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iTunes smart playlists with nested rules
Authored by: grahamix on Oct 16, '12 03:26:28AM

In the past, I have found that nested Smart Playlists do not play nicely with syncing to iOS devices or with iCloud.

E.g.

If you have Smart Playlists of 'Electronic' and '1990s' and then create a nested Smart Playlist combining the two called 'Electronic of the 1990s', the playlist will not work on device unless *both* playlists are synced to the device. This is problematic when you have a large music library on your computer and you're trying to use SPLs to manage music on your iPhone/iPod.

For this reason, I stopped using them.

I've not done much investigation (see above), but one of my remaining nested Smart Playlists showed an iCloud error icon, so I'm assuming similar restrictions apply.



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