Adding Artwork to iTunes TV Shows for Use On Apple TV

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by Mr9758, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. Mr9758 macrumors regular

    Dec 5, 2007
    I've been having problems adding artwork to ripped TV shows in iTunes. I open the Get Info window, click artwork, drag the image in, click OK and nothing happens. When I open the window again, it's blank. I've tried this with both 500*355px jpeg and png files. Also, these videos are referenced from an external HD. Am I an idiot, or is this a real problem?

    Edit: I'm using Lostify to tag these before referencing/importing. Should I just switch to Metax even though I don't like it as much?
  2. zedsdead macrumors 68040

    Jun 20, 2007
    What file extension are the files? - .mp4, .m4v, or .mov?

    .mov cannot get album artwork added to the files, only poster frames.

    If you use Metadata Hoot it places the .mp4/.m4v into a permanent .mov wrapper. Not sure if Lostify does the same.
  3. Mr9758 thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 5, 2007
  4. Mr9758 thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 5, 2007
    Update: I found the original (untagged) files and retagged them with MetaX. Now I'm able to add/remove/edit artwork in iTunes with no problem.

    So my advice is not to use Lostify :( unless you have no desire for artwork.

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