Install / Upgrade to EasyTag 2.4 in Ubuntu 14.04

August 30, 2015 — 1 Comment

easytag audio tag editor

EasyTag audio tag editor has reached the 2.4.0 version this weekend, as the first release of a new stable series.

EasyTag 2.4.0 brings a few improvements and bug fixes listed below:

  • Correct the disc number format specifier to %z
  • Fix multiple CDDB searches during a single run
  • Improve handling of tags with empty images
  • Link to the online application help on Windows
  • Remember the paned position in the main window between restarts
  • Improve handling of file list selection
  • Fix a crash when deleting files from within the application
  • Fix a crash when reading FLAC files
  • Fix a crash when navigating the directory browser with the keyboard
  • Remove a few internal FIXMEs with some refactoring

If you’re still using EasyTag 2.2.x, there are also lots of fixes, translation updates and below features added since the 2.3 unstable series:

  • preliminary support for HiDPI displays
  • album artist support for APE tags


Install / Upgrade EasyTag in Ubuntu 15.04/14.04:

To install it from PPA, open terminal from the Dash, App Launcher, or via Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard. When it opens, run below commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:amigadave/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install easytag

For those who don’t want to add PPA, select download the .deb installer from the link below, easytag_2.4.0-xxx_amd64.deb for 64-bit OS, or easytag_2.4.0-xxx_i386.deb for 32-bit OS.

Finally click to open it via Ubuntu Software Center and install the software.

Download EasyTag .Deb installer

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One response to Install / Upgrade to EasyTag 2.4 in Ubuntu 14.04

  1. Hoover Campoverde August 30, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    Thank you so much Ji m. It works fin using Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS amd 64. Now I have easytag updated.

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