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How to organize music?

You might also have the problem that the music on your computer is a mess. Programs like WMP or iTunes are not capable to identify the music and sort it into categories. Is there a solution (a ...
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Using iTunes to access all your music on a NAS but keeping the library.xml local… Is it possible/how? (Mac OSX))

I've pushed across my whole music collection to my Buffalo Linkstation NAS recently. This is the entire iTunes folder including artwork, music, library.xml, the whole kaboodle... (I have iTunes in ...
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Stop foobar2000 from grouping together MP3 and FLAC files on the album list

I have lots of albums in two formats, MP3 and FLAC. On the album list I need foobar to stop collating tracks together if they're different formats. For example on the album list if foobar detected ...
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Is there a folder-only based music player for Linux?

I have my music sorted using directories so I don't want a library, tags and what not. What I want: easily (recursively) add directories to playlist from my music root, not from library songs in ...
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Need a good mp3/internet radio organization system

So I feel that winamp alone doesn't work well for me. I have this one playlist that all kinds of stuff gets crammed into. I need a system (this can easily be 1 program or several): Need to be able ...
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Looking for music streaming software that allows any user to queue up songs

I work in an office and we have a server with a lot of music on it. I am looking for software that would allow anyone in the office to queue up songs to a playlist, sort of like an office radio ...
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Converting FLAC to ALAC, preserving tags - in a script

I'm currently building a script to maintain parallel music libraries, because I have devices that can't play FLAC, but prefer to store my music in that format. However, I'm having some trouble with ...
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CD to MP3 converter with full control over filenames and folders

I'm looking for a good CD to MP3 converter (doesn't have to be free) that gives full control over the names of the mp3s in terms of any combination of - artist, track number, track name, album name - ...
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Export total length of mp3 files in a folder?

I have many folders of mp3 files, and I would like to have a list of the combined duration of all the mp3s in each folder. That would be the ideal solution, but some means of doing a directory print ...
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How can I batch convert flac files to wav?

I'm using Windows XP, and I have several (about 160) flac files which I need to convert to wav. Since it is not practical to convert so many one by one, I need a utility that can convert them, but ...
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iTunes: How do you manage your Singles?

I am having a tough time getting some kind of organization to happen with my singles in itunes. I enjoy electronic music and ultimately have a tons of songs that have been released as singles and ...
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Open Source Spotify Implementations

I noticed that there are many 3rd-party Spotify implementations. However, all of them require a premium subscription. Are there any that accept free subscriptions? The site linked above states ...
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set CD number from folder name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to organize music? Set track number from file name in MP3 music management software I have 278 MP3 files, arranged by the CD they came from. I have 27 folders ...
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Music rating and listening statistics applications

I'd like to know how often I listen to some tracks, manage favorite albums, artists, and most importantly specific tracks (because sometimes there are very few good tracks in an album). Are there ...
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What is the process to fix track listing error on Spotify that is also wrong on the CD?

I've just been listening to The Complete John Cage Edition Volume 18: The Choral Works 1 but the track listing is wrong. (N.B. I'm not a Cage genius, but a new twitter friend is and pointed this out ...
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Move MP3s from Ubuntu to iPhone's iTunes

I've installed Ubuntu on someone's laptop who is a heavy itunes user (having itunes on a bunch of different Apple devices). She has a large music collection in the form of folders that contain mp3 ...
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How is shuffling done by various music players [closed]

I was wondering if there might be a fixed pattern/algorithm being followed by various music player for shuffling the playlist. From my guess i could figure it out that these media players uses same ...
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How to transfer album art images to Cowon iAudio 9 mp3 player with linux music software

I have got a Cowon iAudio 9 music player and want to display the album art images of the albums on it. The player does support this feature but only when there is a *.jpg file inside of the album ...
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Is it possible to store playlists in music file metadata?

I have been trying to think of a way to store my playlists completely independently from any one music player, and I think that one way to do this would be to use each song's tags to store the list of ...
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foobar2000 library: “*.flac; *.ape” vs “*.cue”

In a huge and diverse music library there are albums of the following two types: Consisting of media files and a CUE file (most of the albums are of this type) Consisting of media files only For ...
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How would I configure a music server that allows remote management of files?

There are lots of music servers/solutions that take a media player, or an existing music library, and serve it to remote clients. Most of them are read-only: you manage the media files on the server ...
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I want to bring individualized music into the critical care unit I work on [closed]

I want to bring music therapy into my critical care unit. I have had wonderful responses from patients and families while I was able to individualize music according to a patients culture, tastes, ...
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Can different id3v2 tags in the same song be of a different version (ex. version 2.3 and 2.4)?

I'm confused on the difference between id3v2 version 2.3 and version 2.4 and would really appreciate it if anyone can clear this all up for me. For example can the same file have TIT2 tag of Black ...
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Windows Media Player 12 stops importing metadata from large music collections

I'm experiencing a strange issue with Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7. I'm quite sure it has a link with the following two posts: Duckworth's post Loza's post Description of the problem ...
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Organizing Music Folders [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Music organization into folders for linux(ubuntu/debian)? How to organize music? Previously on Linux, I added tracks to Rhythmbox and it automatically placed them in ...
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Zune Keyboard Shortcuts

Does anyone know what keyboard shortcuts work with the latest Zune Desktop software (I believe it is v4.7)? I am particularly interested in something which helps in navigation and search. Also, I've ...
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How to keep only unique titles on my iPod

I've a moderately extensive music collection, with complete discographies of several artists. As it turns out, there are duplicate songs on several albums (for example, Santana performs Black Magic ...
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Transferring filesystem-structured music collection to ipod

I have a rather large music collection organized like music/<artist>/<album>/<track>-<title>.<fmt>, mostly mp3. However, the tagging is rather inconsistent, as on the PC ...
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Burn Track Info/Tags to Audio CD

I am using MusicBee in Window7 to burn custom recordings (MP3 files) to an audio cd. The MP3 files have all the track information ('tags' in musicbee) filled out. When I burn the files to a cd using ...
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Batch sorting songs in a directory by artist in Unix [closed]

I have many mp3 songs in a directory and I want to sort them by artist such that each artist name is a directory containing that artist's music.
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editing music authors in whole catalog

Is there any program that can change in custom catalogue every music file author to the name choosen before start? Something for ubuntu pls. I need it 'cause I have lot of author name variants in my ...
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1answer
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Streaming Music Collection from Apache Server [closed]

I've got a raspberry pi as my home server, it's not terribly powerful, but all I use it for is hosting some test projects before they go live. However, I'd really like a way of streaming my vast music ...
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Remove rating for a single track in Winamp

How do you completely remove the rating from a track in Winamp? I see in my library that there are tracks without ratings, but I can't seem to explicitly set a track with a '0' rating.
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Get the total amount of music files by folders, albums, genres, etc. in Windows Library

How can I get summaries from Windows Libraries (especially from the Music Library)? I would like to get the total amount of music files, but also the amount of music files by folders, albums, ...
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Free Music CD Catalog Software [closed]

I'm looking for a free/open source music CD cataloging software that will help manage my CD collection. Ideally, it will be able to pull metadata about the discs from the Internet so that I wouldn't ...
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iTunes does not load new tracks from the library

I have a big music library, I configured iTunes in settings the following path: C:\Users\-\Music. The first time I did this it loaded all my MP3 files from folders and subfolders. Then I downloaded ...
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How to make Windows Media Player library behave like Windows Explorer

I have an issue with Media Player library... I don't need songs grouped by artists, albums, the need importing files, etc. I just need to browse my music by folders. Is this possible? I basically ...
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Is there a plugin or software that automatically identifies music tracks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Auto-tagging MP3s I have some unknown tracks which are named Track - 1.mp3, Track - 2.mp3. Is there a plugin or some software which would allow me to automatically ...
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organizing my music and my itunes

What can we do to organize our music? I've got over 20k items on my iTunes Library, at least 5k with ratings and play counts, apparently just 12k music files and I can't understand how this question ...
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Customize rows in music app of win8.1

I am new to win8.1 I like their music app. But I would like to show instead of "album name" i want to show "play count" and maybe add more. Is it possible to customize it. image here: aside: im ...
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I can't play downloaded music on my media player

I just got a used laptop from a relative – a Dell Latitude E4300 with Windows 7 Enterprise. This is because my old desktop is using the now unsupported XP software. So I'm transferring files from ...
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How do I kill client connections to a server port, without killing the server process listening on that port?

I am running an MPD (Music Player Daemon) server in order to let people connect wirelessly using an MPD client and add songs located on the server to a queue for playing through some community ...
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MusicBrainz Picard: How to fill only certain tags, sort into least albums, and “disallow” multi-artist albums

Here is what I want: Fill only: Genre, Date (As the original release), and Album Sort into the least amount of albums Don't use albums with multiple/various artists The artist and title tags are ...
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Tag music based mood category

I'm on unix and linux atm using mod/ncmpcpp Is there any way or script exist with that we can add mood category tags to a music track and use that tag to create playlist. Let's say I want to add ...
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Pound Sign [#] in Track Names from Auto-Tagger

What does [#] mean in track titles from the Windows Media Player auto-tagger? It seems to mostly appear when the song is a different version from the regular studio album.
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How to export MPD-based library to an SD card (inc. FLAC transcode)

I have taken the plunge and started the process to migrate away from iTunes centric setup to handle all my music. I've gone through my whole collection and matched&amended tags using Musicbrainz ...
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Share iTunes Library between OSX and Win7 Bootcamp

I've done quite a bit of research on this but I still haven't found a solution that does what I require. Basically my setup is a SSD & HDD in my MBP. I have OSX and Win7 (Bootcamp) on the SSD ...
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How to modify CDDB tags easily on ripping under linux?

my situation: I have a linux box and I want to rip and encode some CDs. The CDs contain music for dancing, so the exact speed is sometimes needed (Bars per minute). For now I am using ripit with CDDB ...
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Automatically split a wav file at silences and name them automatically

I would like to cut my recording of old audiotapes, etc. automatically at parts of silence. The perfect tool would do this: a batch script, that splits the recording automatically at silence save ...
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How to create a playlist after trimming down another based on rating?

I want to create a mp3 playlist after trimming down another playlist (m3u). New playlist should contain only those mp3 whose "RATING WMP" ID3 tag value is 4 or 5 (this ID3 tag is used by WMP & ...