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Album Info

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by Fr0dders, 21 Jul 2006.

  1. Fr0dders

    Caporegime

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 33,330

    Location: West Yorks

    im trying to rip an album i have

    but media player keeps insisting the Ministry of Sound Annual IV i have is something else

    and the correct Annual IV ('98) isnt on there

    any other album info services available ?
     
  2. Fr0dders

    Caporegime

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 33,330

    Location: West Yorks

    gah just entered it all manually

    and now media player just overwrote it all

    aaahhhhhh

    damnit to hell !
     
  3. Retorted

    Hitman

    Joined: 9 Mar 2005

    Posts: 536

    Location: South Wales

    I use Mp3tag now and again. Just load in all your ripped mp3s of the same album and it should come back with the right ID3 tags.
     
  4. Mikeyboy

    Mobster

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,099

    Location: London

    I never used to have a problem with WMP getting the correct album info. Then all of a sudden it just started giving me ****.

    Wrong album names, tracks in the wrong order, album didn't even exist. Gave up in the end, and just used Tag&Rename and did it all manually.

    Shame though, used to be good.
     
  5. Grrrrr

    Soldato

    Joined: 23 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,696

    Location: Various

    My recommendation goes to ID3-TagIt http://www.id3-tagit.de/english/index.htm


    Fairly easy to use, loads of features and completely free, none of this trial period rubbish :)


    EDIT\\ forgot to mention this is just for tagging the files, without a doubt EAC is your best bet for ripping as said below
     
    Last edited: 21 Jul 2006
  6. Augmented

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,464

    Location: London Town

    EAC is a superior ripping program and can automatically tag files from FreeDB information.

    For just tag and collection management, The GodFather is also an excellent application, supporting many file and tag formats.

    I believe there's an option in WMP to stop it retrieving/overwriting album information - something like 'Automatically retrieve information for files in my media library'. Turn it off ;).