Automatically clear artwork on import

Is there a way to clear embedded artwork on import? Scrub seems to be hardcoded to preserve it, and there doesn’t seem to be a way to run clearart on import.

No, I don’t think there is.

A combination of a plugin to set a flexattr for the last import and an import hook to clear just those will do the job, I was using that for a bit.

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Thanks. I’ll look into that.

I’ve wanted to do this in the past and I would’ve thought Scrub does this.

The scrub plugin lets you remove extraneous metadata from files’ tags…the plugin can automatically remove all non-beets-tracked tags…

Does this mean that Scrub only removes tags outside of ID3? That’s assuming beets tracks ID3 type metadata.

No, it doesn’t remove entire tag types like ID3. It removes only those tags that aren’t in the MediaFile tag mapping list.