Nov 05, 2023
How to add album art or metadata to a track in ChromeOS
ChromeOS doesn't let you edit album art or metadata. Instead, you have to use a third-party website to upload and then download the track again. The best Chromebooks can be really efficient for web
ChromeOS doesn't let you edit album art or metadata. Instead, you have to use a third-party website to upload and then download the track again.
The best Chromebooks can be really efficient for web browsing, running great Android apps from the Google Play Store, and even sideloading Android apps. Yet one thing that ChromeOS struggles with compared to Windows 11 and macOS is playing music and MP3 files. While most people tend to stream music these days through services like Spotify or YouTube music, those who still download MP3s might be let down by the way ChromeOS treats these files.
Sometimes, MP3 files in the audio player in ChromeOS might lack album art or metadata. The OS doesn't make it easy to add this missing information, either. If you want to add this information to your MP3 file, you'll have to upload the MP3 track to a specific website, add the information, and then delete the original file.
To add album art or metadata to a track in ChromeOS, you're going to need to visit a third-party website and upload your track there. In this case, we're using MP3 ID3 Tag Editor. It's one of the best tag editors we can find online. After you upload the track, add the information, and download the file, you can delete the original and use the new one in its place.
Now, the next time you play your MP3 File in the ChromeOS music player, you should now have better visuals. Album art can dress up your music player and make things look so much nicer, and the metadata helps make finding out information about your favorite songs even easier.
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