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Windows 7: Music Data?

06 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 - 7201
Music Data?

Is there a program that does the same job for Music as Metabrowser does for Films/TV's?

Not done anything Re: music yet, do songs even have metadata?

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06 Jul 2009   #2
Orbital Shark


Hi ardandy,

You could open Media Player then right click each file/album & select 'Find album info'. This will access a Microsoft site which will download all the information for each file (if it's in the database) including album images.

mikinho, the creator of Yammm - Yet Another Media Meta Manager may well be working on something so i'll report in that when it's ready.

Hope this helps :)

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06 Jul 2009   #3

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ardandy View Post
do songs even have metadata?
Depends on their file-type, Wav files don't, but most ppl don't deal with them because there huge but there are many, many file-types that do.
(Mp3, Mp4, wma, aac, flac, ape, ogg... the list goes on and on) :)

The metadata info for music is more commonly known as 'tags', with ID3 being the most common tag used. (MP3/MP4 players understand this format)
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08 Jul 2009   #4

windows7 7600 x86

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09 Jul 2009   #5

Windows 7 - 7201

I've been trying out WMP12 but its pretty crap for finding singles and individual album tracks.

Most of my songs are picked from albums (filtered out what I don't like) so when it searches all sorts come up!

Album info it seems good at but band/singles info its not too good with IMO.
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09 Jul 2009   #6

windows7 7600 x86

i think your problem is mainly caused from bad or incomplete tags. try jaikoz

personall y I dont use wmp much - either I use orangecd with winamp and cdartdisplay
or some time i use jrivermedia center or media monkey
orangecd is a music cataloger - best ive seen
That along with jaikoz for tagging my files and it works great, but i want to work on this just to have inside my media center as an option.
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