Album art resoultion in Media Centre

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Music, Pictures and Video' started by John, Jun 3, 2007.

  1. John

    John Guest

    Have just discovered Windows Media Centre - a fantastic media experience,
    everything looking slick and hi-def on my shiny widescreen laptop...

    So it seems a bit self-defeating that album art is displayed in lo-res, as
    it looks terrible quite frankly.

    When will Microsoft be correcting this gaping error?

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    http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/co...oft.public.windows.vista.music_pictures_video
     
    John, Jun 3, 2007
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  2. John

    Buellpilot Guest

    ..... yes indeed the album art that media center grabs is a lowly 200x200
    res artwork and looks crap.

    You can of course grab your own artwork as a jpg call it folder.jpg and
    place it in the folder containing the tracks of an album.
     
    Buellpilot, Jun 3, 2007
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  3. John

    John Guest

    Thanks, didn't know that. However, most music I play on it is from CD's
    playing in the drive, and my collection is 100's of CD's big!

    It seems to me that wherever Media Centre is getting its information from
    online should be looked at.
     
    John, Jun 3, 2007
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  4. John

    Buellpilot Guest

    Get with the times and rip all those CDs to MP3s ;)

    The question of the quality of artwork has been raised before and
    apparently the 200x200 image is something to do with backward
    compatibility with some older devices... so unless MS decide
    to to draw a line in the sand and move on we may be stuck with
    crappy artwork!
     
    Buellpilot, Jun 3, 2007
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