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badboyxx

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I just tried to tag my tracks the correct way but I have a problem and can't solve it. The tracks are embedded with covers and tagged. Now I have a self created compilation with various artists from different albums. I have the album title tagged as "Oldie but Goldie", the artist and album artist (e. g. "Da Brat") is tagged the same and the track titel is also tagged. MP is creating automatically album images in the specific directory, depending on the tag of the tracks. When I have twice the same artist in my compilation, MP is creating only one image in the folder. How do I have to tag my tracks the correct way. When I tag the album the same like titel, then I get in the NowPlaying screen the wrong titel, it should be "Oldie but Goldie". I have every track embedded the according maxi single cover.
 

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hwahrmann

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    We are creating "Album" Covers.
    Because the 2 songs have the same Album name, we save only 1 file with "Artist Name - Album Name" .

    If you want to have 2 different covers you need to have different names for the Album Name.
    I hear numerous things now of Album Coverart not correctly handled and i think that this sections needs to have some rework to be done.

    i think we need to go the following way:
    1. look for embedded cover
    2. look for "Artist - Album" in thumbs folder
    3. Look for folder.jpg in the folder where the file resides
     

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    i think we need to go the following way:
    1. look for embedded cover
    2. look for "Artist - Album" in thumbs folder
    3. Look for folder.jpg in the folder where the file resides

    Do you mean that I have to look that this things are correct in my case? If yes, point 1 and 2 I have still done and is correct but point 3 I don't use. Or do you mean that the problems has to be fixed by the developer?
     

    hwahrmann

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    second thing.
    Needs to be fixed on the dev side.

    At the moment you can only choose a different Album name for the second track
     

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    Ok.

    A solution could be that MP extracts the cover as Artist - Track Titel - Album.jpg. I hope that this will be fixed asap.
     

    hwahrmann

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    A solution could be that MP extracts the cover as Artist - Track Titel - Album.jpg. I hope that this will be fixed asap.
    nah, we will never do that, since that would also mean creating e.g. 20 identical images for a 20 songs album.
    Instead of that, we will look up the file for an embedded cover art.

    if a cover art is found in the file, we will use it.
    if not, wel will look for Artist - Album.jpg in the Thumbs folder
    if not found, we will use the folder.jpg o
     

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    That means that MP doesn't extract the images no more into the folder when the cover is embedded. That would be great. Is a better solution.

    Do you know when this fix would be available?
     

    hwahrmann

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    Sure it does, but only with Artist - AlbumName

    If you have now 2 tracks tagged with Same Artist AND Album AND different Covers, then we will extract the Cover from Track #1 and display the same cover for Track #2.

    I need to analyse first what how fast it could be implemented. Can't give you any timeframe
     

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    Ok now I understand. Can't keep waiting.
     

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