Kid3 3.3.0 released, Install on Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Linux Mint via PPA

Kid3 3.3.0 is released, An easy to use and Open Source batch MP3 tag editor for your GNU/Linux distribution

Kid3 is an open source piece of software that provides users with a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use tag editor for a wide range of audio file formats. It supports both ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags, and features a batch processing functionality.

Features at a glance

Key features include the ability to edit ID3v1.1 tags, edit ID3v2.3 and ID3v2.4 frames, easily convert between ID3v1.1, ID3v2.3 and ID3v2.4 tags, generate tags from filenames, generate filenames from tags, generate playlists, create and rename folders from tags, as well as to generate tags from tag fields’ content.

In addition, it allows users to import tags from various music services, such as MusicBrainz, Amazon, or Discogs, export tags to a wide range for file formats, including Kover XML, HTML, CSV or playlist, as well as to import and export LRC files.

Furthermore, the application can edit multiple files at once, as well as event timing codes and synchronized lyrics. Supported audio file types include MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP4/AAC, MPC, WAV, MP2, WMA, Speex, WavPack, TrueAudio, and AIFF.

What New in Kid3 3.3.0:

  • Make order of quick access frames configurable.
  • Support separators and submenus in user action context menu.
  • Restore defaults button in settings dialog.
  • CSV import from multiple directories.
  • Support for in embed lyrics script.
  • Support for chapter and table of contents audiobook frames.
  • Mac, Windows: Support for podcast frames.


  • Display user friendly names for all supported frames.
  • Updated Czech translation.
  • Change file permissions in the case of modified file names.


  • Wrong and missing translations.
  • Removing ID3v1 genre with id3lib.
  • KDE 5: Name filters used in file dialogs, blocking file dialogs.
  • KDE 5: Invoking help in settings dialog.
  • KDE 4: Build with kdelibs-4.14.11.
  • Qt 5.5: Spurious popping up of download dialog.
  • Do not abort build if qmlplugindump cannot be started.

Install on Kid3 3.3.0 Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Linux Mint via PPA :

to install To Install/Update Kid3 3.3.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 vivid Vervet, ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS), Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.04, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Linux Lite 2.2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems via PPA, open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ufleisch/kid3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kid3-qt
For KDE Users
sudo apt-get install kid3
sudo apt-get install kid3-cli

Ubuntu 15.04 binaries (64-bit)
Core libraries (required) kid3-core_3.3.0-0vivid_amd64.deb
KDE application kid3_3.3.0-0vivid_amd64.deb
Application without KDE dependencies kid3-qt_3.3.0-0vivid_amd64.deb,
Command-line interface kid3-cli_3.3.0-0vivid_amd64.deb 

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