MythMusic File Organization

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File storage location

By default MythTV stores your ripped music as ARTIST/ALBUM/TRACK-TITLE. When MythMusic locates a track to play it will normally look inside the file for the ID3 track information. If this is empty it will use the file name and location to determine this information

You can change this in the Utilities/Setup->Setup->Media Settings->Music Settings->Ripper Settings->File Storage location

You can change the way MythMusic displays your music collection, goto Utilities/Setup->Setup->Media Settings->Music Settings->General Settings->Tree Sorting.

Possible values here are space-separated list of genre, splitartist, splitartist1, artist, album, and title OR the keyword "directory" to indicate that the onscreen tree mirrors the file system.

ID3 tags

Main article: ID3

ID3 is a tagging format for MP3 files. It allows metadata such as the title, artist, album, track number, etc., to be stored in the MP3 file.