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Old November 8th, 2009, 09:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok when I download or upload my music from a cd, the album artwork never shows up in itunes for me. So I usually have to manually copy album Pics from the net and paste them in the info section. However my hero either doesn't show the artwork or replaces my pic with some other random artwork pic. Anyone experience this and know how to fix this?

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Ok when I download or upload my music from a cd, the album artwork never shows up in itunes for me. So I usually have to manually copy album Pics from the net and paste them in the info section. However my hero either doesn't show the artwork or replaces my pic with some other random artwork pic. Anyone experience this and know how to fix this?
I put about 4GB of music on my 8GB card and everything transferred intact.
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I put about 4GB of music on my 8GB card and everything transferred intact.
That's not going to help.

I too am having problems but I've noticed that it's a tag issue. Each song has an electronic ID that pairs the song with artwork. Not sure of what software can do that and if there was, the question is "does it do it in batch mode?"
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Theres a similar thread here & Shivers316 recommended in the thread Getting "Album art grabber" off the market which by the looks of the reviews seems to sort this out
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That's not going to help.

I too am having problems but I've noticed that it's a tag issue. Each song has an electronic ID that pairs the song with artwork. Not sure of what software can do that and if there was, the question is "does it do it in batch mode?"

The software you're looking for is called Tune up.

For 20 dollars you get a year subscription. It will clean up your entire iTunes library in batches of up to 500 songs at a time. When it "cleans" your songs it finds the correct title, album, artist, genre and order of tracks and fills them in.

Once you clean your library you can then have Tune Up find the album artwork for any songs missing it, again this is done automatically. This weekend I used the program to clean, sort and find album artwork for my entire iTunes library (just under 32 gigs worth). While it's not 100% perfect (especially for older songs downloaded from p2p programs like Napster/KaZaa years ago) I would say well over 90% my library is in tip top shape.

I can't think of a 20 dollars more well spent.
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Anytime someone mentions album art I recommend Mixzing, its found in the market. It is a media player that will automatically find the album art for the song that is playing.
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I have found out, after trying to put the album art into the folder with the mp3, that the mp3s themselves carry the artwork. I downloaded mp3tag and it searches amazon and places the artwork in the tags of the mp3. Save it and then copy the mp3 file to your music folder. Not terrible for one or two files but if a lot of mp3s are missing artwork I would get one of the programs mentioned.
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iTunes likes to default music to iTunes format, in the M4A encoding, not MP3.

I just got my phone over the past weekend. I have like 16 songs on my phone now. The one that I downloaded from Green Label Music for Matt and Kim shows the artwork. And it's an MP3. I copied a CD in iTunes and added the artwork (because iTunes wasn't bright enough to do it for me) to all the tracks. Now in Windows 7, I can click the music in Windows Explorer and see artwork for all songs. (Including the M4A tracks) But copied to my Cupcake phone, only the MP3 song shows artwork. So is M4A partially supported? By that, I mean my phone will play the music, but not read all the tag information - such as the artwork?
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I just purchased Album Art Grabber from the Market last night. Well worth the $2. Great app but not perfect. It put some incorrect art on some of the albums. Not on any mainstream, but more of custom and bootleg albums. It is easily fixable.
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I recently got Tunewiki, and while all my album art shows in the stock player none of my music has album art in tunewiki. Any ideas?
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I'm a little upset... My phone was reading the artwork of every song fine, until a few minutes ago, I thought it was prolly the SD card and I even formatted it and reuploaded the songs to the sd card, but after trying it on a samsung moment, the card works fine, but when I put it in my hero, it only reads some of the artwork... I downloaded the Smart Player from the Market and it reads the artwork fine, but the stock music player wont read the artwork unless I open the smart player first... I dont know what to do. I dont wanna download any other apps to make it work because it used to work fine... any help on this?

Btw, I'm a mac user, most of the walkarounds that I've found over the net are for PC users...
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Anytime someone mentions album art I recommend Mixzing, its found in the market. It is a media player that will automatically find the album art for the song that is playing.

I have found that mixzing is great at finding your missing album artwork. I gladly paid for the app, it works wonderfully for me....
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I really didn't want to download any grabber apps, because I wasn't sure it the images were going to be in good quality or not, plus, I listen to some artists that I know that won't be found on any app. But I finally made it work... well, sort of, I just had to hard reset my phone and it finally works again! =]
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The album art is tagged in the mp3 file. If you down loaded from a various artists or top 40 charts album then you may have multiple mp3 files with the same album name so the tags get mixed up or just the first on to be found with the tag is recognised and that art is displayed. To differentiate between mp3 files from the same various artists album the mp3 needs it own name, not the name of the various artist album. this can be set by right clicking the mp3 file you want to amend. A dialog box will open with all the info about the mp3 file. click on the details tab. Then under the Media heading it gives the option to change the album name by clicking on it. Change it to the name of the mp3 file. All album art will now go to the correct mp3 file.
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