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neoelectronaut

macrumors 68040
Original poster
Dec 3, 2003
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New Orleans, LA
Finally sat down to do some work tonight for the first time since Catalina's launch and I noticed a lot of the artwork that was in iTunes is straight-up missing in the new "Music" app.

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Frustratingly it appears just fine if I hit "Get Info" on any given album. So frustrating.

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Hopefully 10.15.2 fixes it, as I hate to do too much prodding in there. Might be time to look into getting iTunes back for now.
 

rugmankc

macrumors 68020
Sep 24, 2014
2,196
648
Same here had to manually re-add all album art

Plus, I lost my personal Play List and had to redo it. Luckily it was on my iPhone and used it as a template to re-add the songs.
 

iMacDragon

macrumors 68020
Oct 18, 2008
2,007
417
UK
Same here, not got to fully fixing it uet either. Quite annoying.. on my phone they all display a wrong image from a podcast.
 

28Gauge

macrumors 6502a
Sep 4, 2011
699
419
DFW
I upgraded to Catalina yesterday and the album artwork issue was the first problem that I noticed. The artwork would flicker on and off or would be non existent . I left the music app running for a few hours and afterwards, the album art was all fixed. From what I read, it may take awhile for all the album art to return depending on the size of your music library.
 

haralds

macrumors 68020
Jan 3, 2014
2,151
832
Silicon Valley, CA
Album art is still an issue. I noticed that the system gives preference to try to fetch all the art from iTunes despite the fact that 98% of my media has it embedded. Music 1.0.2 in 10.15.2 still has the same issue.
Part of this might be due to the fact that I have a huge number of tracks. But setting up iTunes it handles all with aplomb even when importing.
I also noticed that Apple TV is really slow with the same thing. And even the Finder seems to have issues.
I finally managed to correctly port my libraries and am leaving the apps open. AMPArtworkAgent is at 100% and has been since last night with no real sign of success.
I would prefer to have the apps give preference to embedded art so I can override Apple's choices.
 

steve62388

macrumors 68040
Apr 23, 2013
3,032
1,820
Finally sat down to do some work tonight for the first time since Catalina's launch and I noticed a lot of the artwork that was in iTunes is straight-up missing in the new "Music" app.

kBPJ3Cb.png


Frustratingly it appears just fine if I hit "Get Info" on any given album. So frustrating.

n02fPYw.png


Hopefully 10.15.2 fixes it, as I hate to do too much prodding in there. Might be time to look into getting iTunes back for now.

It might be related to this https://dougscripts.com/itunes/2019/11/accessing-a-tracks-multiple-artworks/
 
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