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  1. MusicBrainz Server
  2. MBS-11633

Cover art archive: Support video formats

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Cover art
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      Description

      Apple started to experiment with animations for playlists before they introduced it for album artwork too. Currently it's not possible to store these in the cover art archive unless you convert them to GIF which comes with a hefty quality loss.

      A few examples of releases with animated cover art:

      It's not just digital releases but also physical ones that can have audiovisual cover art.
      Fear Inoculum by Tool includes a 4 inch HD screen and 2-watt speaker that plays a music video:

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              chaban chaban
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