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Can Plexamp read and use m3u playlists?

Tsm1ttyTsm1tty Posts: 2Validating, Plex Pass Plex Pass

Can Plexamp read & use m3u playlist files?
I have m3u's for my entire music library by album. With Winamp I can load multiple m3U playlists into the same session, which is really nice. Can I do the same with Plexamp? Can Plexamp even read m3u files?
Thank you,

Answers

  • elanelan CTO and Co-founder MauiPosts: 6,979Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plexamp is just a Plex player, you'd want the media server to support M3U importing. There is a POST /playlists/upload?sectionID=X&path=Y endpoint which we built that imports M3U8 files, but we haven't exposed it via any UI yet, sadly.

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  • Tsm1ttyTsm1tty Posts: 2Validating, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    If "/playlists/upload?sectionID=X&path=Y" is suppose to be a link then its not working.

  • nosaj72nosaj72 Posts: 36Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I tried the POST method, but for some reason it only picks up the first file in the playlist. Still investigating.

  • elanelan CTO and Co-founder MauiPosts: 6,979Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    @nosaj72 ~ let me know, it's possible there's a bug, clearly...

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  • nosaj72nosaj72 Posts: 36Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Never could get it to take more than one entry. Tried short playlists (i.e. 3 entries), different encodings, file urls, anything I could think of. Most things came back with an internal server error.

    If I tried a 2 item playlist, and the first item pointed to a non existent file, I would get the server error. If the first item was correct and the second item was a non existent file, I would not get an error. My conclusion is that it isn't looking at anything past the first entry.

  • elanelan CTO and Co-founder MauiPosts: 6,979Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    I'll pass along to the dev, @nosaj72 ~ any chance we could get a sample playlist?

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  • nosaj72nosaj72 Posts: 36Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Here is the playlist.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/zg2yizc9mybk9ew/PlaylistTest.m3u?dl=0

    This is the result:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/q8gnps5yky2oly8/playlisttest.PNG?dl=0

    I'm running server Version 1.13.0.5003 on Windows 10 professional.

  • timwojtimwoj Posts: 32Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Hey, dev here. Thanks for the sample that was breaking it. I have a fix in place that will be included in the next release (1.13.1).

  • nosaj72nosaj72 Posts: 36Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Awesome! Can't wait to check it out.

  • nosaj72nosaj72 Posts: 36Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Just to report - upgraded to 1.13.1.5063 and this is now working as expected.

  • zotjezotje Posts: 11Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Is there any documentation on how this is supposed to work? Do I just need to put my m3u playlists in the root of my music directory?

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