MUSIC RATING UPDATER - plugin to store star rating inside each mp3 file | Page 5

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    I think you should get opinion of others because I don't have many FLAC files and I'm really just a novice when it comes to this stuff, but hopefully I'm correct. If you goto the FLAC website, it doesn't have any specifics on tags, it just states that it uses the vorbis format and if you goto the vorbis website they mention some of the tags eg. artists etc, but make no mention of rating. The wikipedia entry for vorbis metadata states that the comment headers are case insensitive.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vorbis_comment



    http://www.xiph.org/vorbis/doc/v-comment.html
     
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    I wish MP would have the inbuilt ability to write the RATING into the tag, consistent with just about every other media player out there. I'm happy that it doesn't alter any of the other tags, but really wish it would store the rating into the file so I keep the ratings when (a) reinstall mediaportal (b) transfer file onto another device (c) if I ever change media centre software.
     
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    I second that wish. It is great to be be be finally able to read the rating from tags. Most of the time they don't have any, because i only listen to them in Mediaportal or converted to mp3 on my mobile.
    Neverless thanks for implementing this.
     
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    Mike, should i fix the above as well?
     
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    I fixed the first post + title, so it's more informative for forum users.
     
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    If you have the time :)

    I think we should start writing ratings back to tags but I realise there is an issue as there is no standard...

    I don't really fancy more config options but it is a pain when you rate tracks and then you reset your database and ratings are gone...
     
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    Any news on storing rating for flac files?
     
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    Working on it. But it was too late for inclusion into 1.3.0.
    We were already in code freeze.

    will be part of 1.4
     
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    That's cool. Thanks for the info.
     
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