Creating digital artwork based on content file metadata

  • US 8,060,825 B2
  • Filed: 12/19/2007
  • Issued: 11/15/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • determining if a music file has associated digital cover artwork;

    if the music file does not have associated digital cover artwork, automatically creating customized digital cover artwork for the music file based on album, title, and/or artist metadata associated with the music file, wherein creating the digital cover artwork includes;

    selecting a template based on genre metadata of the music file;

    inserting metadata associated with the music file into the template; and

    randomly modifying aspects of the template selected from the group comprising font type, font color, font size, capitalization, and/or background color, wherein the aspects of the template are selected using metadata from the music file as a seed; and

    displaying the created digital cover artwork.

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