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Old 12-23-2012, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by AutoUnion View Post
No, I don't think so. I right-clicked on files of many MP3s off my desktop and the album art is embedded into the meta-tag data. I have a bunch of bootleg music I got off some sketchy site online. When it's on a USB stick, the iDrive displays the custom cover art that the website put on the files. No way album art comes from gracenote.
Here's a pic that should disprove your point. I grabbed an old CD. This CD is a commercial release, no tags obviously, pure CDA, not MP3. I made sure to grab an old one.

Popped it in the CD player, and voila, up comes album art.

Where did the album cover come from?
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