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#REDIRECT [[Fingerprinting#PUID]]
PUIDs (Portable Unique IDentifier) are the IDs used in the proprietary [[MusicDNS]] [[Audio Fingerprint|AudioFingerprint]]ing system which was initially operated by [[MusicIP]], later [[AmpliFIND]] and even later sold on to Gracenote who are expected to discontinue the public service.
[[MusicBrainz]] started to use these IDs in March 2006 and they were implemented in Picard 0.7.0 released in July 2006. As of June 2011, they are being phased out in favor of open source solutions.
The preferred fingerprinting method are now [[AcoustID]]s.
* [[How PUIDs Work|HowPUIDsWork]]
* Several blogposts on the [[MusicBrainz Blog]] by [[User:RobertKaye|RobertKaye]]:
** March 12, 2006 [http://blog.musicbrainz.org/archives/2006/03/new_fingerprint.html New fingerprinting technology available now!]
** March 13, 2006 [http://blog.musicbrainz.org/archives/2006/03/finger_fingerpr.html New fingerprinting questions answered]
** March 28, 2006 [http://blog.musicbrainz.org/archives/2006/03/picard_common_q.html Picard: Common questions answered] and
** March 30, 2006 [http://blog.musicbrainz.org/archives/2006/03/puids_wtf.html PUIDs: WTF?]
** June 23, 2011 [http://blog.musicbrainz.org/?p=945 The EchoNest releases Echoprints: The open source fingerprint era has begun]
[[Category:Terminology]] [[Category:Identifier]] [[Category:To Be Reviewed]]

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