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MusicBrainz Picard Reviews

07 September 2020

Label and tag your music with correct ID3 tags.

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Philip-e7019ddf
18 August 2020
Version: 2.4.1

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Attempted to update this on my MacBook Pro running 10.13.6 and it will not start. macOS says the application is damaged and to move it to trash.
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Scion777
07 September 2020
Version: 2.4.4
and version 2.4.4. joins that long list of ierror msgs "damaged - move to the trash" is this a comedy movie?? DEVELOPER - do you read the comments here??
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Philip-e7019ddf
18 August 2020
Version: 2.4.1
Attempted to update this on my MacBook Pro running 10.13.6 and it will not start. macOS says the application is damaged and to move it to trash.
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Dp-G4-450guy
11 August 2020
Version: 2.4.1
same msg - “MusicBrainz Picard.app” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash." I don't understand this - all you have to do is set up a Sierra and High Sierra clean install to see that your latest versions of this app won't work on them anymore. ???
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Dp-G4-450guy
12 May 2020
Version: 2.3.2
" MusicBrainz 2.3.2 is damaged and should be moved to the trash " -- Mac OS 10.12.6 Developers - you have a problem. what's the deal? Reported this several versions back.
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Dp-G4-450guy
02 April 2020
Version: 2.3.1
"This app is compatible with your macOS" - no, version 2.3.1 is not - crashes on launch. I don't understand how a release designed to fix this issue gets released still with the bug?? Either something is wrong with your test bed, or you've loaded the wrong version.
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Dp-G4-450guy
01 April 2020
Version: 2.3.1
Still has a problem - "Picard is damaged - move to the trash" when trying to launch latest version under 10.12.6 .... if the developer could post beta versions here we'd be willing to send crash logs
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Scion777
25 March 2020
Version: 2.2.3
MacUpdate Admins - version 2.3.1 is out
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Scion777
06 November 2019
Version: 2.2.2
MacUpdate Admins! - version 2.2.3 is out .......
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kingjj
16 November 2015
Version: 1.3.2
LOVE this program! LOVE this program! LOVE this program! So may screwed up tags -- fixed! No typing, copying, pasting, searching for cover art, etc, etc, etc. Free and works beautifully. One complaint, I didn't download it years ago.
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pasion-beso
19 August 2015
Version: 1.3.2
Open source, and free. This is the way it should be. Thank you!!!!!
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tom-37
01 May 2015
Version: 1.3.2
I just reorganized and tagged a pretty messy 25000+ tracks collection with it. It detected about 2/3 correctly, half of the rest was just picking another release - the other half of the rest was in fact hard work with manual searching or filling in data from discogs. But it did the job well. Some minor flaws (not loading all files from a large folder, not matching tracks that have "featuring" stuff in the title), but not a showstopper.
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Max-Decroix
11 March 2015
Version: 1.3.2
I use this all the time but I'm pretty sure I don't know how to use it. I probably only use 10% of its features.
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CyberSkull
05 January 2015
Version: 1.3
A great tagger backed by the the best public music database. Several caveats: If your music is very esoteric or obscure, then it may not be found with a fingerprint search or tag search. In which case you should add it to the MusicBrainz database. ;) The only quibbling with the application itself is that it's not very Mac-like in the interface.
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Monkeyjunkey
21 November 2014
Version: 1.3
Great to see development on this. Very handy software and useful database behind it. Thanks for offering this!
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MightyBoo
26 October 2014
Version: 1.2
v1.4 is up: http://picard.musicbrainz.org/changelog/
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TobyS8650
01 August 2014
Version: 1.2
This is a good but flawed app, used judiciously it can match your songs accurately from the muscbrainz site. But it is difficult and confusing to use, only uses muscbrainz, crashes if you use it on more than a 1000 songs and looks very very ugly.
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Mikael-B
04 November 2013
Version: 1.2
This looks good but give too much wrong info (98% or so is wrong as in totally wrong destruction) and couldn't identify a majority of tracks at all without acoustic id (which doesn't seem to work in practice). In addition you can't block correct tags from being "corrected" in any sane way. I went with MPFreaker that at $10 is certainly worth the fee as it actually works · for at least 30% of my files but nothing wrong  — and let's you tell which tags to leave alone.
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Gaberdine
11 September 2013
Version: 1.2
Great work by the dev! This outperforms paid for apps like TuneUp. I would love to be able to add tracks from iTunes but I can live with creating a custom folder and opening that folder in Picard. It isn't entirely intuitive but it still outperforms the overpriced commercial bloatware I just trialled. Be aware that it seems to stall if you scan too many tunes at once for acoustic fingerprints.
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bbw7
21 May 2013
Version: 1.1
The newest version is 1.2, which has branched into a 10.7+ bundle and a 10.4-10.6 bundle; the source code is also available at the dev's site.
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I-Love-Techno
21 January 2013
Version: 1.1
The Best Renaming Software I Have Found Will rename all your tracks the same as your tags so saves a lot of time. I have a code that gives me 01 Artist - Trackname and that's just how I like it. Would absolutely love it if it had the option to make all tags TitleCase - maybe it does if you know the right codes but that makes it difficult to use if you're a non coder. Sometimes a little buggy but not too bad really Prefer to do tagging in Itunes though as here you can only do one track at a time I think.
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Peterpan23
05 February 2012
Version: 0.15.0beta2
Under http://wiki.musicbrainz.org/PicardTagger you can downloads version 0.16 final !!! (Macupdate should update this entry)
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4.5
Boulinguiez-Benoit
24 August 2011
Version: 0.15.0beta2
Great and turn-key program to tag your music files, all format ogg, mp3, flac ...
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Michael-Baeumer
31 October 2010
Version: 0.11
I am just happy to find some renaming ID3 Stuff with so many possibilities. Please get on that work! My wishes are preferences for genres or other infos- just to get that info inside my ID3. And support for viewing more fields, and please let me decide which one I will save. Some that are o.K. i can not save - so have to do by hand second time - that is not so helpful... o.K. sound like some input... come on I will support this - if you make a step in to now!
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Brionybob
28 February 2009
Version: 0.11
Fifty megabytes?!?
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Corpsecorps
17 October 2008
Version: 0.9b1
I second that last review. Is this proceeding at all toward a 1.0?
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Corpsecorps
06 September 2008
Version: 0.9b1
I hesitate to use software that hasn't had an update in almost a year.
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Serhij
08 August 2008
Version: 0.9b1
First of all I would like to thank to the developers of this tool for the great work! Now let's start to give some feed-back to let others to give a try to this piece of good software. I had a lot of work to do with my library of music since I moved from PC to Apple and I was looking for some good tool to sort-out my music archive. After it was imported to iTunes it was nightmare %( I tried many of tools (Corripio, iMusicBrainz, etc.) to tag my music and found Picard is the BEST. As the conclusion, give it a try and you will be impressed the trick you can have with this tool. In the same time it have to be improved. Below is points i was missing in the beta: 1. Drag&Drop track from iTunes does not work. It use me to use finder in a middle 2. At macbook there is no [Del.] key and wil be better to map Delete to to Back Delete key as well. 3. In general, key-shortcuts very poor, what gives to a lot of mouse work :( 4. Cover art matching looks like does not work in this beta. 5. It looks like the process of tag matching require wizard style to work. It will be good for the newbies to use this tool with wizard. It takes a time to get to know how to match tracks (user manual a little complicated). 6. I missing tool ("magic wand") to match the set of tracks which have to be in the same album. Picard often proposed a different albums for the tracks expected to be in one. Many thanks to developers and good lack!
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