Kid3 audio tag editor has recently reached the 3.2.0 release. Here’s how to install or upgrade it in Ubuntu / Linux Mint.
Kid3 is an open-source audio tag editor for KDE or Qt only. It supports MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Opus, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA, WAV, AIFF, tracker modules.
Just a few hours ago the developer, ufleisch, announced the 3.2.0 release of Kid3:
Kid3 3.2.0 added or fixed:
- Support QML/JS scripts for user actions.
- Batch embed, export, and resize album art.
- Batch lyrics download.
- Recursive tag export.
- Support build with KDE 5.
- Support DSF files with TagLib 1.9.1.
- Option to mark pictures larger than a given size.
- Number tracks can reset track number for each folder.
- Number tracks can only format numbers or set total.
- Only expand subtree if shift is pressed with “Expand all”.
- Support Ogg FLAC files.
- QML plugin.
- File suffix for export (e.g. picture) is determined by mime type.
- Image dimensions are displayed below picture.
- Crash when TagLib file is saved with changes in tags and file name.
- Deletion of picture frames from Ogg/Opus files.
- Setting description of Ogg pictures in frame table.
- Reactivate support for AAC and MP2 files with TagLib.
- Mac OS X: Avoid excessive memory consumption.
- Adapted to Discogs server update.
- Adapted to Amazon server update.
Install / Upgrade Kid3 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint
For Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, and Linux Mint 13/17, Kid3 3.2.0 is available for install/upgrade in the developer’s PPA.
1. Open terminal and run below command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ufleisch/kid3
2. Refresh system cache:
sudo apt-get update
3. Upgrade Kid3 through Software Updater / Updater Manager. Or select install Kid3 package via below command:
- For KDE desktop, run:
sudo apt-get install kid3
- For Qt version without KDE libraries:
sudo apt-get install kid3-qt
- If you want the command line version, run:
sudo apt-get install kid3-cli