Mood metadata within ID3x fields or etc...

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Mood metadata within ID3x fields or etc...
« on: May 20, 2020, 03:03:09 PM »

I'm not sure if this has been implemented in the past builds of winamp.  However being able to embed emoji's within a ID3x metadata fields would be pretty neato.. This would give an end user the ability to add their own mood related emojis for music that they are listening to.   You could also use this metadata to potentially auto generate custom play lists based off of mood. Being able to play music based off of tagged emoji music utilising this metadata would be pretty nice. Whether you store it within the file itself or create something separate within a local database (more private)..

It would be real cool if it was fime for bed, and I were to select my mood for sleep and whammo whipping lama's autogenerated music based off of music tagged with sleep emoji's would start playing randomly...

Oh and being able to filter music using emoji's would be neato too.



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Re: Mood metadata within ID3x fields or etc...
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2020, 06:42:15 PM »
You should be able to enter them already as long as you're using an ID3v2.x tag (trying to use utf-8/unicode metadata in ID3v1.x tags is not recommended) such as in the comment tag or one of the fields that is lesser used. Alternatively depending on how well things are tagged then the genre would probably be a better way to base things or I suppose using the rating system would achieve it to an extent (if you don't use it in the traditional sense).

Otherwise I'm not sure on implementing something like this specifically as it's too subjective & also has the issue of being dependent upon the OS / font support to be able to correctly render them which is not the case for a lot of the emoji out there as we go back to older versions of Windows that others are still using.




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Re: Mood metadata within ID3x fields or etc...
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2020, 07:04:01 AM »
It would seem to be something you can easily do with making the genre text more specific.
Using Win 10 to open the emoji-picker you can hold the windows key and tap .
the emoji you place will simply be a unicode character that will show if WACUP is using the Segoe emoji font (or other emoji font).
You could easily add one into a genre tag. This should already work fine with the filter in the media library.

Looking through the common list of tag field in Mp3tag I can see a MOOD field, so you could tag them with that, and if the wacup search sees that raw tag it could be used with the ML filter or a custom smart-view
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