24 Best Free Music Genre Finder Software for Windows
Here is a list of best free music genre finder software for Windows. Using these software, you can view song information including its genre. A genre is basically the category to which a song belongs to, such as Pop, Latin, Rock, Blues, Hip-hop, Country, Folk, Classical, etc.
These are basically audio metadata viewer plus editor which let you view and edit song metadata. You can import multiple songs to these software and these software will display respective song genre on the interface. Apart from genre, you can view other tags of a song like title, artist, album cover, lyrics, year, track, etc. In some of these, you can save song information with genre to a local file. You can edit these and some extended tags in all software.
Most of these software show the tag information which are already contained in music files. Only a few of these software can fetch details of a song from online sources. Additionally, a wide number of music formats are supported in these software like MP3, AAC, APE, MAC, FLAC, MP4, M4A, M4B, MPC, OGG, WMA, and more. You can listen to your songs too.
Note: You can also find out genre of songs from context menu of a music track (by going to Properties), but with these software, you get to know a lot more information of tracks and you can edit them as well.
My Favorite Music genre Finder for Windows:
Mp3nity is one of my favorite software to find genre of song. It also provides an option to fetch song information from online sources. You can also edit several audio tags in it.
If you want a featured media player which shows genre of songs, try AIMP or VLC media player.
Mp3nity is one my favorite software on this list. It is a music organizer, audio tag editor, lyrics downloader, and album art grabber. It also acts as a music genre finder as you can view song genre and other details on its interface. It provides a tool called Tag from Web which finds out tags for a song using various services including Amazon, FreeDB, MusicBrainz, etc.
Using this software, you can view and edit general tags, lyrics, cover art, etc. Some useful features like download lyrics of a song from web, fetch cover art of a song, export song metadata to HTML document, etc., can also be found in it.
Overall, it is a nice package for music lovers. You can also hear songs in its inbuilt music player.
Musican is a nice music player and organizer software for Windows. Using it, you can also find genre of song of different formats. It supports a lot of music formats to import audio files such as MP3, AAC, APE, MAC, FLAC, MP4, M4A, M4B, MPC, OGG, WMA, etc. As the songs are imported to this software, it displays genres of each song on its interface, such as Hip-hop, Jazz, Rock, Pop, etc. It also displays other tags of a song including artist, album, title, track, length, and rating.
This software provides a ‘Find audio files’ feature which lets you scan a directory for audio files and import all of them. You can also filter out songs on the basis of specific metadata tag. Other than that, you get useful features like Find Song, Edit ID3 Tag, etc.
This is a nice software to play songs and know respective information. It comes in both installer and portable versions.
AIMP is a popular music player for Windows. As you import music files to listen to them, it shows respective tags along with genre of song. Other tags that it shows include title, album, artist, date, user ratings, etc.
It also contains a tag editor tool to edit tags including ID3v1, ID3 v2, lyrics, and basic metadata tags. This software has an ‘Auto filling’ which automatically add tags to songs. Other than that, you can also find an audio converter tool in it.
It offers support to a wide variety of audio formats which include MP3, WV, WAV, OPUS, FLAC, APE, MPC, OGG, OGA, M4A, SPX, etc.
VLC media player
VLC media player is a popular audio and video player for Windows. Using it, you can also find the genre of a song along with some other metadata. Let’s see how.
How to find genre of song in VLC media player:
Open a song and go to its Tools menu and click on Media Information option. A new window will open up where you will be able to view song genre and some other information, like title, artist, album, copyright, publisher, album cover, etc. Another way is to click on View > Playlist and import a song playlist or individual songs. It will display different metadata tags of songs which include genre as well. You can enable/disable tags which you want to view/hide by right clicking on a tag.
It also displays some more audio metadata, codecs, and statistics information. You have the flexibility to edit general tags if you want.
Helium is a featured music management software for Windows. It also contains a tag editor feature which lets view and edit metadata tags of a song. Along with title, artist, album, releasing year, etc., you can also find genre of song. You can import your music files, right click on a song, and click on Edit Tag option to open its metadata editor window. It also provides an advanced tag editor to add extended set of tags to a song.
Using this software, you can also calculate BPM, key, track gain, etc., download track info and lyrics, extract various tags, convert filename to tag, edit album cover, and do a lot more. It provides a set of additional utilities which allow you to split files, join files, convert audio files, etc.
Note: The free version has some locked features which are only available to premium users. You can upgrade to paid version in order to enjoy all its premium features.
TagScanner is a free MP3 tag editor for Windows. It can also be used as a music genre finder as it shows genre of added songs. Along with genre, you can find out other information of a song including title, artist, album, track, disc, album artist, year, comment, and composer. It lets you export a song’s information to HTML, XML, CSV, and TXT files.
As it is a metadata editor, you can add/edit a lot of general as well as advanced tags of music files. These tags include original artist, remixed by, beats per minute, key, grouping, MusicBrainz artist Id, album Id, release country, subtitle, ISRC, publisher, copyright, URL, album cover, lyrics, etc. You can also play songs in this software.
It supports a wide number of audio formats to import, e.g. MP3, OGG, FLAC, WMA, SPEEX, WAV, AIFF, Opus, Musepack, Monkey’s Audio, AAC, OptimFROG, etc.
This software provides both installer and portable versions.
MusicBrainz Picard is a free open source music tag editor for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It lets you view and edit audio metadata including genre. So, you can use it as music genre finder. Along with genre, it displays a lot of audio tags including artist, album, title, track number, date, album artist, etc.
To edit music tags, it supports extended ones which are record label, release country, original release year, total discs, total tracks, artist sort order, compilation, script, etc. It lets you add MusicBrainz tags too such as artist Id, recording Id, release artist Id, release group Id, track Id, and release Id. It contains a batch processing option too.
It offers supports to music files like MP3, WAVE, AIFF, TAK, WMA, Musepack, APE, OGG, WavPack, Speex, etc.
Abyssmedia ID3 Tag Editor
Abyssmedia ID3 Tag Editor is one more free audio tag editor for Windows. It can be used for finding metadata tags of songs including its genre. Other than genre, you can find and view title, artist, album, year, beats per minute, track, initial key, copyright, and comment. It provides a tool named Identify which helps you find genre of song using web service. This tool finds out the other music tags as well.
It lets you import audio tracks of formats including MP3, WMA, OGG, APE, FLAC, and M4A. Some other tools can also be installed from this software like converter, recording, audio editing, etc.
Reezaa MP3 Tag Editor
Reezaa MP3 Tag Editor is another music genre finder software on this list. As the name suggests, it lets you add or edit tags of music files, including ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags, lyrics, and picture. You can also view original tags contained in an audio track. These audio tags are genre, title, album, year, artist, comment, track, etc.
It displays MPEG information of a song such as size, length, format, bitrate, frequency, mode, CRCs, etc. You can also export songs’ information to a text file. It provides options like copy tags, correct case of tags, synchronize tags, etc.
It supports MP3 songs only.
Toe Tag is a featured audio metadata editor for Windows. It lets you edit a lot of music tags including artist, album, year, comment, persons involved, URLs and copyrights, lyrics, cover, etc. In it, you can also view tags of songs including genre. It displays the genre of songs on its interface. You can import music files of various formats to find their genre. These formats include MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, AAC, FLAC, etc.
Additionally, it provides features like batch tag editor, extract tag from filename, find artist and album by executing CDDB query, etc.
NeatMP3 is basically a free batch music metadata editor for Windows and Mac. You can also view song tags in it. As you import music tracks, you can view information of the selected song at the bottom right section. These information include genre as well as artist, title, album, year, and track.
You can also play the songs and organize your music in it. It supports music files in formats including MP3, MP4, WAV, FLAC, AIF, ASF, OGG, MPC, SPX, and WV.
Media Tagger is yet another music genre finder software for Windows. Like many other software on this list, it also shows song tags along with genre on its interface. You can also view song title, artist, track number, etc. It shows lyrics and image attached with a song, which you can edit as well. You can also save the tags information along with genre of songs in a CSV, HTML, or text file.
This software is basically used to edit ID3 (v1/v2) and APE tags. You can find additional tools in it including fix track numbers, MP3 synchronization, find tags from FreeDB, etc.
MPTagThat is another audio tag editor which can be used as music genre finder. When you add songs to this software, it lets you view respective songs’ details on the interface. These details include song genre along with its title, artist, year, album, etc. For editing music tags, it supports a variety of them such as main tags, picture, involved people, web information, lyrics, etc.
To import a song, it supports formats such as MP3, MPC, APE, WMA, M4A, WAV, FLAC, OGG, etc.
jTagger is a portable Java based music genre finder for Windows. It lets you view the saved metadata of a song which include genre as well. Other information of a song to view are title, artist, album, year, track number, copyright, composer, comment, etc. You have the flexibility to edit these information as well. There are some more tools in it which let you rename files, album tags, and title tags.
It supports only MP3 music files. You can also play songs in this software.
The GodFather is another music genre finder for Windows. It lets you view and edit tags of music files including genre. It provides an inbuilt file browser using which you can import music tracks. After that, you can right click on a song and click on Properties option to view genre and other information.
It supports a lot of tags to edit, such as title, genre, album, artist, ISRC, file owner, commercial information, involved people, conductor, compilation, lyrics, lyricist, copyright information webpage, album cover, etc. It offers tools like Find Duplicate, Auto sync ID3 tags, etc.
You can import songs in formats like MP3, WAV, AAC, M4A, WMA, OGG, FLAC, SPX, TTA, OPUS, WavPack, etc.
EasyTAG is the next audio tag editor which can be used to find genre of song. You just need to add songs and select one of them and it will display song metadata which include song genre as well. Apart from that, it lets you view/edit title, album, artist, year, copyright, track number, comment, composer, ‘encoded by’, and URL.
It supports songs in APE, FLA, M4A, OGG, MP3, and FLAC audio formats. You can also view and edit MP4 video metadata using it.
Clementine is a music organizer and player software for Windows. Using it, you can view and edit audio tags. These tags include genre as well as common tags like title, artist, album, composer, BPM, bit rate, etc.
It contains tools to display lyrics, fetch song information, create playlists, manage playlists, etc.
JJ MP3 Renamer
JJ MP3 Renamer is one more music genre finder software on this list. It is an audio tag editor using which you can view and edit ID3 tags. These tags include information like title, artist, album, date, track, and ‘encoded by’ along with song genre.
It offers supports to MP3 audio files as well as playlists including M3U and PLS.
Taggin’ MP3 is the next free music genre finder for Windows. You can import a directory of songs and view their information one by one. It shows genre and other tags of a music file, like title, album, artist, year, comment, composer, original artist, copyright, URL, etc. You can also add/edit these tag information in a song.
It supports MP3 files to view or edit tags.
Multi ID3 Tag Editor
Multi ID3 Tag Editor, as the name suggests, is a free software to edit ID3 tags in audio files. You can also view already contained tags in songs using it. It previews song information which include genre, title, album, artist, year, track, language, URL, etc.
It can be used to remove tags, update tags of multiple files, rename multiple files, music player, etc. It supports MP3 song files only.
Moo0 Mp3 Info Editor
Moo0 Mp3 Info Editor is a simple music tag editor for Windows. Using it, you can also find genre of song along with other song information including title, artist, album, year, track, and comment.
To find genre of song, all you have to do is drop an MP3 file to its interface and it will show all containing music tags on the interface.
Stamp ID3 Tag Editor
Stamp ID3 Tag Editor is another one of music genre finder software on this list. It shows genre of all added songs on its interface along with other music metadata. These metadata tags include title, artist, album, date, year, category, producer, copyright, comment, encoder, URL, BPM, count, rating, track number, album art, etc. You can also edit these tags in songs.
You can view or edit tags of MP3, FLAC, WMA, OGG, and WAV files.
Note: It is free for home use only.
Mp3tag is one more software which lets you find genre of song. In it, you can view or even edit tags of a music track including genre, such as title, album. artist, year, track, comment, composer, disc-number. You can also view/add album cover of a song. The music metadata can be exported to a local file (CSV, HTML, TXT, etc.).
In it, you can import files of formats like MP3, AAC, FLAC, SPX, OGG, ALAC, MPC, OPUS, DSF, M4A, WV, WAV, WMA, TTA, etc.
MusicVaults is the next free music genre finder software on this list. It displays music tags which include genre, title, artist, album, year, comment, etc. These and more tags can be edited as well.
It contains some handy tools which let you convert filename to ID3 tag and vice versa.
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