View Full Version : [iOS] Create playlist in a sane way

December 25th, 2016, 05:50 AM
I've finally found a decent music player on iOS, but it seems that arguably the most important function (for me, that is) is designed... not quite up to standards.

You can create playlists, but actually filling them with music is downright miserable if you've got more than ~100 files or so.

Right now it is
1. find some track
2. open it so it plays
3. add it to a playlist

Playlist with 200 tracks requires over 600 'clicks', not to mention that it takes at least a moment to open any file from the list. It is doable, but barely so.

What I would suggest is to make an 'add to playlist' button somewhere in the actual playlist view, which would show you a list of all the tracks you have, sorted by author, title or whatever and you could 'select' all the files that you want. It brings the total amount of 'clicks' to the number of tracks you actually want to add to a playlist and can be done at least few times quicker than the current way (not to mention that I'm still uncertain how to add a file to a different playlist than the one that is first on the playlist list).

Here's how I imagine it working: http://imgur.com/a/qfqgO

Thank you for your time

January 27th, 2017, 08:27 AM
I absolutely support this!
The current playlist implementation (I'm on Android 4) is a complete mystery to me.
What I want: Easily add on or more songs (usually I don't want to do it on the album level) to some playlist (i.e.: I want to be able to choose to which playlist to add).
Not to forget: Edit playlists. Preferrably like a file browser: Delete one or more entries, copy one or more entries (to one or more other playlists).