Learn How to Clean Up Tags in Your iTunes Library


In an article posted on Macworld yesterday, I talked about how to tag your iTunes content. Today, a follow-up article was published, How (and why) you should clean up your iTunes tags. In this article, I discuss how to fix your tags, even when they’re a stonking mess.

I took a test library of 500 songs, and, with the help of Doug Adams, totally annihilated their tags. Doug wrote me an AppleScript to munge their tags beyond recognition. The files looked like this after I had run them through the script:


Read the Macworld article to see how I fixed those tags, how many were fixed, and to learn about a number of AppleScripts that can help clean up your tags.