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MusicBrainz Picard


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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 1/7/2015.

MusicBrainz Picard is a cross-platform (Linux/Mac OS X/Windows) application written in Python and is the official MusicBrainz tagger.

Picard supports the majority of audio file formats, is capable of using audio fingerprints (AcoustIDs), performing CD lookups and disc ID submissions, and it has excellent Unicode support. Additionally, there are several plugins available that extend Picard's features.

When tagging files, Picard uses an album-oriented approach. This approach allows it to utilize the MusicBrainz data as effectively as possible and correctly tag your music. For more information, see the illustrated quick start guide to tagging.

Picard is named after Captain Jean-Luc Picard from the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation.

To install MusicBrainz Picard, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install picard --version 1.3.2

To upgrade MusicBrainz Picard, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade picard --version 1.3.2


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'picard'
    $fileType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $url = ''
    Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $url

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • MusicBrainz


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
MusicBrainz Picard 2.0.3 852 Friday, August 10, 2018 approved
MusicBrainz Picard 2.0.2 638 Monday, July 30, 2018 approved
MusicBrainz Picard 2.0.1 592 Sunday, July 22, 2018 approved
MusicBrainz Picard 2.0 35 Thursday, July 19, 2018 waiting for maintainer
MusicBrainz Picard 1.4.2 2380 Tuesday, May 9, 2017 approved
MusicBrainz Picard 1.4.1 776 Saturday, April 1, 2017 approved
MusicBrainz Picard 1.4 858 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 approved
MusicBrainz Picard 580 Friday, February 3, 2017 approved
MusicBrainz Picard 301 Thursday, February 2, 2017 approved
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