[mythtv-users] Album Cover Art in Mythmusic

Kevin Kuphal kevin.kuphal at myrealbox.com
Sat Apr 17 12:32:28 EDT 2004

Actually, AlbumArt vizualization should pick up, by default, .jpeg/jpg,
.bmp, .png, and .gif.  There is a setting in the DB (I'm not sure if it made
it into the GUI) to set the wildcard.  You can set it restrictive (like
folder.png) or expand it, but it defaults to the above wildcards.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Mike Jasper
> Sent: Saturday, April 17, 2004 10:53 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Album Cover Art in Mythmusic
> Jason Giddens wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > What format/filename does cover art need to be for it to be 
> recognized 
> > in Mythmusic?  I have cover art for all of my albums saved as 
> > cover.jpg in the same directory as the album contents, but 
> it doesn't 
> > show up in Mythmusic.
> > 
> > What do I need to do?
> Do you have all the visualizations enabled?  Maybe it just 
> hasn't cycled 
> to AlbumArt yet.  Under Music Settings > Player Settings > 
> Visualizations, type in AlbumArt.  Also uncheck "Change Visualizer On 
> Each Song."  Then you'll only be using AlbumArt.
> I used the albumart program 
> (http://louhi.kempele.fi/~skyostil/projects/albumart/) to 
> grab my album 
> cover images.  It creates three files in each album directory - 
> folder.jpg, .folder.png, and .directory.  The two images are 
> identical, 
> just saved as different formats.  The program says it creates 
> ".folder.png and an Icon entry in .directory for Konqueror, etc." - I 
> believe the .jpg is what's used for AlbumArt in myth.

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