Using fingerprint to link tracks together

You have many reasons to link to different files representing the exact same song in a music catalog:

  • You don’t want to hear it multiple times in a short amount of time
  • You want to find one song when looking for it, not a collection of the same song
  • You want to gather the related metadata for that same song (different languages, detailed artists…)
  • You want to know the actual number of different songs in the catalog, with no duplicates
  • You want to know who listened to song X, and not file X, file Y and file Z of the same song

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Music services at a glance

A bit lost in the current music services? I made this table up for you to see a bit clearer. Let me know if I made mistakes or if your favorite service is missing. I’ll update it soon.