Koi Posted May 22, 2019 Share Posted May 22, 2019 Hi all! I noticed yesterday that some of my file based (M3U8) playlists are missing certain tracks. I started investigating and figured out a pattern. First I am going to describe my file structure: there is one folder called "Music" on an SD card (<< all music that are in playlists are in this folder and subfolders) my playlists are created on PC, transformed so that the access path meets the phone's and then copied over to the Internal storage a playlist entry on PC: D:\Music\For What It's Worth.mp3 "transformed" (i.e. text-edited) playlist entry on the phone playlist: SD card/Music/For What It's Worth.mp3 The problem is that ALL music that is directly within the "Music" folder (so not subfolders) disappeared from all the playlists overnight! So basically if I have something like SD card/Music/Bon Jovi/2013 - What About Now (Deluxe Edition)/I'm With You.mp3 it is in the playlist, no problem. Everything that is in a subfolder is fine. But all the ones like SD card/Music/For What It's Worth.mp3 are simply missing from all playlists! the tracks from the "Music" folder appear in the player, are searchable, etc. (so they are found, no problem) the physical M3U8 files are untouched, all entries are still in the file (and no file corruption afaik) if I remove the "Music" folder from the scanned folders then all playlist entries (in every playlist) will become like "ghost" (i.e. unplayable of course) but all the entries are shown again, even the ones directly in the "Music" folder. But alas they are unplayable like this of course. What is happening? I so far tried: re-scannig playlists, then folders too deleting and re-copying all playlists turning all scanned folders off then on deleting cache deleting app data At this point I'm not sure uninstalling would work. The issue appeared from one day to the next I don't recall any updates to Poweramp and I don't recall doing anything unusal to the phone. In all my years I never had a problem with playlists so far, but without them I will stop using Poweramp. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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