If you have problems using Picard, please first check the following resources:
Read the FAQ section for common questions and problems.
Consult the community forums.
Check the download page for a newer version of Picard which might solve your problem.
If the problem is to do with a plugin, check the Picard Plugins for updated plugin versions.
Reporting a Bug¶
If you think you have found a bug please check whether you are using the latest version of Picard and whether the bug has already been reported in the bug tracker. If you’re not sure or don’t want to look through the existing tickets, ask on the community forums first.
If you’re still convinced you have found a new bug, open a new ticket providing the following information:
Which version of Picard do you use? (“Affects Version” in the form)
Which operating system do you use? (“Environment” in the form)
What did you do when the bug occurred?
What actually happened and what did you expect to happen?
If you’re using plugins, which plugins do you have enabled?
For many bugs, it helps developers to have a log from Picard. You can see the log by going to
-d as a
command-line argument. If you’re using Windows, you can change your shortcut’s Target ( ) to:
"C:\Program Files\MusicBrainz Picard\picard.exe" -d
Pasting this log into your forum post or bug ticket can help developers and other users to resolve your issue more quickly.
Please remember to first remove any personal and confidential information like user id, passwords or authorization tokens before posting or submitting any log output.