Organize your sound library with metadata
Meta Data And Sound Library Organisation: Organize your sound library with metadata
Meta data and keeping your tracks and libraries in order is a hidden talent. There is nothing easier than being able to search your library and have a list of results that are exactly what you want.
Meta Data is basically data on data, so with meta data on your sound files you can say which project and which take it was and this can easily be used by editors and yourself to facilitate an efficient post production process.
Many find their own way organize your sound library with metadata their files and the easiest way is getting a client like
from Sound Devices. Below is a screenshot of the Mac Version.
I recommend this application even if you don't have a sound devices recorder and I should point out this does a lot more if you do have a sound devices recorder like the 788t.
Just like this article has tags to help you find it: Wave Agent, meta data, sound library organisation
Try not to do too many broad topics or too many rare topics you won't be able to find. Think about how you are using those sounds and what they also might fit into.
leave me a comment at the bottom of this page with any tips you have to organising your sounds.