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Windows Explorer in Windows 7 ruins TXXX frames, warning
post Dec 15 2009, 15:35
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Just a warning for any one that uses TXXX frames in his ID3v2.3 tags.
When you use windows explorer in Windows 7 to change a tag (i.e. change the star rating) it will alter all TXXX frames.
The original content is removed and replaced with part of the name of the TXXX
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post Dec 15 2009, 21:45
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A reason to switch to ID3v2.4! laugh.gif
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post Dec 15 2009, 23:41
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QUOTE (Fandango @ Dec 15 2009, 12:45) *
A reason to switch to ID3v2.4! laugh.gif
Which isn't supported at all, so you see no tags at all? cool.gif

Yes, I've reproduced this. It seems through the entire 7 beta, nobody caught this. Oh, well. I haven't looked more deeply at what it's exactly writing, but yes... the custom TXXX frames are damaged if one uses the Explorer UI to manipulate the ID3v2.3 tag.
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