Album art not updating on ipod touch

If you've purchased anything from the i Tunes Store, or other online music stores like Amazon MP3 or e Music, the songs or albums you buy come with album art—the equivalent of an album cover or CD booklet cover for the digital age.But for songs gotten by other means or music ripped from CDs, album art may be missing.Worse, there's a big black gap between the top of the album art and the bottom of the time bar.

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(If you use i Tunes Match or Apple Music, all art should be automatically added.) Here's how to employ this easy-to-use tool to get album art in i Tunes.

The last couple of steps in this article provides other ways to get album art for situations where i Tunes can't find the right artwork.

Album art may not be essential, but with i Tunes and the i OS Music app becoming increasingly visual, your experience of your music will be much nicer if you've got art for as many albums as possible.

While there are a number of means to get album art for your i Tunes library including third-party programs, probably the easiest is i Tunes' built-in album artwork grabber.

Maybe allow for some of the less commonly used to start off hidden, and be revealed with a tap, and have list view as a double tap?

Update 2: Apple's own Podcasts app centers album art perfectly.The weighting would then be close enough to once again appear visually centered.When the Home button double-click brings up the controls, more of the top of the album art would be obscured again, but with a small tweak it wouldn't be terrible, and still better than it currently is on 3:2 devices.I'm sure Apple went through every permutation of this and came up with the best compromise they could, but as a mental exercise it's interesting to explore what the other options might be.Placing the album art dead center wouldn't work, for example.Here are samples of how album art currently looks on the i Phone 4S and the i Phone 5 (left and center), along with a mockup of how it would look if fixed as described above (right).

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