Can I delete Temp files?

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rrfpacker
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Can I delete Temp files?

Post by rrfpacker » Fri Jun 03, 2016 12:17 am

This is a dumb question...I just found 1000s of images (bitmaps and jpegs) in the Temp folder of my Portable MM install. They are album covers that are already embedded in tracks. Can I delete these?

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Re: Can I delete Temp files?

Post by rrfpacker » Sat Jun 04, 2016 8:32 pm

No one?

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Re: Can I delete Temp files?

Post by MMFrLife » Sat Jun 04, 2016 9:25 pm

Yes you can. The folders that say MMCache.......
But they will regenerate whenever you play files with artwork again.
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Re: Can I delete Temp files?

Post by rrfpacker » Sun Jun 05, 2016 3:30 pm

MMFrLife wrote:Yes you can. The folders that say MMCache.......
But they will regenerate whenever you play files with artwork again.
Interesting, thank you. At least I can delete them before I backup MM to another drive and save some space.

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Re: Can I delete Temp files?

Post by Lowlander » Mon Jun 06, 2016 3:08 pm

1) You can move the Temp folder (Tools > Options > General) so that any backups don't include it.
2) You can remove the MMCache******_* folders, but they'll be recreated each time you view Artwork in MediaMonkey. They're used for a faster display of Artwork.
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Re: Can I delete Temp files?

Post by rrfpacker » Tue Jun 07, 2016 1:02 pm

Lowlander wrote:1) You can move the Temp folder (Tools > Options > General) so that any backups don't include it.
2) You can remove the MMCache******_* folders, but they'll be recreated each time you view Artwork in MediaMonkey. They're used for a faster display of Artwork.

thank you

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Re: Can I delete Temp files?

Post by Beer-Man » Mon May 13, 2019 2:47 pm

I just deleted 3,5 GB (!!!) of files in these folders. This stuff might have gotten a bit out of hand, and I would like to deactivate that feature.

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