Media Sub Type

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[Media Sub Type] is one of Media Centers important predefined Library Fields. MC tries to assign an appropriate [Media Sub Type] to many file types automatically upon import, and uses these categories in the predefined Media Views (to separate, for example, TV Shows from Movies). Also, certain Media Sub Types have have special behaviors in regards to bookmarking and the Automatic Metadata Lookup system among other features.

[Media Sub Type] allowed values are:

  • Adult
  • Audiobook
  • Book
  • Concert
  • Educational
  • Home Video
  • Karaoke
  • Movie
  • Music
  • Music Video
  • Other
  • Photo
  • Podcast
  • Radio
  • Remix
  • Ringtone
  • Short
  • Single
  • Sports
  • Stock
  • System
  • Test Clip
  • Trailer
  • TV Show
  • Workout

This list cannot be modified. If you have a compelling use-case for a [Media Sub Type] value not captured adequately by these allowed values, please ask on Interact and it may be possible to expand the list.