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Tagger music metadata editor which supports batch tag editing and getting tags from VGMdb
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Tagger {#readmeTitle}

Tagger is application that auto tags audio files. It also supports batch tag editing See the website for details {#description}


  • Mac OS X 10.6+
  • 64 bit only

Install From Source


  • Mac OS X 10.6+
  • Macruby 0.10+
  • 64 bit only


Build the release version of VGTagger.

(When embeding make sure require 'rubygems' is commented with a # before it)

Run Embed MacRuby on it which does the follows to embed the MacRuby framework

macruby_deploy --compile --embed --gem nokogiri --gem htmlentities --verbose

To save 15mb you can remove the unused .rb files in


  • Bug in mp3 files somtimes when replacing (not adding) artwork on files who album art has never been edited in iTunes, means the file can't be added to iTunes. This happens sometimes happens after replacing the all work twice.

Work around To replace a mp3 cover art a second time use refresh(⌘R) then Parent Folder(⌘↑) then Back(⌘[) menus items then replace the cover.

  • Bug in malformed m4a files somtimes when replacing (not adding) artwork, means the file can't be played in iTunes.

Libraries Used

  • MacRuby
  • TagLib

  • BWHyperlinkButtonCell from BWToolKit

  • CCTColorLabelMenuItemView
  • Lumberjack
  • MASPreferencesViewController


Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License


  • Bilal Hussain
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