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Mp3 to DVD Question

by Syrinx77 / September 9, 2008 10:06 PM PDT

What I'm trying to do is not only put a TON of mp3s onto a dvd-r (the easy part), but I also wanna rename ALL the songs. That is, I wanna remove the song titles & make them all "anonymous" so the listener can't read who they're listening to.

There a fast way to do that or would I have to change each of them ONE at a time? Thx

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Re: renaming
by Kees Bakker / September 9, 2008 10:10 PM PDT
In reply to: Mp3 to DVD Question
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Wow, dude!
by Syrinx77 / September 9, 2008 10:16 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: renaming

Thanks for the speedy reply! Gonna give that a whirl when I get home later. Thanks!

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:( No dice...
by Syrinx77 / September 10, 2008 7:36 AM PDT
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Damn. Shoulda guessed it would be easy.

I'm doing this w/ an out-dated Sonic program that came w/ the laptop. (Sonic DigitalMedia LE v7) & I was initially gonna try renaming them from the project screen. According to Sonic customer service- no can do.

Guess I'll leave it unless someone knows of a cool work-around?

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Someone suggested...
by Syrinx77 / September 10, 2008 10:19 AM PDT
In reply to: :( No dice...

this solution:


"select all the mp3 files and right click, go to properties, then summary change the artist / album / title fields to blank.....
Now, to actually rename the files....download File Renamer basic.
On the left side, browse to the folder that holds your mp3 files. Select all, then go under File Name properties at the bottom. click on Custom Filename and then hit preview. If you like what you see, hit apply. For me, this turned evrything into filename-0001.mp3, filename-0002.mp3, and so on."

...Which was fine. I downloaded File Renamer basic, but was stuck at the step when I was supposed to "right click, go to properties, then summary change the artist / album / title fields to blank".

Whenever I right-clicked, it would undo the highlight on my selections. & if I *did* see Summary, it was only for a single song & it was grayed out & I was unable to click on anything.

What next?

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After the files are highlighted,
by ahtoi / September 10, 2008 4:37 PM PDT
In reply to: Someone suggested...

you need to press down either the shift or ctrl key then right-click the mouse.

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