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MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID in MP3 files
20-06-2021, 14:31
Post: #1
MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID in MP3 files
I am using MUSICBRAINZ_ARTISTID and MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID for some tagging roles (not what it was designed for but works for me) but I have noticed that flacs are always found but MP3 files are missing under these tags
I use MP3Tag (and my own code) to the tagging and all the tags show up in MP3tag


Any ideas ?
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20-06-2021, 15:28
Post: #2
RE: MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID in MP3 files
(20-06-2021 14:31)mike963 Wrote:  I am using MUSICBRAINZ_ARTISTID and MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID for some tagging roles (not what it was designed for but works for me) but I have noticed that flacs are always found but MP3 files are missing under these tags
I use MP3Tag (and my own code) to the tagging and all the tags show up in MP3tag


Any ideas ?

It appears that MP3Tag saves those tags, for MP3 files, with a name that is different to that displayed within the software, i.e.

MUSICBRAINZ_ARTISTID --> MUSICBRAINZ ARTIST ID
MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID --> MUSICBRAINZ ALBUM ID

In addition to adding the 'different' tag name to your indexTag/itemTag property, you may like to populate the Minimserver aliasTags property:-

MUSICBRAINZ ALBUM ID:MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID
etc.
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20-06-2021, 17:58
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RE: MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID in MP3 files
Thanks, Alan.

If you want to see these as MUSICBRAINZ_ARTISTID and MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID for all files, you don't need to change indexTags or itemTags. Just add the aliasTags settings.
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20-06-2021, 23:11
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RE: MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID in MP3 files
(20-06-2021 17:58)simoncn Wrote:  Thanks, Alan.

If you want to see these as MUSICBRAINZ_ARTISTID and MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID for all files, you don't need to change indexTags or itemTags. Just add the aliasTags settings.

Doh! Of course. Blush
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21-06-2021, 09:35
Post: #5
RE: MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID in MP3 files
Hi guys

Many thanks for the quick reply and that works perfectly

Mike
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