iTunes: Can I change the 'description' field in 'get info' for an entire album in one go? As a batch?

Posted on 2014-11-02
Last Modified: 2014-11-04

Most fields under 'get info' I can change as a batch (e.g. the 'comment' field or the 'album artist' field). But when I select an entire album and I go to 'get info' then there's no 'description' field which I could change.

Thanks in advance,

Question by:H A
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Hello H A,
Do you have iTunes 11:

Take a look at this discussion:

All applies to entire albums and playlists as well as individual songs, or an arbitrary selection of multiple songs. It even works with songs from a shared library on another Mac or on a connected device.

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by:H A
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Hello nickg5,
Thanks for the link and I'm running iTunes 12.01.26. Read through the article, read a few interesting tips, but couldn't find anything about the description field.
Thanks again,
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Would this question about "albums" be related to your issue?

iTunes 12 no longer has Get Info setting to apply album name to all tracks.

There may be users on that Apple forum that can assist you further.
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by:H A
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nickg5: Thanks, but this discussion is about the 'album' tag, not the 'description' tag.

I would assume that there must be a way to change the 'description' tag for multiple songs in one go (in a batch), but I can't figure out how to do it.

Anyone any ideas?
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You could ask a question on that Apple forum.
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iTunes 12 Tagging Issues
Try that and see if you get some positive results.

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by:H A
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Thanks nickg5, the link you have just posted has answered my question. It's not possible any more to batch edit the description tag in iTunes 12. Unfortunately.

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