Author Topic: Can't import .m3u playlist  (Read 2811 times)


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Can't import .m3u playlist
« on: March 09, 2014, 19:11:26 »
Ahoy all. Long time. Just switched back to Linux full time.

Much as the title say: I can't import a .m3u playlist in to GMB. Have tried RC on saved list > select file. Nothing imports.
I've got 2 versions of my playlists: One with original windows path formatting, and the other with Linux path formatting. Neither will import.

Is there any way i can fix this? I'd rather not manually input about 1000 ratings.

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Re: Can't import .m3u playlist
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2014, 03:06:13 »
Does your m3u file contain non-ascii characters (like accents) ? It seems I didn't bother with encoding when I wrote this function. I'll see what I can do about it.
You can convert the file encoding with for example : iconv -t UTF-8 -f ISO-8859-15 iso8859-15.m3u > utf8.m3u
Let me know if it is an encoding problem or something else.