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Longer Song Titles

by scumbumbo Posted 16th Nov 2014 at 9:36 PM - Updated 11th Nov 2017 at 6:21 PM by scumbumbo : Updated for 11-09-2017 game patch
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Version 4 Update: Updating to version 4 is REQUIRED for the November 9, 2017 patch for The Sims 4 (it may work with some older versions as well, hard to be sure in hindsight). Be sure to remove the old version if you upgrade!


Name Your New Song!? OK, hmmm, something country-ish... how about "Thank God I'm a Coun"... nope, too long. I'll try "These Boots Were Mad"... no. I'll have to go with something shorter... Or I could just fix it. You can enter long book names, why not song titles?

OK, so it's not some great major milestone of a mod, but it does fix something that really annoyed me (and maybe it is just me). This will increase the maximum length of a new song title from the default, which was only 20 characters, to a new maximum of 60 characters. I could have made it longer, but sixty seemed like it was plenty. Good enough for pretty much any song title except "When The Apple Blossoms Bloom In The Windmills Of Your Mind I'll Be Your Valentine" or "Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving With a Pict" and who would use those for song titles?

Thought I'd share it with the community though. I like it.

Installation Instructions

Just unzip the package file to your Mods folder as usual.

This mod may cause conflicts with other mods which change sim song-writing actions. Due to the wide variety of mods and sources for them, it is unlikely I will be able to help you with such a conflict. If there is a conflict, either one or both mods may fail to work properly, your game may crash, frogs may rain down from the sky...

This mod requires The Sims 4 to be patched to at least version 1.0.732.20 (October 1, 2014).
Version 2 of the mod is required for version (December 16, 2014) or newer.

Additional Credits:
Velocitygrass for the Sims4XmlExtractor and, of course, Kuree and all the others at Sims4Group who have put together the S4PE tool.
Download files
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
LongerSongTitles.zip | Description: *CURRENT VERSION* - TS4 mod to increase the maximum length for a song title up to 60 characters. 1.7 KB 2,455 11th Nov 2017
LongerSongTitles_v2.zip | Description: *OLD* version for December 16th (careers) patch to TS4. 1.4 KB 1,261 17th Dec 2014
LongerSongTitles_v3.rar | Description: *OLD* version for March 26th patch to TS4. 1.3 KB 3,307 28th Mar 2015
Basic Download and Install Instructions:
1. Download: Click the File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
Read the upload description for installation instructions. If nothing else is specified, do the following:
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Cut and paste the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\

Need more information?
  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
  • Mod still not working? Make sure you have script mods enabled
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Tags: #longer, #song, #title, #name, #music