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How to use the File List:

The file list holds all the files added to Music Tag, and allows you to save, revert, delete and add files to it. Due to all the functionality built in to it, this page details how to accomplish certain tasks, to make usage simple.

Adding and Removing Files:

There are three ways to add files:

You can press the Add File button and add files through the browse window that will be displayed.

You can press the Add Folder button and use the menu to select a folder containing music.

Or you can drag and drop files and/or folders onto the list on the left side.

This will add them to the list, and make them available for use in the program.

You can press the Remove File button to remove the files from the list. This will not save any changes, so please make sure you've saved any changes you want to keep.

All these functions can also be accessed in the context menu on the list, by right-clicking, and on the menu, under "File".

Saving, Reverting and Removing Tags:

By clicking revert changes, all the selected files’ data will be brought back to the file’s default at the time of the program’s opening, allowing you to revert any unwanted changes that might’ve occurred.

If you click on the remove all tags button, all of the file’s tags will be removed. Be advised, this change is permanent, so to avoid losing your data, please be careful when using this button.

By clicking on save changes, all the modified data will be added back into each selected file, putting said changes into effect.

All these functions can also be accessed in the context menu on the list, by right-clicking, and on the menu, under "Tags".

Modified Files:

When you Download data, remove or replace the artwork, or manually instert tag data, the file icon will change to indicate that the data for this particular file has changed. In order to keep these changes, it needs to be saved.

When you save, remove all tags, undo changes or add a new file, the file icon will be white, indicating that no changes have been made.

Selecting All:

If you wish to select all the entries on the list, you can do so by pressing the Select All button.

Download Button:

As well as the button on the right side, it is also possible to initiate the download process by accessing the context menu on the list, by right-clicking, and selecting the "Download Missing Tags" Option.