FAQ: How do I select songs or albums? What can I do?
You can select tracks, albums, and lots of other things from almost any screen in Roon. To select something, right-click when using a mouse, or press and hold when using a touch interface. Once you've selected something, a selection bar will appear at the top of Roon:
Click Play Now to listen to the selected content.
Click the 3 dots button to:
- Add or remove Tags
- Add tracks or albums to a playlist
- To favorite the selected tracks or albums
- To copy (export) music out of Roon (like to your phone, or to a flash drive to take with you)
- To export a spreadsheet of the selected content, for organizing or analyzing your collection
To edit the selected tracks or albums
If you've selected tracks in the Track Browser, this menu has an additional option available for tracks:
- View File Info... (giving information such as format and storage location)
Click Edit to see editing options available for the content you've selected
Click X to deselect the content.
You can also click the dropdown on the left to select all the items on the screen, or to deselect all.
Roon will always try to find the best match for the albums in your collection. However, if you're not happy with the information we've retrieved, we've made it easy for you to correct it. To try and find a better match, click the 3 dots icon on the ...
FAQ: What play options are available for artists, albums, composers, genres, and tracks?
When you see something you like in Roon, you generally have 2 options for how you want to play it: Play, and Radio. If music is already playing, you'll also have the option to add songs or albums to the play queue, either at the end of the queue or ...
FAQ: Why didn't Roon find any metadata for my album?
Roon uses our own proprietary process to identify as much of your collection as possible, but there may be some songs or albums in your collection we're not able to match. Usually this is because your version of the album doesn't match any of the ...
FAQ: What do the check marks next to albums and songs mean?
Much of Roon's most advanced data is licensed from our friends at AllMusic. AllMusic's experts research and collection deep data like album credits and original recording dates, along with Roon's multi-layered genre information. In addition to this ...
FAQ: How do I build playlists in Roon? How do I edit them?
Playlists vs the Queue The first thing to understand about Roon is that there is a difference between Playlists and the Queue. When you select a track or album to play, it is slotted into the Queue for playback. As you queue more songs, they are ...
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