How To Add Album Art To Mp3 File

Your Quick Answer: 

You can use the MP3Tag tool to add album art to an MP3 file for that first download, install the software, and import the MP3 file.

Right-click on the CD/DVD photo, then tap ‘Add Cover…’ and select the photo you want to add and Save the file.

To do this on Windows Media Player right, click on the MP3 file and open it with Windows Media Player; now copy the image you want to add as an Album art.

Now right-click on the MP3 file and tap the Paste album art option, and your Album art will be set.

To do this on group music, open the software, select “Choose where we look for music” from its Settings, and import the song.

Now select the Album option, click on the Edit info option, and add the photo you want to add as an Album art.

How to Add Album Art to an MP3:

Try the below methods in order to add:

1. Using MP3Tag Tool:

Here are the steps below:

Step 1: Download the MP3Tag software & Open

An online tool called MP3Tag software can help you add album art to an MP3 file. All you have to do is first download the MP3 software, open your Chrome Browser and search for it, or you can use this link: https://www.mp3tag.de/en/download.html to download this software. Download the .exe file, install it on your PC, and launch the software.

MP3Tag

Step 2: Add MP3 file To edit

After launching the app, you can see the File option, and in the top left corner, click on it and select the Open File option from your Windows files; open the MP3 file that you want to edit, select it and tap Open and it will open on the software. You can also drag the MP3 file you want to edit and drop it inside the program.

Click on File
Click on Add dictoniary

Step 3: Click on ‘Add Cover…’ Option

When the MP3 file is imported into the software, right-click on the CD/DVD photo under the ‘Directory’ option. It is on the left side of the screen, and after clicking on the option, you can see a pop-up containing some options; click on the ‘Add Cover…’ option, and you will be navigated to your Windows files. 

Click on Add Cover

Step 4: Add Picture & Set As album cover

Now from your Windows files, locate the picture that you want to add as album art for this MP3 file; select the picture, tap open, and it will be set as your album cover; after setting all the things, click on the save button, and you are done.

Add Picture & Set As album cover

2. On Windows Media Player:

Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Right-click on MP3 & Open with Windows Media Player

You can add album art to an MP3 using the Windows Media Player on your PC. To do that, open your Files and go to the folder where you have downloaded the MP3. Now right-click on the MP3, and many options will appear there. Move your cursor to the ‘Open with’ option, click on the arrow next to it, and select the Windows Media Player option. 

Right-click on MP3 & Open with Windows Media Player

Step 2: Get the Album Art image and Copy

After selecting the Windows Media Player option, the music will start playing through this software, and the music will be added to your Windows Media Player Library. Now you need the photo you want to add, so open the Files again, choose the photo, right-click on it, and tap Copy to copy the photo.

Click on Copy

Step 3: Open Windows Media Player and Click’ Music’

Now open the Windows Media Player again and go to the Library section; you can see many options on the screen’s left side menu, like Playlists, Music, Videos, and Pictures. Click on the ‘Music’ button among the options. 

Click on Music

Step 4: Right Click on that MP3 and Paste album art

Now you can see the MP3 file on the screen; right-click on it, and many options will appear: Play, Add to, Cast to Device, Delete, Open file location, etc. Click on the Paste album art option; after that, the photo you copied will be pasted over as an album art of this MP3 file.

Right Click on that MP3 and Paste album art

3. Through Groove Music:

Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open Windows search & Find Groove Music

Besides Windows Media Player, Microsoft introduced the Groove Music software for Windows, the default media player option for Windows. It first launched for Windows 8 and is now a default music player.

Find Groove Music

You can add album art to your MP3 files using this Groove Music software. Open your PC and click on the Search icon from the bottom left of the bar next to the Windows icon or tap “Windows” + “S” simultaneously to open the search box and type Groove Music; then click the Open option and open it.

Step 2: Click “Settings”> “Choose where we look for music”

When the software opens, click on the Settings icon, and you can see Music on this PC and Playback sections, click on the ‘Choose where we look for music’ option.

Click on Settings

Step 3: Play the Music from Folder & Wait to get added to Groove

After clicking on this option, a pop-up will appear; it is the pop-up of your Windows files from where you have to find the MP3 file. So you have to find the folder where the MP3 file you want to add is kept. Select the file and tap on the Open option, and it will be added to Groove Music and wait for some time until the software adds the MP3 file to its library.

Click on plus icon

Step 4: Select Album and Right click on ‘Edit info’

Now return to the Homepage of Groove Music, and you can see the Albums section there. Go to the section and choose the album where you want to add the album art. Right-click on the album and a lot of options will appear. Click the ‘Edit info’ option, and the pop-up will appear.

click on 'Edit info'

Step 5: Select the Album art to Add and Save

In that pop-up at the top left corner, you can see the Album art section; click on the small Pen icon, and you will be navigated to your Windows files. Now select the photo you want to add as album art, click on it and tap the Save button on Groove Music, and your album art will be added.

Select the Album art to Add and Save

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