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Old 14th April 2014, 15:35   #9
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My understanding of WMP is that it loads through network a matched id3 tag for the album art and downloads to the folder setting as found with the index. While reading, iterating through the music collection array...each indexed item is record locked until the eos/eof factory receiver has been marked as true. As each item is downloaded (or grouping as I believe that WMP does multi-threaded downloads for ID3 related metadata It grabs the artwork and places into directory.

If Winamp is set to the same directory path (say the music folder). Then the album art will not be correctly loaded while WMP is generating the index; collection cache as the MP3 and additional index files that are associated are temporarily locked until the collection cache has been flushed from WMP.


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Last edited by garetjax; 14th April 2014 at 15:37. Reason: Added WMP Note
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