Quickly find all your missing MP3 album covers

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
Album Art Downloader

As you move your MP3 files around, you may encounter lost or deleted album art covers. Thankfully there is a fantastic free utility to quickly find and download album art for pretty much every CD ever created. The program works by looking at millions of album art covers from different locations, and lets you choose what album cover to save to your computer. To use this program, follow the steps below.

  1. Download Album Art Downloader.
  2. Once downloaded and installed, open the program. You can either search for the artist's name or album to find a specific album cover by typing the name in the text box and clicking search. Once found, click the picture of the floppy disk to save the file to your computer.
  3. If you want to scan your MP3 collection for any missed MP3 art click File and then File Browser. In the File Browser browse to your MP3 folder or My Music folder in Windows by clicking the "..." box at the end of the text box.
  4. Once you've browsed to your MP3 directory, click the Search button. Select folders not containing folder.jpg by clicking the "Select all albums with missing artwork" link at the bottom of the box and then click "Get Artwork for Selection."

Additional information

  • See our CD and MP3 definitions for further information and related links on these terms.