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Songbird is not working right on my machine, i'm trying to recover my playlists...

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According to the Satisfaction site of Songbird, playlists are stored in an internal database.

Thus they are only accessible via Songbird...

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This answer is quite relevant since it was really easy to find the answer by a quick search. +1 for the answer but no points for the question. – r0ca Jul 24 '10 at 19:10
It is not compatible with my songbird version (which is more modern): 1.8.0 – Jack25 Dec 10 '10 at 6:18
You might want to start a new question on the Satisfaction site then, I can't help you further... :-( – Tom Wijsman Dec 11 '10 at 22:36
@r0ca The question should get points if it's useful and clear. Given this answer is useful doesn't it turn that very clear but indeed useless question into a good one? I mean, without it you wouldn't get the good answer. – cregox Jan 10 '11 at 9:05

You can export playlists from songbird as .m3u files using the following addon:

Then you can use an alternative player such as MediaMonkey to scan the .m3u files and it'll recreate the playlist within its library.

Disclosure: I work on MediaMonkey

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It is not compatible with my songbird version (which is more modern): 1.8.0 . But i found this version 2: . But it doesnt work: says it cant find the export folder.... thanks anyway – Jack25 Dec 10 '10 at 6:20

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