How to Open Playlists Directly?

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ReggieB
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How to Open Playlists Directly?

Post by ReggieB » Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:43 am

Hi all, I have a question about playlists. Is there any way to open MediaMonkey playlists as if opening a M3U playlist? For example, if a create an M3U playlist then double click it, it will automatically start playing all the songs in the playlist in MediaMonkey. But since MediaMonkey's playlists aren't really individual files, I don't know of any way to automatically open MediaMonkey and play them.

Does anyone know of a convenient way to automatically open and play a playlist in MediaMonkey? Maybe I can make a shortcut that MediaMonkey recognizes as a playlist? Or another acceptable option would be for MediaMonkey to store all playlists as M3U files in a folder somewhere. Will these or any other options help me open and play playlists directly? Thanks in advance.

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Re: How to Open Playlists Directly?

Post by Lowlander » Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:34 pm

MediaMonkey Playlists are stored in the database itself. Thus you can't open them as individual files. You can export them to M3U though (Tools > Scripts > Export All Playlists).
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Re: How to Open Playlists Directly?

Post by Peke » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:24 pm

Hi,
You can try to use my Old Script http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewto ... &sk=t&sd=a
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Re: How to Open Playlists Directly?

Post by rovingcowboy » Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:15 pm

go for peke's script i'm still using it after what? now 15 years?? or so just open mm first or the script won't play mm has to be open to see the script commands to start. :D
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