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'''MusicBrainz Picard''' is a cross-platform (Linux/Mac OS X/Windows) application written in Python and is the official MusicBrainz tagger.
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'''MusicBrainz Picard''' is a cross-platform (Linux/Mac OS X/Windows) application written in Python and is the official MusicBrainz [[MusicBrainz_Enabled_Applications|tagger]]. It supports the majority of audio file formats, is capable of using audio fingerprints ([[AcoustID]]s), performing CD lookups and [[Disc ID|disc ID]] submissions, and it has excellent Unicode support.
  
Picard supports the majority of audio file formats, is capable of using audio fingerprints ([[PUID]]s, [[AcoustID]]s), performing CD lookups and [[Disc ID|disc ID]] submissions, and it has excellent Unicode support. Additionally, there are several [[Picard Plugins|plugins]] available that extend Picard's features.
 
  
When tagging files, Picard uses an album-oriented approach. This approach allows it to utilize the MusicBrainz data as effectively as possible and correctly tag your music. For more information, see the [[How To Tag Files With Picard|illustrated quick start guide to tagging]].
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==External links==
  
Picard is named after Captain Jean-Luc Picard from the TV series ''Star Trek: The Next Generation''.
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* [https://picard.musicbrainz.org/ Official website]
 
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* [https://picard-docs.musicbrainz.org/ User guide]
== Download ==
 
 
 
 
 
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'''MusicBrainz Picard for Windows <br />
 
Download: [http://ftp.musicbrainz.org/pub/musicbrainz/picard/picard-setup-1.2.exe picard-setup-1.2.exe] <br />
 
Size: 8.4M installer <br/>
 
Version: 1.2 <br />
 
MD5: <small>87662658e404e666f8ee506e53771741</small>
 
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'''MusicBrainz Picard for Mac OS X 10.4+<br />
 
Download: [ftp://ftp.musicbrainz.org/pub/musicbrainz/picard/MusicBrainz-Picard-1.2.dmg MusicBrainz-Picard-1.2.dmg] <br />
 
Size: 13M <b>intel only binary</b> <br />
 
Version: 1.2 <br />
 
MD5: <small>db8c5c9f1221b11904305d3e280421bb</small>
 
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'''MusicBrainz Picard source code <br />
 
Download: [http://ftp.musicbrainz.org/pub/musicbrainz/picard/picard-1.2.tar.gz picard-1.2.tar.gz] <br />
 
Size: 1.7M tarball <br />
 
Version: 1.2<br />
 
MD5: <small>d1086687b7f7b0d359a731b1a25e7b66</small>
 
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For Windows users: If you get an error about being unable to run the program, install the [http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9b2da534-3e03-4391-8a4d-074b9f2bc1bf&displaylang=en Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package (x86)].
 
 
 
For earlier releases of Picard, [http://ftp.musicbrainz.org/pub/musicbrainz/picard/?C=M;O=D browse the FTP server].
 
 
 
== Linux Distributions ==
 
 
 
Picard is also available in many distributions' software repositories. (Using Fedora? [[Picard_FAQ#I_am_using_Fedora.2C_why_doesn.27t_acoustic_fingerprinting_work.3F|See the FAQ]].)
 
 
 
* Ubuntu: [https://launchpad.net/~musicbrainz-developers/+archive/stable MusicBrainz stable PPA] &middot; [https://launchpad.net/~musicbrainz-developers/+archive/daily MusicBrainz daily PPA]
 
* Arch Linux: [https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/picard/ community] &middot; [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=52460 AUR]
 
* Gentoo: emerge [http://packages.gentoo.org/package/media-sound/picard media-sound/picard]
 
 
 
== Documentation ==
 
 
 
'''Getting started''':
 
* [[How To Tag Files With Picard|Illustrated quick start guide to tagging]]
 
* [[/Documentation|Picard documentation]]
 
* [[/FAQ|Picard FAQ]]
 
* [[MusicBrainz Picard/Troubleshooting|Picard troubleshooting]]
 
 
 
'''Customization''':
 
* [[/Plugins|Picard plugins]]
 
* [[/Plugins/API|Picard plugins API]]
 
* [[/Documentation/Scripting|Picard scripting]]
 
* [[/Tags|Picard tags]]
 
 
 
== Need further help? ==
 
 
 
If you need help or have any questions about using Picard, you can turn to the [[Users Mailing List|users mailing list]] or the [[MusicBrainz Forum|forum]]. If you think you have found a bug, please see the [[MusicBrainz Picard/Troubleshooting|troubleshooting]] page. In other cases you can [[Contact Us|contact us]].
 
 
 
== Development ==
 
 
 
Picard development has been led by [[User:LukasLalinsky|Lukáš Lalinský]] and [[User:OutsideContext|Philipp Wolfer]] with efforts put in by several other developers. See the [https://github.com/musicbrainz/picard/blob/master/NEWS.txt change log] and [https://github.com/musicbrainz/picard/contributors contributors] for details on development and possible contacts.
 
 
 
The source code of Picard is maintained in Git and you can get it with all its history using:
 
 
 
git clone git://github.com/musicbrainz/picard.git
 
 
 
or you can fork or clone the mirrored [https://github.com/musicbrainz/picard repo from GitHub] in the normal GitHub way. Pull requests and discussion on GitHub is generally preferred and all such requests will be considered.
 
 
 
If you are interested in providing development assistance, contact us by either posting on the [[Developers Mailing List|developers mailing list]] or joining the #musicbrainz-devel IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.
 
 
 
== License ==
 
 
 
Picard is licensed under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GPL 2.0 or later].
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 08:51, 25 August 2020

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MusicBrainz Picard is a cross-platform (Linux/Mac OS X/Windows) application written in Python and is the official MusicBrainz tagger. It supports the majority of audio file formats, is capable of using audio fingerprints (AcoustIDs), performing CD lookups and disc ID submissions, and it has excellent Unicode support.


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