Direct Playlist Creator
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Basically you will be able to create a playlist files with a few mouse clicks only.
To open a Direct Playlist Creator window click on the Creator button located at main software window ribbon bar in Media\Managers group
The Direct Playlist Creator window is divided into a three major parts:
How to create playlists:
Into Files Folder
Save created playlist in the same folders where the source files are located
Into Destination Folder
Save created playlist in destination folder selected at destination folder tree view
Into Playlists Database
Save converted playlist in Playlists Database
Into Playlist Editor
Save created playlist in Playlist Editor
Into Media Player
Save created playlist in Media Player
As parent folder name
If this option is selected then playlist will be named after folder name where the files are located
For example if a file is located in C:\Artist Folder\Album Folder\File.mp3 then playlist will be named "Album Folder"
Parent folder (Artist) folders (Albums)
The playlist names will be assigned in the same way as in above, the only difference between these two options is that here
playlist names will have Artist information included. Parent folder name will be assigned for Artist name
For example if a file is located in C:\Artist Folder\Album Folder\File.mp3 then playlist will be named "Artist Folder - Album Folder"
This option will let you create playlist with custom name. Enter the playlist name into a text box below this option.
5. Click the Create Playlists button located at navigation bar to begin
How it works:
Direct Playlist Creator creating playlist based on media files found in your folders. Some playlist formats does not accepts certain media files, there are playlists formats that accepts only video
files for example WXV.
The creator when making a playlist will check out whether files are compatible with output playlist type or not, so in the result some of output files might have the reduced number of included files.
Commands available on the navigation bar
Start creating playlists out of selected files or folders in File Browser.
Opens help topic file
Cancel creation, button is visible in the bottom-right corner of main software window. It is visible only during the conversion.
This group contains a few options you may use:
You can select the folders in File Browser as well, in that case playlists will be created out of all files from all folders and sub folders as well.
Include Playback Duration
Check media files playback duration and include it into playlists data.
This option may slow a little the playlist creation process.
Create simple M3U playlist
Create simple M3U playlist type when creating M3U playlist
Include Full File Path
Include full file path of media files otherwise relative file path will be included
Replace existing playlists
Select if you want to overwrite existing playlists, if not and a playlist already exists then a new name will be assigned automatically.