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* [https://github.com/dwo/musicbrainz-ruby musicbrainz-ruby]
* [https://github.com/dwo/musicbrainz-ruby musicbrainz-ruby]
* [http://code.google.com/p/musicbrainzws2-java/ musicbrainzws2-java]
* [http://code.google.com/p/musicbrainzws2-java/ musicbrainzws2-java]
* [https://github.com/michiwend/gomusicbrainz GoMusicBrainz - a Golang client library]
=== Web Service Version 1 (deprecated) ===
=== Web Service Version 1 (deprecated) ===

Revision as of 18:35, 16 November 2014

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This page tries to list all external (to MusicBrainz) programs, scripts, reports, etc. that deal with MusicBrainz.

Possible incorrect data

Making editing easier

Access MusicBrainz using external APIs

Web Service Version 2 (current)

Web Service Version 1 (deprecated)

User scripts / GreaseMonkey / User javascripts / UserJS

User scripts are javascripts that a user installs in one’s browser and that change the behaviour of visited website (MusicBrainz). Those scripts will add some functionalities to MusicBrainz or let the user do many repetitive things in only one click, etc.

Some user script repositories (alpha sorted) :

Other known places with userscripts:

※ Almost all MB user scripts used to be stored at userscripts.org under the musicbrainz tag. Unfortunately userscripts.org is dying. Some scripts can still be accessed through userscripts-mirror.org, musicbrainz tag (requires login), search #1 and search #2, but those are now read only and will never be updated there (cf. alternatives to userscripts.org).

Valuable online databases

See Other Databases.

URI Description Comments (on reliability etc...)
http://www.discogs.com/ Discogs
http://allmusic.com/ Allmusic
http://en.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia
http://amazon.fr Releases dates often wrong
http://amazon.de Often omits to mark imports as "[Import]"
http://www.metal-archives.com Encyclopaedia_Metallum
http://www.encyclopedisque.fr For French vinyls
http://www.lpdiscography.com/ Has dates, labels, and catalog numbers

About amazon's [Import] label not trustworthy, here is the smoke-proof to check whether the IMPORT is bogus or not on .fr Switch the tld to .de: http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B00004UH7R Check what they have as a label, in this case: Label: France (Megaphon Importservice) => it comes from france, and the [Import] is on .fr is bogus.