file list.
+ Avoid recursion when automatically applying format.
2018-03-19 -
- update to version 3.6.0
* New:
+ New look for Android app using Qt Quick Controls 2.
+ Editor for star ratings, configurable mapping between rating
values and number of stars.
+ Option to restrict length of file names.
+ Option to show hidden files in file and directory lists.
* Improved:
+ Support adding unknown 4 letter atoms to M4A files.
+ Allow Camelot wheel value 1A-12A, 1B-12B for initial key.
* Fixed:
+ Windows: Renaming directories which contain subfolders.
+ Adding and finding unified frames by their frame ID.
+ Deletion of M4A atoms which are not known or which have an
unofficial free form prefix.
+ Support files with m4v extension.
2017-10-31 -
- update to version 3.5.1
* Improved:
+ Compatibility of imported and exported CSV files with cells
containing new line characters.
+ Do not show unknown frames for ID3v2.3 TDAT, TIME, TYER,
TRDA frames.
+ Enable high-DPI scaling for Qt >= 5.6.
+ Change AppStream directory from appdata to metainfo.
* Fixed:
+ Crash with DSF files having sample rates other than 2822400
or 5644800.
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
+ Use Ogg/Vorbis Comment field name setting also for Opus
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
+ 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.

See Also

Package Description
kid3-cli-3.6.1-57.6.i586.rpm Efficient ID3 Tag Editor
kid3-cli-3.6.1-57.6.x86_64.rpm Efficient ID3 Tag Editor
kid3-core-3.6.1-57.6.i586.rpm Efficient ID3 Tag Editor: Libraries and Data
kid3-core-3.6.1-57.6.x86_64.rpm Efficient ID3 Tag Editor: Libraries and Data
kid3-core-lang-3.6.1-57.6.noarch.rpm Translations for package kid3
kid3-doc-3.6.1-57.6.i586.rpm Documentation for kid3
kid3-doc-3.6.1-57.6.x86_64.rpm Documentation for kid3
kid3-qt-3.6.1-57.6.i586.rpm Efficient ID3 Tag Editor
kid3-qt-3.6.1-57.6.x86_64.rpm Efficient ID3 Tag Editor
kid3-qt-doc-3.6.1-57.6.i586.rpm Documentation for kid3-qt
kid3-qt-doc-3.6.1-57.6.x86_64.rpm Documentation for kid3-qt
kids-media-player-1.2-1.24.noarch.rpm A Music and Video Player for Children
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ladish-0.3.147.g5fe205f-1.1.x86_64.rpm LADI Session Handler
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