How To Install EasyTag 2.4 on Ubuntu Systems via PPA

As you may know, EasyTag is a tool for editing tags for the following file formats: MP3, MP2, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Speex, MP4/AAC, MusePack, Monkey’s Audiand WavPack files. It works both on Linux and Windows, and has an simple and intuitive interface written in GTK2.

The latest version of EasyTag is EasyTag 2.4.0, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Correct the disc number format specifier to %z
  • Fix multiple CDDB searches during a single run
  • Improve handling of tags with empty images
  • Link to the online application help on Windows
  • Remember the paned position in the main window between restarts
  • Improve handling of file list selection
  • Fix a crash when deleting files from within the application
  • Fix a crash when reading FLAC files
  • Fix a crash when navigating the directory browser with the keyboard
  • Remove a few internal FIXMEs with some refactoring

Installation instructions:

EasyTag is available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and derivative systems like Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2 is easy.

You just need to add the PPA to your system, update the loca repository index and install the easytag package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:amigadave/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install easytag

Optional, to remove easytag, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove easytag

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