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Mopidy-Local-SQLite 0.3.0

Mopidy SQLite local library extension

Latest Version: 1.0.0

Mopidy-Local-SQLite is a Mopidy local library extension that uses an SQLite database for keeping track of your local media. This extension lets you browse your music collection by artist and album, and provides efficient full-text search capabilities based on SQLite’s FTS modules. It also notices updates via mopidy local scan while Mopidy is running, so you can scan your media library periodically from a cron job, for example.

This extension also features experimental support for extracting and using album art embedded in local media files. At this point, however, this will be mostly of interest to developers, so it is disabled by default.


Install by running:

pip install Mopidy-Local-SQLite


Before starting Mopidy, you must change your configuration to switch to using Mopidy-Local-SQLite as your preferred local library:

library = sqlite

Once this has been set you need to re-scan your library to populate the database:

mopidy local scan

This extension also provides some configuration settings of its own, but beware that these are subject to change:

enabled = true

# hash algorithm to use for generating local URIs
hash = md5

# whether to use an album's musicbrainz_id for generating its URI
use_album_mbid_uri = true

# whether to use an artist's musicbrainz_id for generating its URI;
# disabled by default, since some taggers do not handle this well for
# multi-artist tracks []
use_artist_mbid_uri = false

# set to "off" to disable enforcement of foreign key constraints
foreign_keys = on

# database connection timeout in seconds
timeout = 10

# whether to extract images from local media files (experimental)
extract_images = false

# directory where extracted images are stored; if relative, names a
# subdirectory of local/data_dir
image_dir = images

# base URI for images; if blank, the local file URI will be used; if
# using the Mopidy-HTTP-Images extension for serving local images to
# Web clients, this should be set to "/images/"
image_base_uri =

# default extension for image files if the image type cannot be
# determined; leave blank to skip such images
default_image_extension =


Copyright (c) 2014 Thomas Kemmer.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

Known Bugs and Limitations

The database schema does not support multiple artists, composers or performers for a single track or album. Look out for “Ignoring multiple artists” warnings during a local scan to see if you are affected by this.

File Type Py Version Uploaded on Size
Mopidy-Local-SQLite-0.3.0.tar.gz (md5) Source 2014-08-21 15KB