How to remove APE tags from mp3 files?
Activate the removal of APE tags in the Options under Tags, Mpeg and then click after selecting the files you want to edit.
You can also have a look at the help.
Nt sure if I did it right but my settings in MP3tag to remove APE and ensure that my MP3 are in the right version are as follow:
Your settings are to remove everything. If you want to remove APE tags only (and keep ID3v1 and ID3v2), uncheck the ID3v1 and ID3v2 boxes in the Remove category leaving only APE activated.