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MediaMonkey stores its settings (assuming it's not run in 'portable mode') in the Windows registry and in .ini files (see MediaMonkey settings [http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/16/0/modifying-the-mediamonkey-db-and-...
.m3u files that are created by MusicMatch 7.10 include an unprintable character (Hex 00) at the end of each line (just before the CR/LF characters). To correct this problem, you'll need to manually fix the .m3u file before scanning it with MediaMonkey. ...
There have been reports of cases where scanning fails as a result of other applications placing a lock on the MediaMonkey database. This is known to occur with Acronis TruImage's Non-stop Backup feature. To solve the problem, disable the Non-stop Back...
Windows XP and Vista have a feature called Offline Files (previously known as Offline Folders) that allows you to mark particular folders (and their sub-folders) to be available offline. When you are on the network, Offline Files automatically synchronize...
This can occur when another application (sometimes security applications or "cleaning" applications, such as CCleaner) changes a registry value in your system. The value HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerShell FoldersLocal...
There are 2 possible reasons for database errors: 1. The Microsoft Data Access components on your system are not installed correctly. This can occur on some systems when an application installs or uninstalls these components incorrectly. If this problem ...
There are a couple of situations in which tracks may not scan into the library: * MediaMonkey only scans formats that it supports AND that have been enabled for scanning. If you are trying to scan, for example, .shn files, MediaMonkey will not find th...
By default, the MediaMonkey search bar searches for all commonly used text fields. For very large collections, you can improve search performance ten-fold by limiting searches to e.g. Title, Artist, Album Artist, Genre, and Album fields. In MediaMonkey ...
If you are migrating from another application to MediaMonkey, you probably have numerous podcasts that you'd like to manage with MediaMonkey. To do so: 1) Note the Podcast directory at Tools > Options > Podcasts, and either: o Change it to the director...
When MediaMonkey scans a directory, it only adds files if they don't match an existing filename, otherwise it just updates the tracks with any changes to the track properties that exist in the tags. The downside of this approach is that if you've change...
'Database image is malformed' errors can occur if the underlying database has been corrupted. This can happen if the drive is somehow shut down during a database operation or if a low level kernel level process is interfering with SQL operations (this has...
MediaMonkey uses the SQLite database to store information. The SQLite database is by default configured to be very safe even in cases of software or hardware failure. However, some users might prefer to sacrifice a little safety and get slightly improved ...
You can migrate from other applications to MediaMonkey relatively easily. MediaMonkey imports: * Track properties: from track tags * Playlists: from .m3u files * Track Ratings and Play history: from Windows Media Player, iTunes, and Winamp DBs. ...
MediaMonkey provides several means of managing a library across multiple machines. * You can store music on a server, and manage the collection via machines connecting to the server, each containing their own database, using the File Monitor function t...
The MediaMonkey database and most settings are stored as described at: http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/16 [http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/16] To backup the library, you ...
You have several options to manage dups with MediaMonkey. * MediaMonkey can help find and eliminate duplicates via the "Files to Edit" node, which is located in the tree as a sub node of the Collection nodes (ie. Music, Classical Music, etc.). -The "D...
When MediaMonkey scans your hard disk, it searches for music and playlist file types that you've chosen. By default, Windows Media Player and iTunes, don't store playlists in a format that can be read by MediaMonkey. If you want MediaMonkey to read these ...