How can I get iTunes illustrations with the highest quality?

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How can I get iTunes illustrations with the highest quality?

I use this guy’s site:

https://bendodson.com/projects/itunes-artwork-finder/

Search for the album you want; then click “high resolution” to get the highest resolution iTunes has.

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That’s exactly what I wanted to answer, too. Personally, I host my own customized copy of this tool to give me even more control :wink:

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I know this method, but I have seen that it is possible to change the URL to get the artwork.

Not iTunes specific, but I use this program:

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a‐tisket by @marlonob is really good for digital cover art too, although not the main purpose of this tool. iTunes cover art seems to link to the highest quality available.
https://etc.marlonob.info/atisket/

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If you look at an album art URL, for example:

https://is2-ssl.mzstatic.com/image/thumb/Music/v4/2b/2c/41/2b2c41cf-c8ce-e374-1cb9-42090b7fd223/source/600x600bb.jpg

The last bits indicate the resolution of the image. You can change the 600 to, for example, 1200 to get a higher resolution image (maybe). The site that I linked above automatically finds the highest resolution pic , and I find that much easier than fiddling with the URLs.

If you want to do it programmatically, he also provides github links where you can check out his source.

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A previously active MusicBrainz editor made this wiki page, which has a section for iTunes as well as many others sites (it hasn’t been updated in a while though):
https://wiki.musicbrainz.org/User:Nikki/CAA