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Tags and renames MP3 and Ogg Vorbis files

'Cantus' is a tool for tagging and renaming MP3 and OGG/Vorbis files. Its features include mass tagging and renaming of MP3s, the ability to generate a tag out of the filename, filter definitions for renaming, recursive actions, CDDB (Freedb) lookup (no CD needed), the ability to copy between ID3V1 and ID3V2 tags, and more.

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GPLJanet Casey24 June 2003

Leaders and contributors

Samuel Abels Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build gtkmm 2.4 or later
Weak prerequisite libogg
Weak prerequisite libvorbis (both for Ogg Vorbis support)
Required to use GNOME-libs 1.2.8 or later
Required to use GTK 1.2.3 or later
Required to build libglademm2.0.1 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 February 2017.


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