FAQ: What does "Add To My Library" do?
When you first set up Roon, all your music is identified by our cloud metadata service, which retrieves detailed information about the songs and albums in your library.
Once your music has been added, you'll be ready to start browsing your library in all sorts of new ways. You can browse by album, track, artist, or genre like other music players, but you can also dive deep into the composers who wrote the music, or focus your collection to the years, labels, performers, or producers that matter to you. You can read lyrics, reviews, and bios, or find connections in your library using Discover. All of this is possible once your library is set up in Roon.
The same process Roon uses to make sense of your files also happens every day for all of the music on Tidal's servers. With so many rich connections between the albums in your library and the millions of songs on Tidal, it's easy to explore and find new music to listen to.
When you sign into Tidal, any albums you've marked as "favorites" on Tidal will also appear in your library, making it seamless and simple to explore back and forth between your files and the online Tidal Library.
When you're viewing Tidal content in Roon that's not yet part of your library, you'll see an "Add To Library" button on the album screen. Clicking it will add the album to your Roon library, and will mark the album as a favorite on Tidal, making it easy to find no matter what app you're using.
FAQ: What's a watched folder?
You add your local music to Roon via "watched" folders. These are folders that will be monitored by Roon for new music. Your files are left in the folder and won't be copied or modified in any way unless you explicitly choose to add or delete them ...
FAQ: What's Radio and how does it work?
What is Roon Radio? Designed from the ground up with machine learning technology, Roon Radio can play a mix of your favorites along with music from beyond your library, using the vast catalog of music from TIDAL and Qobuz. Roon Radio makes ...
FAQ: How do I set up my NAS in Roon?
In Settings, click Storage, then click Add Folder. Roon will monitor folders for new music. Your files are left in the folder and won't be copied or modified in any way unless you explicitly choose to add or remove them from your library. In the Add ...
FAQ: What's the difference between Radio and Internet Radio?
Radio Roon works to match every song in your library, so we know exactly when each song was released, who played on the song, what label it came out on, what genre it is, and lots, lots more. Roon's Radio feature uses this metadata to create a ...
FAQ: How do I set up Roon to import from my NAS?
In Settings, click Storage, then click Add Folder to display the Choose Music Storage Folder dialog... Roon will monitor folders for new music. Your files are left in the folder and won't be copied or modified in any way unless you explicitly choose ...
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