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Loads audio file and returns cover art.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Files 12.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS and Windows ❌ No
MBS( "Files.AudioCoverArt"; FilePath { ; FileName } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
FilePath The native file path to the audio file. "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.mp3"
FileName The desired file name. test.jpg Optional


Returns container value or error.


Loads audio file and returns cover art.
Should work for MP3, MP4 and FLAC files.
May return JPEG, PNG, GIF or BMP depending on what the file contains.
Result can be assigned to container. Result is empty, if there is no art found.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.

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Created 21st February 2022, last changed 21st February 2022

Files.AppPath - Files.AudioTags