The shareware developers at
have updated MP3 Rage, their MP3 tag editor, to version 5.3.
The update adds support for eliminating duplicates in the MP3 Cataloger. Catalogs of artists and albums can now be made with all the duplicate entries for each individual song removed to leave just a list of unique artists and albums. It also improves handling malformed ID3 tags generated by some Windows-based MP3 software, said Todd Ogi of Chaotic. Attempts are now made to detect and workaround these situations and correct them if the tag is saved again. MP3 Rage 5.3 also adds the ability to edit the “compilation” tag used by iTunes using the
A full-featured demo can be downloaded. Registration is US$24.95. The 5.3 update is free for users of version 5.0 or later. Users of MP3 Rage prior to version 5.0 can upgrade for $10. MP3 Rage requires Mac OS 9.x or Mac OS X.