How big is your music collection?

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How big is you music collection?

Less than 1,000
5
2%
1,000 to 2,499
18
7%
2,500 to 4,999
42
17%
5,000 to 9,999
60
24%
10,000 to 14,999
25
10%
over 15,000
95
39%
 
Total votes: 245

Bex
Posts: 6316
Joined: Fri May 21, 2004 5:44 am
Location: Sweden

Post by Bex » Sun Jun 05, 2005 5:23 pm

An update here as well!

Type........Library........Played
Artists.......10128...........2028
Albums......13932..........2128
Genres..........232
Years .............48
Playlists.......1306
Tracks .......26644.........6705

File size.....255,07 GB...115,64 GB

But at least 600 of 26644 tracks i have are full CDs.
(God I wish for full Cue Sheet support)

Sandocho

Post by Sandocho » Mon Jun 13, 2005 3:19 pm

I had almost ten thousand, but then I had to clear my harddrive, so now I have exactly seven, lol. Don't worry, I was able to back up about 75% of my collection before I ran out of blank CDs, but I'm dreading reripping them all!

coolius

Post by coolius » Tue Jun 14, 2005 7:31 am

2279 files, 12.5GB, 158:01:21
and growing all the time

dennis8001

Post by dennis8001 » Sat Jun 18, 2005 9:23 am

Artists 5179
Albums 3103
Genres 149
Years 60
Playlists 1
Tracks 36676
Length (h:mm:ss) 2377:18:00
File size 170,57 GB

8)

ronnieboot

File Sizes

Post by ronnieboot » Wed Jun 22, 2005 5:33 am

I have about 10,000 WAV files now. I store the higher file size to maintain the sound quality. I am having a backup problem now though and need some advice on the best (and fastest) method for backing up my files.
Ron West

psyXonova
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Joined: Fri May 20, 2005 3:57 am
Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
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Re: File Sizes

Post by psyXonova » Wed Jun 22, 2005 6:24 am

ronnieboot wrote:I have about 10,000 WAV files now. I store the higher file size to maintain the sound quality. I am having a backup problem now though and need some advice on the best (and fastest) method for backing up my files.
Ron West
First off all i think you have to abandon wav format.
If your main concern is quality then you can convert your files to a lossless formats like APE or FLAC. That way you will have all the quality you want (equal to wav format) and save about 75% of your space since those formats achieve an 1:4 compress ratio.
If you do that you will not need new hard drives for quite a long time

As for backup (always backup even if you have plenty of storage left!!!!!) you can always use DVDs.
I have just answered a similar question to another post, here is the link
http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4761

Hope that helps...

shmoo

Library Size

Post by shmoo » Mon Aug 08, 2005 4:47 pm

Okay, I may be the sickest one here. These stats are current as of a week ago:

Type Library
Artists 8966
Albums 12237
Genres 363
Years 57
Playlists 730
Tracks 65698
Length (h:mm:ss) 4796:43:08
File size 381.2 GB

I haven't scraped the surface of listening to everything yet. I listen to music at work, at home and in the car, but can't keep up with my tastes, which includes pretty much everything other than country pop.

I've got 720gb of hard drive storage across 3 HDs and I archive to DVD+R once I've tagged and renamed complete CDs. I'm way behind on my tagging and only have 15 DVD+R archives thus far.

OK...back to listening to music (i.e. chasing my tail).

MaFt
Posts: 276
Joined: Thu Aug 04, 2005 5:05 am
Location: Bradford, UK
Contact:

Post by MaFt » Wed Aug 10, 2005 9:07 am

just under 9000 songs, but still have about 20 compilation cd's and about 200 cd singles to put on too.

MaFt
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http://maft.co.uk

kingpablo
Posts: 3
Joined: Mon Aug 22, 2005 8:09 pm

Go Mediamonkey

Post by kingpablo » Mon Aug 22, 2005 8:23 pm

Artists 11862
Albums 22104
Genres 374
Years 76
Playlists 94
Tracks 77704
Length (h:mm:ss) 5682:16:30
File size 355.99 GB

I have been collecting MP3's since late 1997. Thank god for the advent of large drives. You guys should have been around when a GB of space cost $30. You would have paid $120 for a 4GB drive. I'm just glad I don't have to "park" data anymore outside my house. This is 2/3 of my collection off a striped raid server. Its finally aligned properly, thanks to the new 500GB drives, and Dr. Tag. I am also happy that MM finally supports Ipod, because the ITunes software can't manage the collection at all. Keep up the good work MM.

Anubis
Posts: 439
Joined: Fri Feb 04, 2005 4:57 pm
Location: Sydney, Australia

Re: Go Mediamonkey

Post by Anubis » Tue Aug 23, 2005 5:11 am

kingpablo wrote:Artists 11862
Albums 22104
Genres 374
Years 76
Playlists 94
Tracks 77704
Length (h:mm:ss) 5682:16:30
File size 355.99 GB
GULP!

OK, what songs do you have from the 1929 and 1930's? My collection starts in the late 1950's.

Vaido

Post by Vaido » Sun Aug 28, 2005 8:09 am

My 120GB HDD is completly filled since yesterday. That makes around 24000 Songs...

Dr. John
Posts: 20
Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2005 1:11 pm
Location: D am R, Germany

Post by Dr. John » Mon Aug 29, 2005 1:47 pm

Hey,

6500 and still one third ahead, 500 Vinyls, yes i'm about 40, and no idea how to get them on one of my Harddisks, the only way is hard, hard work i thing.

And about 500 CDs from my Girlfriend just came in and still waiting, not the Girlfriend, the CDs, she's still here a while but now must wait a little.

I used mostley 192 kbs, some 320 kbs, a little 128 kbs and 200 - 250 flacs = 53.5 gb divided on one internal and one USB Harddrive.

I don't use any Back-up solution because for my
personal listening pleasure i normaly use the original CDs and the mp3 only on Parties or similar events and when it will not work the way i want there are still the CDs.

On one occasion, my Girlfriends Birthday in our Living Room, someone came around with BPM Player ,Private Edition 200+ € , 240+ $ ( ? ), High End Notebook, Intel 64 bit CPU ( gettin' hot, very hot ), 3 or more Ghz, 2000+ €, 2400+ $ ( ? ) a very fantastic programm a very fantastic Notebook but at least we used Media Monkey and our old 800 Mhz AMD, like everytime.


Greetz from the Rhine.

kingpablo
Posts: 3
Joined: Mon Aug 22, 2005 8:09 pm

Vinyl to MP3

Post by kingpablo » Thu Sep 08, 2005 10:23 am

I am still ripping a VERY large collection of vinyl to mp3. The obvious problem of ripping analog source to digital is that it has to be done on real time. www.dak.com Take a look because the solution works. I am still slowly ripping my vinyl.

bdk512

My Collection...

Post by bdk512 » Sun Sep 11, 2005 9:20 am

56,000 songs, 3700 albums 4000 artists. 280GB and growing.

Vaido

Post by Vaido » Tue Oct 04, 2005 12:41 pm

I think a friend of mine got the biggest here: Around 80.000 Songs stored on 2 x 250GB HDDs. Emule makes it possible...Big isn't it? ;-)

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