Creating New Libraries and Removing Old

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12 Apr, 2021 03:52 AM

Hi Hendrik ~
I am scanning 1M+ files. I suspect that's too much for Beatunes to handle.
So I am scanning the database folder by folder. The 1M tracks are in 30-ish folders.
Each folder becomes a new library in Beatunes.

But when I scan a new folder to make a new library, it often does not replace the old library.
Does the [-] button removes the metadata from Beatunes alone---or does that delete the actual file, too? I'm just looking for the best to create a workflow with multiple libraries one after the other.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by hendrik on 12 Apr, 2021 07:32 AM

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    Hey David.

    Yes 1M+ files ist most likely a bit much for beaTunes to stay responsive. If responsiveness does not matter to you, I’d be glad to assist in making a library of that size “kind of” work.

    The [-] button deletes only the internal database files, not the audio files, so it’s safe to use.



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