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New to Foobar - how to properly delete songs/folders, [moderation: also how to sync filenames with tags/changes]
post Feb 7 2013, 22:10
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I am new to Foobar. I didn't know there was an official forum.

I am coming from using iTunes for years. I only use it because I have an old nano and iPod touch.

I am finding the music organization very poor compared to iTunes 'automatically manage music.'

When I remove a song in Foobar, it's not actually deleted. I am not exactly sure what this feature even does. When you open Foobar again, the song is back. I assume 'remove' is only for playlists.

If you go 'right click > file operations > delete file' it will move the song to the recycle bin. The folder however remains.

So if I delete 100 songs from different albums, there will be a ton of empty folders. So I will have to go through each folder one by one to clean out my music library. This is not convenient at all.

How can I fix this?
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post Feb 9 2013, 21:11
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Then all I have time to say right now is that you’re doing it wrong. Please read the wiki to get an idea of how to actually use it.
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