Author Topic: Read (and write?) UFID tags in MP3s  (Read 733 times)

psychoadept

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MusicBrainz tags its Recording ID to a UFID tag rather than a TXXX tag for MP3s. I could have Picard copy this to a TXXX tag, although it seems like a waste, especially since it's fine for other formats.  I tried hacking the Custom Tag config file by replacing TXXX/<Name> with UFID/http://musicbrainz.org (or UFID:http://musicbrainz.org), but then MusicBee wants to make it TXXX/UFID/http://musicbrainz.org.

More critically, MusicBee doesn't even report the UFID tag in the Tag Inspector, which it should definitely do.

Would it be possible to make this work? I mean, in a perfect world I'd like to be able to map it as a custom tag, but at least have it read into the tag inspector.
Last Edit: February 07, 2021, 05:29:29 AM by psychoadept
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You can directly edit the Configuration.xml file and it will work.
They then show up as built-in tags.
Just remember to keep a copy of your additions/changes 'cause if Steven makes any changes to the file, the are over-written.
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I tried that and it works fine for all the other tags, but I still can't see the UFID tag, either with UFID/http://musicbrainz.org or UFID:http://musicbrainz.org. Can you make it show up? If I put the file back in Picard, it still finds the value.
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could you send me a link to a file with the tag in it?

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I tried that and it works fine for all the other tags, but I still can't see the UFID tag, either with UFID/http://musicbrainz.org or UFID:http://musicbrainz.org. Can you make it show up? If I put the file back in Picard, it still finds the value.
Or even just UFID  ???
It shows up Mp3tag and TagScanner, just not in Mb  :(
It also wont show with  MediaInfo
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i see it is an official id3 tag but binary in format and not handled in MB. I will look to add it for v3.5 but probably only in the tag inspector

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Ok, thanks
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