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  1. Re: Album art not showing when using USB for car stereo

    I have a Pioneer car unit and it needs three criteria to be met to display covers.

    1) The cover art needs to be embedded, though an additional Folder.jpg doesn't cause issues.

    2) Maximum...
  2. Re: CD Ripper best sound quality, lossless Level 5 vs uncompressed

    :)
  3. Re: CD Ripper best sound quality, lossless Level 5 vs uncompressed

    Was it Spoon who said he put the Uncompressed setting in for the paranoid?!
  4. Re: CD Ripper best sound quality, lossless Level 5 vs uncompressed

    I started on the default 5 and now use 8. A work colleague started on 5 and now uses uncompressed, even though he admits he can hear no difference whatsoever between Uncompressed, level 5 and level...
  5. Thread: Custom Naming

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    Re: Custom Naming

    You can obviously quickly change the Genre tag, if / when manufacturers realise / care about what has been happening for the last twenty years! Some players and apps are very good, some simply basic...
  6. Thread: Custom Naming

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    Re: Custom Naming

    This is to my mind the reasons why the Genre tag is so personal wuth the nature of your collection being completely different to mine. You have (as usual) explained very eloquently why one size...
  7. Thread: Custom Naming

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    Re: Custom Naming

    I also use Pop Rock as a jack of all trades folder. Of course i've also seen this as your Pop/Rock, Pop; Rock, Pop rock, pop rock, pop/rock, Pop/Rock, Pop / Rock etc! Part of my routine is to hit...
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    I also have deleted Style.

    I have used Pop, Punk, EDM, Glam, Oldies, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s etc. mainly because my wife has so many compilations. I've also used Blues Rock, Country Rock, Folk Rock and...
  9. Thread: Custom Naming

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    Re: Custom Naming

    I did put Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture as a David Bowie album, but it is a Bowie album.

    My wife has hundreds of Compilation albums, so OST works very well in keeping soundtracks together....
  10. Thread: Custom Naming

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    Re: Custom Naming

    Bingo Gary. Thank you for giving me such a powerful, yet easy to use single string which replicates my single and multi strings. I use Disc so:-

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    Re: Custom Naming

    Thank you for the strings and I hope you get as much enjoyment from the coding as you have the coffee and jazz!

    To be honest I've used the two strings for five years, so reducing them down to one...
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    Re: Custom Naming

    Gary thank you. That is perfect for my friend's need and works exactly as described, I would like the same but putting each disc into their own folder for multis, please.

    I'm sure I could work...
  13. Thread: Custom Naming

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    Re: Custom Naming

    Hi Supernaut - yes I use OST for all soundtracks.

    Yes, I do exactly as you've suggested, put a comment in square brackets (round brackets is for the title) if I have more than one mastering /...
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    Re: Custom Naming

    Yes, that little number 1 (and not forgetting to clear it when required...) is very important!

    It was because of The Graduate soundtrack which has several Dave Grusin tracks alongside the S&G ones...
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    Re: Custom Naming

    By asking that "one last question" on the forum, the answer may help many others than the question asker too.
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    Re: Need advice before ripping collection to FLAC

    For me purely personal preference, instead of going into a folder named Various Artists, it goes into one named Compilations, nothing else is changed. I altered it when I was mucking around with...
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    Re: Need advice before ripping collection to FLAC

    I should have said some of us paupers! :)

    The fact that you use UAPP, I would take as read that the app is very good.
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    Re: Need advice before ripping collection to FLAC

    And us paupers use it on Android too! :)
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    Re: Need advice before ripping collection to FLAC

    foobar2000 on your PC unsurprisingly works very well and is super flexible.

    As you've found out there are very few standards for supported tags on some software and players, which partially...
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    Re: Need advice before ripping collection to FLAC

    Hi Supernaut,

    A quick follow up to some of your questions and an explanation as to why I use Sort tags.

    Back 40 years ago my LP collection was growing and it was taking longer to find a...
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    Re: Need advice before ripping collection to FLAC

    I started using Artist - Beatles, The and quickly decided I simply didn't like either Beatles, The or Beatles.

    The band name is The Beatles.
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    Re: Need advice before ripping collection to FLAC

    I believe this is a very deliberate choice. There are folders A, B, C so Album Artist - Beatles, The / Bowie, David both go into the B folder, but the filename and Artist metadata read The Beatles /...
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    Re: Need advice before ripping collection to FLAC

    Hi Supernaut,

    I totally agree with everything that Gary says above, but do use sort tags and some of the Genre tags that he no longer uses as they benefit me and my family.

    We are all creating...
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    Re: Artist Sort tag not being written to FLAC file

    Mp3tag uses the upper case ARTIST SORT, even if you have used Artist Sort from dBpoweramp.
  25. Re: Success! Finally ripped my whole CD collection! Here's my story (w/ stats). . .

    Congratulations on completing ripping your collection and maintaining those stats - very interesting. I haven't kept an accurate record of the odd error whilst ripping my CDs, but would be surprised...
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