This plugin provides the
bpsync command, which lets you fetch metadata
from Beatport for albums and tracks that already have Beatport IDs.
This plugin works similarly to MBSync Plugin.
If you have downloaded music from Beatport, this can speed
up the initial import if you just import “as-is” and then use
get up-to-date tags that are written to the files according to your beets
bpsync plugin in your configuration (see Using Plugins)
and then run
beet bpsync QUERY to fetch updated metadata for a part of your
collection (or omit the query to run over your whole library).
This plugin treats albums and singletons (non-album tracks) separately. It first processes all matching singletons and then proceeds on to full albums. The same query is used to search for both kinds of entities.
The command has a few command-line options:
- To preview the changes that would be made without applying them, use the
- By default, files will be moved (renamed) according to their metadata if
they are inside your beets library directory. To disable this, use the
--nomove) command-line option.
- If you have the
import.writeconfiguration option enabled, then this plugin will write new metadata to files’ tags. To disable this, use the