Video Title in Metadata

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jbbarnes77
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Video Title in Metadata

Post by jbbarnes77 » 26 Oct 2019, 20:21

I did notice somewhere that FileBot can read the title of the video saved in metadata. Will it change that as well when it renames the file itself?

Before I got FileBot I changed the filenames by hand, but playing the video would briefly display the old "ugly" name stored inside the file. Will FileBot fix this? If not, can someone suggest a program that can?

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Re: Video Title in Metadata

Post by rednoah » 27 Oct 2019, 05:47

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Yes, the {mediaTitle} binding will give you the media title value that's embedded in the file content:
viewtopic.php?t=4285


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No, FileBot does not modify files, and thus FileBot can't help you modify the embedded media title.


:idea: However, tech-savvy users can use command-line tools like mkvpropedit and mp4tags to get the job done: viewtopic.php?t=5#p44992
:idea: Please read the FAQ and How to Request Help.

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