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Old 19th May 2015
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MP3 Thumbnails

What is the lowdown on embedding thumbnails into MP3s?

What is the defacto size, resolution, format etc.?
I need thumbnails to display correctly on as many platforms as possible - iTunes, iphone, WMP, Windows Explorer etc. etc.

Any other tips you can offer on embedding thumbnails with MP3 would also be appreciated. Thank you.
Old 19th May 2015
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Here's a good summary: Embedding Album Art in MP3 Files | Richard Farrar

I would go with the 300x300 myself. Note if you use an aggregator or some other service to publish tracks for iTunes, they all have their own specification for the image sizes, usually large such as 1600x1600 that they then scale appropriately for each commercial music download site. So you don't need to do the embedding yourself.
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