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I'm looking for a free/gratis metadata/tag editor for the most common video containers, including mkv, mp4, wmv, avi, and flv, whenever possible. I'd prefer command line, for Windows.

I tried ffmpeg, but it won't support full metadata editing and it will have to remux (rebuild) the file to change the tags/metadata.

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  • Looking at the scarcity of responses gathered from this question since 2015, I guess that broadening its scope would be great, even if the tool happens to be GUI-based (like exfalso, easytag, puddletag, musicbrainz Picard etc.).
    – rbrito
    Mar 22, 2017 at 7:16
  • There are many answers for this, I just don't have the time now, when I can I'll post soon. However, audiophiles forums/webpages are the places you want to look for. Another thing is: why do you believe ffmpeg isn't enough? Mar 5, 2022 at 9:54

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MusicBrainz Picard handles mostly all video containers (with the appropriate plugin). If the videos are music videos, it'll be even easier to tag them with MusicBrains massive db.

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Try to see if one of the Unix question-related tools is available for Windows.

Then I quickly found this Best Metadata Editors, see what suits you best, and comment here.

The exiftool also is available in both Linux/Windows to both command/GUI interfaces.

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