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How to Create a Personal Playlist for Use in Windows Media Player
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This article describes how to create a personal playlist to play multiple files sequentially in Windows Media Player.
To create a playlist for use in Windows Media Player, use either of the following methods:
c:\windows\media\chord.wavSave this file as Filename.m3u, where Filename is the name you want to use for the file. When you double-click this file or open it in Windows Media Player, it plays the files in order from the top of the file to the bottom.
This information also applies to most third-party media player utilities, such as Winamp. For example, if Winamp is the default player for .mp3 files, Winamp starts when you double-click the file.
Method 2You can use the dir command to port the contents of a folder to a file that can be used as a playlist. To do so:
Article ID: 249234 - Last Review: December 5, 2003 - Revision: 2.0