Old 8th June 2005, 06:58   #1
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Album art question

A lot of album art plugins use the image in the directory of the mp3 to retrieve the album art, but when you have mp3s that are not in albums. Therefore a directory that has various artists (like a bunch of singles) then it seems to be unable to retrieve the correct cover. I was wondering is there a way to assign a cover to a mp3 ?
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Old 8th June 2005, 12:45   #2
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add the album name to the id3tag perhaps?
this way there is a reference in the mp3 to the right album.

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Old 8th June 2005, 15:43   #3
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Several plugins give you the option to choose which file will be used as album art. Perhaps you can configure it to show a picture with the albums name and put the files manually to each directory. I can't think of anything better than that. I'm using toaster for its notifications with classic skins and it seems to me that u can do that.
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Old 12th June 2005, 16:32   #4
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Yep, toaster can do that
http://www.myplugins.info/toaster.htm
Under the 'Covers' tab, just tell it where the file is and how it is formatted. You can set a specific directory like: C:\Covers\%Artist% - %Album% or have the same thing in the directory the music is in. Cover & Tag has similar options: http://www.angelfire.com/blog/richter/
Both depend on the tag info EXACTLY matching what the cover file is named.
Both also support embedding the cover in the ID3V2 tag...
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