Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

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Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by MonkeyStrut » Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:20 am

Hi All --

I've searched the forum before posting but did not find an answer.

In all album art view modes, MM displays my album arts in low resolution (they are like fuzzy) while they all are at 500x500 or 600x600. When I go to the track tags, and go to album art tab, the art resolution is as it is supposed to be. The issue seems to be coming only through how the library is displaying the album art. I've tried with different skins to check if the issue was coming from that side but it had no effect.

(PS: I've never used WMP to listen to my tracks or for anything else)

Does someone know what is issue? Is this a regular behavior of MM?

-thanks-

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Re: Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by Lowlander » Wed Aug 28, 2013 11:48 am

Try deleting the MMCache******_* folder(s) in your Temp folder (set under Tools > Options > General). If that fails which version of MediaMonkey are you running?
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Re: Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by MonkeyStrut » Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:25 am

Thanks for your answer. I used the 4.07.1511 version of MM. I've deleted all the MMCache******_* folders. The album arts in the reader are as they should be (in terms of resolution). Album arts in the different library views are still in low quality/resolution (fuzzy).

Any other clues?

-thanks again-

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Re: Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by Lowlander » Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:50 am

I'm not aware of any problems with Artwork in the Filelisting (Art and Art with Details views) with MediaMonkey 4.0.7. I don't know why this would be happening for you.

Are the original Artworks embedded in the files or external Artwork. If external Artwork what file type are they?
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Re: Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by MonkeyStrut » Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:18 am

Yes, they embedded in the files.

You can see here an image of the issue: https://www.dropbox.com/s/uf379644ajgky ... _Issue.jpg (zoom in once, you will see much better the issue)
On the bottom right, you cans the album art as displayed below the playlist (no problem with that)
On the top left, you can see the album art as displayed if I click on the image on the bottom right and resize it to the same size as displayed in the album view, no problem with that
Now, you can compare those with the image displayed in the album view, in the top, middle, and see how fuzzy it is compared to the one on the left. This happens with all images and in all types of album views.

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Re: Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by Lowlander » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:56 am

I presume that this is because you've made the Art Browser larger than intended (a small version is cached to speed up the Art Browser) and thus you see this. See: http://www.ventismedia.com/mantis/view.php?id=8766
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Re: Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by MonkeyStrut » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:53 am

I'm not sure this is the same issue because mine is not only related to the 3D art browser view, as you can see here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/br1yukpb15y3o ... ssue_2.jpg (album arts are small, but there is still this kind of "filter" above them that make them a little fuzzy).

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Re: Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by MonkeyStrut » Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:52 am

Hi --

I'm testing the very last build of the MM beta version and I have noticed the very same behavior. The quality of album arts in the different library views is not as good as the true quality of the images themselves. When I click on a file, and edit album art properties, and click on album art, the image pops up; If I reduce it to the size of the images displayed in the library views, the quality is clearly different (i.e. worse).

tonyrome

Re: Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by tonyrome » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:54 am

Does anyone have the answer to this issue? The same problem exists in the Media Monkey Pro Android app (1.3.1.0751) five years on from the original post.

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Re: Album Art Resolution Issue (not related to WMP)

Post by Lowlander » Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:47 am

Make sure you sync with the latest version of MMW. You may need to start fresh (ie. remove all files from device) for best results.
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