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Spotify not downloading songs for offline mode?

So, lately I decided I want to have some Spotify playlists in offline mode. It successfully downloaded one song, and now all the others just have that little 'syncing' icon. It has been days since I ...
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Why doesn't Windows Explorer support directly copying WAV files from Music CDs?

As far as I understand, Music CDs are nothing more than some metadata along with a bunch of WAV files. So why doesn't Windows (by default) allow one to copy WAV files from a CD?
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Do most music CDs contain the needed info about their tracks?

I see that many audio players (I mean multimedia software like Winamp or Foobar2000) have the ability of searching music information on databases like CDDB. Shouldn't such info already be available on ...
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browsing music in cover art in vlc

Is it possible to activate a cover art view for the music library in vlc? I mean something like you can see in iTunes. I am running vlc under osX and I can't find the appropriate preference.
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How can I tell Windows to route music through a Bluetooth headset which is designed for phone calls only?

I'm using Spotify to play music on a Windows 10 laptop. I do own a Bluetooth headset, but it's a single-earpiece monaural headset. It's designed for phone calls, not for playing music. How can I ...
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Search on WMPlayer Now Playing list

I'm currently creating a playlist for a school play on Windows Media Player 12. It can at least consist of 200 short-length songs (1 minute at the least). I just want to create a predetermined list of ...
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Insert song times and pointers into mp3 full album

I have a full album in mp3, 50 minutes of music. I need some strategy to give it a way to easily navigate trought the album songs, being able to choose song. This would allow a more productive ...
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Is there a way to sync Google Music likes with Last.fm loved tracks?

The question title is quite self-descriptive. I use both services and tired of manually "like" song in both. Is the desirable action achievable through the IFTTT recipe or something else?
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Cortana music search: How to access historical searches beyond last 10?

Question: How can I access an exhaustive list of my historical Cortana music searches, either programmatically or through some kind of GUI? Background: My favorite Cortana feature is (the somewhat ...
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How to do ReplayGain for music videos?

I have a playlist of several music videos, but the videos have different loudness. I want to play the playlist so that the loudness of each video would be the same, without the need to manually ...
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Linux music players that allows to delete current file from disk

Which Linux music players, allow easy deletion of the currently played song from disk using a key combination or a few mouse movements and button presses? The players should accept one or multiple ...
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iTunes song in Playlist but not in “Music”

First of all: I disabled Apple Music in the settings now I have an album of "The Weeknd" like so (Bought via apple): I sync all my songs via good old cable syncing and a Playlist which is the source ...
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Exclude an specific subfolder on Windows Media Player library

I have the following directory for my public music files: That Public Music directory have at least contains 100 different Artist having each a respective sub-directory. Those music files that is ...
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How can I search in the playlist for a song in Mediamonkey?

I want quickly select and play a song from my current playlist. But all I can do is search the entire library, music (whatever that is). but Not my current playlist My playlist is right, I just ...
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Music album art not showing up: How to reset?

I have added album art to all my songs, but they’re not showing up. I think I need to clear some directory of its content, but am not sure which one. I also appended some album art through Windows ...
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Moving foobar2000 to another drive (+ cant listen to previous music, + global hotkeys not working all the time)

I have foobar2000 as well as ALL of my music on I: drive. Now if I would simply copy all my music along with foobar to my C: drive, my music wouldnt be played as foobar2000 would read it ...
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Can I change my play order based on date?

I noticed when playing videos/music (using media player classic) and viewing image files, JPEGs, GIFs (using Windows Photo Viewer for JPEGs, and 7GIF for .gif extension files since Windows 7 doesn't ...
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How can I batch convert FLAC to MP3 while retaining the directories, within a different directory?

I have my music organized as Music\Lossless\Artist\Album and Music\Lossy\Artist\Album. I want to convert everything in the lossless folder to MP3 or AAC, have them retain their Artist\Album ...
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Create a M3U Playlist With MP3 Music Files

I would like to create an m3u playlist for my website which will be at domain/music/Playlist.m3u (example). I need to put the mp3 files in the directory domain/music/ in the playlist so that it will ...
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How do I find songs that I've hearted/favorited in Apple Music?

If I'm listening to a song and I click/tap the ♥︎ icon, is there a list of these anywhere? I know if I Add to My Music I can get to these by making a smart playlist where Loved is true. But about for ...
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How to copy music collection to Windows Phone 8 from Linux

So I recently received a Lumia 520. How can I install music from my existing collection to Windows Phone? Difficulty level: I don't have a Windows "host" for it. I've got Fedora Linux on my laptop. ...
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Sony CDs and “Rootkit scandal”

I recently bought a secondhand copy of a CD that was part of the Sony "Rootkit Scandal" in 2005. I assume it to be infected until proven otherwise. Am I safe to try to rip this on my PC with modern AV ...
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MPD - Hosting a server then playing music from a web client

I have a computer at home which runs mpd, and I have a client on that computer (locally) that can play music to my headphones. I want to be able to use a web client to access my mpd server, and then ...
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Control streaming music on Firefox via media keys? [closed]

I've switched from offline music to online music streaming sites like Gaana, Saavn etc. on my laptop. However, one big drawback is I cannot use media keys to control (Play/Pause, Fwd, Prev) using my ...
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How to keep album art same in Windows Media Player

I have a few albums that I made myself, (because I downloaded songs from the internet and they're not from albums and I hate the unknown album thing so i make my own) and I try to add album art. (by ...
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Adding a variety of suggested songs to a Spotify radio station or playlist

I used Pandora until leaving the U.S. for the U.K. Pandora is not available in the U.K., so I am now starting to use Spotify. I only use/used either on a Windows desktop computer. Pandora allows ...
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Alesis SR18 drum machine - Windows 7

I have a reasonable knowledge of computers and a very basic knowledge of the Alesis SR18 drum machine. I want to know if it's possible to program sets of songs from a computer running windows 7 with ...
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How to identify a song from an audio file? [closed]

I heard part of a song in a video on Youtube. I can get that portion of the song in an audio file. I want to identify the song. I did some research, there are some mobile applications that supposedly ...
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TeamSpeak 3 Music Bot, with Google Play Music?

I'm trying to get a Music Bot up for a TeamSpeak 3 Server; however I'm struggling to try and line my music from Google Play (or Chrome) while keeping my normal audio separated (aka, TS audio, game ...
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How can I shift the frequency of everything that comes out of my speakers?

Let's say I'm jamming on my guitar with a song I'm listening to on YouTube. It's a song that is tuned a half step down. I would like to play that song half a step higher so I don't have to keep ...
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Cannot arrange my music by artist into libraries of windows 7

My problem is. In windows 7, there is the libraries, With Pictures, Musics, Movies and documents. When I go into musics, I cannot arrange the music by Artists. I can choose to arrange them by song, ...
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ITunes deleting music by itself

I have came across a weird problem with iTunes over the past few weeks, every time I restart my Mac and open iTunes one single album is deleted and sometimes a few random songs from other albums but ...
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Create Xbox Music Playlist from excel list (csv)

I created a few playlists in Excel (just the artist & song title) that I wanted to Import into Xbox Music. Unfortunately the only way I could find was to search for each song indivdually and then ...
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SanDisk Sansa device on Ubuntu: where did the music go?

I have an old Sansa Clip mp3 player that I used to use. I dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu, and I know that the Clip works just fine on Windows and that there are a variety of questions about the Sansa ...
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Convert all music files to 192 bitrate mp3 except of those already ≤ 192 kbps

What do I have: 100k+ music files in different formats with various bitrates (mp3 64/128/192/256/320kbps, aac 256kbps, flac, alac). Most of them are mp3 320kbps. What do I want: mp3 64/128/192kbps ...
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Conditional statements in foobar2000 sort syntax

My music files are tagged with some custom tags, which for some reason aren't entirely standardized. This is probably due to some peculiarity with my MusicBrainz Picard set-up, but that is beside the ...
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How to enable windows 8 music app popup in desktop

How can I enable windows 8 music app popup that shows music album art , pause , next and previous key beside the volume bar in desktop. when I'm in the app it shows them but in desktop it's shows only ...
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m3u playlist remove directories

Simple question here but I'm guessing there's not such a simple answer. I'm moving m3u playlists from my PC to my smart phone therefore I mass change the directories to suit (see below) as the files ...
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How to write music theory symbols in Evernote?

I want type my music theory class notes in Evernote but I can’t seem to figure out how to do this correctly. I have managed to put following symbols in Evernote just by copy and pasting but some as ...
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Can Bluetooth headphones be powered solely by 3.5mm audio jack?

Is that possible for Bluetooth headphones to be powered solely by the 3.5mm audio jack? Especially if it runs out of juice? I am using Outdoor Tech OT1400 Bluetooth headphones and just wondering if I ...
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How do I avoid “music” customization in music sub folders? [duplicate]

Any time I open sub folders of the Music folder on this system containing MP3s with Explorer, they always have the music customization, but I tend to use file-naming conventions that don't make this ...
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Want to STOP Windows 7 from changing song names in my music folders

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium. I have several subfolders in MY MUSIC. I want to be able to name the songs in any of those folders whatever I want and not have the names I changed them to changed ...
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How to refresh GNOME Music?

Whenever I delete a track from my system, GNOME Music keeps it in my library. How do I refresh GNOME Music so it removes them from my library? This problem doesn't seem to occur for mp3 tracks that ...
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How to control Spotify via another computer on the same network?

I'm want to use Spotify as a jukebox accessible by all the computers on a network. I have it installed on 1 computer on the network which has a regular user. I want a way for other network users to ...
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Can I configure VLC to automatically organize my music library like iTunes does?

iTunes has the "keep iTunes music files organized" option, which automatically uses the metadata to sort the music files into folders organized by artist and album. Is there any way to do this in ...
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How to move tracks from one foobar2000 playlist to another?

I like to maintain several playlists in foobar2000, moving entire albums from one playlist to another. I typically do this by selecting an album and using Utilities -> Send to playlist... to select ...
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Copy specific files from multiple folders to another another destination

I am trying to re-copy about 1,500 MP3 files from their source in multiple folders in my music library to a jump drive organized in folders named by artist. Here's an example from the jump drive: ...
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How to control music playing on my phone from my computer?

Is there any way to control music on a phone from a computer? It would be amazing to be able to type something like "Play house album" in the command line or some other computer interface, and have ...
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Moving iTunes tracks with all metadata

I would like to move some iTunes tracks out of my iTunes library and off my machine while preserving all the associated metadata in the process. I'm hoping to accomplish this in a way that things like ...
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Can VLC player schedule music playing

I would like to just be able to play music at a certain time, while my computer is on. Let's say I want to make a playlist start in 2 hours. I've seen that VLC can schedule certain stuff, but I have ...