"cdArt" concept - current cdImage with artist fanart support in music visualizations - Printable Version
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- Stenager - 2009-11-18 13:14
So it is impossible to get it to work without messing up my id3tag?
I have another problem with band names like 3OH!3 cause i can't name the file 3OH!3.
- reaven - 2009-11-18 14:56
Stenager Wrote:I'm trying to get it to work with the Ministry of Sound - The Annual 2010.
all depends how you tag your albums.. example
artist:Ministry of Sound
Album names:Annual 2010 Disc 1 and Annual 2010 Disc 2
cdArt file names : ministry of sound-Annual 2010 Disc 1.png and ministry of sound-Annual 2010 Disc 2.png
of course this example works if your albums tags have the same album name and artist name as here.
- Stenager - 2009-11-18 15:01
My tag look lige this
Album artist: (Blank, cause that way it is placed in the compilation folder in xbmc)
and my album is called Ministry of Sound - The Annual 2010
- tazman - 2009-11-19 19:43
sorry for the delay, i have BIG problem with my compture and have to install a fresh windows xp and new HD. Thank you for your help, it's working well now.
Again sorry and thank you.
- a2wistd2 - 2009-11-21 16:56
great plug-in. Now i'll remain busy trying to fix my media library with backgrounds and cd images. It never ends!
Anyway, my question is how do I make the transition between fanart smoother? I have several fanart images in the folder within 'artists_fanart' and they do cycle but it is not smooth at all. I was able to extend the time they are on the screen through music_visualisation.xml but couldn't figure out a fade or anything.
- a2wistd2 - 2009-11-22 04:32
for the Fanart, bands like AC/DC wont show up since i can't put a "/" in a folder name. Any suggestions?
- sergiocos - 2009-11-22 04:54
Tag the band AC-DC. Actually the "/" sign is also incorrect...
- reaven - 2009-11-22 05:45
a2wistd2 Wrote:great plug-in. Now i'll remain busy trying to fix my media library with backgrounds and cd images. It never ends!
I think you need
<include>Animation_BackgroundFade</include> somewhere in the that xml
- a2wistd2 - 2009-11-22 15:44
I put that right after the image call and right at the end of the section but it didn't work for both.
- reaven - 2009-11-22 16:05
a2wistd2 Wrote:I put that right after the image call and right at the end of the section but it didn't work for both.
I dont remember much because I dont use the fanart slideshow anymore, mine is set to single image but can you please post your MusicVisualization.xml here
- emal011 - 2009-11-23 16:39
There´s a way to make it automatically? I can´t make it manually for all my library!
- reaven - 2009-11-24 01:15
emal011 Wrote:There´s a way to make it automatically? I can´t make it manually for all my library!
make what automatically ?
if you mean put a fanart for each artist, well i really dont know but i doubt it, but my collection is huge and I did it !!
- emal011 - 2009-11-24 17:44
reaven Wrote:make what automatically ?
Uffff... I doubt it if I can that make it... too much albums... but any way, is a good "concept".
Hey Dud! Can you make something like flags for Music? That´s could be awasome!!
- joebrady - 2009-11-24 17:49
Are you looking for Fanart for the artists or the CdArt images?
- a2wistd2 - 2009-11-25 05:00
reaven Wrote:I dont remember much because I dont use the fanart slideshow anymore, mine is set to single image but can you please post your MusicVisualization.xml here
sorry for the late response, busy weekend!
also i turned off the bottom osd bar in the settings but still shows up when i move the mouse!