Author Topic: Search for Cover with Album Art Downloader  (Read 22167 times)

frankz

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Based on the information here I just tested putting -f "Cover.jpg" -p "<Path>" at the end of my command line in MB's tools and it worked just fine.

Edit: In MP3Tag I used -f "Cover.jpg" -p "%_folderpath%"

I always wanted to do this but never thought about how to actually accomplish it before, so thanks for the inspiration.  Have a wonderful day!
Last Edit: February 05, 2021, 01:15:55 PM by frankz
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sveakul

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Thanks frankz, that's it!  The <Path> parameter was the key.  So for Johan_A_M, my previous string adjusted for using this instead of a fixed path would be:

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/ar "<Artist>" /al "<Album>" /t f,u /mn 300 /mx 3000 /o a- /ac /f "%artist% - %album%.%extension%" /p "<Path>"

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Thanks to both frankz and sveakul. This is now working better than ever.
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Johan_A_M

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Based on the information here I just tested putting -f "Cover.jpg" -p "<Path>" at the end of my command line in MB's tools and it worked just fine.

Edit: In MP3Tag I used -f "Cover.jpg" -p "%_folderpath%"

I always wanted to do this but never thought about how to actually accomplish it before, so thanks for the inspiration.  Have a wonderful day!

Thank you SO much!!

decard

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Very much very helpfully this extension  :)  functions very well with my MusicBee version 3.3.7015.

Because I hear many rather unknown artists, I have searched in the past long with Google for a suitable album cover.

'Albumart' shortens this cover Searching uncommon.

In addition, this description also for laymen like me understandably

Many thanks for it  :)  :)  :)

ha! i have been trying to find out where all the hundreds of Albumart files that suddenly appeared at some time came from. what is the answer?

sveakul

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ha! i have been trying to find out where all the hundreds of Albumart files that suddenly appeared at some time came from. what is the answer?
https://getmusicbee.com/forum/index.php?topic=39272.msg212144#msg212144

decard

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ha! i have been trying to find out where all the hundreds of Albumart files that suddenly appeared at some time came from. what is the answer?
https://getmusicbee.com/forum/index.php?topic=39272.msg212144#msg212144

that link is helpful for query re my auto-saving images (if it works as i want/hope); but it does not answer the question i raised directly above .... where did all these Albumart files suddenly appear from (before i was using MB)? they all have unique names which must be linked to specific track (i imagine - i haven't checked file Properties to check)

decard

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https://sourceforge.net/projects/album-art/

I thoroughly love this cover search software.

Search Preview:
https://i.gyazo.com/b77c1882d4b8e40edd887a8948f90296.png


I setup:
A toolbar button in Musicbee that, based on the selected track, searches the artist and album in Album Art Downloader






Directions:

1. Open MusicBee Preferences and select the "Tools" tab



2. add the application path (mine is C:\Program Files\AlbumArtDownloader\AlbumArt.exe) {just click the button on the right side with three dots then navigate to the exe file}

3. Make sure you set the parameters to: "<Artist>"  "<Album>"



4. click Save


---- You can stop at this point and just right click the file and use the "Send To" feature ----




If you wish to add the toolbar button as I did:

5. Right click your toolbar then "Configure Toolbar"




6. Click the plus sign to add a new button command



7. click the three dots and Set the command to the "Send To: External Application (selected file) [your #]"

Mine was #3 because Audition and MediaInfo were apps 1 and 2...



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thanks. i got this to work; but i am a tad bemused - when you create the Toolbar Button, although i labelled button AlbumArt, how did it know to use the AlbumArt exe? because i do not actually embed the exe into that link.

sveakul

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Because the Command line is pointed at External Application #3, which you can see in Step 3 of the directions has the application path specified.