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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

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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

easytag audio tag editor

Install the most recent release of EasyTag Audio tag editor in Ubuntu from PPA, while Ubuntu repositories provide an old version.

EasyTag is a simple audio tag editor written in C and GTK+. It supports MP3, MP2, MP4/AAC, FLAC, Ogg Opus, Ogg Speex, Ogg Vorbis, MusePack, Monkey’s Audio, and WavPack files. And works under Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.

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While Ubuntu repositories provide the old 2.1.10 release for 14.04 LTS, the latest stable 2.2.6 was released recently with

  • Fix crash when saving FLAC tags
  • Fix more CDDB search dialog memory leaks
  • Fix memory leaks when loading and saving Speex and Ogg files
  • Fix a crash when renaming files
  • Fix Ctrl-clicking to toggle file selection
  • Fix stripping the disc number from ID3v2.4 tags
  • Support album artist fields in WavPack tags
  • Improve validation of Vorbis artwork and MIME types
  • Several improvements to WavPack tag support
  • Relicense all code under the GNU GPL version 2 or later
  • Fix menu items used for tag field case conversion
  • Marek Černocký’s Czech translation
  • Christian Kirbach’s German help translation

Install/Upgrade EasyTag in Ubuntu 14.04/Linux Mint 17:

To install the latest EasyTag and receive future updates as part of system update, run below command in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) to add its official ppa:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:amigadave/ppa

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Then update system cache and install the editor:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install easytag

Or upgrade the software through Software Updater or Updater Manager if you have an previous release installed.