You will need
- - an Internet connection.
Scan the cover disk or download the image from Internet. Generally, to insert as the cover of the album can be absolutely any image. Even a photo of your kitten. But first it is better to edit – to make a square. Otherwise, then it will display correctly.Use the cover image formats JPEG, GIF (static), BMP, PNG, TIFF.
Copy the image for the cover of the album to the clipboard – that is, click the right mouse button and select "Copy".
Open the album in Windows Media player (it is included as standard for Windows). Go to the media library. Click the right mouse button on the empty emblem of the album and in the context menu select "Paste cover album". The selected image will now appear as cover while playing all the tracks from this album in any players.
Open the album in the player Winamp. The latest version of this player can be downloaded free from the official website of the program. Highlight track of the album and click the right mouse button. In the opened menu, select "file Information". Or press the key combination Alt+3.
Select the tab "Image". Click "Browse" and select the desired image on your computer. Click "OK". Cover ready.Please note that the picture is not saved in the tags file and in the folder with the music. When playing in other players cover uploaded in this way will not be displayed.
Install the program-tag editor Mp3tag - it can be found on the Internet (for example it would be the Russified version 2.49). Run the program and click on the button "Change folder". Select the folder containing the music.
Highlight the desired tracks in the list to the right. In the left margin of the editor, scroll down to the edit window of the image. If necessary, use the slider. Click the right mouse button and select the menu item "Add cover".
Locate the desired graphic file on your computer. Set the properties of the label by clicking the right button of the mouse on the uploaded image. Select the menu item "Change the cover", and the options.
Save the coverby pressing on the appropriate button in the program menu. On the screen should appear a window with a message about the changes to the tags. Cover ready. It will be displayed in all players.
Advice 2 : How to set album art for the song
You love music and have collected in his computer the whole collection of musical records? However, to understand all this diversity, it is desirable to produce a "marking" your music files, otherwise you will spend a lot of time searching for songs and albums to his collection. Right and surround information can be enclosed in the cover of the album. The cover art is a kind of presentation that contains information about the music album as a whole. Most often for this purpose from the whole content of the selected "favorite" song.
Typically, the player itself loads the cover from the existing operational databases. This happens during recording the CD. Once the player finds the appropriate entry in the online database, it automatically loads not only multimedia data but also the very artwork.
True, in some cases, the cover of the album may be missing. In this case, you can configure it manually on your choice. The image will be embedded directly in the music file, this integrated file will be displayed as the cover.
To start with select the tab "Library" then go to the album that has no cover. Select the image on your favorite song, select it and right-click. After click "Copy" (image can be in BMP, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, or GIF).
Go back to "Library" and use again the right mouse button to paste the cover of the album. In this integrated and scaled to a suitable size copy of the image will be in each of the music files of this album.
By the way, adding a few albums of one artist, determine any uniform coverthat can act as a card of the whole collection.
For particularly creative there is an option create audio favorite coveralbum. Open Photoshop and draw how in your opinion should be issued an album, write the name of the band or artist name, name of album, do not forget to specify the date of its release. These data are needed not only to fill in the picture, but that after some time you failed to find your desired song is not in the picture of the cover (you can forget), and the release date of the songs or their names.
Advice 3 : How to download album cover to IPod
Often, users of media players IPod series, there is a desire to visualize the process of listening to music. This can be done in various ways, but one of the most popular methods is the use of album covers.
You will need
- - iTunes Art Importer.
To download to your IPod the cover of the album, use iTunes Art Importer. This utility connects to Amazon and automatically searches for the required graphic images, i.e. covers. Download software this link http://www.ipoding.ru/files/categories.php?cat_id=17. Install it and run it. Also don't forget that iTunes Art Importer requires iTunes. They will run concurrently and work together.
If you have your own graphics file for the cover, then pay attention to the program's interface is iTunes. In the lower left corner, locate the empty box that is designed to cover. Drag your image in this place, then your album with the music assigned to the desired image. It will play on your iPod when listening.
If you do not need a graphic image, then use the previously installed iTunes Art Importer. Highlight in this program all the music belonging to the future album. Then pay attention to the program's interface and locate the button with the magnifying glass. Click it, and then begin the process of finding cover, or rather several of its variants. From the list, select any image and click on the button located to the right of "magnifying glass" (it shows a disk with an arrow).
As a result, all selected music will be assigned to the uploaded image. Then connect your iPod to the computer. Go to iTunes, select "Devices". Go to the tab "Music" (under "Library"). Select songs with the installed cover and drag them into the Devices section on your iPod. Also, to load the albums covers in player, you can go the other way by pressing the "Sync" button at the bottom of the program.