EasyTag 2.4.1 Has Been Released

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 2.4.1, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • James Cowgill’s Opus parsing crash fix
  • James Cowgill’s playlist writing crash fix
  • Handle FLAC files with an invalid sample rate
  • Fix generated playlist order
  • Consistently use the GLib filename encoding
  • Extensive refactoring of locale and encoding handling
  • Improve fallback legacy locale detection
  • Dennis Björklund’s CDDB fill fields fix
  • Fix CDDB search fields and categories settings handling
  • Use the correct encoding when writing ID3v2.4 tags
  • Improve illegal character logic, especially for trailing characters
  • Remove several outdated and unnecessary Windows compatibility wrappers
  • Mario Blättermann’s German help translation update
  • Marcus Gisslén’s Swedish help translation
  • Josef Andersson’s Swedish translation update
  • Мирослав Николић’s Serbian translation update
  • Jordi Mas’ Catalan translation update
  • Seong-ho Cho’s Korean translation update
  • Daniel Mustieles’ Spanish translation updates
  • Marek Černocký’s Czech translation update
  • Åka Sikrom’s Norwegian bokmål translation update
  • Piotr Drąg’s Polish translation update

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems is piece of cake.

All you need to do is add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the easytag package:

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

Optional, if you don’t like easytag and wand to remove it, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove easytag


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