6 ways to make a playlist

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6 ways to make a playlist
6 ways to make a playlist

With all the music and videos to be found on the internet, how can you organize what you love? In playlists, of course! All major media programs and sharing sites will offer you to create lists of your favorite songs and videos. You can organize them by genre, artist, mood or whatever you want. Follow this guide to find out how to do it.


Method 1 of 6: Make a playlist on iTunes

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Step 1. Create a new playlist

A playlist is a list of songs from your library corresponding to specific moods. For example, you could create a Saturday night party or car playlist. Playlists can contain as many songs as you want.

  • Click “File”, select “New”, then “Playlist”.
  • Give your playlist whatever name you want.
  • Add music to your playlist by dragging songs from your library under your new playlist name in the right menu or by right clicking on songs and selecting "Add to playlist." »You can then choose which playlist to add your song to.
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Step 2. Create a smart playlist

A smart playlist uses user-defined settings to create automatic playlists. For example, you could create a playlist containing only highly rated jazz songs from before 1955 or a playlist containing only songs over 100 BPM added to your library during the previous year.

  • Adjust the settings to your preference to create a personalized playlist.
  • You can also configure the settings to exclude songs from your playlist. For example, you might decide that songs of a certain genre cannot be added to your playlist.
  • Smart playlists can be limited to a certain number of songs, as they can be unlimited in length.
  • Smart playlists can be updated whenever you add new songs and those songs match your chosen settings. Check the "Update in real time" box to enable this.
  • You will also be able to learn how to mix your favorite songs and songs that you have never heard before.
  • You can use an MPB (beats per minute) filter to create the perfect playlist for your workouts.
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Step 3. Create a Genius playlist

A Genius playlist uses song information to automatically create a playlist of songs similar to a song you choose. Hover your cursor over a song and click on the arrow that appears. Select “Genius Suggestions”. The new playlist will appear in the right menu along with the Genius icon.

  • You can get new songs for this Genius playlist by clicking on the "Refresh" button.
  • You can change the number of songs in the playlist by clicking the arrow next to the number of songs and selecting a number.

Method 2 of 6: Create a playlist on Windows Media Player

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Step 1. Click on “Library” then on “Create playlist”

A new playlist will appear in the menu on the right.

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Step 2. Name your playlist

When you create a playlist, its title will be automatically highlighted and you can then enter any name you want.

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Step 3. Add files to your playlist

Once you've named your playlist, it's time to add some great songs to it! Move songs, albums, or artists from your library to your list. New songs will be added to the bottom of the list.

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Step 4. Organize your reading list

Click on the playlist to see all the songs it contains. You can click on the pieces and move them as you wish.

Method 3 of 6: Make a playlist on Spotify

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Step 1. Click “File” and select “New Playlist”

A new playlist will appear in the left menu.

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Step 2. Name your playlist

When you create a playlist, its title will be highlighted and you can enter any name you want to give your playlist.

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Step 3. Add music to your playlist

The beauty of Spotify playlists is that you can add all the songs from Spotify library to it and then share your playlists with your friends. Use the Spotify search tool to find a song, album, or artist. The song will need to be available on Spotify for you to add it to your playlist.

Click on the songs and move them to your playlist

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Step 4. Organize your playlist

The songs you add will automatically be placed at the end of your list. You can move them around and create the order you want.

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Step 5. Share your playlist

On Spotify, you can share your playlist with your friends and they can listen to it on the site. To share your playlist, right click on it and select “Share”. You will be able to share your playlists on Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter.

Method 4 of 6: Create a playlist on Google Music

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Step 1. Click the “+” icon next to the playlists

A new window will open and you can then name the playlist and add a description to it. By default, your playlist will be named by date. Click the "Create playlist" button when you are finished.

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Step 2. Find music to add to your playlist

If you are a subscriber and have unlimited access, you will be able to add all songs from the Google Music library. If you don't have unlimited access, you will be able to add the songs you have purchased or downloaded to your personal library.

Click and move the songs in your playlist, in the left menu

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Step 3. Organize your playlist

Click and drag the songs in your playlist to rearrange them in the order you want. You can also join lists by clicking on the menu that appears when you hover your cursor over the name of a list, then selecting "Add playlist to playlist".

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Step 4. Play your playlist in shuffle mode

Select the playlist you want then click on the "Shuffle playlist" button, above the list of songs. Your playlist will be played automatically in shuffle mode.

Method 5 of 6: Create a YouTube playlist

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Step 1. Open a video that you want to add to a playlist

To create a new playlist, you will need to upload the video you want to add to it.

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Step 2. Click on the “Add to” tab

This tab is in the same row as the “Like”, “Share” and “About” buttons.

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Step 3. Choose your playlist

If you have already designated a video as "Favorite" or "Watch Later", these playlists will be offered as options. You can also type in the name of a new playlist.

  • When you create a new playlist, you can choose to make it “public”, “private” or “unlisted”. Public playlists can be viewed and searched by anyone, while private playlists are only accessible to users you designate. Unlisted playlists will be accessible to users with the direct playlist URL.
  • You can choose to add a new video at the top of the playlist rather than at the end by checking the box above the playlist selection.
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Step 4. Organize your playlist

Once you've added a few videos to your playlist, you're probably going to want to change the order of the videos. Click on playlist in the left menu and click on the playlist you want to rearrange.

  • Once you've opened the playlist, click "Edit Playlist" at the top of the page.
  • Click the tabs on the left of each video to be able to move them.

Method 6 of 6: Create a playlist on Windows Media Center

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Step 1. Launch Windows Media Center

If this is your first time using Windows Media Center, you will need to wait a few moments for the program to create your library from the files saved on your computer.

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Step 2. Wait until the music option is activated then click on “Music Library”

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Step 3. Click “Albums”, “Artists”, “Genres” or any of the other options to choose your files

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Step 4. Select the first song you want to add to your playlist by clicking on it

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Step 5. Click “Add to Queue” from the list of options

The song will start automatically. You can pause it if you prefer to finish your list before listening to it

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Step 6. Use the back arrow at the top right of the window to return to your library

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Step 7. Click on another song you want to add to the playlist and place it in the playlist

Continue until you have selected all the songs you want to add to your playlist.

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Step 8. Use the back arrow to return to the main Windows Media Center screen and click on "Now Playing + Queue."


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Step 9. Click “View Queue”, then click “Save as Playlist


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Step 10. Enter a title for your plasylist and click “Save


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