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    Cover Art

    Hi I have downloaded and trying out Music/Batch converter for Mac. I have a music collection ripped from cd's through iTunes in Apple lossless format. After conversion to Flac I lose the cover art. I have verified the files have art by getting info on the actual files though the finder and also installed a script in iTunes that verified the artwork is embedded. I have spent a good amount of time trying to figure this out and I seem to be stuck, what am I missing? Thanks for any help!

    RWI

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    Re: Cover Art

    See if dBpoweramp can see the art, right click on a Apple Lossless file >> Services >> Edit Tags with dBpoweramp

    is any art shown?

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    Re: Cover Art

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    Hi, life got in the way for a while and I am finally ready to get back to this. When I view the original file in the finder you see the album art in the preview image, after conversion you do not. The embedded art does transfer properly. How can I make the preview image also be brought over to the converted file?

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    Re: Cover Art

    Apple would not show cover art in FLAC files because it cannot read them, you would have to use dBpoweramp Edit ID Tags to see if there is art in the FLAC files.

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    Re: Cover Art

    Hi, cover art shows to be embedded if I view in tag editor but still does not show up in a the finder view. Is there anyway to correct this or are you saying on a Mac this is normal?

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    Re: Cover Art

    Quote Originally Posted by RWI View Post
    Hi, cover art shows to be embedded if I view in tag editor but still does not show up in a the finder view. Is there anyway to correct this or are you saying on a Mac this is normal?
    No, you cannot correct this in the Finder. As Spoon said earlier, Apple does not read flac files and Finder is part of Apple's operating system.

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