[maemo-users] Music Player Exasperation

From: Martin Grimme martin.grimme at gmail.com
Date: Mon Dec 1 08:59:20 EET 2008

I'm the the developer of MediaBox. Thanks for your mail. The next
version of MediaBox will read FLAC tags and sort by track number, so
that you don't have to encode the number in the filenames. Your mail
reminded me to make track number sorting work with FLAC properly.


2008/12/1, Hal Vaughan <hal at thresholddigital.com>:
> On Monday 01 December 2008, Dmitry S. Makovey wrote:
>> Hal Vaughan wrote:
>> > Just a note to all who responded or are reading this topic:
>> >
>> > I've gotten a few responses privately, but it seems people are
>> > forgetting to reply to the list instead of to me.
>> >
>> > So far the best solution is that I wrote a Perl script to go
>> > through my entire music collection (which is all in flac, as I've
>> > said) and rename each file so the track number precedes the track
>> > title.  It works for now, but there's still a deficiency in media
>> > players that it leaves open.
>> just in case that didn't come up yet - Canola2 seems to be adequate
>> solution sorting by album etc. using tags. Don't have any Flac files
>> to test, but seems to work properly with MP3s. You can also create
>> playlists that it seems to follow (not much testing on my part though
>> ;) ).
> It doesn't read flac at all.  I checked it out!  (That's one thing I
> love about Debian -- so easy to install and uninstall a package!)
> Hal

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