Media Rage
Media Rage
3.4.9

3.8

Media Rage free download for Mac

Media Rage3.4.9

21 December 2011

Edit info stored in MP3/AAC/Ogg Vorbis audio files.

Overview

Note: Media Rage is no longer under development, and it is no longer available for sale.

Media Rage is a collection of tools for audio enthusiasts. It can edit information stored in MP3, AAC, FLAC, BWF, and Ogg Vorbis audio files in an easy and powerful manner. Media Rage can assist you in cataloging, organizing, sorting, and updating thousands of audio files with ease.

What's new in Media Rage

Version 3.4.9:
  • [Feature] Added many more data field destinations (e.g. Album Artist) to the Data Mover destination popups.
  • [Feature] Added ability to Organize into a folder with a title made from meta data.
  • [Feature] Added ability to convert colon characters in metadata to any other string in the Organizer output path.
  • [Feature] Added support for ALBUMARTIST comments in FLAC files.
  • [Bug Fix] Fix ability to detect some types of artwork in MP3s.
  • [Bug Fix] Remove FLAC comment for compilation if the value is 0. This fixes the "Max" app.
  • [Bug Fix] Fix album artist button in the Expression Designer.
  • [Bug Fix] Fix crasher in Import/Export tool.
  • [Bug Fix] Fix tooltip for Media Converter in the Toolbar.

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46 Reviews of Media Rage

Akanico
12 November 2008
Version: 3.4.3

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Tried that new version and have to admit it is still the most complete mp3 tag editor software out there. It sure ain't pretty and even have an 'old school' look but it's not that important anyway. What seems to be a bug to me though, with the media scrubber window after editing tracks (nice to change several fields at once now), it does not refresh infos. The only way to see it is by removing tracks and putting them back. And that's annoying..
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5
Aargl
28 September 2019
Version: 3.4.9
8 years after the end of Media Rage, we're still missing a decent successor! :-( I've tried a few of them but none is as features rich as Media Rage. I see Yate and MusicBrainz Picard as the most interesting, but for the time being I keep using Media Rage as long as I've got a 32 bits capable OS — might be a good reason for keeping around an old Mac, or an old MacOS in a virtual machine. ;-)
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Bordwehr
18 August 2019
Version: 3.4.9
Any suggestions for a replacement that has a data dump function like Media Rage?
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Bordwehr
27 August 2015
Version: 3.4.9
The developer site appears to be gone.
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Bento de Espinosa
20 February 2014
Version: 3.4.9
I hope it's still being developed!
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3
-=e=-
14 December 2012
Version: 3.4.9
I have owned this app for years and forever ever it was my go to app for cleaning everything MP3 and FLAC related... However it has many bugs and has not been updated for OS X 107 or 10.8... Ive noticed that some of the features dont work properly under those two OSes which is sad... This used to be the best and I havent found a good replacement yet but it seems to have been abandoned. Dont buy it unless you are running an old OS
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4.5
Sw-tester
03 February 2012
Version: 3.4.9
works great and has a lot of features for working with music files. developer was very responsive to fixing some minor bugs quickly. interface is not the easiest. sometimes I have to search for the correct function even though I have already used it before. but that can be forgiven for the fact it has so many features.
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4
Rram
01 January 2012
Version: 3.4.9
[Feature] Added many more data field destinations (e.g. Album Artist) to the Data Mover destination popups. I don't find this in destination field for data drop down menu while I use Data Mover
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Hagane
17 May 2011
Version: 3.4.7
I used to use MediaRage to mass export and import mp3 tags with artworks, but now it crashes. I did use it on leopard and not snow leopard so that might be the culprit. Now using version 3.4.8
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Shane-Smith
25 April 2011
Version: 3.4.7
Please update this program to version 4. It's been almost a year without as much as a simple update. Needs new UI and a few bug fixes.
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3.5
Trashie
15 January 2011
Version: 3.4.7
Needs some updates. It is still very good though. I agree with most people the UI is frustrating and badly thought out. It is like your using many small apps rather than one app. However what the app does is fantastic and has never let me down. All the little apps in an app work perfectly. Some of them you won't find in other apps. Unfortunately you can't use it alone as you get really frustrated doing a lot of tagging. If it has one fault it's auto tagging is not very good for mass tagging. So I use it with Jaikoz. I use Jaikoz to autotag which it excels at but as out with that Jaikoz is limited and really slow to be doing hand edits in (Java) so I switch to this for clean up as it has all the tools to do this. Together they work very well.
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Aargl
25 August 2010
Version: 3.4.7
A bug appeared in version 347 that was not in 346: "Convert Filenames to Data" crashes. Otherwise, it's a nice app for renaming and exporting tags to different files. I haven't found a better one yet.
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Corpsecorps
24 August 2010
Version: 3.4.7
Too clunky, especially for $30.
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Lounge-Deluxe
28 December 2009
Version: 3.4.6
I've used MediaRage for many years now, but the GUI hasn't been improved at all over time. To me there seems no, or at least not enough cohesion between the many tools of Media Rage, and I often end up quitting the app and manually editing specific tags simply because I cannot find the right MR tool for it. Did the dev give up on further developing this app? I sent him several support emails but he never replied, so that's a big fat -1 for him. I hope all this will improve, because I haven't found a proper substitute for MR yet. My reference app is Tag & Rename, but that's Windows only.
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Shane-Smith
11 November 2009
Version: 3.4.6
This is the only piece of software I use when editing my media files. With that being said I am very disappointed with the development of this software. There are a number of bugs that have been present since Version 3, one of which is making changes to files that are not recognized in iTunes. It's pretty hard to pinpoint the problem since it happens some of the time and only on certain fields. My latest experience was adding cover art, it's in the file but the system and itunes doesn't see it. Please fix this software or better yet make a new version 4.
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Jobby
31 August 2009
Version: 3.4.5
"Account error: inactive" So much for the download link - is there a mirror anywhere? The links on the developer's site go to the same place… (As an aside, you'd think Apple would make a better looking failure page for mac.com than a couple of lines of monospaced text!)
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Sunchaser21
19 August 2009
Version: 3.4.5
Media rage use to be good or so I thought. until i this aug, i started to try to put id3 tages to my music, I was batch processing about 2000 songs.. media rage would crash EVERY SINGLE TIME.. restarted the computer, i even thought well maybe it is something in my computer , something i installed that is having an issue with media rage.. Reinstall leopard 10.5.7 Still crashed.. new system nothing installed other then, leopard and media rage.. Still crashing all the time.. did about 200 files.. crashed. did about 50 , didn't crash, started "Pinning" multi, files as in artist name, album title, id3 tages, and album artwork so that it would be the same for all that album. well everything was going fine, even thought it would not work with many files, The out come was that many id3 tages were broken, some COULD NOT BE WRITTEN TO.. which is the biggest problem, it would do like 80% of the tages correctly and then the rest it would not write anything to .. I tried those songs that media rage could not write to, in itunes.. I tunes wrote the tages correctly .. Here is the really bad apart.. I have tried to contact there support dept, 5 TIMES.. in 1 month asking why it is happening and how to fix this.. NO ANSWER.. not one time did they send me back a reply.. there support is nothing and i bought this.. what a waste of money.. REALLY waste.. If you are looking to buy this app, PLEASE don't get mislead like i did.. Really . NO SUPPORT.. crashes with big number of files, which you know is not so big of a deal but that it does not WRITE to every file is not so funny, to have to go look at every file for fear it did not write ever tag..i even tried writing to the file one by one.. opening a new window in media rage.. for each file that can not be written to ,nothing worked.. So I tried 2 other apps.. The first is like the bad media rage but much much more powerful, ( it did crash also but not as much) it is called. "jaikoz" the other which was simpler but worked great and cheaper and DID EVERY FILE.. 300, 3000 NO PROBLEM. no crashes.. was called. "ID3 Editor" the only problem i had was figuring out how to keep the lyrics in the songs,, for example if there were already written in my original music file. seems that ID3 Editor would not keep them or import them in..maybe was me.. but in the end.. i never did figure it out.. but it atleast wrote all the tags and never crashes.. MEDIA RAGES.. well i am sad i gave you my money, but be sure i will never use your product again.. compared to these to other apps..why would I. ?? check them both out before buying media rage..becauase i am sure i am not the only one having this problem with crashes or bad support. Hope this helps someone..
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Doug-Engelbart
14 August 2009
Version: 3.4.5
The QuickEdit function for ID3 tags of MP3s is the only reason why I use Media Rage. And this works perfectly. DragNdrop, edit it, press Apple-S. Done. √ Pity that it's not freeware. ;-)
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Akanico
12 November 2008
Version: 3.4.3
Tried that new version and have to admit it is still the most complete mp3 tag editor software out there. It sure ain't pretty and even have an 'old school' look but it's not that important anyway. What seems to be a bug to me though, with the media scrubber window after editing tracks (nice to change several fields at once now), it does not refresh infos. The only way to see it is by removing tracks and putting them back. And that's annoying..
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Siddhartha
05 February 2008
Version: 3.3.1
This is a great product. What little problem I had was quickly solved by the developer (including when I wasted his time by my mistake with version numbers/passwords). Highly recommended-if you have any MP3 files on your system, you can use this!
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Verycarla
11 October 2007
Version: 3.2
I haven't upgraded yet, but I'm planning on it soon. I do have a question for the devs: Do you ever plan to incorporate support for Apple's ID3v2.4 tags? It would be so, so sweet if I could do the sort of batch tagging I need to do to fill in the Sort by... tags without having to resort to a kludgy (and slow) applescript as I do now. If this support is already present, can you tell me how to access it? Many thanks!
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Leo-Spill
13 February 2007
Version: 3.0
Not worthy of a whole point increase - From 2.6 to 3.0 ? Seems a dubious way to fleece existing users out of some more dosh. It's big n' clunky, no operation is simple or straight forward and you still can't make 'drop-lets' or automator actions. This apps CM is very basic just compare with Mr.Doerner's MP3-Info CMM: http://www.cdfinder.de/mp3info/ Very un-Mac like, over weighed with too many useless functions and ugly design - Please, Mac developers make a sweet and elegant media tag editor ! So this can be rested - indefinitely.
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iscotts
31 August 2006
Version: 2.6
Useful but a bit pricey.
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2.75
trebejo
24 November 2005
Version: 2.2
The claim for FLAC support is not clear to me. I drop flac files into the various media rage toolboxes and it doesn't do anything with them. The "preferences" option does not mention flac, and I have to blindly select mp3, or ogg, or who knows what. The toolboxes have checkboxes for id3v tags but nothing for flac. At the moment this is only good for formats that can also be handled within iTunes.
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Anonymous
05 November 2005
Version: 2.2
Very good program. I used it to clean up my entire collection. Allows you to use FreeDB to tag your albums. Also allows you to use the filename to tag your mp3. Uses regular expressions so there is a learning curve to it.
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3.25
Anonymous
12 September 2005
Version: 2.1.1
Rather nice, with the exception of a few quirks. I'd fork over the money right away if it had full MusicBrainz functionality instead of FreeDB.
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Anonymous
20 July 2005
Version: 2.1
Why not MusicBrainz instead of FreeDB? I've searched around the FreeDB site. It's chaos! Umpteen duplicates; incomplete information, poor organization. MusicBrainz has only one out-dated Mac Tagger with less functionality than the PC version but it gets good results because of the audio fingerprinting.
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Anonymous
07 July 2005
Version: 2.0
Using 1.9.3 the freedb tagger doesn't get the entries I want. If a do a search, say Foo Fighters - Colour and Shape, I get no relevant hits, but the freedb has entries and moreover it works with the free TriTag. I must say when it does find an entry it works much better than TriTag. Let me know if this is fixed...
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Anonymous
24 April 2005
Version: 1.9.2
Simply amazing, and absolutely essential if you're as anal about your music files as I am.
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Anonymous
21 March 2005
Version: 1.9
. (give valid reasons to backup your claims) I don't know if the next version change will be a 'paid-upgrade' or not but I would like to see 'drop-let' MP3 tagging from a list of personalized criteria or enclose tag info supported soon. Renaming a bunch of files at the moment can be a real pain in the 'as'.
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3.5
Anonymous
01 March 2005
Version: 1.8
I mean, if you think about it, there is a WHOLE more I'd like to see in this program. Sure, there are a lot of features (one should stress quality not quantity (that sounds cliche, but it's very true (for all walks of life, mind you) in most cases), but there could be so much more. There are lots of bells and whistles and things make this app stand out from the others, but a lot of the capability is generic (not that that's bad (don't get me wrong) for a program or anything), but I'd like to see more innovation. Maybe the developer should really prioritize the request his users send to get a better feel for that the users (all of us) think, and then try (as best he can (and as his schedule permits) as he has time) and rank the most requested features an implement them in a consistent manner.
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4.75
Anonymous
15 February 2005
Version: 1.7
Giving almost full marks on this gem:) Few days after requesting, the freedb-tagger emerged, and it's working almost 100%. All I can say is "Thumbs up!"
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Anonymous
08 February 2005
Version: 1.6
Feature request: ability to tag files according to fetched freedb data.
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Anonymous
06 February 2005
Version: 1.6
There definately has to be an option to limit the number of characters when renaming. I don't want my filenames to exceed 42 characters.
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2.75
Anonymous
08 January 2005
Version: 1.6
Agree with gerwin one hundred percent. "There is no "whole" program. And there's no flexibility in it, no choice for the user. You can reorganize and re-tag according to their ideas, not yours." ...and just like the last reviewer said, all of this apps functions should work on a single dropped folder of music files in a central window.
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2.5
Anonymous
25 December 2004
Version: 1.5
I have used Mp3Rage forever and have loved it. I gotta totally agree with the comments below though. The product is not aging well. All these functions need to be combined so that they are easier to use. E.G. drag a folder into ONE window, have the contents displayed, and be able to use ALL the editing functions within that space....not have to open up each seperate function, then open the files to do each task.
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Anonymous
14 December 2004
Version: 1.5
Still flimsily put together. For anyone with access to a pc with windows: compare this app with "The Godfather". There you can replace the contents of a field wit h the contents of any other field, not just swap 2 fields. You can rename a file with any tagfield as a criterium, not just some fields. You can Tag a field acoording to any part of it's name, not just folder/folder/filename. Mediarage is like: let's add this, and then this, and then this, . Every little function has its own windows. There is no "whole" program. And there's no flexibility in it, no choice for the user. You can reorganize and re-tag according to their ideas, not yours. It just shows their set it up wrongly. I wish they had a good look at "The Godfather" (the program, not the movie), and see that they have a long way to go before it's worth $20 .
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Highstrungloner
14 December 2004
Version: 1.5
I use the "Comments" field in the Finder to sort my music files by artist. MP3Rage does this easily for MP3 files and is just about the only thing I use it for. PLEASE add this functionality to Media Rage.
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KRC
14 December 2004
Version: 1.5
I really like this tool a lot! I mainly use it for its mass tagging abilities as well as converting filename information into tag information. However, I have noticed one bug with this: if I tag an AAC file and upload this to my iPod, it won't play. Not sure why it won't play but my iPod won't play these files. I managed to reproduce this and this is how I did it: First, I rip the CD as AIFF using the Finder. Next, I use Ovolab's AAChoo to convert it to an AAC file instead of using iTunes' presets. The file can play in QuickTime and iTunes un-tagged. Lastly, I used Media Rage to tag it with the appropriate information and album art. When I dump this file into my iTunes Library, iTunes or iPod won't play it (when I play it in QuickTime, there is no audio). I can edit the tags via iTunes but that's it. I think Media Rage killed the AAC file in some way or another. Aside from that, it works really well for MP3s!
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3.75
Anonymous
11 August 2004
Version: 1.1
I have only used the program for tag editing of mp3 and AAC files and have found it to do an excellent job in both single and multiple file modes. "Pinning" has worked fine for me. In addition, the technical support from Jason was excellent in dealing with a minor bug and in responding to suggestions.
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Anonymous
30 July 2004
Version: 1.1
It appears to have dropped id3 v1 tagging. As a person who think that id3 v2 tags are poor, dangerous and bulky (not to mention how a poor one can crash all your sound apps) it means I have no use for this except for the Vorbis comments, and even there it's not a candle to the WinVorbis (sorry to bring up windows but it's a valid comparison - and WinVorbis is free)
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Zeitkind
24 July 2004
Version: 1.0.2
Well.. as a longtime user of MP3 Rage, I'm a bit dissapointed about this "new" version. It doesn't do much better than MP3 Rage concerning UTf-8 and Unicode tags. There is still no way to simply convert "wrong" PC-ID-tags to eg. GB5 or TC - even freeware program can do this (id3tag). It crashed sometimes, but I'm not that sure why, so I give it 3 stars. The handling is still a bit strange, I again miss a good documentation about the programs (eg. the regular expressions) and Media Rage misses features MP3 Rage had - though developers state to add more in the future versions. I don't need a player (why not using scripted iTunes??), I need a good editor for the id tags. Cataloging 150GB was inacceptible slow and crashed many times so I gave up.
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Anonymous
04 July 2004
Version: 1.0.2
We can't fix problems if you don't report them to us! The Pin buttons are working fine in our tests, so if you can send us a screenshot of your files in the window or something, we will be able to fix any problems you run into. Thanks!
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Anonymous
03 July 2004
Version: 1.0.2
I think I'll be sticking with the original until this gets a little more mature. Heck, the 'pin' buttons in the multiple edit don't even seem to work.
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Anonymous
25 June 2004
Version: 1.0.1
FYI: we had to make a decision to release a product initially with fewer features than Mp3 Rage so we could add AAC support sooner. We will be adding more tools to future versions of the software, such as the file renamer, and these new tools will be included in the price of the software
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Anonymous
22 June 2004
Version: 1.0
If only using mp3's, would it make sense to stick with mp3 rage? Does this brings what mp3 rage does to other formats or does it add featuers across the board. Thank you.
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4.5
Anonymous
22 June 2004
Version: 1.0
Nice... finally an application that I can really organized my AAC files with. It even works on M4P files purchased from the iTunes Music Store! It's really lightweight, easy to use, and at a great price... thanks.
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$29.95

3.8

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
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