Install Kid3 Audio Tag Editor 3.8.4 in Ubuntu 20.04 / LinuxMint

Kid3 audio tagger logo

Kid3 – Audio tag editor is an open-source cross-platform software to tag multiple audio file formats. It supports MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, Flac, MP4, MPC, WAV and etc..

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Kid3 audio tag editor 3.8.4 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 and LinuxMint

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Top Features of Kid3

  • Edit ID3v1.1 tags
  • Edit all ID3v2.3 and ID3v2.4 frames
  • Generate tags from filenames
  • Generate tags from contents of tag fields
  • Auto convert upper and lower case replace strings
  • Generate playlist files
  • Export tags as CSV,HTML, XML and other formats

Changelog of Kid3 3.8.4

Besides bug fixes, this release provides usability improvements, such as more navigation keyboard shortcuts and the possibility to customize them. The file type detection is more tolerant.

How to install Kid3 3.8.4 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint?

It can be installed in Ubuntu and LinuxMint via official kid3 PPA and it is the easiest method for installation

Step 1: Add the Kid3 PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ufleisch/kid3

Step 2: Update the repository

sudo apt update

Step 3: Install Kid3

sudo apt install kid3-qt

For CLI version use the below command

sudo apt install kid3-cli

Install Kid3 3.8.4 in ubuntu

Uninstall Kid3 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint

To uninstall the installed Kid3 run the below command

sudo add-apt-repository –remove ppa:ufleisch/kid3

sudo apt remove –auto-remove kid3*

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