Download and Installation
Mp3tag can be downloaded from the official website at
The latest Beta Development Build is available from
If you prefer to download from the Microsoft Store, it’s available via
The Mp3tag installer provides three different modes for installation, Standard, Portable, and Store.
The Standard installation allows for adding Desktop and Start Menu shortcuts, Explorer context-menu extensions, and the use of Mp3tag for multiple different users of the system. The configuration files are kept separate of the installation.
You can install a newer version of Mp3tag over an existing installation. Mp3tag takes care of upgrading the internals and your configuration is preserved.
For a Standard installation, the configuration folder is at
When you enter this to the address field of Windows File Explorer, it usually expands to
The Portable installation doesn’t install Mp3tag on the system but instead creates a usable copy of Mp3tag including it’s configuration in a self-contained folder. You can use this installation type if you want to have Mp3tag on a USB drive, if you’re on a system with limited permissions, or if you want to use multiple versions or configurations in parallel.
For a Portable installation, the configuration folder is identical to the installation folder.
The Microsoft Store installation is only available for Windows 10 and later.
For a Microsoft Store installation, the configuration folder is at
- PC with Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, or Windows 11
- Internet browser to view this online documentation
- Connection to the internet to use the Tag Sources feature
If you’re unsure which installation mode you’re currently using, see Help → About... which shows Portable or Store if applicable.
To backup your configuration settings, please choose File → Save configuration.
To restore the backup, unzip the backup archive to the folder that opens when you choose File → Open configuration folder. Close Mp3tag before copying any files to ensure that all files can be written.