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Blutarsky
post Feb 18 2013, 14:51
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I'd like to remove my personal data (email, etc) stored in my iTunes collections. Data seems to be stored in iTunes extended AAC tags.
Wondering if there's a tool to batch remove/wipe those selected tags.
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sluggy
post Feb 18 2013, 20:39
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Have a look for a free program called iTMS Scrubber 2.3

This is a little tool to remove personal information from iTunes Music Store files. It uses AtomicParsley to remove all account-related atoms from your files.

Simply extract the contents to a folder, copy in the album files you want to de-personalise (don't use your originals!) and run itms-scrubber. It will also extract the album art to a folder.jpg.
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db1989
post Feb 18 2013, 21:42
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QUOTE (sluggy @ Feb 18 2013, 19:39) *
It uses AtomicParsley to remove all account-related atoms from your files.
Does it also remove the email address embedded elsewhere in the file, which we’ve just been talking about for four posts?
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- Blutarsky   Batch remove iTunes tags   Feb 18 2013, 14:51
- - Rollin   Try Mp3Tag or foobar2000   Feb 18 2013, 14:53
|- - Blutarsky   QUOTE (Rollin @ Feb 18 2013, 08:53) Try M...   Feb 18 2013, 14:54
- - Jplus   Or just select all the tracks in iTunes, open the ...   Feb 18 2013, 18:04
- - db1989   No, because iTunes does not present “personal data...   Feb 18 2013, 18:48
|- - Blutarsky   Ouch, so it won't be sufficient to remove the ...   Feb 18 2013, 18:53
|- - Jplus   QUOTE (db1989 @ Feb 18 2013, 18:48) No, b...   Feb 18 2013, 23:27
- - db1989   Not in my experience. You should, of course, try i...   Feb 18 2013, 19:04
|- - Blutarsky   I see some other articles on the internet about us...   Feb 18 2013, 19:13
- - sluggy   Have a look for a free program called iTMS Scrubbe...   Feb 18 2013, 20:39
|- - db1989   QUOTE (sluggy @ Feb 18 2013, 19:39) It us...   Feb 18 2013, 21:42
|- - sluggy   QUOTE (db1989 @ Feb 18 2013, 20:42) QUOTE...   Feb 18 2013, 21:55
|- - db1989   QUOTE (sluggy @ Feb 18 2013, 20:55) sites...   Feb 18 2013, 22:19
|- - sluggy   QUOTE (db1989 @ Feb 18 2013, 21:19) QUOTE...   Feb 19 2013, 10:07
|- - db1989   While we’re bumping, I didn’t reply to this before...   Jun 11 2013, 17:40
|- - Porcus   While we're bumping, I still haven't under...   Jun 11 2013, 23:30
- - RobertoDomenico   If you're using OS X there are many ways to re...   Feb 19 2013, 02:34
- - Porcus   You could potentially pay a dollar for a check: bu...   Feb 19 2013, 11:00
- - cyberdux   QUOTE (Blutarsky @ Feb 18 2013, 23:51) I...   Feb 20 2013, 02:07
|- - db1989   QUOTE (cyberdux @ Feb 20 2013, 01:07) Aft...   Feb 20 2013, 10:25
|- - cyberdux   QUOTE (db1989 @ Feb 20 2013, 19:25) QUOTE...   Feb 20 2013, 10:37
- - Jplus   @cyberdux: Could you be more specific about iTunes...   Feb 20 2013, 11:24
|- - cyberdux   QUOTE (Jplus @ Feb 20 2013, 20:24) @cyber...   Feb 20 2013, 20:29
- - RobertoDomenico   iTunes Match will not alter your tags in any way.   Feb 20 2013, 23:53
- - Jplus   Ahh, then I probably never noticed because I almos...   Feb 21 2013, 01:09
|- - cyberdux   QUOTE (Jplus @ Feb 21 2013, 10:09) Ahh, t...   Feb 21 2013, 09:39
- - gism   QUOTE (Blutarsky @ Feb 18 2013, 14:51) I...   Jun 11 2013, 14:35
- - gism   Also I found this. Haven't tried myself though...   Jun 11 2013, 17:05
- - db1989   It’s a very good suggestion, which I see you made ...   Jun 12 2013, 00:16
|- - Porcus   Well myself I am even unwilling to open a customer...   Jun 12 2013, 07:55
- - Bob Katz   I've got a challenge for the programmers here....   Nov 19 2013, 15:37
- - mudlord   I personally would prefer a small tool that doesnt...   Dec 26 2013, 10:46
- - Vietwoojagig   There is a Perl script called "anoncp.pl...   Dec 26 2013, 11:27


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