Songbird is an Open Source media player based on Mozilla for Windows and Mac

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Transfer Songbird metadata to new computer

I recently decided to move from my ancient Windows 7 (32bit) laptop to a newer Windows 7 64bit one. Unfortunately, I'm having trouble transferring my Songbird library. I copied the folder with all my ...
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Lock sing on mp3 files when edited from Songbird

Everytime I edit (Metadata id3 tags) of mp3 files in Songbird, the icon of mp3 files changes, an LOCK sign gets added on top of cover art of the fileicon when viewed in Windows Explorer. What does the ...
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How to prevent iTunes from launching on media key press

Recently, I made the switch to Songbird, and it's all gone well except for one thing: global music hotkeys. I installed an addon (Apple Keyboard Media Key Support) that enabled me to use the iTunes ...
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Media key support in Songbird?

I've been trying to get media keys on my keyboard to work in Songbird. (next, previous, pause and stop). but nothing seems to help I also cant find any windows plug ins that do that either I'm ...
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Songbird 4-pane filter panel library view

I love Songbird but I was already whether it's possible add an additional column to the Songbird layout, I love categorising my music by dates as well, and find right clicking above the column header ...
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Songbird very slow, freezes

I've read on few places that Songbird is no good with more than some thousands of library items because it starts getting quite slow. Well, in my case (which is a clean install) I've imported 17k ...
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How can I edit song metadata in Songbird for music streamed via daap/firefly?

I right click on a song, click View metadata, and it says at the top "Metadata for the selected item cannot be edited". I am sharing via samba and have it set to allow anynomous access. Does ...
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Where does Songbird stores the playlists?

Songbird is not working right on my machine, i'm trying to recover my playlists...
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Songbird FLAC library to iTunes MP3 library

I wonder if there's some way to automatically export my Songbird FLAC music library to my iTunes MP3 library. Did someone know something about?
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Where to download n900 songbird client?

I am confused ... is Songbird releasing a client for the n900? This page has been up for a few months. I've been eagerly awaiting a download, but cannot find the link: ...
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Songbird looping my library playlist

I'm using Songbird (on Windows) as my iTunes replacement. There's two things that annoy me about Songbird: 1) It has a web browser built in. I can ignore this as I don't use it. But, seriously, a web ...
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Mac .flac player that organizes folder structure? Can Songbird write to a ntfs drive?

I have a bunch of music in .flac format on my pc. I would like to put that music on an external drive which I can access from both my Mac and PC at work. I have the drive formatted in NTFS using ...
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Global hotkeys: songbird on KDE

I'm running songbird on opensuse 11.2 KDE 4.3.1 on my EEE pc. On windows, there is a hotkey thing inside Songbird, so i set META F9,10,11,12 as media keys and it work just fine. On linux, there is ...
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How to let Songbird know that its watched folder is moved?

Recently I've moded my Songbird's watch folder to a new location and naturally Songbird now don't link it's library files to physical files. Is there any way I can relink those files to new location ...
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iTunes, SongBird and DAAP

This may seem like a question for stackoverflow, but bear with me: I've built (most of) a DAAP server in Ruby, I've modeled its output on the mt-daapd server and consequently my test data is such ...
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Songbird doesn't start because of GStreamer in Ubuntu 9.10

I have just upgraded my system to Kubuntu 9.10 (Karmic). This has apparently broken Songbird. The fix I found on the web (removing libvisual-4.0-plugin, or so) does not work, since I do not have that ...
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Bulk delete music files physically in songbird

I've downloaded hundreds of songs from SXSW 2009 Showcasing Artists. In Songbird, I've filtered out a lot of songs which I don't like, i.e. gave rating of one to them. I hope to delete all these from ...
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Songbird + Podcasts not working?

Using Songbird 1.2.0 but cannot figure out how to get Podcasts to work with it. From what I understand that is what they call subscriptions, which I have added but nothing downloads?