Quote: Originally Posted by DickK
Manipulating the tags in bulk is a bit more of an issue but there are several programs that can help.
I use OLE to manipulate my tags in bulk. Starting with code like this:
If you're a programmer, and you code in a language that interfaces with OLE, you can have hours of endless fun playing with this stuff. Let me know if you'd like some help with this.
I ended up using the field "UserCustom1" (there is also a "UserCustom2") as it obviously won't collide with anything else on my system. For my purposes, it also has the advantage that it doesn't
map to an ID3 tag. When I make system-wide changes that map into ID3 tags, it takes my backup system almost a week to ship out the changed files to my offsite backup mechanism (a Linux server in my friend's garage).