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TagScanner 5.1.638

TagScanner is a multifunction program for organizing and managing your music collection. It can edit tags of mostly state-of-the-art audio formats, rename files based on the tag information, generate tag information from filenames, and perform any transformations of the text from tags and filenames. Also you may get album info via online databases like freedb or Amazon. Supports ID3v1, ID3v2, Vorbis comments, APEv2, WindowsMedia and MP4(iTunes) tags. Powerful TAG editor with batch functions and special features. Playlist maker with ability to export playlists to HTML or Excel. Easy-to-use interface. Built-in player.

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Features:


# Rename files based on the tag and file information
# Powerful multiple files tag editor
# Import tag information from an online databases like freedb or Amazon
# Manual text-search for information in freedb
# Generate tag information from file/foldernames
# Tag fields formatting and rearrangement
# Words replacement and case conversion from tags and filenames
# Supports MP3, OGG, Musepack, Monkey`s Audio, FLAC, AAC, OptimFROG, SPEEX, WavePack, TrueAudio, WMA, MP4 files
# Supports ID3 1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4 tags, APE v1 and v2 tags, Vorbis Comments, WMA tags and MP4(iTunes) metadata
# Supports for embedded lyrics and cover art
# TAGs versions conversions
# Quick playlists creation
# Export information to HTML, XML CSV or any user-defined format
# Full support for Unicode
# Multilanguage interface
# Built-in multiformat player

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History updates (Complete changelogs since the listing on this site)

5.1.638 [09-14-13]

* New: Transfered to new version of Amazon Product Advertising API * Fixed and reconfigured some templates and export scripts * Translations: Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Ukrainian  

Other versions : 5.1.637 5.1.621 5.1.602 5.1.601 5.1.598 5.1.597 5.1.596 5.1.595a 5.1.594 5.1.593 5.1.592 5.1.571 5.1.563 5.1.562 5.1.559 5.1.558 5.1.555 5.1.553 5.1.552 5.1.551

v5.1.637 [08-07-13]

* New: Transfered to new version of Amazon Product Advertising API * Fixed and reconfigured some templates and export scripts * Translations: Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Ukrainian  

v5.1.621 [10-13-12]

* New: Transfered to new version of Amazon Product Advertising API * Fixed and reconfigured some templates and export scripts * Translations: Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Ukrainian  

v5.1.602 [11-09-11]

* New: Transfered to new version of Amazon Product Advertising API * Fixed and reconfigured some templates and export scripts * Translations: Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Ukrainian  

v5.1.601 [10-27-11]

* Improved: Speedup filtration of filelist * Improved: Ability to get release info directly from MusicBrainz for known PUID * Improved: Parsing of some Musicbrainz releases with lack of data * Improved: Slightly increased tag writing speed for some systems * Fixed: Thumbnails of album covers from Amazon displayed in reverse order * Fixed: Processing of several conditional sections in one template * Retuned autocorrection function for filenames * More friendly autosuggest feature for web requests * Translations: German, Ukrainian  

v5.1.598 [09-15-11]

* New: MusicBrainz open music encyclopedia support with ability to download cover art from sites related to release * New: Transfered to new Discogs API v2.0, old version will be shut down 15.12.2011 * Improved: Correct displaying of multiline fields in tags created on Mac OS * Changed: The program now checks write permissions for temporary files to avoid problems with network folders * Changed: The program now trying to download previews of disc covers before the data about all albums loaded * Changed: The program now load only one folder instead top level path when you use console params * Fixed: Processing of tag data for multiple selected files with empty fields values * Fixed: Rarely authorization problems for some type of requests on Amazon * Translations: Serbian (Latin)  

v5.1.597 [04-15-11]

* Improved: Special indication of spaces and empty values in transform scripts editor * Fixed: Rename folder by TAG feature on network drives * Fixed: Processing of %foldername% placeholder for network drives * Updated Discogs support * Program no longer tested on Windows2000 * Translations: Portuguese (Brazil), German  

v5.1.596 [02-17-11]

* Improved: Export funtion now can keep current order of files with special placeholder %_index%. Default scripts for html and csv updated. * Improved: Automatic validation of output filename for Export function * Changed: Mapping VERSION -> REMIXEDBY for Vorbis comments * Changed: Processing of cue-files containing multiple PERFORMERs * Changed: Program now use path to first dropped file as %workpath% * Fixed: Processing of patterns with conditional sections * Pressing the tab key in edit mode inside filelist now advances to the same field of next file, just like the Windows 7 Explorer does it * Compatibility fixes for some ID3v2 frames * Translations: Bulgarian, Italian  

v5.1.595a [01-28-11]

* Improved: Now you can add files to current list if hold down Ctrl button while drag'&'drop files from Windows explorer * Improved: Reading of separated fields TOTALDISCS and TOTALTRACKS used in some software * Improved: New placeholders %foldername2% for name of folder on two levels up and %foldername3% for name of folder on three levels up * Improved: Recovering of ID3v2 tags with empty headers and frames * Changed: Non-portable version of TagScanner now store all settings and scripts in current user profile folder %appdata%TagScanner. All old settings from VirtualStore of Windows Vista and above will be moved to new location. * Fixed: Processing of %hascover% placeholder * Fixed: Possible 'Out Of Resource' error on multimonitor systems * Now program interface always scaled according to Windows settings * Updated sound engine  

v5.1.594 [11-18-10]

* Some tweaks in Discogs and Amazon import * Updated WMA support * Fixed: Access violation error with some actions * Fixed: Tag saving problems on mapped network drives  

v5.1.593 [11-11-10]

* Improved: Greatly increased writing speed with network and external drives * Improved: Error protection on corrupted covers from tags, also now you can delete such covers * Improved: %_counter% placeholder now use formating settings in same way as %track% * Improved: Image quality for resized and recompressed covers * Improved: Support for Vietnamese encoding in converters * Improved: Autocorrection of foldernames with spaces at the beginnig and end * Changed: Program now ignore ID3v2 tags in FLAC files with proper Vorbis tags * Changed: Mapping GROUPING -> CONTENTGROUP for Vorbis comments * Fixed: Memory leaks in ID3v2 support * Fixed: Some errors in WMA support * Some fixes in ALAC support for files created with old versions of iTunes * Find and Find duplicates functions slightly retuned * Changed some groups in filelist * Program window now rearranged on startup if its borders out of screen * Translations: Czech, German, Ukrainian  

v5.1.592 [09-25-10]

* New tag engine * New placeholder %_counter% * Improved: Reading of CUE files for various artists compilation * Improved: Repairing of some sort of corrupted ID3v2 tags * Improved: Compatibility with iTunes10 * Improved: Program now remember settings for 'Restructure files' feature * Changed: Disabled joint reading of ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags * Changed: Mapping DESCRIPTION -> COMMENT for Vorbis comments * Changed: Mapping ORGANIZATION -> PUBLISHER for Vorbis comments * Fixed: Generating of tag data with empty user blocks in Filename-to-Tag generator * Fixed: Problems with slash symbol in Music renamer for some Windows7 systems * Updated Discogs support * On Windows Vista and above program now trying to use new system fonts * All translation files now utf-8 encoded * Transfered to new compiler * Translations: Polish, Czech, Chinese Traditional, Slovak, Korean  

v5.1.571 [07-02-10]

* New: Now you can automatically change dimension and compression level of embedded cover art * New: Autonumbering function now has an option to reset counter on next group of flles * Improved: Transform scripts now applied for live preview in renamer * Improved: Processing of multiple user-defined in Filename-to-Tag generator * Changed: Transform scripts now applied only for engaged part of filename instead of full path for Filename-to-Tag generator * Changed: Program now change case of file extention only to all upper or all lower * Fixed: Tag processor ignore numeric values for some placeholders * Fixed: Program no longer prevent of actions on auto-hided taskbar * Rewrited network code to avoid problems with unstable connections (no need to restart program) * Changed interface scaling method * Translations: Portuguese (Brazil), Dutch, Italian, Turkish, Japanese, German  

v5.1.563 [05-14-10]

* Updated rules for words capitalization * Retuned autocorrection function for filenames * Retuned Import data from CUE function * A smoother migration from version 5.0 to 5.1 * Translations: Portuguese - European, Croatian (alternative)  

v5.1.562 [04-29-10]

* New: Ability to search info in Amazon Mp3Downloads section * Improved: Program now can automaticaly save downloaded covers into album folder * Improved: Program now remember last working module * Improved: Program now can indicate about problems with access to the file * Improved: Import of additional info about track featured artists from Discogs * Improved: Now you can use full range of metadata placeholders for List maker and Tag Processor * Improved: Interface for web services reorganized * Improved: Autocorrection of foldernames with dots at the beginnig and end * Fixed: Last line from text file sometimes ignored when you try to generate tag data from * Fixed: Incorrect work of trim filename function * Fixed: Preserve file modification time when removing tags if option enabled * Fixed: Reading of Genre field containing brackets * Translations: Belarusian, Hebrew (new)  

v5.1.559 [03-17-10]

* Improved: Program now use Windows interface scaling option * Improved: Trim filename function now also affect on created folders * Improved: Reading and mapping of Album Artist field for better compatibility with other software * Improved: New placeholder %foldername% for name of folder which contain current file * Changed: Program help now opened in default browser * Changed: Remapped key shortcuts to fix problems with typing of some national symbols * Changed: iTunes service comments in ID3v2 tags now always saved in ISO-8859-1 encoding * Fixed: Error on removing files from list * Fixed: Saving of playlists in PLS format * Fixed: Reading data from CUE-files * Fixed: Next file in list readed twice after saving * Improved interface usability for some modules * Translations: French (2 versions), Danish (new), Slovak, German, Dutch  

v5.1.558 [03-12-10]

* Improved: Program now use Windows interface scaling option * Improved: Trim filename function now also affect on created folders * Improved: Reading and mapping of Album Artist field for better compatibility with other software * Improved: New placeholder %foldername% for name of folder which contain current file * Changed: Program help now opened in default browser * Changed: Remapped key shortcuts to fix problems with typing of some national symbols * Changed: iTunes service comments in ID3v2 tags now always saved in ISO-8859-1 encoding * Fixed: Error on removing files from list * Fixed: Saving of playlists in PLS format * Fixed: Reading data from CUE-files * Fixed: Next file in list readed twice after saving * Improved interface usability for some modules * Translations: French (2 versions), Danish (new), Slovak (updated)  

v5.1.555 [12-18-09]

* New: Ability to edit tag fields directly in list of files * Improved: Tag Processor now highlights changed fields * Improved: Now you can use Transform scripts to replace field value with static text * Improved: Fast processing of very large or corrupt text fields inside ID3v2 tags * Improved: Export scripts is now updated in real time, if changed outside * Improved: Folding sections in tag editor * Changed: 'Rename folder by tag' now can work with all selected files instead of focused * Changed: Now the program in AUTO mode saves only APEv2 tag in ape,wv,mpc-files if they don't contain ID3v1 tag * Fixed: Handling restrictions on 99 tracks in album for freedb and tracktype services * Fixed: Problems with selection of last file in list on Win7 * New keyboard shortcuts: Ctrl+P - options, Ctrl+Shift++/Ctrl+Shift+- - expand/collapse groups, Ctrl+Shift+O - open playlist, Esc - cancel any long-running operation * Compatibility fixes for some ID3v2 frames * Translations: Hungarian  

v5.1.553 [10-08-09]

* Improved: Increased speed of muliselection processing in the list of files * Improved: Changed logic of the Html filter for export operations * Improved: Reading of unsynchronised ID3v2 tags * Fixed: Reading of ID3v2.4 tags with utf-8 encoded description inside APIC frames * Fixed: Change case in multiline fields * Fixed: Publisher was mapped to Album Artist in Filename/Text file to Tag modules * Fixed: Incorrect calculation of MP4 tag size that prevent saving changes * Updated export scripts * Translations: German, Portuguese (Brazil)  

v5.1.552 [10-07-09]

* Improved: Increased speed of muliselection processing in the list of files * Improved: Changed logic of the Html filter for export operations * Improved: Reading of unsynchronised ID3v2 tags * Fixed: Reading of ID3v2.4 tags with utf-8 encoded description inside APIC frames * Fixed: Change case in multiline fields * Fixed: Publisher was mapped to Album Artist in Filename/Text file to Tag modules * Updated export scripts * Translations: German, Portuguese (Brazil)  

v5.1.551 [09-15-09]

* Improved: Now you can remove files from main list of files * Fixed: 'List index out of bounds' error when using scripts with the clearing of fields values * Fixed: Working of Autonumbering function outside Tag editor tab * Fixed: Last selected file inserted twice into playlist * Program once again show data offset for mp3 files * Translations: Greek  

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