How to rename files based on tags?
Renaming files, creating folders and complete directory structures from tags can be done by using the Converter > Tag - Filename with a format string. A format string is used to describe the structure of the desired filename.
Besides using normal placeholders (such as
%title%, ...) and arbitrary text (e.g.,
Music) it also allows for separating folders with the backslash
Here is an example that renames the file based on the tags using the
Tracknumber. Title format:
Please note, that the
$num scripting function is used to ensure double-digit track numbers.
How to create directory structures based on the tags and move the files?
When you're using a backslash in a format string, Mp3tag will create a directory from the part of the format string in front of a backslash.
Here is an example that creates new directories under
The same is also possible using relative path names (instead of an absolute path in the example above) which creates the new directory below the current working directory:
Please note, that the whole range of Mp3tag's Scripting Functions can be used in the format string.