Old 5th August 2010, 16:00   #1
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Changing genre field for all songs from a group

My collection has a few bands with hundreds of songs.

Is there a way to set the genre of a particular band without highlighting all of the tracks, right clicking and selecting "View File Info" and filling in the genre field? That's very time consuming.
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Old 5th August 2010, 16:09   #2
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From the Media Library, select all the tracks that you want to change the Genre.
Right click on one of them and go to 'Edit metadata ... ' <Crtl+E>
Now click the Genre box and enter what you want. Don't touch anything else.
Check the 'Update file tag(s) ... ' box (at bottom left).
Click 'Update' button.

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Old 5th August 2010, 17:36   #3
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Excellent, thanks!
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Old 5th August 2010, 19:37   #4
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i've got the same problem, but my files aren't in the media library and i can't put them into it without creating too much chaos, i hope you know what i mean..

i actually only have the possibility to open these files in the playlist, but there isn't the 'edit metadata' option, so i only could edit the data song by song which is impossible with 2000 files..

any idea to edit my tags all in once with winamp?
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Old 5th August 2010, 19:47   #5
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As an alternative, try a mass tag editor. .One of the highly suggest mass taggers here at Winamp Forums is MP3tag.

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Old 5th August 2010, 19:53   #6
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Someone also made a plugin in the past, which gives access to the library tag editor in the playlist:

http://nunzioweb.com/joonas/tagger/

But I'm not too sure, if the plugin is still working with latest Winamp versions, though.
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Old 5th August 2010, 20:05   #7
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yeah, great plugin, it works!

Thank you both ;-)
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