"Get Album Artwork" iTunes feature doesn't always work

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  1. Nintendork

    Nintendork New Member

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    Sometimes when I tell iTunes to automatically search for album artwork for an album, it says none could be found. I checked to see the album's name was spelled right, and it was. Ok, so then I go on Google images, and I find tons of album art... Why did iTunes say it couldn't find any when there are so many that I found on the web? It's kinda annoying.
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    It doesn't have enough information to choose the right one. (year, artist, type, ect.)
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    ^That and if its not on the iTunes store it won't find it.
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    Well 95% of the time all it needs is the Artist, Song, Genre, and Album for it to get the art. You're saying if I filled in trivial information like year, track, album artist, etc., it could possibly find the art?

    That could be a possibility.
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    That will likely increase the chances of finding artwork.
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    Wow, I saw your post appear right before my eyes. I didn't know this site does that. That's awesome.

    Anyway, I see. If it can't find the art, I just go find some on Google, Save As..., and then upload the art to its respective album in my iTunes library. It would take longer to do research on what number the track is, who made the album art, etc., so I just won't worry about it. But at least I got it cleared up. It has been bothering me not understanding why iTunes acts stupid like that sometimes.

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