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Questions tagged [album-art]

Album art or the album cover is the artwork on the front cover of a commercially packaged audio or video recording work or album.

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How to add album art to iTunes (Windows) from the MP3 files or folders directly

I know that iTunes can find album art and store it internally but does iTunes take any notice of thumbnails in the MP3 file itself (via ID3 tags) or of appropriately named image files in the same ...
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Can't change or add album artwork in iTunes 12.9

on files that have existing artwork which is wrong on files with no artwork The files are NOT .wav files but any edits to either the individual files or to the entire album are saved but not ...
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Why is iTunes “syncing Artwork” when no artwork has been added in weeks?

I have sync'd iTunes to iPad several times since the last time I added any artwork. But often, if I add a bunch of .mp3 without artwork and sync, iTunes says "Syncing artwork (step 6 of 6; waiting ...
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How does iTunes know what albums to associate with each album artwork file?

I have recently been trying to systematically extract album artwork from my iTunes library, such that I can use them elsewhere. I understand that all the album artwork is stored in the Album ...
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iTunes suddenly will not let me add manually album art

I am running High Sierra, updated, with iTunes 12.7.2. My Music and Album Art is on an external HD. I rip my own music into AIFF files, then manually add the album art. This afternoon all of a ...
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iTunes 12: Is there a way to increase album art size in the Album View

I remember in earlier versions of iTunes it was possible to increase the size of album artwork in the Album View via a slider - so, for example, I could have fewer albums with large cover art per row ...
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Smaller Album artwork in iTunes 12.5.1.21?

I have hundreds of different albums in my iTunes library and would like to see as many of them as I can while still remaining in windowed mode. Unfortunately, iTunes does not have a clear option to ...
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What happened to the right/control + mouse click option to “Get Album Artwork” in iTunes 12.4?

I’m on Mac OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan) and just upgraded to iTunes 12.4 and if I right/control + mouse click on a track I no longer see “Get Album Artwork” in the list of options. I am 100% positive ...
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To view images in iTunes Album Artwork Cache?

How can we view images stored in iTunes Album Artwork Cache? What format are they? Is there anyway to see which Music Albums Artwork has been cached? I have removed a bunch of music from my DB so I'...
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Any OSX tool to batch remove (or convert) embedded album artwork in MP3 files?

my car audio system does not support MP3 album artworks embedded in PNG format.. unfortunately iTunes switched to this format a while ago. I'd need to find a way to remove (or convert to JPG) all ...
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Importing images from internet to new albums in iTunes

I just had an update for iTunes to version 12.0.1.26. The old way to import images to new albums in iTunes has changed. How do I import in the latest version?
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Album covers from songs bought in iTunes won't show album cover on iPhone

I restored my iPhone 5 from an iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak to iOS 7.1. I restored to a backup. During the syncing of songs from the backup to my iPhone it accidentally got unplugged. I plugged it back in and ...
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My iPhone's Album Art is Wrong. How can I fix it?

All the art in my iTunes app is wrong. I pay for iTunes Match, but it's disabled on my phone. (It has been enabled in the past.) What can I do to fix the art?
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Actual Size Album Art in iTunes 11

Prior to version 11, it was trivial in iTunes to view album artwork at "actual size". Is this possible in iTunes 11? It seems that all album artwork, regardless of the resolution of the file, is ...
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How can I show the Cover Art window in iTunes 11?

I like to see the album art for each song as it comes on; in iTunes 10, I would have iTunes DJ playing, hidden under my other apps, whilst the current song's cover displayed in a floating window on my ...
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View Artwork in Sidebar - iTunes 11

How can I view the artwork in the sidebar in the latest version of iTunes 11 ?
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Album art not syncing to iPhone for playlists

A while ago I had a crash which wiped all the music synchronisation settings from my phone. Until that point I'd synced based on selecting albums and artists in iTunes when the phone was plugged in, ...
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The album artwork is not appearing on my iPhone (6GB, 4G) but it appears on my computer

The album artwork is not appearing on my iPhone (6GB, 4G) but it appears on my computer. How do I fix this?
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Prevent iTunes from showing video preview frames

By default, iTunes video podcasts display their album art as preview frames, rather than the embedded album art that ships with the file. I have been manually replacing the image with each new ...
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iTunes Album Artwork

I listen to a lot of indie music and so have a lot of songs that were released as singles and have their own album artwork. I always use the list view that displays album artwork on the left. I also ...
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Can I get album art for songs only on my iPod?

I have an iPod Classic (the 160 gig one) that I use, and I want to have album art for all of the songs. Problem is, I cannot just use the "Get Album Art" option on iTunes, because that will only find ...
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How can I extract Album Art from a track?

I'd like to use iTunes to extract Album Art into standard image formats (such as .png or .jpg), so that I can back them up in a location external to the iTunes library. How can I do this in iTunes?
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How can I get iTunes to use iTunes Store Album Art?

Some of my music in iTunes won't get Album Art via "Get Album Art". (These might be tracks from physical CDs, or that I've purchased a long time ago from other MP3 stores.) I'd like to use the ...
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How does iTunes make its decision as to what artwork to provide?

I'm trying to download Album Art by right-clicking a track in iTunes and choosing Get Album Artwork. Sometimes this works fine, but sometimes iTunes finds the wrong Album. As an example, I have A ...
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Can iTunes find all songs with no Album Art?

I want to find all songs or tracks which don't have Album Art associated with them in my iTunes music library. I want to do this so that I can fix Album Art problems in advance of a backup. How can ...
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How to make sure album art shows up everywhere (Mac & iPhone) while using iTunes Match?

What's the correct way to manage album art while using iTunes Match and have it show up everywhere? I've noticed that, typically: When iTunes Match correctly applies album art in iTunes, it only ...
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iTunes 10.5.1 Missing Multiple Album Art Arrow

So prior to iTunes 10.5.1 the album art viewer in the bottom left of iTunes always displayed arrows on either side of the bar to flip between multiple covers for that particular album. However this ...
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Adding artwork to video files extremely slow in iTunes

I am using Handbrake to create ATV2-compatible video files using their included preset. After importing these files into iTunes, when I try to add artwork to them it seems to rewrite the entire video ...
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How do I get my iTunes “Album Artwork” to add to the individual files instead of “~/Music/iTunes/Album Artwork/”

iTunes saves Album Artwork to ~/Music/iTunes/Album/Artwork/Cache/[some seemingly random folder name here]/ The problem is that if I move actual MP3 and AAC files from this computer (and/or iTunes ...
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Can I set custom album artwork that isn't included in one of the songs?

I have a couple of albums in iTunes that are "Various Artists" compilations, and the kicker is that each song has it's own artwork. Is it possible to add album artwork only to the "album", and not to ...