unknown artist on all my cd when saving to pc

  Ionbarber 16:52 06 Jan 2007
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When I am transfering my cd's to my pc, they all come up as unknown artist.

Help please

Cheers

  terryf 16:59 06 Jan 2007

What OS, which software are you using to transfer?

  QuizMan 17:04 06 Jan 2007

Track details are stored in the MP3's "tag". If you're transferring the tracks manually, you need an tag editor to input the details. Here's a free one that I use. It's basic, but it does the job.
click here
If use use Media Player to rip the CD's, it usually does the tag editing for you.

  QuizMan 17:06 06 Jan 2007

use use = you use

  PaulB2005 17:15 06 Jan 2007

QuizMan and Ionbarber - many media players can download the artist and track title as they are ripped so you don't haver to manually type each one. Check the settings of your media software to make sure this is enabled. Sometimes called CDDB.

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