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felixna
2014-05-10, 09:30
We have several squeezeboxes in our home. Now our 5 year old daughter has it's own Squeezebox radio too (her CD player got broken, so I thought to give it a try). The SB radio works fine for her, but I would find it better to have only the children music on "her" device. Is this possible without installing a 2nd LMS server instance?

callesoroe
2014-05-10, 09:39
We have several squeezeboxes in our home. Now our 5 year old daughter has it's own Squeezebox radio too (her CD player got broken, so I thought to give it a try). The SB radio works fine for her, but I would find it better to have only the children music on "her" device. Is this possible without installing a 2nd LMS server instance?

Alternatively you can TAG your files with a genre "children", and use Erlands plugins to include/exclude this.

felixna
2014-05-10, 09:53
Alternatively you can TAG your files with a genre "children", and use Erlands plugins to include/exclude this.

Sounds good, thank you! The problem is that "genre" is not maintained very good on my music library.

Since on my server (FreeNAS with LMS 7.8) all children music is stored in a separate folder, what's the easiest way to tag all this songs as "Childrens"?

After googling "erland squeezebox plugin", I found SqueezeCenter MultiLibrary (http://erland.isaksson.info/download/do/viewapplication?name=slimserver-multilibrary) that sounds exactly as what I need. Will try that, thank you!

But maintaining ID3 genre tags would be good independently of that, so I'm still interessted in an easy way to batch-maintain genre tags in my music lib.

soulgazer
2014-05-10, 10:21
Mp3tag is a tool I know that many Squeezebox users are very fond of - myself included. Easy to use and some very advanced possibilities for for working with files and tags in batches.

A good forum also with a lot of very useful info.

http://www.mp3tag.de/en/

w3wilkes
2014-05-10, 10:22
If you can access the children's music folder from a windows machine you could use MP3Tag to change/add a Children's Music genre to all music in that folder with a single action.

felixna
2014-05-10, 14:08
Thank you all, MP3Tag was a good hint, already installed it and change genre.