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Re: Initial Key

by FLWB » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:30 am

Peke wrote:All fields are In line editable, BUT MMW only support BPM and https://i.imgur.com/ViTb3RK.png MM5 for now Support both BPM and INITIAL KEY https://i.imgur.com/B7nrELD.png . Energy would be great too like in MixedInKey https://i.imgur.com/kKBeAn2.png
I use MixedInKey and have the energy level located in Grouping which I also use for subgenre. (MiK lets you strip out the term Energy). I used a custom field for InitialKey so I can run queries for a Key and energy along with a tags like Breaks, Funk, etc. https://imgur.com/a/XTN81

Re: Initial Key

by FLWB » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:00 am

Right BPM is there. Sorry. Was really only concerned with InitialKey but must've been a little too into my cups yesterday. :wink: Glad to hear we'll have it "some day".

Re: Initial Key

by Peke » Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:47 pm

All fields are In line editable, BUT

MMW only support BPM and https://i.imgur.com/ViTb3RK.png

MM5 for now Support both BPM and INITIAL KEY https://i.imgur.com/B7nrELD.png . Energy would be great too like in MixedInKey https://i.imgur.com/kKBeAn2.png

Re: Initial Key

by Lowlander » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:30 pm

Properties > Details has BPM and it's available as Column in the Details View, BPM has been in MediaMonkey since at least version 3. Initial Key isn't, which is why this thread exists, and it will be in MM5.

Re: Initial Key

by FLWB » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:52 pm

I've got 4.1.18 and I don't see BPM or InitialKey as a tag field. I DJ and had created a BPM category from one of the custom fields but that means some unnecessary copying and pasting using MP3Tag and would like Initial Key supported as a native editable tag field. If I had a field for this then I can repurpose that custom tag to something useful. :D

Re: Initial Key

by Lowlander » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:39 pm

What do you want with BMP, it is already an available field.

I'd think that MM5 is a long way away from a final release.

Re: Initial Key

by FLWB » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:32 pm

Any ideas how far out 5 is? Will the BPM tag be an accessible tag field? I've been waiting sooooo long for this one little feature.

Re: Initial Key

by Lowlander » Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:59 pm

No, it has been implemented in MediaMonkey 5 which is available as an Alpha release.

Re: Initial Key

by jeremyryan » Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:35 pm

MM5? As of September 8, 2017, the current version is 4.1.17.1840. I still do not see the ability to sort by key. I use Serato to identify key and would love to be able to see that column in MediaMonkey.... any updates on this feature request?

+1 Another bump.

Re: Initial Key

by Peke » Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:02 pm

Initial Key support is added into MM5 few versions ago ;) Finally

Re: Initial Key

by Psythik » Sun May 10, 2015 4:20 pm

Yet another bump. I was hoping to use Mediamonkey as an alternative to making crates in Serato. But without the ability to sort by Initial Key it's completely useless for me.

Does anybody know of a program that is essentially an MP3 & MP4 search engine for your desktop? It should search my entire hard drive for music (except the folders I exclude) and be able to search for and sort by Key and BPM.

Re: Initial Key

by Lowlander » Sun May 18, 2014 11:12 am

It has not been added at the point.

Re: Initial Key

by soneil » Sun May 18, 2014 10:56 am

Is this feature seriously still not in the program? I bought media monkey several years ago and when version 4 came out, it didn't support this field. I figured I wouldn't upgrade until it did since version 3 pretty much has everything I want except that. I thought that a couple of years later, surely it would be supported by now since it's becoming more and more common for people to use that tag (especially with the increase in popularity of mixed in key etc).

Is this feature really not added yet or have I just missed where it's mentioned?

Re: Initial Key

by deusdiabolus » Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:13 pm

Also, if a user's files have this information in them from another program (Mixed in Key, Rapid Evolution 2 or 3, Mixmeister, Virtual DJ, etc.), why not take advantage of it? There are probably AutoDJ plugins that could use this info to improve the overall flow of a generated playlist.

Re: Initial Key

by deusdiabolus » Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:46 am

I would also like to have Key and Keycode as field options. The key of a song is often just as important as BPM or Mood.

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