Album Art (and sorting MP3s)

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  1. Spragleknas
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    Don't know if this is the right plce to post this, but it is a tip and it is working 8)

    I have a rather large M3 collection. Most of the files did not come from my own CD-collection, if you catch my drift....



    After sorting my collection with MusicBrainz I still didn't have album art.... and thus using MP for playing music wasn''t that effective or much of an eye-candy.

    The solution to this problem was Album Cover Art Downloader, and now just about all of my albums have thumb-pics. in the folder.

    [​IMG]

    I hope this helps others... it sure did the trick for me!
     
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    Thats a very nice piece of programming, will be trying it later. :D

    Thanks for the tip.


    edit:

    Spent the last 4 hours re-jigging all my album art, this is a Really Good tool. Crashed a couple of times but hey I can put up with that.
     
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    Yes, it is a great tool. Never crashed here, though....

    EDIT: 4 hours? In "passive" mode, I guess....

    Steps:
    CTRL+O - Open directory
    CTRL+A - Select all
    Click the blue arrow; "Download missing album art ..."

    Wait....

    Thats it!
     
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    258 artists, nearly 700 albums took me 4 hours!
     
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    Anybody else tried it?

    I see many ppl rating it in the DL section....
     
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    if i want to use the automatic download, i walways get thsi error:
    ExpathError: not well-formated (invalid token): line 2, column 227
     
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    Hmmm..... did you sort your MP3s in folders, using eg. MusicBrainz?
     
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    MusicBrainz is cool didn't knew about it... :) Thanks for the link
     
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    Yes, their both great programs.... together they are awesome!
     
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