Album Track order

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DaveHesse
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Album Track order

Post by DaveHesse » Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:24 am

I see a lot of discussion on this topic but am unable to find a solution.
I can tell MediaMonkey to play an album, however the album is played in alphabetical order by song name and not by the provided track numbers.
Is there a way to invoke Track Number order when playing an album ?

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Re: Album Track order

Post by Peke » Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:59 pm

HI, I do not see that behavior. hen I browse Albums

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Re: Album Track order

Post by dtsig » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:49 pm

When I play an album it is played in correct order. My tracks are named like 01 - Come Together 02- Oh Darling etc. So the track name includes the track number ... as well as the track number attribute
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Re: Album Track order

Post by Trialia » Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:10 am

It seems to be that if the track number is in the filename it will work, but MM isn't picking up the track number attribute at all. That's rather irritating.

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Re: Album Track order

Post by elmofromok » Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:34 am

So MM does not use the ID3 (or similar) tag information to handle this? Surprising.

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Re: Album Track order

Post by Peke » Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:57 pm

Hi,
MMA1.x do not read tag, that is done by Google play music Scanner, for tracks are sorted based on tag, also I only use MMW to sync to my devices.
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Re: Album Track order

Post by rasmith1959 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:17 am

Trialia wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:10 am
It seems to be that if the track number is in the filename it will work, but MM isn't picking up the track number attribute at all. That's rather irritating.
I have my MMW set to auto-organize my library and have the file format set to:

<Album Artist>\<Album>\<Track#:2> - <Title>

Which would result in a file being stored as:

10cc\The Very Best of 10cc\02 - I'm Not In Love.mp3

And this alleviates the album order problem for me. By using the <Track#:2> the ":2" part tells MMW to use a 2 digit track number which would also avoid having your tracks listed as:

1 - 10 - 11 - 2 - 3....

Hope this helps...

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