Digital music forum: iTunes Album Art Question

by: jgarniss March 4, 2008 4:21 AM PST

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iTunes Album Art Question

by jgarniss - 3/4/08 4:21 AM

I have a rather large amount of tunes in my library and would like to be able to tell which individual songs do or do not have album art. While I realize that I could look through each info tab and look to see if anything is there, the amount of tunes would make this take weeks and at best would be an incredibly monotonous and tedious task.

I'd like to write a quick program to run through the tunes and see if there is album art associated with the song. But I don't know where to find this value. Is it in the ID3 tag? Is it in the iTunes database?

Also, I have had to manually add album art for quite a number of albums. If my machine dies I don't want to have to re-assign the album art to each album. I am thinking that if I can know where the link to the album art resides, I can write something to make sure it gets put back.

Anyone know of anything that would be helpful?

Thanks in advance!

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