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MP3 Album Artwork Issue

by Alex37166 / April 21, 2011 5:55 AM PDT

My album artwork for each individual songs are not there anymore. I have never had this issue until lately. They show up in my WMP, but in my folders from my PC LIbrary they do not show up. The JPG picture is in the folder, but none of the songs show a picture or album artwork at all. This is driving me insane trying to figure out what it could be. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Clarification Request
No Windows version noted.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 6:03 AM PDT
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Clarification request
by Alex37166 / April 21, 2011 6:10 AM PDT

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit (x86). It is not a matter of changing a picture or album artwork. They don't show up on my MP3 SINGLES, not the folder itself. When I highlight the single MP3, it just shows a picture of "MP3", and not the album artwork. Hopefully that makes sense.

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Ok, let's try again.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 6:16 AM PDT

". They show up in my WMP, but in my folders from my PC LIbrary they do not show up."

WMP has it's way to show icons which does not extend into Windows (7) Explorer.

I could be wrong but it sounds like you want WMP's functionality to extend to Explorer (which it does not today.)
Bob

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Album Artwork Reply
by Alex37166 / April 21, 2011 6:22 AM PDT
In reply to: Ok, let's try again.

So now they aren't going to work in my Music folder on Windows 7 anymore? Just suddenly they don't appear one day? They have been in existence for several years, so I find that odd, unless PC or OS updates have changed that scenario. I'm just picky, I reckon. I like the picture to be on the MP3's itself as well, just as it is on the icon picture of the folder itself. If there isn't a way to do that now, then I'd like to know, so I won't go nuts anymore... lol

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Clarification Request
MUCH CLEARER. You want this in EXPLORER just like in WMP.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 6:32 AM PDT

I remember a discussion like this and in the end it was some Monkey Media or OTHER App that had enabled such a thing. Let's see if there is a way to get this in Explorer without too much work.

Sorry I couldn't find the old discussion but here's another app for that.
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/add-album-cover-images-your-mp3-file-icons.htm

I think I see the confusion but I can't guess what addon or app did this for you before,
Bob

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Explanation Further
by Alex37166 / April 21, 2011 6:42 AM PDT

Here is a detailed example:

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(NT) That is a solution. Thumbs up !!
by my-tech / April 21, 2011 7:49 AM PDT
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CLARIFICATION.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 7:22 AM PDT

When you select Question as the forum post type, you limit replies and may hamper this from being a discussion.

I'd avoid that choice.

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Answer
Sorry.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 6:53 AM PDT

I think I failed to clarify that Explorer and WMP are different things.
I also think I failed to explain how this issue was discussed before and we found some add-on that was helping explorer show those icons,.

Let's see if anyone else will take a stab at this. After too many times of seeing this, it's always some old addon the owner has forgotten about.

WHY IT STOPS WORKING is usually some update to Windows or WMP.
Bob

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No problem.
by Alex37166 / April 21, 2011 6:58 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry.

I just hope I can resolve this soon, as to finding out what I can do for them to reappear. Is that what you are meaning, by someone else taking a stab at it? I'm lost, sorry.

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Other members hopefully with chime in,
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 7:06 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry.
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Had to reply with this one.
by Alex37166 / April 21, 2011 7:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry.

I couldn't find a reply button on the last post you typed. No, I have tried re-tagging, re-doing another folder, re-arranging the music in a different wma to mp3 and vise-versa. Nothing has worked at all. It's quite frustrating. I have no idea what is keeping the album artwork from showing up on the MP3's in the album itself. I have all the album artwork that I need/want in every music folder that I have, it just is now not showing on the Mp3's itself.

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So that App doesn't work?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 7:21 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry.
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No Application.
by Alex37166 / April 21, 2011 7:25 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry.

No application works. I need to head out for a bit, so if I don't respond for a while, you'll know why.

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Answer
They show up in my WMP, but in my folders from my PC LIbrary
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 7:32 AM PDT
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The program
by Alex37166 / April 21, 2011 11:24 AM PDT

I looked at this page. I have searched and searched for this specific program or something even near it, and can't find it. I do think that can solve my issue. I just need a more direct page to know what to find and what to download, etc. Thanks.

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