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Is it possible to make a playlist w/all songs above a certain bitrate?
Is it possible to create a playlist that selects all songs above a certain bit-rate?  And if so, how? ... thanks a ton in advance.  If there is a thread about this already, please just link.  I did not find anything very quickly using the search feature.

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Is it possible to make a playlist w/all songs above a certain bitrate?
Reply #1
You could create an autoplaylist by filtering your Media Library by something like
Code: [Select]
%bitrate% GREATER 200
Replace the 200 with your desired value.

You could also filter only lossy files files by using
Code: [Select]
%__encoding% IS lossy AND %bitrate% GREATER 200


To only filter a specific file format, use something along the lines of
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%__codec% IS MP3 AND %bitrate% GREATER 200
and replace MP3 with the codec of your choice.
It's only audiophile if it's inconvenient.

Is it possible to make a playlist w/all songs above a certain bitrate?
Reply #2
You could create an autoplaylist by filtering your Media Library by something like
Code: [Select]
%bitrate% GREATER 200
Replace the 200 with your desired value.

You could also filter only lossy files files by using
Code: [Select]
%__encoding% IS lossy AND %bitrate% GREATER 200


To only filter a specific file format, use something along the lines of
Code: [Select]
%__codec% IS MP3 AND %bitrate% GREATER 200
and replace MP3 with the codec of your choice.


so it's not possible to create a playlist that will automatically update itself with my higher bitrate music? ...  I'm aiming to add anything equal to or greater than 320kbps to a playlist automagically, the reason for this is I have thousands upon thousands of songs, and I have only recently begun collecting my music via CDs and HDtracks.com for the highest SQ.  Thank you for the help, even this simple method is very helpful - it's not difficult for me to type this in every time I open Foobar as I use iTunes for lower bit-rate music.

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Is it possible to make a playlist w/all songs above a certain bitrate?
Reply #3
Did you even try it? I am guessing you missed reading the part that this is to create an autoplaylist that works exactly as you want. No need to type anything every time.  Type your filter, context menu>Create Autoplaylist.
  • Last Edit: 05 March, 2012, 12:15:55 PM by tpijag

Is it possible to make a playlist w/all songs above a certain bitrate?
Reply #4
Did you even try it? I am guessing you missed reading the part that this is to create an autoplaylist that works exactly as you want. No need to type anything every time.  Type your filter, context menu>Create Autoplaylist.


d'oh. thank you.  worked gloriously.
  • Last Edit: 05 March, 2012, 12:23:41 PM by atmospheric