Fix Monkey's Audio APE Tags

I have a bunch of Monkey's Audio APE files that were created from ripping CD's with EAC. The tag information has the CD track number listed in the COMMENT field as a text comment in the form of: "Track 10". The actual TRACK field is blank. I'd like to get the track number entered into the TRACK field. I have 9000 files like this, so I'd like to do this in an automated fashion. Any thoughts?

Dwaine
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rekcilkCommented:
http://download.cnet.com/Tag-amp-Rename/3000-2141_4-10041852.html

Tag&Rename is the piece of software you're looking for.
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DwaineoAuthor Commented:
I downloaded Tag&Rename. I can't see a way to make it do what I need. In fact, on the Multi File Tag Editor tab, I can't even see a way to make it display the Track field. And even if I could display the Track field, I don't see any method of having it move or copy the data in the Comment field (where the track info currently is) into the Track field, automatically, on a file by file basis. Unless you have some insight into how to make that work, it doesn't appear like this application is adequate for the task I need to perform.

Dwaine
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DwaineoAuthor Commented:
Here is a screen shot of a folder of files loaded in Tag&Replace. You can see that the Comment column has the track info, and the Track column is blank. I want to move or copy the track info from the Comment column into the Track column.
tag-rename-screenshot.jpg
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rekcilkCommented:
I haven't used Tag&Rename in a while since I moved to a MacBook but according to the manual, if you have a list of files selected, if you specify in the track field that the first file is number one out of X (however many you have) you can do it like this, and it should automatically go through them all.

http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:nWKd4qA3zGYJ:www.softpointer.com/TagRenameManual.pdf+copy+comment+field+to+track+field+in+tag+%26+rename&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESh6H11EN18G83D9Tex0OZF4ObL1JqOlbpct4izrtUzyxxGZ945fYXlRCW26J295Axi8p0HW9oCm7YLrZgnSvDOCeNohXGenAXROUbQGa3eLvdpqY2CAlXT7jcITLBGp5cwfA6l9&sig=AHIEtbTiJfA1EM_hb2pLYVRfCNCHmIL95Q
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DwaineoAuthor Commented:
That doesn't seem like it helps me. I have 9000 files in hundreds of folders. I don't want to go into each folder, select all it's songs, and have an auto-increment of the track value. I want to take the existing track value out of the Comment field, and I want it automated so it goes through all these files and folders by itself.
Maybe this is not possible. Maybe there are no apps that can do this. But that's what I'm looking to try to do.
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rafaperez3dCommented:
This is possible and its very easy. =]

On TagRename, choose 'Tools' -> 'Swap ID3 tag fields' -> 'Advanced...'
A new popup will apear, choose Comment in first field, and Track # on second field
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DwaineoAuthor Commented:
As Art Bell would say: "Ding Ding Ding, that is the correct answer!" That works great, and is very easy, if you know about it! Thanks to rekcilk for the program suggestion, and to rafaperez3d for telling me how to make it do what I needed to do!

Dwaine
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DwaineoAuthor Commented:
I'm splitting the points between rekcilk for suggesting the program that could do what I needed, and rafaperez3d for explaining how to make the program do what I needed it to do. Thanks guys!

Dwaine
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