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Windows 7: Windows Media Player12 sorting..

27 Dec 2013   #1

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
Windows Media Player12 sorting..

Hi, folks - Happy New Year!!

- a quick Windows Media Player12 query:

'Anyone know how I can sort my albums in the order of the year they were released..??

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

In WMP's library, click Album on the left to view all albums. Then, click the Release year column to sort the albums by year.

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2013   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

jocks answer is the right one, though its not always accurate and you will probably have tons of unknown release year albums.
it depends on the tags.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

27 Dec 2013   #4

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547

- hey, thanks guys..

- wasn't precise enough with my question..
- wanted to sort the individual artist's listing for albums by year
- you gave me enough of a clue, though..

I did it like this, via the "Organize" option:

Windows Media Player12 sorting..-wmpsort_artist_date.jpg

- felicitations..!!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Glad you were able to get it sorted.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

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