Fetch Art for iTunes
Fetch Art for iTunes
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Fetch Art for iTunes

Version 2.6.0

Grab iTunes album cover of current song.

Fetch Art for iTunes overview

Note: Fetch Art for iTunes is no longer under development

Fetch Art for iTunes is a small program that will fetch album art for one or more songs using Amazon's XML interface, allow you to preview the art that was found, and add the art you want to iTunes. The program is controlled through the iTunes Script menu: once it is installed, album art can be downloaded by selecting one or more songs in iTunes and choosing "Fetch Art" from the Script menu. It doesn't require an account to get art and works from any country

What’s new in version 2.6.0

Updated on Mar 23 2011

Version 2.6.0:
  • Fixed a problem introduced with iTunes 10.2 where iTunes handles picture files differently now.
  • Slight performance increase in handling larger groups of files.
  • Changed the warning dialog from over 500 music files to over 1000. Let me know if it's fast enough that I should increase that even more. It tends to slow down with more music selected.

Information

License

Free

Size

203 KB

Downloads

259218

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
  • iTunes 7.0 or later
  • Intel or PowerPC Macs supported
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dave-ventura
dave-ventura
Feb 28 2018
2.6.0
1.0
Feb 28 2018
1.0
Version: 2.6.0
doesn't work with Sierra. Whenever I start it I am prompted to install Java, which I know is already installed. Then it freezes and I have to force quit. Disappointed as can't find cheap artwork app anywhere.
sir79ius
sir79ius
Mar 17 2015
2.6.0
1.0
Mar 17 2015
1.0
Version: 2.6.0
Maybe i did something wrong.. starts, looks good, but doesn't actually find any artwork. Maybe the XML Interface at Amazon changed?
Aksingh11
Aksingh11
Aug 10 2011
2.6.0
5.0
Aug 10 2011
5.0
Version: 2.6.0
Doesn't Work Any More ,guess the Itunes Updates Broke the code . the app developers blog also is not active ... Long live Fetch Art
Shock-J
Shock-J
Mar 24 2011
2.6.0
0.0
Mar 24 2011
0.0
Version: 2.6.0
Why does this installer install the script into the root Scripts folder (/Library/iTunes/Scripts) instead of the user's Scripts folder (/Users/(name)/Library/iTunes/Scripts)? Not good practice. iTunes wouldn't even recognize the script in this location. I had to manually move it into the iTunes Scripts folder at the user level in order for it to show up in the scripts menu. This installer looks like it still needs some tweaking.
jocatra
jocatra
Mar 23 2011
2.6.0
5.0
Mar 23 2011
5.0
Version: 2.6.0
Thank you, Aric. Congrats for the nice work that is working fine here. :-)
Planet-X
Planet-X
Mar 23 2011
2.6.0
4.5
Mar 23 2011
4.5
Version: 2.6.0
Thank you Aric. Now it works fantastic. Easy to use and does what it has to do.
Ollejah
Ollejah
Mar 23 2011
2.6.0
0.0
Mar 23 2011
0.0
Version: 2.6.0
Indeed, where is the promised version 2.6.0?
Planet-X
Planet-X
Mar 23 2011
2.6.0
4.5
Mar 23 2011
4.5
Version: 2.6.0
The download link still is for version 2.5.4.2? Where is version 2.6.0?
bbbc
bbbc
Feb 25 2010
2.5.4
0.0
Feb 25 2010
0.0
Version: 2.5.4
10.6.2 | iTunes 9.0.3 | Fetch Art 2.5.4 - Fetch Art now only applies album art to the first selected song, of many selected songs. Fetch Art worked fine under the previous version of iTunes, 9.0.2.
Br@m
Br@m
Nov 25 2009
2.5.4
0.0
Nov 25 2009
0.0
Version: 2.5.4
Finally! The only tool (and I tried a dozen) that lets me batch download the album art for my complete library AND embed it into the songs (so the album art isn't only visible in iTunes). And it works almost flawlessly too! Worth your donations (instead of paying for an inferior tool..) Some possible improvements: manually selecting an alternative image + grouping by album so you don't have to select all tracks individually.
Tachy0n
Tachy0n
Sep 18 2009
2.5.4
0.0
Sep 18 2009
0.0
Version: 2.5.4
Using this recently, I found a few things: Firstly, it's really slow. Yes I am trying it out on an older mac, but it runs even more slowly than other applications. Secondly, during the "Copying Art to iTunes" phase. I am getting a lot of errors that read: "Error reading file MacHD:Users:myusername:Library:Application Support:FetchArt:AlbumName.jpg.pict." Thirdly, it's kind of clunky. I mean, why do I want to build a list, then have to select all and tell it to copy into the song? Don't I just want to select the song/s and choose "FetchArt" from the scripts menu and have it find the album art and embed it into the song? GimmeSomeTune works this way, but without all the errors.
Legal-Eagle
Legal-Eagle
Sep 18 2009
2.5.4
0.0
Sep 18 2009
0.0
Version: 2.5.4
I have just downloaded this latest version of Fetch Art and installed it. At least I got the message "Software Successfully Installed" at the end of the process. But when I looked for the application in my "Applications" folder, it was nowhere to be seen at all. Remembering the bizarre problem that I had had in the past with Fetch Art, I then looked for my "Tune-Instructor" application icon in the Applications Folder. On double-clicking it - to my utter amazement - Fetch Art launched, and NOT "Tune-Instructor". Mr Developer, it is now quite plain - as I asserted some months ago - that your application interacts/conflicts significantly and adversely with the application "Tune-Instructor". Please do look into this absurd situation promptly please. For now I have had no choice but to trash both the Fetch Art and the Tune--Instructor applications. Goodness only knows what is the matter with the Fetch Art installer and why it interferes with the other application. (Version 2.5.3)
Sashmo
Sashmo
Sep 17 2009
2.5.4
0.0
Sep 17 2009
0.0
Version: 2.5.4
Hi, the installer doesnt copy the fetch art app to my application folder! Tried it severel times. (10.5, iTunes 9) Would be great to get it working... thank you
Melman-Flink
Melman-Flink
Sep 17 2009
2.5.4
0.0
Sep 17 2009
0.0
Version: 2.5.4
Quits because it says it requires perl 5.6, instead of Snow Leopards version 5.8.
Ripper-pc
Ripper-pc
Sep 4 2009
2.5
0.0
Sep 4 2009
0.0
Version: 2.5
I am having a similar problem , it doesnot save my preferences when i want it to overwrite my artwork
Clamp-mcdraw
Clamp-mcdraw
Aug 25 2009
2.5
0.0
Aug 25 2009
0.0
Version: 2.5
Fetch Art will not save my preference changes. No matter how many times I select "replace album art" it still will not save album art to tracks that already have an image. I've tried changing the preference and then quitting the program, but that doesn't seem to help.
Still-sparkling
Still-sparkling
Aug 18 2009
2.5
5.0
Aug 18 2009
5.0
Version: 2.5
This app is wonderful; a real timesaver. Even though it only grabs images from Amazon, it's fast, stable, and free. I just tested this new version on an 82 song playlist with missing artwork and of those 82, it only grabbed one mistaken cover, and that was for an older soundtrack. Not too shabby. It also gives you two options that I really appreciate: 1. The option to preview the artwork and selectively not import covers that are a poor match. 2. The option to overwrite coverart for songs that are already tagged. This is turned off by default, unlike some other apps, so you won't accidentally ruin your song library if you aren't paying attention. It would be nice to be able to see super high resolution covers from other sources like albumartexchange, allcdcovers, and google images though. Hopefully that will be added in a future update.
Legal-Eagle
Legal-Eagle
Aug 18 2009
2.5
0.0
Aug 18 2009
0.0
Version: 2.5
I just downloaded and installed this new version from the MacUpdate link. Or I certainly thought that II did !! It downloaded without any problems and the installation process appeared to go OK, as I got the "Software Successfully Installed" message at the end. But on checking my Applications Folder it was nowhere to be seen and plainly was not installed. I then went to the Developer's site and tried again to download it from there. Exactly the same thing occurred. Pretty strange. Any explanations ?
Aric-Friesen
Aric-Friesen
Aug 11 2009
2.1
0.0
Aug 11 2009
0.0
Version: 2.1
On August 15 Amazon will change how their web servers search for album art. They are requiring encrypting/signing of requests. I am working on a new version 2.5 of Fetch Art to support these new calls. After August 15 all previous versions of Fetch Art will stop working. Check back here for an update on August 15. It will be compatible with iTunes 7 and 8 and Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5 and Intel and PowerPC Macs.
chriscosta
chriscosta
Feb 26 2009
2.1
5.0
Feb 26 2009
5.0
Version: 2.1
Works great, simple to use. Well developed software for free! I love it, hasn't failed me yet.
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