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Foobar2000 Setup

Post Installation Setup

Install Components

  1. [Foobar2000] Open Preferences.
  2. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Components. Install the following from E:\Installs\Foobar2000 Components:
    1. foo_midi.fb2k-component
    2. foo_masstag.fb2k-component
    3. foo_prettypop.zip
    4. foo_TagBox_00212.zip
  3. Extract E:\Installs\Foobar2000 Components\foo_title-0.8.1.zip to a temp directory.
  4. Copy dotnet_title.dll and foo_managedWrapper.dll to C:\Program Files (x86)\foobar2000\components.
  5. Copy the directory foo_title to %appdata%\foobar2000.
  6. Copy the TGR skin to %appdata%\foobar2000\foo_title.

Preferences Setup

  1. [Foobar2000] Open Preferences.
  2. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Display > Default User Interface
  3. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Import Theme
  4. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Use the latest theme from ?\Application Settings\Foobar2000.
  5. The following may not be require. Please remove whatever is already set from importing the theme.
  6. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Display > Default User Interface > Playlist View
  7. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Custom columns:
    1. Genre, %genre%, left
    2. Tag Type, $info(tagtype), left
    3. Modified, %last_modified%, left
  8. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Custom grouping schemes:
    1. Artist - Album, %artist% - %album%
  9. [Foobar2000] Display → foo_title.
  10. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Appearance tab, Installed skins: TGR.
  11. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Misc tab, Turn the 'Normal opacity' down a bit and set 'Fade length' to about 241.
  12. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Keyboard Shortcuts:
    1. Win + ], Playback / Volume / Down, global
    2. Win + \, Playback / Volume / Up, global
    3. Win + Z, Playback / Play or pause, global
    4. Win + X, Playback / Next, global
    5. F11, Playback / Order / Default, not global
    6. F12, Playback / Order / Shuffle (tracks), not global
  13. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Media library:
    1. Music folders: E:\Mp3s (only)
    2. Library viewer selection playlist > Enabled: Checked.
    3. Library viewer selection playlist > Activate when changed: Checked.
  14. [Foobar2000, Preferences] Playback:
    1. Check 'Cursor follows playback'.
    2. Check 'Playback follows cursor'.
    3. Uncheck 'Reset the above when stopping'.

File Operations Setup

  1. [Foobar2000] Right click a file > File operations > Rename to…
  2. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] File name pattern: %artist% - %title%
  3. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Presets: 'Filename Only'
  4. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Uncheck 'Show output files when done'
  5. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Presets: Save
  6. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Operation type: Move
  7. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Destination folder: E:\New Music\Clean
  8. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] File name pattern: %artist%\%album%\%artist% - %title%
  9. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Uncheck 'Move entire source folder content'
  10. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Check 'Remove empty source folders'
  11. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Uncheck 'Show output files when done'
  12. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Presets: 'New Music Clean'
  13. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Presets: Save
  14. [Foobar2000, File Operation Setup] Close

Tag Scripts Setup

  1. [Foobar2000] Right click a file > Tagging > Manage Scripts
  2. [Foobar2000, Masstagger] Script > Import from file…
  3. [Foobar2000, Masstagger] Select a script from ?\Application Settings\Foobar2000.
  4. [Foobar2000, Masstagger] Script > (Name): Set name to match file name minus the date prefix.
  5. [Foobar2000, Masstagger] Script > Save.
  6. [Foobar2000, Masstagger] Repeat for any other script files in ?\Application Settings\Foobar2000.

Converter Setup

  1. [Foobar2000] Right click a file > Convert > …
  2. [Foobar2000, Converter Setup] Output format > MP3 (LAME), 190 kbps, V2 > Back
  3. [Foobar2000, Converter Setup] Destination
    1. Output path: Source track folder
    2. Output style…: Name format: Converted\%artist% - %title%
    3. Back
  4. [Foobar2000, Converter Setup] Processing: None.
  5. [Foobar2000, Converter Setup] Other: When finished: * Transfer attached pictures.
  6. [Foobar2000, Converter Setup] Save: Music (Mp3 190kbps VBR)
  7. [Foobar2000, Converter Setup] Convert
  8. [Foobar2000, Transcode warning] Yeah, yeah, yeah…
  9. [Foobar2000, Please locate lame.exe] C:\Program Files (x86)\Anki

Toolbar Setup

Icons should be:

  1. Remove all pictures, landscape with delete icon on it.
  2. Remove stuff I don't like, question mark icon.
  3. File rename, chest(?) icon.

Post Update Setup

After updating:

  1. Copy foo_managedWrapper.dll from C:\Users\stephen\AppData\Roaming\foobar2000\user-components\foo_managedWrapper to C:\Program Files (x86)\foobar2000\components.
  2. [Foobar2000] File → Preferences → foo_title.
  3. [Foobar2000, Preferences: foo_title] Appearance tab, Installed skins: TGR.
  4. [Foobar2000, Preferences: foo_title] Misc tab, Turn the Normal opacity down a bit and set Fade length to about 241.
foobar2000_setup.txt · Last modified: 2016/12/31 19:05 (external edit)