Smart Playlists are music playlists dynamically generated from some criteria specified by the user.

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Create a Smart Playlist for iCloud Songs that have been downloaded Locally

Is there a way to create a Smart Playlist in iTunes that will contain the songs in my library that have been downloaded locally? I have to reduce the bandwidth used at my job but I can download files ...
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Is there a way to get Smart Playlists to work with iOS and iTunes Match?

I'm an iTunes Match subscriber, and since I signed up, Smart Playlists haven't been working in conjunction with my iPhone. I have several Smart Playlists and each one has a song limit. On my iPhone, ...
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How can I use an iTunes smart playlist to find and delete audio files?

I just imported 300 AIFF files into iTunes in order to easily convert them to AAC. That part is done, and now I want to delete the AIFF files. I know how to do this from Terminal, but I'd like to find ...
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Tracks that should be played as an ordered group

The "Overture/Prologue" and "The Launching" from the musical Titanic is six tracks totaling 16 minutes. I want to make them available for inclusion in a Smart Playlist, but they need to be played as ...
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Can't sync smart playlists that contains podcasts

I have a smart playlist that pulls the latest podcasts, however when I try to sync the playlist to my Shuffle 4th gen, nothing happens. Smart playlists with "normal" audio files, syncs fine. Anyone ...
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Smart Playlist in iTunes for songs that contain lyrics

I’m looking for a way to create a Smart Playlist in iTunes that contains only songs without lyrics. Or to be more specific, I want to be able to create a Smart Playlist of songs that I haven’t put ...
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iTunes smart playlist not syncing to iPhone

My smart playlists created in iTunes are not syncing to my iPhone. I have resolved to copying the songs that are in the smart playlist to a regular playlist to get the playlist onto the iPhone. Why ...
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ITunes Match: syncing smart playlists that reference other playlists

ITunes tells me I cannot sync a smart playlist that references another playlist, but combining playlists is how I like to shuffle my music. I especially like creating individual playlists with "last ...
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Can't I use iTunes playlists from a shared library on another computer?

I've got a media center running iTunes, and it has some smart playlists set up. I've also got a desktop computer running iTunes, with which I sync my iPhone. I want to use the music and the smart ...
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Identify Podcasts in Smart Playlist?

I'd like to exclude all podcast-type items from a Smart Playlist my iTunes library. How can I identify podcasts so that I can exclude them from results?
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How to make smart playlist that contain more than 1 artist

I want to make smart playlist that contain more than 1 artist. Example: I want to make smart playlist which artist are: Matchbox Twenty, Savage Garden, and Train. If I fill the box like this: The ...
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How to regenerate random smart playlist in iTunes 11?

I have several smart playlists that pick a random selection of music limited by total disk space. It used to be that to change that random selection, you just selected all the tracks in the smart ...
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iPod Classic Playlist To Shuffle Through Tracks I Want to Listen To?

I have some smart playlists defined thus: designed with the goal of being able to shuffle through all my podcasts and various other audio that I want to listen to. This works splendidly in ...
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How do I configure a Smart Playlist to show songs not in other Playlists?

I have a ton of songs that I classify in named playlists, and would like to have an easier way of knowing if a song has been previously classified or not. The thought occurred to me to make a Smart ...
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Only First Track Played on iPhone gets updated to iTunes Playlist

I've searched and found issues similar to mine, but not exact. I've got an iPhone 5 running iOS 7.1. I've got two Macs: Work: Macbook Pro running 10.9.2 with iTunes 11.1.5 Home: iMac also running ...
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Podcast Playlist Plays Wrong Track

I have a smart playlist like Media Kind is Podcast Rating is ***** Plays is 0 Let say, for example, that I have five episode in the playlist and I play the third one down on my iPhone 5. Once ...
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Include entire album in Smart Playlist if one song matches criteria

Is it possible to somehow build a smart playlist that deals in albums rather than individual songs? IE, Find all songs without album art. Sometimes songs without album art are in an album where the ...
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Smart-lists on IPhone

Some basic rules for my listening: I play whole albums randomly shuffled. Nothing gets listened to twice before everything has been listened to once. On Ipod I have two smart lists: Ipod2Play = ...
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How to adjust Smart Playlists so they work better on iOS device with iTunes Match

I have a smart playlist that has all songs with a play count over 20 that haven't been played in the last 6 months. On a computer, the playlist is set to limit it to 25 songs, selected by random. On ...
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Create a recently added playlist?

Is it possible to have a "Recently Added" as a Playlist on iTunes ? For example, I would like the recent 20-50 songs to be automatically added and renewed in that playlist.
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Change the current iTunes song's rating after it finishes playing?

I use smart playlists in iTunes. For example: Play only songs rated 4 stars or higher with comments containing "mellow" (I use comments as tags, more or less, so that would be a mellow best-of ...
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Where are iTunes smart playlists stored on disk?

I want to create a Best albums smart playlist containing a somewhat reasonable number of songs : the rule Album rating is greater than ★★★ result in a 221 songs playlist. wheareas the rule ...
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Itunes Smart Playlist - Sort by Descending Track Number

I want to create a smart playlist that will list an album by descending track number. I have a singles album in which I would like to add new singles as time goes on but I want to listen to the new ...
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How can I fix smart playlists with live updating to update again in itunes 11?

I'm using iTunes 11.0.1 on 64-bit Windows 7, and occasionally my smart playlists (with live updating set to on) stop updating. I've got a series of podcasts subscribed to via iTunes, and I have a ...
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Ghost podcasts appearing on smart playlist

When I create a smart playlist that should only have podcasts, a "ghost" podcasts appear then disappears when I am updating my podcasts subscriptions. I've tried downloading the podcast again and then ...