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My girlfriend is leaving for college this weekend, and I thought I'd make her a playlist (because really, who uses CDs anymore?).

I consider myself quite computer savvy, but I have almost zero experience with an ipod.

Is there a simple way to create a playlist for her ipod? (I'll probably load it via iTunes on her PC, but I want to make the playlist on mine, and then copy it over via a flash drive).

So I believe will need to copy the MP3s, and the "playlist file" over.

How can I create the playlist file without using itunes?

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What multimedia player do you use? –  Andi Sep 3 '09 at 18:38
    
songbird, vlc, and amarok. (on this particular pc I use songbird and vlc) –  Tedd Johnson Sep 3 '09 at 18:59

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The simplest method, if you don't want to use any software, would be to gather your "playlist" into a folder with your MP3s. You should be able to create a new playlist in iTunes, select all your songs, then drag-and-drop them into the playlist. They'll automatically be added to the iTunes library as well as the playlist.

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so if I just create a folder of the MP3s I can then drop them into a playlist on her itunes? –  Tedd Johnson Sep 3 '09 at 19:06
    
Yup. Drag + Drop is usually the easiest method for adding songs to iTunes anyways (or at least the method I use) and works for multiple files so it should work fine. –  Will Eddins Sep 3 '09 at 19:31

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