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dBpoweramp Music Converter - XRegistry for Restricted Filename Character Replacements on macOS

Accent Marks in dBpoweramp Music Converter

I've had a huge problem with a variety of diacritics / accent marks in filenames. I lost a few files because I didn't notice that Dropbox had failed to sync umlauts and a few more rare characters between operating systems. So pulling from this list: http://pinyin.info/unicode/diacritics.html - I created a set of filename character replacements for dMC settings. This will replace any diacriticals with the closest unaccented latin character. It's been a game changer for me, posting it here in case it helps anyone else (and probably so I can find it again in a couple years). This is how I've changed it on macOS, I'm not sure about Windows.

Replacement Settings for MacOS

  • First, completely quit any dBpoweramp programs that are running.
  • Then find the registry file at: ~/Library/dBpoweramp/XRegistry and open it in a text editor.
  • Look for the key "dMCFileNameChrReplace" (If you have current replacements set, you might want to copy them to a blank text file to save them just in case.)
  • Then add this string to the value before the final double quote mark & comma:
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Example

For example, here's my entire replacement key/value (which replaces some other characters like quotes, colons, question marks, etc):

                    "dMCFileNameChrReplace":"`_'_\"_<_>_:_;_/_\\_?_!_|_@_#_$_%_^_*_._ÁAĂAẮAẶAẰAẲAẴAǍAÂAẤAẬAẦAẨAẪAÄAẠAÀAẢAĀAĄAÅAǺAÃAÆAǼAḄBƁBʚBɞBĆCČCÇCĈCĊCƆCʗCĎDḒDḌDƊDḎDDzDDžDĐDÐDDZDDŽDÉEĔEĚEÊEẾEỆEỀEỂEỄEËEĖEẸEÈEẺEĒEĘEẼEƐEƏEƑFǴGĞGǦGĢGĜGĠGḠGʛGḪHĤHḤHĦHÍIĬIǏIÎIÏIİIỊIÌIỈIĪIĮIĨIIJIĴJĶKḲKƘKḴKĹLȽLĽLĻLḼLḶLḸLḺLĿLLjLŁLLJLḾMṀMṂMŃNŇNŅNṊNṄNṆNǸNƝNṈNNjNÑNNJNÓOŎOǑOÔOỐOỘOỒOỔOỖOÖOỌOŐOÒOỎOƠOỚOỢOỜOỞOỠOŌOƟOǪOØOǾOÕOŒOɶOÞPŔRŘRŖRṘRṚRṜRṞRʁRŚSŠSŞSŜSȘSṠSṢSẞSŤTŢTṰTȚTṬTṮTŦTÞTÐTÚUŬUǓUÛUÜUǗUǙUǛUǕUỤUŰUÙUỦUƯUỨUỰUỪUỬUỮUŪUŲUŮUŨUẂWŴWẄWẀWʬWÝYŶYŸYẎYỴYỲYƳYỶYȲYỸYŹZŽZŻZẒZẔZƵZáaăaắaặaằaẳaẵaǎaâaấaậaầaẩaẫaäaạaàaảaāaąaåaǻaãaǽaɑaɐaɒaḅbɓbßbćcčcçcĉcɕcċcďdḓdḍdɗdḏdđdɖdʤddzdʣdʥddždðdéeĕeěeêeếeệeềeểeễeëeėeẹeèeẻeēeęeẽeʒeǯeʓeɘeɜeɝeəeɚeʚeɞeƒfſfʩffifflfʃfʆfʅfɟfʄfǵgğgǧgģgĝgġgɠgḡgɡgɣgḫhĥhḥhɦhẖhħhɧhɥhʮhʯhųhíiĭiǐiîiïiịiìiỉiīiįiɨiĩiɩiıiijiɟiǰjĵjʝjȷjɟjʄjķkḳkƙkḵkĸkʞkĺlƚlɬlľlļlḽlḷlḹlḻlŀlɫlɭlłlƛlɮlljlʪlʫlḿmṁmṃmɱmɯmɰmʼnnńnňnņnṋnṅnṇnǹnɲnṉnɳnñnnjnŋnŊnóoŏoǒoôoốoộoồoổoỗoöoọoőoòoỏoơoớoợoờoởoỡoōoǫoøoǿoõoɛoɔoɵoʘoœoɸpþpʠqŕrřrŗrṙrṛrṝrɾrṟrɼrɽrɿrɹrɻrɺrśsšsşsŝsșsṡsṣsʂsſsʃsʆsßsʅsťtţtṱtțtẗtṭtṯtʈtŧtʨtʧtþtðtʦtʇtʉuúuŭuǔuûuüuǘuǚuǜuǖuụuűuùuủuưuứuựuừuửuữuūuųuůuũuʊuʋvʌvẃwŵwẅwẁwʍwýyŷyÿyẏyỵyỳyƴyỷyȳyỹyʎyźzžzʑzżzẓzẕzʐzƶzǂ_ʭ_ʔ_ʡ_ʖ_ǁ_ʕ_ǃ_ʢ_",
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@brandonjp brandonjp commented Feb 9, 2021

After you save the XRegistry file, next time you re-open dMC, you'll see the new replacements in the Filename Restricted Characters set:
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