I need to play a list of mp3 files one by one. I mean I need to go to the next track manually. I tried to do so in PotPlayer, WMP and VLC. All of them jump to the next track after playing the current file. How to prevent this?
I know this is an old, outdated response but I was looking for this same feature (specifically to stop after each audio track, not videos) and this page @David Gold helped me get to the right setting. I only needed the setting related to audio files:
- Click on Tools/Preferences
- Look for "Show settings" in the very bottom left of the preferences screen and change it to "All"
- In the left column, scroll down to "Playlist" in the left column and click it.
- Look for "Play and stop" and select the checkbox, then click on "Save" at the bottom right to keep the changes.
This setting will stop playback at the end of a played track without advancing to the next track automatically.
You'll need to remove this checkbox later if you want to play a playlist and have it advance the normal way track-to-track.
In WMP, create a new playlist containing the MP3 files that you want to play this way. Then, instead of double-clicking each file in the playlist, right-click each file and select
Play all, which is the default action, starts playing the selected file, while putting the current list of songs in the
Play tab. The
Play action, on the other hand, only puts the selected file in the