When a file is uploaded with the *exact* same name as a track already in the library, users want it to be replaced instead of making a duplicate. This can be useful when the broadcaster needs to update the file with a better edit or corrected bit rate/sample rate.
10 Nov Maggie G
Phillip, what if a pop-up appeared and asked which we prefer when an exact match is uploaded... duplicate, replace, or cancel? That way, if it's an accidental duplication, it won't be uploaded again. If it's an updated version, it can replace the old version. And, if it's the same song, but something's different about it (artist, album, release date, etc), it can be labeled differently.
12 Nov Progressive Rock AZUSA
I would like to be able to do this as well. I need to re-mix some of my ID's and Promo's and being able to overwrite the current versions would save time and effort.
16 Nov Zeb
I completely agree with Philip that all that should be required to replace an existing file in a library is to upload a NEWER copy of it with the exact same filename. Otherwise, you're going to start getting unintended duplicates, files with a (2) and (3) after their names, etc. Overwrite old file with new file, be done with it.
30 Nov Philip
This feature would be most useful for those who are using ClockWheels and have "top of the hour" events which get updated with fresh content every week. This way, the user could delete and upload the new file and the ClockWheel template (or playlist) will pick up on the change immediately (24 hour selection window, of course)
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