How to Fix the Problem of an Album Appearing Multiple Times in the Zune Software

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There is a problem with the Zune software in how it handles some albums. In particular compilation albums which contains songs from different artists. The problem is that the same album will appear many times in the album listing in the Zune software. This can be very annoying. To fix the problem of an album appearing multiple times in the Zune software perform the following steps:

  1. Download and install the free MP3Tag program
  2. Launch MP3Tag and navigate to the folder on the hard drive which contains your MP3 or .wma files.
  3. Select all files in the album
  4. Click the “Actions (Quick)” button
  5. Select action “Format Value”
  6. Select the value “BAND” in the top drop down box
  7. In the bottom text box, specify: %album%
  8. Click OK to commit the changes
  9. Relaunch your Zune software and now you should only see one listing for your album

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