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#138746 15-Jan-2014 14:27
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I'm currently trialing the free month with Google Play Music (GPM) and am thinking about uploading my music library.

My question is ... if my music library is 80GB, will I use 80GB of data to upload to GPM?

Or does GPM simply read the ID tags in my library and link to the relevant version Google's own library - in which case very little data would be used in the process.

If the latter, what if I have songs that Google doesn't?

I've tried to find on the web a clear explanation of how the upload process works - but have failed. So any links that address my questions above would be appreciated.


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  #967570 15-Jan-2014 14:28
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it only upload songs it doesnt have or cant identify. the identification isnt very good IMO. it uploaded lots of my albums because i had " - " in the album name instead of ":" etc.

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  #968041 16-Jan-2014 10:59
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Best to get your metadata as clean as possible before uploading a large library just in case. It's a good exercise to undertake anyway although can be a bit daunting depending on your situation...

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