Duplicate Analysis - ability to create playlist with highest quality version

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05 Apr, 2019 03:30 PM

As my library continues growing (with duplicates from multi albums, especially compilations), I would love to have an automated process where I would be able to batch identify and select the highest quality instance of a duplicated song. Ideally, not just the quality of the rip, but also looking at quality of source (giving preference to remasters or rips made from higher quality source).

Would be great if one could do this with entire library, or focus on a specific playlist.

Another cool option would be to be able to batch change tags for duplicates, so they would be identical in spelling and capitalization. Unfortunately, databases have multiple variants for songs (sometimes featured artist listed in title, sometimes in artist field) Would love to find a way to automate a standardization process.

  1. 1 Posted by samirdavies on 05 Apr, 2019 04:23 PM

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    Just to elaborate...

    After I complete analysis and perform inspection, the only attribute I use is ratings (so identical ratings are applied to duplicates). When there are instances of spelling differences (title, artist), I would love to be able to select the tag (only for title and artist) I deem perfect, and have it apply to the other instances I have selected.

    Currently, I right click get info for a selected song, then manually make the change title or artist fields for each instance. I'm less interested by what a database wants, and more interested in being able to more efficiently apply what I want.

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