Storage & Output

Set up your standard storage, and configure naming and output folders for new media files.
To open the storage and output settings, click Storage in the status line. (Figure 1).
Figure 1. The status line

Choosing a storage

New media files are automatically saved in the standard storage. Choose your computer, cloud, smartphone, or a USB device as standard storage.
Note: Your computer is the most suitable standard storage.

Step-by-Step: Choosing a storage

  • Optional: Configure new storage
    Click Storage in the status line (see Figure 1), choose the type of new storage you want to configure and follow the instructions.
  • Change your standard storage
    Click Storage in the status line and select the storage that you want to set as standard.

Choosing folders and filenames

Choose output folders and naming of new media files for structuring your current standard storage.

Step-by-Step: Choosing folders and filenames

  1. Click Storage in the status line (Figure 1), then click Configure file names, folders, ....
  2. Choose base folders for audio and video recordings.
    Starting from now, Audials One saves all recordings into these base folders, according to their file type.

To change the output subfolder structure and file naming for new recordings

  1. Click Output sub folders and file names... and then choose a naming rule for subfolders and filenames.
  2. On the bottom of the dialog window, select Automatically update subfolders and filenames... ...when editing tags.

Examples for naming rules of subfolders and filenames

Rule Filename Folder structure in the base folder
Default for music:

\artist\artist - track.ext

artist - track Audials One saves new tracks in folders named by artist.
Default for videos:

\artist - track.ext

artist - track Audials One saves new tracks directly in the chosen base folder.
\genre \artist \album \nr track.ext nr track Audials One saves new tracks in a folder named by the album. This folder is contained by a folder named by artist, which you find in a folder named by genre.
\artist \year \artist - track.ext artist - track Audials One saves new tracks in folders for each artist and there in a subfolder named by the year.