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by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes
Replies: 39
Views: 1231

Re: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes

So you're not copying the database? Playlists import empty if the Paths on them are not pointing to where the files actually reside. You can view the Paths by opening a Playlist file in a text editor (like Notepad). The Paths shown need to be where the files actually reside. All that's needed is: 1)...
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes
Replies: 39
Views: 1231

Re: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes

The something went wrong along the way. Did you remove files from the Library at any point (like greyed out/dead links)?
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Beta testing, bugs, and feature requests - MMW5
Topic: Beta Testing for Mac MM
Replies: 42
Views: 24212

Re: Beta Testing for Mac MM

With MediaMonkey 5 the groundwork for the MAC version has already been done. So it's not a from-scratch product.
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes
Replies: 39
Views: 1231

Re: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes

DBName allows for custom location of database file. The right place is described here: https://www.mediamonkey.com/support/kno ... ini-files/
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes
Replies: 39
Views: 1231

Re: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes

You just need to copy the database file. Your media files can reside anywhere you wish and it doesn't matter which Windows user the database is stored for.
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes
Replies: 39
Views: 1231

Re: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes

If you scan for media it will add the files, no matter where they're located. This however is not the procedure if you want to use the old database. Is MediaMonkey on the PC you changed your media files from the iTunes folders to the Music > MediaMonkey 5 folder update with this change? That would b...
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes
Replies: 39
Views: 1231

Re: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes

If you got the right database to the right place that should not be needed. You should see your library as it was on the old PC. If this isn't the case something has gone wrong in getting the database from the other PC. All you need to do is, copy the database from 1 PC to the other from their defau...
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes
Replies: 39
Views: 1231

Re: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes

You should see your library when selecting Music in the Media Tree: https://www.mediamonkey.com/wiki/WebHelp:Library/5.0
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes
Replies: 39
Views: 1231

Re: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes

1 Right click on the drive in the Collection > Location node in the Media Tree and select Media properties from the Context Menu. 2 You can select which drive should be used using Location to select the drive on your PC that should be used. A Collection is a root node in the Media Tree like Music: ...
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes
Replies: 39
Views: 1231

Re: Backing up MM5 database similar to iTunes

What is missing for you, those steps are for MediaMonkey 5. Note that Collection is a Collection like Music.
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: Final buy Lifetime Gold and nothing works right anymore
Replies: 1
Views: 205

Re: Final buy Lifetime Gold and nothing works right anymore

a) You can change the look under Tools > Options > Skin: https://www.mediamonkey.com/wiki/WebHelp:Customizing_MediaMonkey/5.0#Customizing_the_Skin b) Check your Sync settings, you may not have enabled sync to sync changes from device to PC: https://www.mediamonkey.com/wiki/WebHelp:Exporting_Tracks/5...
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: Need Help - MMW5
Topic: moved music folder / reinstall
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: moved music folder / reinstall

Uninstall doesn't remove the MediaMonkey database: https://www.mediamonkey.com/support/knowledge-base/mediamonkey-install-config/how-to-completely-uninstall-mediamonkey/ You can use File > Manage Database to Clear database or remove the database file: https://www.mediamonkey.com/support/knowledge-ba...
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: MediaMonkey 5 developer forum
Topic: set the Album Artist field to "Various"
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Re: set the Album Artist field to "Various"

MediaMonkey 5 already has an aid to find these files with Files to Edit: https://www.mediamonkey.com/wiki/WebHel ... tist_Album
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Beta testing, bugs, and feature requests - MMW5
Topic: Beta Testing for Mac MM
Replies: 42
Views: 24212

Re: Beta Testing for Mac MM

MediaMonkey for Android 2.0 is the first priority while also working in fixing any issues in the newly released MediaMonkey for Windows 5.0.
by Lowlander
Mon May 10, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Beta testing, bugs, and feature requests - MMW5
Topic: Find more from the same...playlist. Crash
Replies: 21
Views: 723

Re: Find more from the same...playlist. Crash

If you mean files in MediaMonkey, right click on a file and use Find More from Same > Folder (Explorer).