A playlist is a list of media files (usually audio or video) to be played back in a user-specified order (e.g. random, by name, by artist).

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Length duration of customly selected videos

When I watch videos I would like to get length on selected videos. It's easy to do that with whole playlist in VLC, but I would like to select some movies from the playlist. I am using windows 7 x64
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How to move tracks from one foobar2000 playlist to another?

I like to maintain several playlists in foobar2000, moving entire albums from one playlist to another. I typically do this by selecting an album and using Utilities -> Send to playlist... to select ...
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VLC - Sort by multiple columns, e.g. Artist, then Year, then Album

A two part question, related to playing music in VLC: Can you sort by multiple columns? For example, Artist > Year > Album > Track Number. Is there a way to get VLC to show the year in the playlist? ...
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Resume playlist playback

I'm trying to make my machine wake me up in the morning by resuming playback of my playlist of podcasts. What I've tried: Getting a mediaplayer that resumes playlist playback when you start it: ...
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Automatically copy foobar2000 playlist content to specified folder at specified times?

so Foobar is an integral part of managing my entire music collection. I have it setup to automatically boot and run as a UPNP renderer/server etc. I have BTSYNC setup to mirror my collection with my ...
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Media player with animated thumbnails on hover (Windows)

Is there a video player (or an addon for one like XBMC for instance) that provides animated thumbnails on hover with the mouse (to get a preview of what's happening in the video)?
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How to use a regex to organize song lists, changing their order from “Song - Artist” to “Artist - Song”?

I have a long list of songs in the format "Artist - Song", but I want them to be listed as "Artist - Song". How to change all items automatically with a regular expression, preferably on Notepad++?
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Transfer entire iTunes library including playlists to new computer

My wife just bought me a new computer and I'd like to know how to go about transferring my entire iTunes library from my old computer to my new one, as well as all my various playlists. I've already ...
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How to make playlists for DLNA players?

One thing I noticed when I setup my DLNA server (minidlna on Debian) is that the protocol supports creating playlists. I would like to take advantage of it. My questions: What format does the ...
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Remotley control a media players playlist without interupting the current video

Hi I tried using VLC player's web-interface to change the playlist while my daughter watched it on another computer. Unfortunately it's useless and only allows to stop start and move up and down the ...
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Rename new files using old ones

I have a large music collection, and a good number of playlists that I have formed over the years. All the music is neatly organised in a folder hierarchy. I have managed to get my hands on higher ...
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Sync playlists from Linux to Android

I'm currently using OS X Mavericks on my Macbook Pro, but since it's an older model, I've been experiencing some slowdown since I upgraded. After doing much research, I'm going to replace my current ...
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Is there a mp3 playlist format which is based on IDv3 tag rather than filenames? [closed]

I have been wondering for some time if there is any (interchangeable) playlist format out there which doesn't rely on filenames and paths but rather on ID3 tags? For example, I want to build a ...
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How do I delete songs not in playlists in iTunes?

I have lots of music in iTunes, but there's tons of crap I never listen to just taking up space. Is there a way I can easily delete all songs not in a playlist? All the music I have put into ...
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How to focus on the playing track in Clementine audio player?

Clementine allows the use of multiple playlists as tabs - and it would be helpful to always be able to jump to playing playlist and see/focus on the playing track by a simple act like clicking ...
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How to always highlight playing track in Foobar2000 playlist in the Default UI?

In Foobar's default user interface, the current playing track is signaled only by a very discreet arrow - no bold, no highlight, no different color. The only 'highlighting' happens by selecting ...
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AIMP 3 Repeats One Track In Playlist

When I'm trying to play a playlist, it plays the first track and then repeats it. How to make it play the next track instead? Also tried to tag this question as 'aimp', but there's no such tag ...
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Where are Nokia Music playlists stored in WP8? [closed]

I have a bit of a mystery to solve. I just bought a Nokia Lumia 820 and set it up. I installed Nokia Music and connected my Windows Live account and Gmail to the phone. When I launched Nokia Music it ...
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How to create a playlist after trimming down another based on rating?

I want to create a mp3 playlist after trimming down another playlist (m3u). New playlist should contain only those mp3 whose "RATING WMP" ID3 tag value is 4 or 5 (this ID3 tag is used by WMP & ...
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iTunes - how to create really RANDOM playlist?

How can I create a smart playlist which would contain REALLY RANDOM songs? Is there any hint how to do it? I've tried to set up in the "Match the following rule" chars like *, / or ., but it never ...
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iTunes Smart Playlist combining 2 genres

Let say for example that I want an iTunes playlist that includes All Hip-Hop and Rap songs. I create a smart play list with: Genre > contains > Hip-Hop Genre > contains > Rap But ...
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Convert audio-track-id from an m3u playlist to ffmpeg stream id

I have an m3u playlist with the following format: ... #EXTINF:0,10115 - Only Rai #EXTVLCOPT:ts-es-id-pid #EXTVLCOPT:no-video #EXTVLCOPT:audio-track-id=1008 ...
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Watch folder with VLC

I love VLC but would love it even more if I could get the media library to watch a folder so it updates when new movies download. Is there a way to do this? I'm on a mac.
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Playlist Generator for Winamp

I'm running Winamp 5.63 on Windows 7 x64. The built-in playlist generator crashes every time it scans the media library. From what I've read, if a library grows beyond 6,000 tracks, this is the ...
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Save playlist position in VLC player

How do I make VLC player save my position in a playlist (with audio files) so that when I re-open the playlist it starts where I left off?
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deleting a favorite file from Windows Media Player

I have Windows 7 and am just learning about organizing music files in Media Player. If I delete a playlist file I created, does it delete the songs from "Music"?
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How to add a description when adding a video to a YouTube playlist [closed]

Is there a way to add a description when adding a video to a YouTube playlist? I then want to retrieve it via a YouTube API. The reason why I want to do is each video in my playlist is uploaded by ...
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Load M3U in Windows Media Player

I've got an m3u file which only has one line (C:\Users\James\Documents\Music). When I load this in Windows Media Player, I get an error saying "the selected file has an extension (.) that is not ...
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How do I make an iTunes smart playlist by track rating, not album rating?

I have a smart playlist in iTunes which is all the tracks I've rated 5 stars. I recently rated an album 5 stars, now it shows up in the playlist. Apparently unrated tracks inherit the album's ...
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Is there a way to automate XML playlist creation for files in an S3 bucket?

I'm working on an XML-based, non-Flash music player for a client. They want to be able to upload files to a bucket and stream MP3s back to their website. I'm wondering if there's a way to ...
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Is there any way to modify the left-side list in VLC's (2.0.x) playlist window?

It has a dozen listings there, most or even all of which are completely unuseful to me. If I could replace them with links to playlist files, that would be better... but even just being able to remove ...
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How to display current playlist/track list in Windows Media Player 12?

On my work computer, Windows Media Player 12 is installed: Version: 12.0.7601.17514. I'm not able to get the currently queued tracks or playlist to display like in previous versions. Here's what I'm ...
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How do I play a particular playlist with mpc?

I am using mpd with mpc for all my music needs. Now, what I want to ask is how to load/play songs from a particular playlist in mpc/mpd so that it only plays those song. For example, I created a ...
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Windows Media Player 11 Not Detecting Autoplaylists

Every time I open Windows Media Player it fails to detect my autoplaylists stored in <my music library dir>\Playlists. This appears to lead to sync problems since I (exclusively) use ...
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How to remember positions within multiple files in Media Player Classic?

I tend to have many instances of Media Player Classic (Best Player in my opinion) open because I switch from one video to another, then pause and go back to it later (as in, hours or days). Is ...
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How to open an iPhone compatible M3U file on Windows?

This is how the M3U file looks like: #EXTM3U #EXT-X-STREAM-INF:PROGRAM-ID=1,BANDWIDTH=1400000 http://maskedip/http_livestr.str?r=true&id=mbit-test&k=testkey ...
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How to copy and paste a Windows Media Player 12 playlist tracks to another location

I'm using Windows Media Player 12 and really like it. I have many playlists and I want to copy the music inside to another place on my hard drive. "Open file location" menu of these tracks is not a ...
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iTunes creating playlists on its own

Why does iTunes create a new playlist and start playing a few seconds from each one when I try to add albums to my library? It means deleting about 400+ playlists, and having to wait a few hours for ...
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Is there a way to remotely edit iTunes playlists?

Essentially, my use case is that I want to edit the iTunes playlists on my desktop computer at home when I'm not in front of that computer. A specific example: I'm at my computer at work, and I ...
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Copy playlists from Winamp to Windows Media Player

I have several large playlists on Winamp that I would like to transfer over to Windows Media Player. Is it do able? Where are playlists stored? Do I have to convert them?
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How to control which order Winamp plays the playlist?

I created a long playlist, then sorted it by filename, now when i press next button to play next track, it doesnt play the next track in the playlist, but something totally random in that list. How ...
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Is that possible for Windows to play format playlist.m3u8 which made fully support on iOS or Mac?

There is a live TV and radio channels which the file format is playlist.m3u8 and this file can be play on iOS as well as Mac OS X. I wonder if there is any workaround or way to make it play on ...
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Playlist file format for video segments

Is there a playlist file format listing segments of files instead of entire files? For example it would start playing a file jumping straight to 3'12", play it untill 5'42" and switch to the next ...
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Playlist playing order in VLC

When marking several music files in finder, and openning them in VLC, then the player starts playing the last file and stops. What's the trick to make it play the files in the selected order? Or at ...
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Is there a lightweight M3U editor?

I'd like to use an editor to open .m3u files, add MP3s, remove them, and at the end save the .m3u. Is there? Opening a playlist of 3000 files with Winamp only for adding a files is too slow!
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iTunes importing m3u playlists with special (non-ASCII) characters on OS X

I have Mac OS X and iTunes 10.2.2, and several m3u files (standard, non extended) containing the paths to songs that are already in the library, just not organized into playlists. I ran a Python ...
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How do I create an automatic playlist of albums not recently played?

I'd like to create a smart playlist that includes randomly chosen albums from my music library. Once I listen to the album on my iPod touch, I'd like it to remove that album and substitute a new ...
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ITunes - Duplicate “Purchased on iPhone” playlists

Whenever I purchase music on my phone and then sync with iTunes later, a duplicate "Purchased on iPhone" playlist will be created. The first one will have everything I've purchased in the past, and ...
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Can I create a manual playlist and add podcasts episodes to it - Zune

I do this in iTunes to create a list of must listen podcasts so that I don't miss them. In Zune, I was not able to create podcast episodes to playlist. Does anybody know how to do this?
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Linux mp3 player with specific requirements, especially: playlists with ability to resume for audiobooks

I'm looking for mp3 player (software), running on Linux, but I need one specific option: it needs to be able to remember my position of listening in a given playlist. Scenario: I'm creating a ...