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1132 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Dec 31, 2009 11:57 AM by hanumang
Currently Being ModeratedDec 31, 2009 11:09 AM (in response to Jeff Zacharias)Jeff, in my experience, for the date to appear (and be sortable) on the AppleTV with video, files must have complete Month, Day and Year info, stored as 'Release Date' in the files' metadata. Just entering Year - as you can only do within iTunes - gets stored in a separate metadata entry that the AppleTV doesn't make use of.
I enter all 3 values (usually fudging the Month & Day for home movies) with Lostify and it works OK. Or are you asking this question because that's what you're doing and it still doesn't work?3.0 Ghz 8-Core Mac Pro (2007) / 2.5 Ghz 15" MacBook Pro (Early 2008), Mac OS X (10.6.2), I cheat at Motion
Currently Being ModeratedDec 31, 2009 11:10 AM (in response to Jeff Zacharias)Hmmm, it looks like something funny is going on with iTunes, maybe some caching, and editing a file with MetaX that's already in iTunes doesn't work for the date. I found that if I use MetaX to set the date using the format YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ before importing into iTunes then the date will be displayed correctly.iMac Aluminum, Mac OS X (10.5.5)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 31, 2009 11:57 AM (in response to Jeff Zacharias)Hey Jeff, I realized that you've marked this thread Answered but, in case it matters, the issue with retagging files already imported into iTunes is a known issue (For whatever reason, the iTunes Library Database file doesn't update the metadata when a file is retagged externally.)
What many of us (iTunes nerds) do is delete the file from our iTunes library, retag externally, then Add to Library in iTunes.
That's the most foolproof way, though sometimes after retagging externally (and not having removed beforehand) a simple Get Info in iTunes does the trick. But that fails a lot for me personally.3.0 Ghz 8-Core Mac Pro (2007) / 2.5 Ghz 15" MacBook Pro (Early 2008), Mac OS X (10.6.2), I cheat at Motion