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    Correcting tags for Roon

    Hello. First time poster. I have read a lot of posts but am still not sure if Perfecttunes will help me. Here is my situation:

    My library was ripped from Cd using dbPoweramp. This was an old version that I only recently upgraded. When switching from Audirvana to Roon, a lot of my music did not import correctly. Everything showed perfectly in Audirvana but not Roon. The Roon people have tried to help and pointed out that I should upgrade my version of dbpoweramp. After the upgrade, all new rips show up perfectly in Roon.

    Unfortunately I need to fix a lot of the old files. I have figured out how to use the Batch converter in dbpoweramp to identify errors. However, it doesn't give suggestions on how to fix them.

    Will the idtagger function in Perfecttunes identify errors in my library and make suggestions for how to fix them? Typing all corrections manually would take quite a while. I am less worried about album art than I am on getting data and file names correct so that they show up in Roon.

    Any comments are appreciated.

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    Re: Correcting tags for Roon

    What sort of errors are you talking about? Wrong names in tag fields? Or something else?

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    Re: Correcting tags for Roon

    It depends what is wrong, is it the tag values (such as missing album artist) or the roon cannot read an older tag format?

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    Re: Correcting tags for Roon

    Roon reads and uses all the tags of my 112,000 track library of FLAC, mp3. and m4a files. Some of those files were created 15 years ago or more, some with old versions of dbpa. Please provide more detail on these errors, as something seems odd.

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    Re: Correcting tags for Roon

    Many thanks for the replies. I had to be out of pocket yesterday so could not respond. There are two things that are happening. One is that songs are being labeled as unknown artist. Another is that some songs don&*8217;t seem to be associated with an album name. Albums will be missing several songs while others are perfect. At times I can find the missing songs by doing a search for the artist name and song title.

    What is strange is that there doesn&*8217;t seem to be any rhyme or reason to what shows up.

    Another funky thing that happens with Roon is that album covers will change whenever a new CD rip is added. Audirvana worked perfectly so I question some of Roon's capabilities in this area.

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    Re: Correcting tags for Roon

    Quote Originally Posted by Ellsworth View Post
    Many thanks for the replies. I had to be out of pocket yesterday so could not respond. There are two things that are happening. One is that songs are being labeled as unknown artist. Another is that some songs don&*8217;t seem to be associated with an album name. Albums will be missing several songs while others are perfect. At times I can find the missing songs by doing a search for the artist name and song title.
    for these separated albums, you are sure that all tracks have exactly the same album name, the same disk and disk total tags, etc. and all files are in the same album directory? Also, you have told Roon to use your tag information when importing?

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