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    Problem with Ogg tags & album cover

    Dear users
    I seem to have a problem when I rip ogg's.
    The same thing happens whether I rip straight from CD or convert from fully tagged FLAC.
    The ogg files don't have any tags upon completion of the rip.

    Pardon if this is basic - searching the forums I haven't found the solution.

    Also, tagging in MP3TAG does create a tag, but not one 'seen' by DBPA or my Cowon S9.

    Why can't tag Oggs?
    Cheers
    Noob

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    Re: Problem with Ogg tags & album cover

    Right click on a dBpoweramp ripped ogg >> Edit ID Tag, does it show tags?

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    Re: Problem with Ogg tags & album cover

    Yes Sir, it does. I have tried to edit tags this way, but it says "Unable to write ID Tags for G:\filepath\example.ogg"

    Incidentally, I'm using an out of date version I think...13.1?
    I have XP.

    Thanks.
    Can try to capture screen shots if helpful.

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    Re: Problem with Ogg tags & album cover

    Something has locked the file (perhaps it is playing?) so it cannot be written.

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    Re: Problem with Ogg tags & album cover

    Ah...no Sir, I wish it was that obvious, but alas no, I wasn't playing the file while simultaneously trying to edit it. Unless something else can lock it?

    I've tried three different ways with different files and CDs
    1) Ripping ogg from CD with dbpa
    2) Converting ogg from fully tagged FLAC with dbpa
    3) Tagging ogg with MP3Tag

    Trying (3) does tag the ogg so that it can be seen with MP3Tag, but the tag created is invisible to dbpa and my Cowon S9.

    Any suggestions to trial or settings to check would be greatly appreciated.
    Cheers

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    Re: Problem with Ogg tags & album cover

    A virus checker could block the file.

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