How To Edit Music Metadata On Windows 10 / 11

You may have music files saved on your device and if observed they will have descriptions. The details include album, genre, artist, title, size, publisher, and many more. These details are accurate most of the time, but might also be wrong. Especially if you download or buy the music album from third-party or non-trusted websites. But do not worry one can easily edit these metadata details. If you are thinking of how to do it then here is the article that has different methods which tell you how to edit the music metadata on Windows 10 machine.


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Method 1: Edit Music Metadata Using Windows Explorer (File Explorer)

 

Step 1: Open File explorer using Windows + E keys together

Step 2: On the left side click on This PC

 

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Step 3: Then go to the path where you have the music files saved

Step 4: Open the folder where music files are present

Note: Before editing the metadata, if the song is been played then close that particular app. Else you will not be able to edit

Step 5: Right click on the song which you want to edit

Step 6: From the appeared list click on properties

 

 

Step 7: In the opened window go to the details tab

 


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Step 8: Double click on any field that you want to edit

Step 9: Update the data and click on apply and ok to save the changes

 

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Alternatively, you can also follow the below steps to edit the data

Step 1: Open File explorer using Windows + E keys together

Step 2: On the right side click on This PC

 

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Step 3: Then go to the path where you have the music files saved

Step 4: Open the folder where music files are present

Step 5: At the top click on view and then click on details pane

 

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Step 6: Now select the song that you want to edit. On the right side, you will get the details of the song double click on the required field

 

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Step 7: Edit the information and click on the save button to save the updated information. But this particular alternative step does not have more field when compared to the above one.

 

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Method 2: Edit Music Metadata Using Windows Media Player

 

Step 1: Open the Windows Media Player

Step 2: Open the path where the music files are saved. To do this you can click on the file button

 

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Step 3: In the appeared list click on open and then navigate to the music folder path

 

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Step 4: Select the song that you want to edit the data for then right click on the required field

Step 5: Select edit option from the list and update the information. Once done, hit the enter button to save the information.

 

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Method 3: Edit Music Metadata Using Groove Music Player

 

Step 1: Open the Groove Music Player. Microsoft has released Groove along with Windows. You can also use the app

Step 2: On the left side, click on My music

 

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Step 3: On the top click on filter and select only on this device

Step 4: Right click on the song that you want to edit the info for and click on edit info from the appeared list


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Step 5: Edit the required information like album title, artist, song title etc

 

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Step 6: To see more options, enable show advanced options tab by clicking on the toggle bar

 

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Step 7: If you do not have sufficient or appropriate information to edit the metadata then you can click on Find album info button. This will search the metadata online

 

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Step 8: To save the updated changes, click on the save button

That’s it! I hope the above information is helpful .Thank you!!

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