Questions tagged [playlists]

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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VLC - when playing songs from folder, a random track in the playlist goes at the end [on hold]

VLC ver 3.0.8 - when playing songs from folder, a random track each time in the playlist goes at the end of the playlist, and appears with the track number in front of the track instead. It has ...
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Copy files from foobar playlist to other location

I have compiled a playlist in foobar audio player. My files lie in nested folders. There's a common root. Then there's a folder to distinguish the origin of the files (bought from amazon, iTunes, ...
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VLC Playlist with random selection from folders

I would like to make a simple playlist in VLC where the first file is loaded randomly from folder "A", then the second one randomly from folder "B", then loop from beginning and load different files ...
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Display text as overlay in VLC playlist

I'm launching VLC Media Player to play a bunch of CCTV video streams passed to it using Process.Start in C#. Each video needs to have the CCTV camera's location as overlay text. The VLC wiki says the ...
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ffmpeg stream multiple sources to youtube, source change on the fly

I try to stream multiple sources (images, movie files and webcams) to youtube's rtmp-protocol using ffmpeg. What I thought was to make a playlist m3u8 via the commandline: ffmpeg -i source1.mp4 -c:...
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youtube-dl; How download ONLY the playlist, NOT the files therein

Trying to get only the playlist content (should be 600+ entries) from an url, thus: youtube-dl -i -v --flat-playlist --skip-download https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNotezuR73g&list=...
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VLC and playlist with individual volume control

It seems impossible but I have to ask anyway. Is it possible to create a playlist that will make VLC play a set of files at individual volume level? I am fiddling with the Audio compressor (not very ...
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Multiple Powerpoint files Playlist functionality in VB?

My goal is to be able to play back a set of separate Powerpoint .pptx files stored within a directory via a form of playlist which will define the order of files. Assuming this is only possible via ...
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How to prevent automatic jumping to next track?

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 to that in PotPlayer, WMP and VLC. All of them jump to next track after playing the current ...
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vlc - video and playlist simultaneously like windows media player

I like a lot of the features that offers VLC player but i didn't achieve to have see eithrt the video and the playlist in the same window, and without the library folders, only the video and the ...
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How can I make VLC only play the song I double click?

VLC Media Player adds a song to it's default playlist when you double-click that file in Explorer. If I'm jumping around quickly, that playlist becomes large and unwanted. Is there a way I can ...
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Play files with double click instead single click in playlist of VLC

There is any option to change this behavior? I'm using VLC in Kubuntu.
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How to download entire Youtube playlist videos without installing any software? [closed]

Installing a software puts a restriction that you need admin priviledge, which is not possible all the times, hence is there an online solution to download entire youtube playlists?
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VLC stops after playing a song

I'm playing from My Music that's not from playlist but from the media in ~\Music In Windows it goes on playing the second item in the directory tree after the first is done, but in Fedora VLC stops ...
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Save a YouTube playlist of all videos from an uploader

The only way I know to automatically generate a playlist of all videos from an uploader is adding "&list=UL" at the end of url of any video from the uploader. Usually I can copy a playlist into ...
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Windows media player overwrite on new edited playlist

I don't know what's wrong with Windows Media Player metadata over playlists. When I trying to relocate some new songs to its new location using notepad++ (So that it could find and play them), ...
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Display currently playing track at the top of Foobar's playlist

When playing the currently playing song is not at the the top and the playlist is scrolled down to show some of the previously played songs. I'd rather see the upcoming songs than any of the ...
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Youtube-dl viewster playlist language selection

I am trying to download a playlist (http://www.viewster.com/serie/1291-19458-000/) using youtube-dl but If I download -f best it gives me a 720p video in japanese dub with Spanish or French subtitles ...
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VLC Playlist with Folders fails

I have a playlist that consists of two folders. I have random and repeat active on VLC 2.2.4 When I click to play the playlist it expands one folder only - and once it gets to folder two it expands ...
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Playing all files in a folder in VLC?

I want to watch all files in a folder with multiple mp4s using VLC Media Player. When I right-click on a folder there are two options: play with vlc media player add to VLC media player's Playlist ...
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Copy all files contained in a *.mpcpl (Media Player Classic Playlist) file

I have a Windows Media Player Classic Playlist file with thousands of songs selected from many folders on HDD. I want to copy all of those files to my USB flash drive. How can I do that? Is there an ...
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Where does iTunes store its playlists?

I have a drive that won't boot anymore, but I put the drive in an enclosure and I can access it fine. So, I want to pull out my iTunes playlists, but I can't load up iTunes to export them. Does ...
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Open file with VLC without adding to playlist?

When I open WAV files individually from Windows Explorer to open in VLC, it adds each newly open file to the VLC playlist instead of simply discarding the previous file and playing a new one. How do ...
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Prevent VLC from looping playlist

I'm trying to prevent VLC from looping back to the beginning of a playlist when I hit "next video". Is there a way to disable it from playing the first video in a playlist if you click "next video in ...
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How to share a music playlist containing both commercial and non-commercial recordings

I want to use a music streaming service (preferably Google Music) to legally share a playlist with a 100+ member choral group. The playlist comprises good recordings of pieces we're currently ...
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Dynamic Spotify Playlist of my Top Tracks on Last.fm?

Is there anyway to create a dynamic Spotify Playlist which automatically updates with the Top 100 tracks from my Last.fm account? I know it's possible to create a playlist of my Last.fm loved tracks ...
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VLC Playlist with Settings

Is it posible to store playlists in VLC Player with e.g. shuffle and repeat selected. I have a playlist where I would rather have it start with a random track than having it start with the first ...
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Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify

I decided to get back into Spotify knowing how versatile the app is. The problem I am having is that there is no simple way to import iTunes playlists in the newest version 1.0.10.107.gd0dfca3a ...
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Create a M3U Playlist With MP3 Music Files

I would like to create an m3u playlist for my website which will be at domain/music/Playlist.m3u (example). I need to put the mp3 files in the directory domain/music/ in the playlist so that it will ...
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Winamp: Is there a way to know what playlist was loaded last?

I have a command-line script that edits Winamp's playlist. I want to save the playlist after the fact -- but I can't seem to figure out how to find out what playlist winamp loaded last. Perhaps if ...
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Create M3U playlists for iBasso DX50 on Linux

I'm using an iBasso DX50 as my music player and I use Linux as my primary OS. I need to create M3U playlists to be imported into my iBasso DX50. I would try and edit some of the files myself but I don'...
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Create Xbox Music Playlist from excel list (csv)

I created a few playlists in Excel (just the artist & song title) that I wanted to Import into Xbox Music. Unfortunately the only way I could find was to search for each song indivdually and then ...
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How do I dump all entries in a playlist with MPlayer?

I can play all the elements in a playlist using mplayer -playlist file.m3u but when I dump the stream using mplayer -dumpfile file.ts -dumpstream -playlist file.m3u file.ts will only contain the ...
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m3u playlist remove directories

Simple question here but I'm guessing there's not such a simple answer. I'm moving m3u playlists from my PC to my smart phone therefore I mass change the directories to suit (see below) as the files ...
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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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Display remaining time in playlist in VLC

Is there any way to display the remaining time in the current playlist in VLC? Right now I can see the total time of the playlist: and the remaining time for the current video: but I didn't find the ...
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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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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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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?
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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 & ...