id3 — an ID3 tag editor for MP3 files


The id3 tool is a music stream tagging program that follows the ID3 specification. It lets you store the following info in a tag:

The id3 tool was originally developed by Robert Woodcock <>; in 2016, development was taken over by Peter Pentchev <>.


The source of the id3 tool may be obtained at its homepage. It is developed in a GitLab Git repository.

The current version of id3 is id3-1.1.2:

Older versions are also available:

Robert Woodcock's older versions are also available:

Version history

See the id3 change log.


Peter Pentchev