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Old Jan 10th, 2011, 11:07 PM
WeedMonkey WeedMonkey is offline
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Default TIP: Can't see iTunes playlists

In searching the forums for solutions to my problem, I didn't see this possibility mentioned. Here's a tip for anyone having this problem.

After changing over to a new computer recently, I was unable to see my iTunes playlists as Imported Playlists on my Sonos controllers. I was clearly connected to my iTunes music, as I could see and play individual songs, artists, and albums ... just no playlists.

After doing some research, I realized I had set up my iTunes share incorrectly. The path to the actual music files is My Music > iTunes > iTunes Media > Music. So I added the last folder -- Music -- as my iTunes share.

Turns out that the iTunes playlists are stored in the iTunes folder. So by burrowing down to the Music folder, I had excluded the folder with the playlists in it.

None of the forum questions about iTunes playlists not appearing mention this fact. Maybe this will help someone in the future.
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Old Jan 11th, 2011, 01:47 AM
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Thanks for the heads up.

It is actually covered in the FAQs:

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Where are my iTunes playlists located so I can add them to my Sonos library?
iTunes playlists are stored in a XML file named iTunes Music Library.xml.
- On a Windows PC, this file is located in your C:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents\My Music\iTunes folder.
- On a Mac, this file is located in your Music\iTunes folder.
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