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Identifying MKV Audio


scott.freiman
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scott.freiman

I have ripped some 5.1 audio albums to create MKV files. The files play back correctly. However, I see no way to use Identify to find the album. Even though I have the AudioDB plug-in, only MovieDB, IMDB, etc, are searched. That means that when I am searching for Chicago II (the album by Chicago), it matches to a wresting movie NXT Takeover: Chicago II! Is there a way to tell Emby to search for audio matches and not movie matches? If not, how can I manually update the metadata for audio and not a movie?

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Hi, why do you feel that Imdb is searched? What is the content type of the library?

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scott.freiman

The content type is mixed, although the same thing happened when I created another library with content type music. It is assuming the MKV file is video and looking at IMDB and MovieDB. The question is whether I can make Emby match it to music instead. 

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daedalus

just as a throw in, the "correct" extension for audio only matroska files is *.mka, even if internally they are absolut identical

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scott.freiman

Thanks @@daedalus. Unfortunately, changing the extension to mkay won't allow Emby to play the file. 

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daedalus

not atm, mixed content librarys don't have audio providers, see your library settings

 

why audio is not "supported" in mixed content librarys only the devs can answer

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why audio is not "supported" in mixed content librarys only the devs can answer

It's possible, but it's just not something that has ever been looked at.

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ThierryD

It's possible, but it's just not something that has ever been looked at.

would be appreciate :)

Reading the posts, it seems we are a few users which have a music library mixing audio and video files

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