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Author Topic: The Best Free Music Organizer  (Read 344 times)

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« on: February 15, 2007, 11:54:36 am »
I humbly submit Media Monkey for your consideration. I have over 17,000 .mp3's and it works flawlessly, allowing rapid searching, and also has a ready-loaded sidebar that allows for quick sorting based on artist, genre, year, album, title, etc...

It's also free and easy to uninstall if you don't like it. Anyway, just thought I'd share.

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« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2007, 12:01:10 pm »
I almost mistook you for spam. ;)

Looks interesting, though I'm a Winamp user.
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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2007, 12:09:50 pm »
WinAmp here, too.
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« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2007, 02:44:14 pm »
I've been a dedicated Winamp user for years. The reason I switched to MM, honestly, is because I like to make quick mixes based on genre and/or year, and that's very difficult in Winamp.

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« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2007, 03:00:07 pm »
Dude, Media Monkey ROCKS!

I've been using it for over five years now.  It's totally worth the switch!

If only I could get it to run on my linux box...
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« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2007, 05:16:20 pm »
The haphazard nature of the tags in the various MP3 files in my collection basically make music organizers next to worthless, and I'm far, far too disinterested in going back and manually coding every last one of them.

So I pretty much just dump them all in a Winamp playlist, and use ctrl-alt-J to search for the songs I want.
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« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2007, 05:20:24 pm »
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The haphazard nature of the tags in the various MP3 files in my collection basically make music organizers next to worthless, and I'm far, far too disinterested in going back and manually coding every last one of them.

So I pretty much just dump them all in a Winamp playlist, and use ctrl-alt-J to search for the songs I want.


I was the same way before I retagged mine. And I've never found a good program for bulk tagging... I had to do all mine track by track. Actually I'm not even done, as I have about 3,000 files only partially tagged.

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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2007, 06:12:27 pm »
I only ever rip my mp3s from CDs I own, so I usually have to tag them myself.  It was never an issue.
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« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2007, 08:15:32 pm »
It's a big issue for people who download.

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« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2007, 08:23:50 pm »
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It's a big issue for people who download.
Seriously.  Half the people who post shit on things like Limewire can't even get the band or the song name right.

Even the legit download purchase sites have no consistency between them in how they name their files, or how they do the song tags.
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« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2007, 10:51:40 pm »
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Seriously.  Half the people who post shit on things like Limewire can't even get the band or the song name right.


What kills me are the folks who are using files that I know had to be spoof names from the Napster/Audiogalaxy days, when people used fake names to fool the filters. 5 years later and I still see files like "Elton John - Cat Scratch Fever" and "Weird Al Yankovic - Every freaking comedy song ever written on planet earth."

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« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2007, 10:58:26 pm »
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What kills me are the folks who are using files that I know had to be spoof names from the Napster/Audiogalaxy days, when people used fake names to fool the filters. 5 years later and I still see files like "Elton John - Cat Scratch Fever" and "Weird Al Yankovic - Every freaking comedy song ever written on planet earth."
The on my friends got the biggest laugh about was "Cake - Tainted Love".
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« Reply #12 on: February 16, 2007, 11:02:18 pm »
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The on my friends got the biggest laugh about was "Cake - Tainted Love".


:D

Now that is very amusing!

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« Reply #13 on: February 17, 2007, 01:05:05 am »
I use winamp too.
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« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2007, 01:45:40 am »
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I use winamp too.

You should loook into Media Monkey.  It's pretty cool.
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