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  1. I don't see the distinction here, do you mean that if I add some tracks of an album on the n day and then after that I add other tracks of the same album on the n+x day then the album will still be sorted as added on the n day? Isn't it how it should behave?
  2. From the Library home you can go in the Albums category and there from the 3-dots-menu you can select List Options -> Sort: by date added to Library
  3. +1, I always thought to have a toggle switch to disable rounded corner in the default skin as a good idea
  4. +1 on this, it's less intrusive as a solution
  5. A few days ago I was also thinking that showing the complete YYYY-MM-DD everywhere may result in a bloated UI, so maybe it's a better idea to show that in the Years category only (when a specific year is selected)? Or maybe make it toggleable?
  6. I still suggest to use TYER+TDAT as the preferable method, and TYER in the YYYY-MM-DD format as a fallback method, maybe using a priority list like the following: TYER+TDAT TYER YYYY-MM-DD TYER YYYY-01-01 Just to give a little bit of context on why I suggest to do so: From a metadata tagging point of view I am a Picard user, and what Picard does is to store the TYER (YYYY) and TDAT (DDMM) in a compliant way, even though the input field is just a single "date" field where you can put YYYY or YYYY-MM-DD (Picard will update TYER only or both TYER and TDAT accordingly to user input). From a desktop playing point of view I am an MPD (Linux) and Foobar200 (Windows) user, and both of them do recognize the TYER+TDAT combo properly. Those are just three examples of three popular apps (I mean, in their own niches) that do support the TYER+TDAT combo, so considering to use that as the preferable method (since it's id3 compliant too) is to me pretty logical, and having some sort of priority list like the one above (and by that covering more use cases) sounds like the right choice to me.
  7. How do you achieve that collage album art for genre? I checked the Album Art settings but nothing related to that is in there.
  8. In MIUI 12 it is displayed grayed out as your one, but if you long press it it will open the app.
  9. The ability to specify a list of characters ('/', ';') or keywords ("ft.", "w/") to use as separators would be a nice addition. This can be useful for non-english users too, so a user can specify mit for German or con for Italian.
  10. If you want to do it automatically give Picard a try: https://picard.musicbrainz.org/ Try first with a single album as showed here: https://picard.musicbrainz.org/quick-start/
  11. I'm a Picard user too (and the idea for my topic came from that) and as far I can tell Picard operates with TYER, TDAT, TORY e TDOR. Even though the date field is displayed as a single field in the UI, when a date in the form of YYYY-MM-DD is inserted then the TYER and TDAT tag are set accordingly (instead of saving the full date in TYER). My suggestion for the implementation in Poweramp is to let the user choose which field to use (with some sort of fallback to TYER when the selected tag is not available) with a specific setting entry (leaving the current behavior as the default one) or to let him create some sort of priority list (basically a fallback list) like: TDOR TORY TYER+TDAT TYER I'm still of the idea that TYER in the form of YYYY-MM-DD and TYER+TDAT should be implemented as a default behavior, but this TDOR/TORY can be a nice addition too. Just as an example mpd, an incredibly popular application (at least in the Free and Open Source world), supports TYER+TDAT by default.
  12. Seemingly so simple? Several edge cases have been listed above, I don't see this feature as simple from an implementation point of view as a lot of users defined it to be honest.
  13. Hi there, I'm here to ask to support full date in sorting and grouping. If you have a tons of album from the same year it can be problematic to sort or group albums by year (plus this can be useful in the album view for artists with significant output in a single year, cfr. this). This can be implemented using the id3v2.3 tag TDAT or the id3v2.4 tag TDRC. A short summary (from id3 specification): TDAT:The 'Date' frame is a numeric string in the DDMM format containing the date for the recording. This field is always four characters long. TDRC: The 'Recording time' frame contains a timestamp describing when the audio was recorded. [...] The timestamp fields are based on a subset of ISO 8601. When being as precise as possible the format of a time string is yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ss (year, "-", month, "-", day, "T", hour (out of 24), ":", minutes, ":", seconds), but the precision may be reduced by removing as many time indicators as wanted. Hence valid timestamps are yyyy, yyyy-MM, yyyy-MM-dd, yyyy-MM-ddTHH, yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm and yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ss. All time stamps are UTC. The TDAT tag was changed to the TDRC one in id3v2.4, but I suggest to support both of them (probably most of the time only one of those will be present, not both), since most of other players/taggers support only TDAT (probably due to parsing criticalities related to the variable timestamp length of TDRC). I myself use the TDAT tag only, it's just way more straightforward and more supported. If those fields are not present then a timestamp like "YYYY-01-01" can be inserted in the internal DB, as many others do in this case. I know that it will need a full rescan of the user music library to function properly, but by settings "YYYY-01-01" as the default timestamp this won't affect or break anything, since the fallback sorting will always be the alphanumerical order (as it is right now). Thank you for your job and have a happy new year! Related request: Choose Metadata Field for Year Сортировка альбомов
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