beets 1.6.0


music tagger and library organizer

Beets is the media library management system for obsessive music geeks. It catalogs your collection, automatically improving its metadata as it goes . It then provides a bouquet of tools for manipulating and accessing your music. music tagger and library organizer

Stars: 11339, Watchers: 11339, Forks: 1763, Open Issues: 509

The beetbox/beets repo was created 12 years ago and was last updated 2 hours ago.
The project is extremely popular with a mindblowing 11339 github stars!

How to Install beets

You can install beets using pip

pip install beets

or add it to a project with poetry

poetry add beets

Package Details

Adrian Sampson
GitHub Repo


  • Multimedia/Sound/Audio
  • Multimedia/Sound/Audio/Players/MP3
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Code Examples

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GitHub Issues

The beets package has 509 open issues on GitHub

  • mbsync: Ask before making any changes
  • ReplayGain threads don't appear to be working in master.
  • Configurable handling for index tracks and headings
  • Discogs: titles are mangled for subtracks overhanging between sections
  • Discogs plugin treats headings as index tracks
  • Draft: Allow plugins to inhibit file operations via hooks
  • discogs: discogs_albumid is always 0
  • Rough idea for #2657
  • lyrics: Newline-stripping regex can be extremely slow
  • Allow to configure which fields are used to find duplicates
  • -A adds new unknown numeration
  • Improve config cmd
  • Formatted modify and import –set-field.
  • acousticbrainz: Add tag mappings for AcousticBrainz values
  • hook: React to commands failures

See more issues on GitHub

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