Allow Export of playlist song FILES into a designated folder

What is the feature or ability you would like to have?
Please explain your feature request. Add an image/screenshot if it makes sense to clarify things.

Have an export option in tools that will allow you to export all of the song files within a playlist into an existing folder or newly created folder.

How will this feature help you and others?
Please explain how this helps you and other users. Keep in mind that feature requests that are too specific may not be added.

When transferring a specific playlist to another computer or portable music player or standalone controller, it would be beneficial to be able to very quickly create a folder of the exact tracks used in that playlist.

Is this feature available in an existing product? If so, what product?
Please let us know if this feature already exists in any other software. This is helpful to understand the problem and perhaps come to an even better solution.

In Apple Music, you can share a playlist of song files by dragging the songs from the playlist and dropping it into a folder. Music will then copy all of those song files into that folder.

Does a workaround currently exist?
Please explain how you currently deal with the problem.

Have to go through the painful process of exporting to apple music playlist, waiting for that to update and do its thing with the new tracks (if it hasn’t seen them yet), then drag and create the folders.

This is already on the ideas list! But I can’t say when I will get to it. It’s definitely useful though.

Here’s an ugly workaround that will achieve the same though. It uses the Engine DJ exporter in Lexicon:

  1. Make sure Lexicon thinks you have Engine DJ installed (either by installing and starting once, or create this folder structure Music/Engine Library/Database2 and put this file: m.db (224 KB) in that folder. Lexicon will think you have Engine installed when you go to the Sync page.
  2. On the Sync page, select Engine. Set the Target drive option to anything except (Computer). Could be Dropbox or a USB stick/drive (exFAT formatted).
  3. Select Playlist Sync instead of Full. Choose one or more playlists.
  4. Press Sync to Engine DJ. Lexicon will copy the files to your target drive.
  5. On the target drive, you’ll find a folder Engine Library/Music that contains all the music. You can delete/rename it if you want Lexicon to copy a different playlist.

Pretty easy after step 1 but no substitute for a real feature that does this of course! But it works for now :slight_smile:

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