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{{Foobar Component Infobox
This component allows you to get album information from the freedb database.
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| name                = freedb Tagger
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| screenshot          = [[Image:foo_freedb2.png|256px]]
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| caption              = Screenshot of the freedb Tagger dialog box.
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| module_name          = foo_freedb2
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| developer            = Holger Stenger, Peter Pawlowski
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| stable_release      = 0.7
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| stable_release_date  =
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| use                  = [[Tagging]]
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}}
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The '''freedb Tagger''' component allows you to get album information from the online freedb database.
  
 
==Usage==
 
==Usage==
 
# Select the songs (they need to be ordered by tracknumber).  
 
# Select the songs (they need to be ordered by tracknumber).  
# Right-click the songs, Tagging -> Get Tags from freedb
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# Right-click the songs, '''Tagging''' → '''Get tags from freedb'''.
# If the album information exists in freedb, you will get a dialog box
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# If the album information exists in freedb, you will get a dialog box.
 
# If you have more than one match, select the one that seems to be most accurate. (Click on the entry to view its contents)
 
# If you have more than one match, select the one that seems to be most accurate. (Click on the entry to view its contents)
# If you want existing information to be removed, select the "wipe out existing tags" option.
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# If you want existing information to be removed, tick '''Wipe out existing tags'''.
# Click Update Files.
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# Click '''Update files'''.
  
 
==Settings==
 
==Settings==
* User/Email: Enter your email address. If you aren't registered with freedb, any address of the form a@b.com will do.
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The '''Settings...''' button opens the [[foobar2000:Preferences:Tools:Tagging:freedb Tagger|freedb Tagger preferences page]].
* Server: Allows you to select which freedb server to use. Click Retrieve to get new freedb server address if current server is not responding.
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==Limitations==
 
==Limitations==
* Cannot submit information to freedb database
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* Cannot submit information to freedb database.
* Unlike the version for 0.8.3, it works per-album
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* Unlike the version for 0.8.3, it works per-album.
* Cannot access offline databases
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* Cannot access offline databases.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* {{foobar2000|1=http://foosion.foobar2000.org/components/?id=freedb&version=0.6|2=freedb Tagger}}
 
* {{foobar2000|1=http://foosion.foobar2000.org/components/?id=freedb&version=0.6|2=freedb Tagger}}
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* [http://www.freedb.org/ freedb.org]

Revision as of 13:58, 19 October 2018

freedb Tagger
Foo freedb2.png
Screenshot of the freedb Tagger dialog box.
Developer(s) Holger Stenger, Peter Pawlowski
Repository {{{repository}}}
Release information
Initial release {{{released}}}
Stable release 0.7
Preview release N/A
foobar2000 compatibility
Minimum version TBC
Maximum version {{{foobar2000_maximum}}}
UI module(s) N/A
Additional information
Use Tagging
License {{{license}}}
Discussion thread {{{discussion_thread}}}
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The freedb Tagger component allows you to get album information from the online freedb database.

Usage

  1. Select the songs (they need to be ordered by tracknumber).
  2. Right-click the songs, TaggingGet tags from freedb.
  3. If the album information exists in freedb, you will get a dialog box.
  4. If you have more than one match, select the one that seems to be most accurate. (Click on the entry to view its contents)
  5. If you want existing information to be removed, tick Wipe out existing tags.
  6. Click Update files.

Settings

The Settings... button opens the freedb Tagger preferences page.

Limitations

  • Cannot submit information to freedb database.
  • Unlike the version for 0.8.3, it works per-album.
  • Cannot access offline databases.

External links