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authorAlex Parker <>2011-02-09 22:12:37 +0000
committerAlex Parker <>2011-02-09 22:12:37 +0000
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Manual: We now support embedded JPEG album art in ID3v2 tags.
git-svn-id: svn:// a1c6a512-1295-4272-9138-f99709370657
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diff --git a/manual/appendix/wps_tags.tex b/manual/appendix/wps_tags.tex
index 06bae6ce89..c4e96a29e3 100644
--- a/manual/appendix/wps_tags.tex
+++ b/manual/appendix/wps_tags.tex
@@ -389,12 +389,15 @@ theme}. For this feature to work, there are a few requirements.
-Rockbox does not support album art embedded in your files' tags, and will
-instead look for a picture located on disk. In addition to this, the
-pictures must be in either BMP or JPEG format. Rockbox does not support
+Rockbox supports embedded album art only for formats that use ID3v2 tags, such
+as MP3. It additionally supports loading images located on the \disk{}.
+The image files must be in either BMP or JPEG format, while embedded album art
+is currently limited to JPEG. Rockbox does not support
RLE-compressed BMP files, nor does it support progressive and multi-scan
-JPEG files. JPEG files must consist of a single scan with interleaved components,
+JPEG files. Embedded JPEG images must not be unsynchronized.
+JPEG files must consist of a single scan with interleaved components,
as progessive and multi-scan images require much more memory to decode.
+Pictureflow does not currently support embedded album art.
\subsection{Where to put album art}
@@ -407,6 +410,7 @@ is as follows (a list in braces means that those file extensions are tried in
that order):
+\item embedded (JPEG images in ID3v2 tags only)
\item \fname{./filename.\{jpeg,jpg,bmp\}}
\item \fname{./albumtitle.\{jpeg,jpg,bmp\}}
\item \fname{./cover.\{jpeg,jpg,bmp\}}