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MM Android Album Art

Postby johntr » Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:57 pm

Hi Everyone,

Can someone tell me what changes in MMW triggers the album art change in MMA.

I've been trying to update artwork for some albums (all the files) after the initial sync. MMA detects that the files have changed and syncs the files but fails to change the album artwork.

I have the latest version of both MMW and MMA and I sync over wireless if it helps at all.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: MM Android Album Art

Postby Lowlander » Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:56 pm

Are all files on the Album changed?

Are you using the latest betas or regular releases of both?
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Re: MM Android Album Art

Postby johntr » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:27 am

Yes. All the files in the album has the new artwork, I can see that the files have changed in the Android file manager but MMA still shows the old artwork :(
Forgot to add that I am using the regular builds.
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Re: MM Android Album Art

Postby Peke » Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:22 am

Looks like Artwork is cached. Have you tried to delete affected Cached artworks?
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Re: MM Android Album Art

Postby johntr » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:38 pm

That's what I thought initially and cleared this folder.

Phone\Android\data\com.android.providers.media\albumthumbs

But this seems to rebuild cache only for the stock media player.

Where does MMA pick up the artwork from? Can you explain MM's workflow?

1) I upload album "ABC" to MMW with Artwork "X" and sync it to my mobile device via MMA - everything is good.
2) I change the artwork for all the files in Album "ABC" to "Y" - MMA detects the change and syncs the files over but still holds the old artwork.
3) I manually delete the artwork via the edit option in MMA hoping that a resync will bring the new artwork - Now it permanently has the blank artwork image unless I delete and resync the files.

I even disabled "sync all artwork to file folders" and "Copy artwork to file tags" options in the device profile and did a complete resync (deleted and synced the library in MMA from scratch).

Am I doing something wrong?
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Re: MM Android Album Art

Postby johntr » Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:17 am

Finally solved the problem.

I was deleting the wrong cache files in Android.

Deleting the cache files in both the android data folder as well as the UPnP caches did the trick.

If anyone else has the same problem, follow the steps below.

1) Delete everything from this folder.

SD Card/Android/data/com.ventismedia.android.mediamonkey/files/artwork

2) Clear UPnP image cache in the temp folder or check Tools->Options->General

%Temp%\MM_UPNP_Images

3) Selected all your files (or just the ones being shared/synced), add a single dot in the comments (any minor change, this can be removed later) and sync from your mobile device. This will effectively rebuild the cache on both ends.

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Re: MM Android Album Art

Postby amarimla@yahoo.com » Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:01 am

is their a way of manually adding the artwork in your android phone?
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Re: MM Android Album Art

Postby Guest » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:50 am

Hi guys!!! so ive been looking everywhere but i cant find an answer to this... i recently have been updating my music collection, i already had it on my phone, but when i update the artwork on the MMA on windows, i delete the old artwork and put a new one, but when i sync it copies the new art, but doesnt delete the old one from the song file... so if i want to have it the same way that on my computer, i have to delete the songs and copy them again... which is a hassle... is there any way to make sure that when i sync to my device, the artwork also syncs as the file is? instead of only copying the new image but keeping the old one too??? thank you so much for the help in adnvance!!
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Re: MM Android Album Art

Postby Peke » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:41 pm

Hi,
It is by design, we decided that it would be much more hustle to sync 20k of tracks to device due the updated Artwork than simply update MMA with new artwork?

Imagine Gigabytes of resync, instead of few hundred MB.
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