Originally Posted by Locura
Exactly. This is crazy. What an amateurism... Now what? I will have to move manually to the next folder over and over again??
Welcome to Head-Fi,
your expectations are set very high, my friend.You will not find a single computer or audio player that goes from folder to folder.
you can play everything, or everything from one artist, genre, or album, via the different play modes presented on this player.
The first thing you should do after adding files to the X3, is go to system settings, and then update lib. This way the player indexes all files you have added.
When you're in the top menu, you can select "play all", this will play everything you have added to the players' memory(including it's micro SD card memory)
If you select category, then album, you can play whole albums.
If you select category, then genre, you can play all tracks tagged with the same genre.
And if you select category, then artist, you will be able to listen to every track by the same artist.
Via browse files mode, you can browse through all the folders, and select a folder, which you can then play, by selecting a track.
In the top menu, there's a "play mode" setting, with this you can select how you want to play your music, be it via shuffle, repeat single track, repeat all or play all once.
The important thing for most of these functions to work is that you have everything tagged correctly.
I hope you will enjoy the player, because it's really nice, if you ask me.
I have to add one more thing:
If you want the player to play everything in order, as i have it for instance (artist in alphabetical order, album by year in order, tracks in order) you can use mp3tag to rename the filenames of all the tracks, the setting i used for "tag to filename" conversion : %artist% - %year% - %album% - %discnumber% $num(%track%,2) - %title%Edited by CH23 - 10/12/13 at 5:57pm