April 2011 - Posts

Change Album Art in Windows 7

Overview

An Album Cover Art is is the front of the packaging of a commercially-released audio recording product, or album. Typically the album cover is approximately 4.75 inches square.

Album Art and Windows 7

All of us like to listen songs. We have got a lot of song albums stored in our hard drive. But theirs album art might be missing. Now its not the problem. We can put the album art on any songs we like and Windows 7 has got a best GUI to display the album art.

Here’s a great little tool that can download album art from 20+ different sources. Its Album Art Downloader

Album art downloader 1

Album art downloader is simply a great software where you have to enter the name of the artists and the album name and then hit Search. The download tool will search over 20 different sources like AllCDCover, Amazon.com Archambault, ArkivMusik, Buy.com, CD Baby, CD Universe, Cover-Paradies, Coveralia, CoverIsland, Darktown, Discogs, Freecovers API, GoogleImage, Hitparade.ch, HMV Canada, Juno Records, Kalahari, LastFM Artist, LastFM Cover, maniadb, Encyclopaedia Metallum, Metal LIbrary, Psyshop, RevHQ, Take2, VGMdb, Yes24, YesAsia and Local Files.

After searching you can save the art in desired location or by default it is downloaded in C:\Users\[yourusername]\Pictures\Album Art

Now you can get all the desired album art and its time to combine song and art. Here's a simple steps to combine:

Album Art in Windows Media Player

Open windows media player from taskbar or from any other location.

media player taskbar

Click the media player icon and it will open the media player windows.

Now, when you unclasped Music and click on Album you will get a list of your current albums.

windows media player

Now if you want to change the Album Art e.g. “Bhool Bhulaiya” and replace it with some other album art, follow the steps below.

1. Save the album art downloaded from the above software or choose any picture of your desire.

bhool bhulaiya

2. Go to the location where the file is saved and copy the file with key “Ctrl+c” or copy by the help of right click. And you may even copy its directly from the software by right clicking on the album art.

bhool bhulayia copy

3. After copy of the album art, now open windows media player and right click on the album “Bhool Bhulaiya” and click “Paste album art” which will paste the album art to the album.

bhool bhulayia paste

Now you are able to get and change the album art of your desired songs albums.

Download link

You can download the software Album Art Downloader by clicking download…

albumart.org

It is the online site where you can search your desired album art by simply searching on from this site. Click albumart to go to the site.

Posted: 04-14-2011 10:10 AM by Deepak Bhattarai with 1 comment(s)

Facebook Keyboard Shortcuts

Here is a list of available shortcuts for Facebook Users. The shortcuts differ slightly for Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome.

Facebook Keyboard Shortcuts for Firefox

Shift+Alt+1: Facebook’s homepage

Shift+Alt+2: Your Facebook profile page

Shift+Alt+3: Friend requests

Shift+Alt+4: Messages

Shift+Alt+5: Notifications

Shift+Alt+6: Account page

Shift+Alt+7: Privacy settings

Shift+Alt+8: Facebook’s page on Facebook

Shift+Alt+9: Facebook Terms of Use

Shift+Alt+0: Facebook Help Center

Shift+Alt + ?: Enables Search

Shift+Alt+m: Compose a new message

facebook on Firefox 4

Facebook Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome

Alt+1: Facebook’s homepage

Alt+2: Your Facebook profile page

Alt+3: Friend requests

Alt+4: Messages

Alt+5: Notifications

Alt+6: Account page

Alt+7: Privacy settings

Alt+8: Facebook’s page on Facebook

Alt+9: Facebook Terms of Use

Alt+0: Facebook Help Center

Alt + ?: Enables Search

Alt+m: Compose a new message

facebook on Crome

Facebook Keyboard Shortcuts for Internet Explorer

Same as that of Chrome, but you need to hit “Enter” key after the combination.
E.g.: Alt + ? and then hit Enter Key.

facebook on IE 9

Posted: 04-05-2011 5:46 AM by Deepak Bhattarai with no comments