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A program to write metadata from to a comic archive

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A command-line tool to tag comic archives with metadata from



Or install it yourself:

$ pip install --user metron-tagger


How to enable RAR support?

  • It depends on the unrar command-line utility, and expects it to be in your $PATH.


usage: metron-tagger [-h] [-r] [-o] [--id ID] [-d] [--ignore-existing] [-i] [--missing] [-s] [-z] [--validate] [--delete-original] [--duplicates] [--version] path [path ...]

Read in a file or set of files, and return the result.

positional arguments:
  path                 Path of a file or a folder of files.

  -h, --help           show this help message and exit
  -r, --rename         Rename comic archive from the files metadata. (default: False)
  -o, --online         Search online and attempt to identify comic archive. (default: False)
  --id ID              Identify file for tagging with the Metron Issue Id. (default: None)
  -d, --delete         Delete the metadata tags from the file. (default: False)
  --ignore-existing    Ignore files that have existing metadata tag. (default: False)
  -i, --interactive    Interactively query the user when there are matches for an online search. (default: False)
  --missing            List files without metadata. (default: False)
  -s, --sort           Sort files that contain metadata tags. (default: False)
  -z, --export-to-cbz  Export a CBR (rar) archive to a CBZ (zip) archive. (default: False)
  --validate           Verify that comic archive has a valid ComicInfo.xml. (default: False)
  --remove-non-valid   Remove ComicInfo.xml from comic if not valid. Used with --validate option (default: False)
  --delete-original    Delete the original archive after successful export to another format. (default: False)
  --duplicates         Identify and give the option to delete duplicate pages in a directory of comics. (Experimental) (default: False)
  --version            Show the version number and exit


Please use the GitHub issue tracker to submit bugs or request features.


This project is licensed under the GPLv3 License.

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