So, I am dealing with mp3 files recovered from a mistakenly formatted hard drive- about 30,000 of them. They’re all named “RecoveredFile[number].mp3”, and are all in one big folder (facepalm).
I did a test run initially with a few files to see if I could get Picard to fix them up for me, and it looked very good, so I set it loose on all 30k. It was going very well! About… 12 hours later, it was nearly done, and I went to bed. It seems that it got through all 30k and then crashed, losing all the info it had compiled on all the tracks.
Is there any kind of, say, ‘background processing’ which would just do something like:
here is a folder full of files I would like fixed-
- find this file? Yes.
- OK, repair and save this file.
Granted, I was using an old version of Picard, 1.3.2, so I will definitely update before I try again, but I wanted to make sure I was doing it the right way. I assume I could grab smaller bunches of files, but with 30,000 to process, well, I’d rather not if I don’t have to.
Thank you in advance for any help!