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I downloaded the skin called Xch4nge located here but I cannot find a way to put in album art. I would really like to since it would make my library look so much nicer but I just cannot find an option anywhere.

Can anyone help me out with this?
Edited by hfcobra - 8/22/11 at 8:51am
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Go to File > Preferences > Display and edit the Album Art section as appropriate. I have it set to pick up any images named folder.jpg, cover.jpg and front.jpg.
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Found this also saw something about using Mediamonkey.com and doing a batch art finder, here is the link: Batch art finder script for media monkey

The other way was the folder.jpg method:

Q:
What is the folder.jpg method? I've been seeing this method being thrown around forums, but after 30 mins of searching i still cant find out what it is and how it works with foobar. please help!

A:
You make a file called "folder.jpg", which is an image for cover art for a folder of music files. Works in WMP as well.

Hope this helps...
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That's pretty much about it, the only thing that may be a problem is if the skin is looking for cover art on the file's tag instead of the folder.jpg, in that case, you have to use a program like mp3tag (free) to embed cover art in each file's mp3 tag.
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Originally Posted by tUDJ;14674187 
Go to File > Preferences > Display and edit the Album Art section as appropriate. I have it set to pick up any images named folder.jpg, cover.jpg and front.jpg.
Quote:
Originally Posted by iamlongtime;14674776 
Found this also saw something about using Mediamonkey.com and doing a batch art finder, here is the link: Batch art finder script for media monkey

The other way was the folder.jpg method:

Q:
What is the folder.jpg method? I've been seeing this method being thrown around forums, but after 30 mins of searching i still cant find out what it is and how it works with foobar. please help!

A:
You make a file called "folder.jpg", which is an image for cover art for a folder of music files. Works in WMP as well.

Hope this helps...

Thank you very much. Both of these helped me out a lot and now my library looks much nicer! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by NorCa;14675267 
That's pretty much about it, the only thing that may be a problem is if the skin is looking for cover art on the file's tag instead of the folder.jpg, in that case, you have to use a program like mp3tag (free) to embed cover art in each file's mp3 tag.

Did not have to do this but thanks for the help anyways! smile.gif
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