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MediaMonkey Plugin


MediaMonkey backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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If you already have Backup4all, you can add the MediaMonkey backup plugin below.

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MediaMonkey is a digital media player and media library application developed that allows organizing and playing audio files on Windows systems. You can download this backup plugin to back-up MediaMonkey settings, registry, skins and user files.

About MediaMonkey

MediaMonkey for Windows is a digital media player and media library application for organizing and playing audio on Microsoft Windows operating systems. By using plugins, it can be extended to handle video and other media formats as well.
MediaMonkey uses the freemium licensing model; the base program is available as freeware but a premium gold license unlocks additional features such as the ability to have multiple media collections, the ability to organize files automatically, and others.

How to backup and restore MediaMonkey using Backup4all plugin

After you install and configure MediaMonkey, you can back it up to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is why the plugin to back up MediaMonkey is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the MediaMonkey plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.
In order to backup MediaMonkey, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: MediaMonkey backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up MediaMonkey. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the MediaMonkey files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install MediaMonkey and the MediaMonkey plugin from here: MediaMonkey backup plugin
  2. Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
  3. Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.

What information is backed up when using the MediaMonkey plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • Plugin files
  • Scripts
  • Skins
  • Equalizer

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: MediaMonkey.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
  <!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
  <!--Program name-->
  <!--Executable file path-->
  <exepath type="0"/>
  <!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
  <!--Information about the plugin author-->
    <email>[email protected]</email>
  <!--Variables used in the XML file-->
    <!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
    <variable name="path" type="reg">HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders\Local AppData</variable>
    <variable name="path2" type="reg">HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders\My Music</variable>
  <!--The backup sources-->
    <source name="MediaMonkey" type="folder">
    <source name="Podcasts" type="folder">
    <source name="Plugins" type="folder">
    <source name="Equalizer" type="folder">
    <source name="Scripts" type="folder">
    <source name="Skins" type="folder">