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    Default iTunes 7.7 Replacing Foreign Accented Characters with mumbo jumbo

    Has anyone experienced this in iTunes 7.7?

    I've had accented characters in my Spanish music, or artists such as Björk when I select the song to be played. For instance, Björk becomes Bj^rk and it screws up Cover Flow with a duplicating album cover.

    Recently, it only managed to rename half of my Gotan Project, Lunático album. Which is seriously weird.


    EDIT - OK. Known problem, but not confirmed by Apple yet. Found this thread
    on the Apple Support Discussion site - and it lists to Convert all MP3 ID3 tags to v2.4 - which I am currently doing (10,000+ songs....this will take prob a few hours!).

    *sigh*
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    Sounds like an ID3 tag problem to me. Try changing the IDZ version of on of the tracks to v2.4 [Advanced -> Convert ID3 Tags, select 2.4].

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    Yep - I did that. Took me over an hour to convert all the tags. But I think it's stable now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Reubania View Post
    Yep - I did that. Took me over an hour to convert all the tags. But I think it's stable now.
    So did all the tags go back to normal, or did you have to fix them?

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    Well, I made sure they were already all fixed up, and then I converted them. So now when I play the files with the accents, they stay as accents and not altered into jargon.
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    Yep. Same thing. Cheers.
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