Author Topic: Artwork grabbing for some albums not working  (Read 209 times)

l.dc

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Hi, Steven and team.

I recently cleaned the artwork from all my tracks and let Musicbee research for them as I play the tracks. I observed that some albums that MB used to find the artwork for before are not being searched now. All the sources like Fanart, iTunes, etc. are active.

Example albums whose artwork is not being found:
Breaking Bad - Season 1
Batman: Arkham City
Pulp Fiction
Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Version from Windows store: 3.3.7367
Last Edit: May 22, 2020, 09:54:51 AM by LWTBP

l.dc

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Hi, Steven. Can something be done about this? I have installed the incremental updates you've given for other bug fixes and still many popular soundtrack artworks are not being downloaded.

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I am not planning to spend any time investigating this

l.dc

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Alright. Thanks. Hopefully it will autoresolve in the future.

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I did have a quick look and one of the id services no longer works which affects backdrop movie images for fanart.tv.
There is another way to get the required id and i have made the change:

https://getmusicbee.com/patches/MusicBee33_Patched.zip
unzip and replace the existing musicbee application files. This wont work with the store version

l.dc

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Thanks for looking at it, Steven!

I used the your update, but the artworks still don't work. I realised, it's not working for any album that has 'Various Artists' as the album artist.

Version: 3.3.7453
Last Edit: May 29, 2020, 08:57:39 AM by l.dc

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The change only affects backdrop images in the Now Playing panel.

l.dc

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I'll just leave the screenshot here of what happens when I right click on the album and 'search internet for picture':


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l.dc

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in v3.3 "Various Artists" was excluded from searches
Its back in again
https://getmusicbee.com/patches/MusicBee33_Patched.zip

IT'S FINALLY WORKING! Thank you so much, Steven. I appreciate you spending time on it. ;D  ;D  ;D