A script that searches tineye for higher-res copies of album art
Python
Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Clone or download
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Permalink
Failed to load latest commit information.
LICENCE
README.md
lib.py
main.py
settings.py

README.md

Album art replacer

Copyright Aengus Walton 2011. See LICENCE for licencing information.

This is a simple script which takes a directory (or file in a directory) as an argument and searches tineye.com for higher-resolution copies of an image in that directory.

It is most useful for automatically finding and saving higher-res copies of album art.

See this blog post for more information.

Installation and Configuration

  • Download a copy of the Master branch.
  • Install the requirements:
    • pip install PIL
    • pip install MultipartPostHandler
  • Unpack the files and edit the settings.py file. At the moment, this file contains just one variable to be edited: FILENAMES. This is a list of the files which the script will search for in the directory you pass it upon invokation. The script follows the order of the list. Once it finds a file, it presumes it is the file which needs replacing and disregards the rest.