MusicBrainz

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MusicBrainz is a project that aims to create a collaborative music database that is similar to the freedb project.wikipedia
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Freedb

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MusicBrainz is a project that aims to create a collaborative music database that is similar to the freedb project.
As of 2007, MusicBrainz – a project with similar goals – had a freedb gateway that allows access to their own database.

MusicBrainz Picard

Picard
A separate application, such as MusicBrainz Picard, must be used for this.
It was developed by the MetaBrainz Foundation, a non-profit company that also operates the MusicBrainz database.

AmpliFIND

MusicDNSMusicIPMusicIP Mixer
This issue was resolved in May 2006 when MusicBrainz partnered with MusicIP (now AmpliFIND), replacing TRM with MusicDNS.
One of their customers was MetaBrainz Foundation, a non-profit company that used MusicDNS in their MusicBrainz and MusicBrainz Picard software products.

Internet Archive

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MusicBrainz allows contributors to upload cover art images of releases to the database; these images are hosted by Cover Art Archive (CAA), a joint project between Internet Archive and MusicBrainz started in 2012.
Cover Art Archive, Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images, NASA Images, Occupy Wall Street Flickr Archive, and USGS Maps and are some sub-collections of Image collection.

MetaBrainz Foundation

In December 2004, the MusicBrainz project was turned over to the MetaBrainz Foundation, a non-profit group, by its creator Robert Kaye.
The MetaBrainz Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit based in San Luis Obispo, California that operates the MusicBrainz project and several other related projects.

AcoustID

Chromaprint
The Chromaprint acoustic fingerprinting algorithm, the basis for AcoustID identification service, was started in February 2010 by a long-time MusicBrainz contributor Lukáš Lalinský.
The Chromaprint acoustic fingerprinting algorithm, the basis for AcoustID identification service, was started in February 2010 by a long-time MusicBrainz contributor Lukáš Lalinský.

Jaikoz

Jaikoz generates acoustic fingerprints from music files using the AcoustId service, it can then look up the metadata from MusicBrainz using the AcoustId, additionally it can match based on metadata to MusicBrainz or Discogs.

PostgreSQL

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The relational database management system is PostgreSQL.

Tag editor

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One type of tag editor compares the existing metadata in an audio file's tags with the information from online music databases, such as Gracenote, Discogs, freedb, Zortam Music Internet Database (ZMLIMD) or MusicBrainz.

List of online music databases

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* List of online music databases

Sound Juicer

For example, if the computer is connected to the Internet, it will automatically attempt to retrieve track information from the freely available MusicBrainz service.

CDDB

CD DataBaseCompact Disc Database
MusicBrainz was founded in response to the restrictions placed on the Compact Disc Database (CDDB), a database for software applications to look up audio CD (compact disc) information on the Internet.

Compact disc

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MusicBrainz was founded in response to the restrictions placed on the Compact Disc Database (CDDB), a database for software applications to look up audio CD (compact disc) information on the Internet.

Metadata

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MusicBrainz has expanded its goals to reach beyond a compact disc metadata (this is information about the performers, artists, songwriters, etc.) storehouse to become a structured online database for music.

Cover art

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Recorded works can also store information about the release date and country, the CD ID, cover art, acoustic fingerprint, free-form annotation text and other metadata.

Acoustic fingerprint

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Recorded works can also store information about the release date and country, the CD ID, cover art, acoustic fingerprint, free-form annotation text and other metadata.

ID3

ID3v2ID3 tagID3 tags
End-users can use software that communicates with MusicBrainz to add metadata tags to their digital media files, such as ALAC, FLAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis or AAC.

Apple Lossless

ALACApple Lossless Audio Codec.m4a
End-users can use software that communicates with MusicBrainz to add metadata tags to their digital media files, such as ALAC, FLAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis or AAC.

FLAC

Free Lossless Audio Codec.flacFLAC
End-users can use software that communicates with MusicBrainz to add metadata tags to their digital media files, such as ALAC, FLAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis or AAC.

MP3

.mp3MP3 downloadMP3 files
End-users can use software that communicates with MusicBrainz to add metadata tags to their digital media files, such as ALAC, FLAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis or AAC.

Vorbis

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End-users can use software that communicates with MusicBrainz to add metadata tags to their digital media files, such as ALAC, FLAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis or AAC.