How to search in Explorer for values within custom tags?

Posted on 2013-07-02
Last Modified: 2013-07-12
I'm currently ripping my CD collection using dbPoweramp which adds custom/non-standard tags to my wma and mp3 files.

I want to be able to use Windows Explorer to search for values in those MetaTags.

I've seen a few posts saying to put "tag:searchtext" or "tag:(searchtext)" but neither is working for me.

Running W764 with latest updates

Question by:SAbboushi
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Expert Comment

ID: 39293661
Could you post a sample WMA or MP3 file? Please use a "rights-free" audio track. The sample will be used to replicate your issue. Thank you.

Author Comment

ID: 39294362
if you can refer me to a rights free audio track, I will tag it and upload
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Expert Comment

by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
ID: 39295711
Pubic domain file for you to tag  hath2010-04-25t10.mp3
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Author Comment

ID: 39296786
Thanks - I have added some tags: DateRipped, DateRipped1, GenreSubtype

tagged file
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Expert Comment

ID: 39296893
I've got the tagged file. Which are the custom tags added? Please name them. Thank you.

Author Comment

ID: 39297718
DateRipped, DateRipped1, GenreSubtype
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Accepted Solution

David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 500 total points
ID: 39298441
Unfortunately windows explorer doesn't support user defined information
Note: I enabled everything to no avail.

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