I’ve only been using beets for a couple of days now, but I haven’t been able to figure out quite how the auto function of the convert plugin works.
What I want: I want the convert plugin to automatically convert all newly imported music files to the mp3 format, as per the plugin’s default. However, I then want it to delete the originals.
(The originals will always be flac, I’ll make sure of that in the query, and I want them gone to save on disk space.)
However, the docs currently don’t mention what happens to the original files.
Are they stored in a location of my choosing? (If so, I can make the originals be “stored” in the recycle bin.)
Or are they kept in the same location as the newly converted files?
Is there a way to add -k to the auto convert commandline?
I’ve been trying a bunch of workarounds but no luck thus far. All thoughts are appreciated.