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Questions tagged [music-management]

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Manually copy music from Windows to iPhone

I tried using the charging/USB data cable and Windows Explorer to copy music to an iPhone however it doesn't do anything and there are no error messages. I'd like to avoid using iTunes as it loves ...
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Run command only on certain files in subfolders, depending on other files

I've got a folder called Music, that has subfolders of different artist, containing a whole lot of .flac files. I'm trying to convert all of them into the .wav file format and then convert them to ...
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HP Laptop (WIn10) & Kawai KDP90 connection/recording problems

I am video recording music using laptop, connected directly to my Kawai KDP90 digital piano. I'm also using a webcam and webcam app to record the video with the line-in audio. It works, but it ...
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Seperating duplicates in different codecs in foobar2000 library

I have a music library that is mostly flac. However every .flac album has an .mp3 duplicate in a folder named 'albumtitle [mp3]', since I copy the mp3 versions to my smartphone. In foobar2000, ...
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How can I save a playlist to a MP3 player using Foobar2000?

I am using Foobar2000 but have not been able to figure out how to generate a valid playlist that an MP3 player can use. For example, I have SanDisk Clip Jam MP3 player. It has 5 folders on it, two of ...
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How do I stop MediaMonkey from forcing itself as the device's default AutoPlay behaviour?

Whenever I plug my phone into my computer, MediaMonkey opens with it and starts to scan the device for music. The usual way to disable this behaviour is via the AutoPlay menu under the Control Panel, ...
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Amazon music on a NAS - shared state between computers

I have a couple of computers at home. I use Amazon Music app on Windows 10 to download my music to a NAS drive. If I download from one computer to the NAS, when I use the other computer it doesn't ...
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Simple way to cut FLAC in Linux?

I'm looking for the simplest way to cut music in Linux (Fedora 25). It would be excellent if there's a command line option for doing something like: cut OriginalSong.FLAC -start 4m30s -end 5m15s >...
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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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How to manually set a cover in Musicbrainz Picard?

Is it possible to manually set a cover for a given MP3 file instead of letting the program automatically fetching it from the web? I have noticed that I can alter every other field to my liking ...
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Create M3U playlists for iBasso DX50 on Linux

I'm using an iBasso DX50 as my music player and I use Linux as my primary OS. I need to create M3U playlists to be imported into my iBasso DX50. I would try and edit some of the files myself but I don'...
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Filtering in foobar2000 (show .flac if available else other format)?

I would like to know if it is possible to filter albums with conditions in foobar2000. Here's an example. For this artist I have an album twice, one is in flac and the other one is in mp3, I like to ...
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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 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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How to control music playing on my phone from my computer? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where are Nokia Music playlists stored in WP8? [closed]

I have a bit of a mystery to solve. I just bought a Nokia Lumia 820 and set it up. I installed Nokia Music and connected my Windows Live account and Gmail to the phone. When I launched Nokia Music it ...
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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 & ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to tidy music mp3 files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Auto-tagging MP3s I have thousands of MP3 files and it is really messy all over place. Some in drive E and F. There are a lot of duplicates files in many different folders and ...
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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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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, genres,...
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How to add tags to mp3 files to make them searchable by tag and combinations of tags?

I have a collection of mp3s where each one is described with a series of 1-6 words that describe the characteristics of the song. Currently, I have merely added these words to the end of the file's ...
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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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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 each ...
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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 identify ...
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Is there a folder-only based music player for Linux? [closed]

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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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 Let's ...
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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 an ...
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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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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 ...