Author Topic: Total track count is added to track numbers when editing other metadata  (Read 3304 times)

theta_wave

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MB v3.0.5919; Microsoft Windows 7

I always had "include total track count" unchecked.  Also, my files do not contain any tag fields such as <TOTALTRACKS>.  When editing <YEAR> on a 12-track album in MB, I noticed afterwards (with mp3tag) that the album track numbers went from "##" -> "##/12" (i.e. "01" -> "01/12").

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MB combines track number and track count that way for MP3, M4A and Wavepack files as per the standards

theta_wave

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MB combines track number and track count that way for MP3, M4A and Wavepack files as per the standards
Going by standards set out by id3.org (http://id3.org/d3v2.3.0):
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The 'Track number/Position in set' frame is a numeric string containing the order number of the audio-file on its original recording. This may be extended with a "/" character and a numeric string containing the total numer (sic) of tracks/elements on the original recording. E.g. "4/9".
(emphasis added)

Under the v2.4.0 spec (http://id3.org/id3v2.4.0-frames), "may" is capitalized, further signifying that the appended total number of tracks is optional rather than a standard.

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