With MB STUDIO HOME or LITE you can buid a library of up to 5.000 songs while MB STUDIO PRO has an initial limit of 20.000 songs but you can change it with a registry key

It's strongly recommended to collect the songs in a single folder or very few folders.

MB STUDIO is not compatible with a collection of folders and subfolders like author/album/song, in this case enable the option "copy" or "move" before to import the songs

If you don't like the deault location MBStudio\Songs create a new folder where you want to store the songs that MB STUDIO will play.

In this songs library only load song files, do not load jingles, news or any other type of items. This library is intended only to manage the music and you can have unexpected behaviours of the program if you load other type contents.

 

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Now you have to choose:

The songs that are already present in the library are ignored. Songs presence is detect by tag artist - titl and filename. Some files has malformed tags (ex: artist unknown - title unknown) and MB STUDIO could refuse to load it. In that case you can use the option Ignore Tag that is explained later in this article.


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If you don't enable any option here, the songs will remain at the origin location and MB STUDIO will only add the original path to folders list in Setup\Folders


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Now you can proceed to Add Songs clicking the button

The results are showed in a window:

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 The songs already present in the library are showed with a special icon:

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Problematics files are showed with a special icon:

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The file is corrupted, or unreadable, or has a syntax problem (special characters or empty spaces at begin or at the end). Try to rename it or to rename the folders and subfolders where is located.