FixTunes – Fix your iTunes MP3 tags automatically

If you have a huge collection of MP3s on your hard drive, chances are not all MP3 tags are accurate, and you will not have album covers for most of the songs. When you’re using an iPod, this is a PITA and does not exactly add to the experience.

I recently found a small program called FixTunes that might help remedy those issues. I had already tried and bought TuneUp last year, but it was incredibly slow and introduced many wrong covers into my songs.

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I first tried FixTunes in manual mode to make sure that didn’t happen again. I was really surprised how accurate the program works. The thing that won me over was that FixTunes allows you to set a percentage of accuracy, so that it will make sure you only change songs where it can accurately determine the data.

There’s only one thing I would like to do: give me an option that makes sure that covers and album titles are only picked from the original albums, not from collections or “best of” albums.

Loving it so far – it’s just going over my full library ;)

8 thoughts on “FixTunes – Fix your iTunes MP3 tags automatically

  1. Thank you for the review Frank. FixTunes does try to find original album art over best of/compilation albums so that is strange that in some cases that the covers that were from compilation albums. We continue to come out with new features and new versions. Thank you for this feedback.

  2. If you haven't already: close all your other programs and only leave FixTunes and iTunes open. The two programs need to be able to communicate with each other and the internet to continue fixing. We are coming out with a new version that will fix this issue. Normally FixTunes can ignore special characters but I have had a couple users report that the special character is causing the hang up. The new version does not have this issue.

  3. I’ve discovered something completely different. Fix Your iTunes! I love it. You can fix your missing album artwork. So it adds the missing album artwork. You can get your missing artist, years and genres info. It automatically adds that info. Oh and you can fix your misspelled song details. All in iTunes. I love iTunes and love having my music on my iPod or iPhone or both, I have both but I hate it when there aren’t any photos on my mp3s which this fixes and hate it when songs are all messed up. My iTunes collection (over 100 thousand tracks now) is completely fixed. Yes. I love it

  4. I’ve discovered something completely different. Fix Your iTunes! I love it. You can fix your missing album artwork. So it adds the missing album artwork. You can get your missing artist, years and genres info. It automatically adds that info. Oh and you can fix your misspelled song details. All in iTunes. I love iTunes and love having my music on my iPod or iPhone or both, I have both but I hate it when there aren’t any photos on my mp3s which this fixes and hate it when songs are all messed up. My iTunes collection (over 100 thousand tracks now) is completely fixed. Yes. I love it

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