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by franzem
July 11th, 2014, 8:44 am
Forum: Developers' Corner
Topic: Local Album Art
Replies: 4
Views: 3505

Re: Local Album Art

Yes, that solution could work, but not for ID3 embedded album art. I don't understand why MPD insists on treating the cover album art ID3 tags as something special. I also think it's pointless that MPD should be tasked with maintaining the album art (downloading, etc). That is really best left to ot...
by franzem
August 21st, 2013, 7:01 am
Forum: Developers' Corner
Topic: Local Album Art
Replies: 4
Views: 3505

Re: Local Album Art

The best implementation that I can see is to extend the MPD protocol with a flag indicating that local cover art is available for a track, either based on id3 tag or an image file with correct name in the same folder as the album. The next step would be to implement a new message whereby the Client ...
by franzem
August 1st, 2013, 6:56 am
Forum: Developers' Corner
Topic: Local Album Art
Replies: 4
Views: 3505

Re: Local Album Art

by franzem
August 1st, 2013, 6:52 am
Forum: Developers' Corner
Topic: Local Album Art
Replies: 4
Views: 3505

Local Album Art

Hi, I have recently started using Mpd as an alternative to XBMC for music playback because of the excellent gapless playback. Must admit to being very impressed so far. The one thing I really miss is album art. I don't think the solution of letting each client download its own is satisfactory. And t...