Album Publishing, filenames, and non-ASCII characters

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Album Publishing, filenames, and non-ASCII characters

Postby archive » Wed Mar 28, 2018 16:21

In the Album Publishing "FIle naming and destination" area we need a way to automatically create filenames that convert any non-ASCII characters in the CD-Text fields into safe ASCII characters that travel well between Win and OSX.

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Re: Album Publishing, filenames, and non-ASCII characters

Postby charlienyc » Wed Mar 28, 2018 16:56

+1
I run into this frequently, especially with apostrophes and accents in French music. Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune is a good example.
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Re: Album Publishing, filenames, and non-ASCII characters

Postby mpdonahue » Fri Mar 30, 2018 16:22

This has been on my list for years...You can use them in SACD CM but not CD or Album publishing. This was an issue for actual CD+Text where anything that was not on the 101 key keyboard was replaced with a ? or * on the front of the player.
I typically go in with Tag and Rename and replace all the titles with diacritical marks so they appear correct for digital distribution. Ironically, ISO 8859-1 includes almost all the characters and diacritical marks for western european languages, but they do not show up correct in PMX.
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