ID3 Tags

 

ID3 Tags

ID3 tags are a big helper in keeping your files organized. The ID3 tags are information embedded into the MP3 file that displays the details about the individual MP3 file. If you have ever listened to an MP3 file on your computer or and MP3 player, you may have seen the title, artist and album information displayed. This information comes from the embedded ID3 tags.

We can embed ID3 tags into your MP3 files. For a church, these may include the speaker’s name, title of the sermon, scriptural reference, year, etc.

Here is a screen grab of what the ID3 tags may look like on your computer. You can see that these can be very useful from an organizational standpoint. Using your basic operating system features, you can sort your files by any of the parameters in the ID3 tags. Anyone who has access to the audio files will benefit from this embedded information.