CC Licensing MP3 files

Modified on 2011/12/15 18:30 by Mark — Categorized as: CreativeCommons, MP3

To properly apply a Creative Commons license to an MP3 file you need to do these things:

Add ID3 tags to the MP3 file

This should not have to be done manually, ccPublisher will handle it for you, but that part of ccPublisher stopped working for me. Using a tool like Mp3Tag or ID3 (more info) you can add the WCOP, WOAF and TCOP ID3 tags.

Add or update the following ID3 tags in the MP3


Publish verification and licensing information

Publish license metadata on the web:

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