MP3DB2 is a collection of bash scripts for keeping track of large MP3 collections. It will retrieve song information from the filenames and ID3 tags of a directory or CD of MP3s and store them in a local database. It then allows you to search any of the fields, generate a master listing of all your complete albums, see the size of your entire collection, and more.
Telemeta is a global audio archiving program which introduces useful and secure indexing methods to back up digitized audio files and metadata dictionaries. It is dedicated to backing up any digitized and documented sound from collections of vinyls, magnetic tapes, or audio CDs over a strong database in accordance with many standards. Export functions also encapsulate edited metadata into a compressed file. The object style architecture provides easy developed user-friendly interfaces and a plugin style audio processing.
python-musicbrainz2 provides simple, object oriented access to the MusicBrainz Web service. The MusicBrainz Project (see http://musicbrainz.org) provides music metadata maintained by its large and constantly growing user community. This package helps you to write CD ripper applications, taggers, and media players by giving easy access to music metadata.
ccHost is a Web-based infrastructure that may be used to host and allow for commenting, remixing, and distribution globally. The more installations of ccHost and its variations, the more content there will be available for enjoyment and artistic re-use in a sane and legal setting. ccHost is what is used for the infamous Creative Commons CC Mixter project which supports legal media sharing and remixing.
prokyon3 is a multithreaded music manager and tag editor. It can access MP3, Ogg, and FLAC files on hard disk, CDROM, SMB, and NFS. Files can be played using XMMS or other players. The file view is customizable and favorite artists are supported. prokyon3 also offers an editor for ID3 and Ogg tags and has been designed to support tagging large quantities of files.
KmusicdB is a music information manager for KDE, using PostgreSQL as a backend. You can add your music collection to the database, and view it in a convenient browser. It currently supports the ability to add and edit artists, add and edit titles (with album pictures), and a track editor. The ability to generate reports and statistics, and also to search the database is implemented, as well as creating and opening, backing up and restoring databases. It is highly customizable, and fast. CDDB functionality has also been implemented.
Disc-cover provides an easy way to produce covers for audio CDs. It scans audio CDs and uses information from the CDDB or CDINDEX database to build a back and front cover for the CD. Output is in Latex, Dvi, PDF, Postscript, HTML, plain ASCII, or any other format suited for cdlabelgen.