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Miro Internet TV Blog - Archive for April, 2012


Checkout Miro 5 Release Candidate 2

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Miro 5 Release Candidate 2 builds are posted.  Try it out and clean up your music library!

Download here:

Thanks to all the users who downloaded release candidate 1 and provided feedback.  We’ve fixed up the bugs that you found and few more that we found, and we are ready for you to check out RC2.

One of the great new features coming in Miro 5 is the ability to look up song information and album art.  Here’s a blog post that explains how it all works.  We encourage everyone to try it out and let us know how it goes.

You can also help with testing and translations.

Thanks to everyone who’s helped us get this far!


Coming Soon: Use Miro to Update Your Song Info and Album Art

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Automatic Song and Album Art lookup

New in the upcoming version 5.0, Miro can look up missing music information and album art. The song information is retreived from the Echonest database and the album art comes from 7Digital.

Setup after upgrading from earlier versions of Miro

If Miro is upgraded from a version earlier than Miro 5.0. The first time the Music tab is clicked, a dialog asks to use the song info look up.

New User Configuration

When installing Miro for the first time: an option to turn on look up is provided in the Music Settings screen of the first time start up dialog.

Turning on / off Lookup from the Preferences Panel

The Preferences Panel General tab controls turning metadata look up on and off for all audio files or for newly added music files.

To run look up for all audio files:
Click Run Online Lookup for All Current Music 

To remove look up data from the item metadata display
Click Remove All Lookup Data 

To look up information for all newly added items:
Check Automatically run online lookup for any new audio files that I add to Miro 

Toggling on and off from the File Menu

To toggle the use of Echonest data for one or a few items:

  1. Select the item or items
  2. Open the File menu
  3. Choose (Don’t) Use album art and song info from online lookup database (Echonest)

Toggling on and off from the Context Menu

To toggle the use of echonest data for one or a few items:

  1. Select the item or items
  2. Open the context menu
  3. Choose (Don’t) Use album art and song info from online lookup database (Echonest)




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