ID3 Editing and Scripting Tool
To copy tags from one file to another, use the --copy (-c) option. Its argument supplies the source file. Non-optional arguments supply destination files:
$ idest --copy sample.mp3 track1.mp3 track2.mp3
As a result of this operation all tags from sample.mp3 will be copied to track1.mp3 and track2.mp3.
As in other operations, you can abridge the scope of copying to a certain subset of frames by using the --filter option, e.g.:
$ idest --copy sample.mp3 --filter TPE1,TCOM \ track1.mp3 track2.mp3
You can also use --copy together with --set in a single invocation. In this case, the frames will first be copied from the source file and then the resulting tags will be modified according to the --set options. For example:
$ idest --copy sample.mp3 --filter TPE1,TCOM \ --set year=2003 track1.mp3 track2.mp3
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