What is metadata in Mp3 file

The term metadata sounds technical, but really it is just information (data!).  It is used everywhere, in web pages, software, television and radio broadcasting, and countless other places including music.

From a music perspective, metadata is simply information about your album, your songs and your mixes that you plan to include with your release by embedding the information right into the music files. Some common examples of music metadata are:

  • Album Name
  • Artist Name
  • Song Name
  • Genre
  • Year
  • Track Number
  • Copyright information
  • Engineer/Producer
  • Publisher
  • etc.


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