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playlist

(1) See video playlist.

(2) A file that contains an index to a selected group of music files on the computer. Using media player software such as iTunes and Winamp, playlists are created by the user by dragging and dropping titles from a master index. The software may be able to create a playlist automatically. For example, iTunes has a Smart Playlist feature that will automatically create a playlist with a selected maximum number of titles based on any number of criteria such as genre, artist and year.

Formats
There are several file formats used for playlists. For example, iTunes defines playlists in its XML-based library file, which also holds song information. Some formats are simple text files with a song on each line; for example, M3U files (MP3 playlists) contain a list of URLs or local file names, while RAM files contain a list of URLs to RealAudio files. The PLS playlist defines its song titles as key-value pairs in the Windows INI format (see INI file). Windows Media provides several playlist formats (see Windows Media formats). See media player and MPV.
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You could upload student videos here safely therefore and be able to show them one after the other in a playlist without them being visible to the general public.
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You can create a playlist using the New Document function in the four-up display in the timeline, or by dragging and dropping one piece of content over another.
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Hired as the head of pop and dance programming at Beats Music last year, Timmermans is one of nine real people who put some 5,000 playlists together for Beats Music.
The app also spotlights new releases on a daily basis, as well as music news and has the ability to create your own playlists.
Improving your quality of life can begin with selecting the right playlist, say Galina Mindlin, MD, PhD, Don DuRousseau, MBA, and Joseph Cardillo, PhD, the authors of Your Playlist Can Change Your Life.
All of the mixes are updated monthly, and each track has a 'like' feature, allowing playlists to be amended.