android
  #21  
Old 01-24-2009, 03:07 PM
nrc nrc is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 31
Default

folder.jpg works fine for me in a folder.
Reply With Quote

Advertisement [Remove Advertisement]

  #22  
Old 01-24-2009, 04:08 PM
nimicitor's Avatar
nimicitor nimicitor is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: England
Posts: 71
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by CFC View Post
Are you embedding them in the MP3, or are you simply putting them in a folder?
I've found that if they're in a folder, they need to be named "album art.jpg". I prefer to embed them with MP3 Tag though.

CFC
Quote:
Originally Posted by nrc View Post
folder.jpg works fine for me in a folder.
They are jpgs in a folder with that albums MP3s.
Ive tried renaming it to "album art.jpg" and "folder.jpg" but it still doesnt work.
I used MP3Tag to embed one album as a test and it works when your playing the track but when your searching for albums its still blank.
Would the easiest solution be to embed all of my albums (all 400) and turn off the feature with the album art next to the album name?
Reply With Quote

  #23  
Old 01-24-2009, 05:21 PM
CFC CFC is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: H-Town, TX
Posts: 5
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nimicitor View Post
They are jpgs in a folder with that albums MP3s.
Ive tried renaming it to "album art.jpg" and "folder.jpg" but it still doesnt work.
I used MP3Tag to embed one album as a test and it works when your playing the track but when your searching for albums its still blank.
Would the easiest solution be to embed all of my albums (all 400) and turn off the feature with the album art next to the album name?
The feature to show the album art next to the album names works for me with me calling it "album art.jpg" ("cover.jpg" may work also, but since this way worked for me, I didn't try it out).
My music files are individually embedded with the cover as well.

Here is the folder layout:


And here it is on the Fuze:


CFC
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Folder Example.JPG (58.1 KB, 42 views)
File Type: jpg Fuze_CoverArt.jpg (38.4 KB, 42 views)
Reply With Quote

  #24  
Old 03-24-2009, 05:51 AM
Adventoris Adventoris is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 7
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by zickZackMann View Post
I got a tip for you: the Fuze displays the album art with a resolution of 120x120 (in pseudo full-screen mode), so you get much better quality, when you save you album art in this resolution. Because the Fuze doesn't need to resize them, what reduces the quality considerably.

What I do, is to resize the original, big, images to 122x122 and then crop them to 120x120 - to cut off the border, that is sometimes present. You can do this easily with FastStone Photo Resizer, which is a free software. I keep the original image together with the resized and proper renamed one in the album folder and set them as hidden (with Windows Explorer), so they won't show up when browsing photos.
Great tip but still have a problem with naming. I haven't got the Fuze yet but would like to prepare for that. The starting point is that I have tracks in album folders where are also folder.jpg's in varying (i.e. wrong) sizes. With FastStone I could batch convert them easily into 120X120 without renaming but that would overwrite the originals. Batch renaming the originals first using parent folder name would also be easy, but batch converting them using Rename into folder.jpg seems impossible, min. 1 digit of sequential number is added. So the only solution I can think of is to first drag-and-drop album folders (with wrong size folder.jpg's) from HD into Fuze and then batch convert folder.jpg's from HD without renaming, using Fuze as the output folder, preserving folder structure and allowing overwriting. In that case this file hiding thing wouldn'y have any meaning (don't quite get it). Anyway would this work or is there another way? Thanks.
Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:10 PM.