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Marten
2009-09-19, 03:13
When I look at the songs in my windows library (mediaplayer) I have different genres that in my sqyeezebox. How can I repair this. I want squeezebox to have the exact same genres as in windows media player. How to deal with this?

Marten

jbraveman
2009-09-20, 04:50
When I look at the songs in my windows library (mediaplayer) I have different genres that in my sqyeezebox. How can I repair this. I want squeezebox to have the exact same genres as in windows media player. How to deal with this?

Marten

Genre info is stored in the tags. Use a program like mp3tag to fix the tags.

Marten
2009-09-20, 08:20
Yes, I tried that but found out that in MP3Tag, my own genres were correct. In the meantime I also tried Itunes to correct some genres, as Itunes also sometimes has a way of its own in thie I experienced but that didn't solve the issue either. Now what? I know some other users I know have the same issue, but don't bother as they do not have a large collection. Looks like a bug to me.

pfarrell
2009-09-20, 08:26
Marten wrote:
> When I look at the songs in my windows library (mediaplayer) I have
> different genres that in my sqyeezebox. How can I repair this. I want
> squeezebox to have the exact same genres as in windows media player.
> How to deal with this?

You have to make the tags match. Are these MP3 files? flac? aac?
Some formats store multiple versions of tags, which confuses
SqueezeCenter. There is a whole section of this forum about ripping and
tagging, the experts on the topic hang out there.

Over time, I've decided that genres are not very useful.

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