Finally there's an artist image grabber available!

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  1. rtv
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    Hi!
    I've just added a new tab page to the audioscrobbler plugin configuration.

    Pressing "Refresh" will fetch all artists from the tracks in your database.
    After that you'll see a list of artists and their corresponding images (contents of \Thumbs\Music\Artists).
    Pressing "Lookup" will query last.fm's servers for a picture of all artists where no thumbs are available.

    With the checkbox "Only Missing" not being ticked it will search images for ALL artists. However if you already have the same or a better image in your thumbs dir it will not save anything.

    Please let me know how this works for you. :D


     

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    Hi,
    Cool now i found artist images for the rest i was missing, great work rtv! ;)

    Regards
    Roy
     
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    Update: there's also a grabber for album covers in there now :)
     
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    This is fantastic, sorted out my artists fully - second the 'Great Work'

    Trevor

    Now to try the album covers....just as good I hope.
     
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    I've just added a few other tweaks (like omitting Various Artists, stripping "feat.", etc).
     
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    NIIIIIIIIIIICE ONE! Thanks.

    EDIT: Works pretty well. What I've just realized: Is it possible that HighRes image is same as LowRes regarding quality? Means that if I zoom in the LowRes i get the same quality as the HighRes has? Just seen this on my images (Artist.jpg & ArtistL.jpg)
     
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    Yes - both thumbs are created using the quality settings of config->general->thumbnails and just differ in resolution.
     
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    when i hit refresh it only get the files i last played, not my whole c:\music folder.

    can i change this?

    oh, and the lookup does not do anything :confused:
     
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    This means you can trick the grabber by setting up a music share in MP which maps your c:\music folder. Now just scan this share and enter + refresh the grabber again.
     
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    OK this is very nice,

    one question:

    how about changing the skin to crop and fit instead of scale the artists heads :p
     
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