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 versions in our database. This can be related to the information contained in your files (file tags), or the lengths of the songs or album as a whole.
The easiest way to find a match is to click Edit on the album page (under the "3 dots" menu), then pick Identify Album. We'll search our database and show you a couple of potential matches that weren't quite close enough for us to use automatically.
Select the best match for your album, and make sure the tracks match up with your copy -- you may need to rearrange the order to get it perfect.
Once you've approved the new match, Roon will pull down all the information associated with the album, and your album will be updated.
You can also find lots more information about how to make sure your collection get identified here.
Roon updates the metadata in your collection periodically, and analyzes your audio files on import, but you can always force Roon to do it again. This can be done using either the Album Editor or the Track Editor. For example, in the Album Editor, in ...
FAQ: Roon is displaying incorrect track titles
Roon is displaying incorrect track titles - how do I fix this? If Roon is displaying incorrect song titles, it usually means there's an error in our cloud metadata database. Assuming the album is identified and you're confident that the "file tags" ...
FAQ: How can I tell if Roon has identified my album?
If Roon has failed to match your album automatically, you'll see the word Unidentified on the album's detail page, like this: Searching For a Match To search for a match, start by clicking Unidentified. If you're trying to improve or correct an ...
FAQ: How does Roon handle multiple versions of the same album?
How Does Roon Handle Duplicates? Roon automatically detects when you have multiple copies of an album in your library or available via your connected streaming services. Since Roon groups every version of the album together in one spot, it's easy to ...
Introduction This document is meant to serve as a technical reference to Roon's metadata model. Roon models your metadata in an object graph. This means that there are a set of objects--such as albums, tracks, performers, performances, compositions, ...
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