Revision as of 23:22, 24 September 2007 by Sho
The UserData folder, which is located in the main XBMC installation folder is where all of your settings and customizations are stored.
Here is an example of the structure:
- Database - This is where all of the databases required for your Music and Video Libraries are located, containing any downloaded FreeDB.org, Allmusic or IMDb information.
- MyMusic7.db - Database file containing Music information.
- MyPrograms6.db - Database file containing Program information.
- MyVideos34.db - Database file containing Movie, TV Show and Music Videos information.
- ViewModes.db - Database file containing information on all XBMC views (viewmode, sorting etc.).
- Playlists - This is where your playlists are stored. There are separate subfolders for mixed, music and video playlists.
- mixed - playlists containing both audio and music videos, will show in both the Music and Video Libraries.
- music - playlists containing audio only, will show the Music Library.
- video - playlists containing videos only, will show the Video Library.
- Thumbnails - Cached Thumbnails (icons) are stored in this folder.
- Visualizations - All of your visualization settings are stored in this folder.
- AdvancedSettings.xml - This file, which may be created by a user in their UserData folder can contain additional settings, and can contain pre-defined values for the settings available in the GUI (thus removing them from the GUI settings screens.) Useful for advanced users and for installers.
- favourites.xml - This file, which may be created by XBMC or the user in their UserData folder contains items added via the Add to Favourites context menu option.
- guisettings.xml - This is where your settings configured in the GUI are stored (through the User Interface Settings).
- LCD.xml - The LCD.xml file is used for customizing the output of the LCD Display.
- PartyMode.xsp - Defines the Smart Playlist to be used when using Party Mode for music playback
- RssFeeds.xml - RssFeeds.xml is used to configure the RSS feeds displayed in XBMC.
- Sources.xml - Defines your Media Sources