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These playlist types are supported by Sprintbit File Manager:

 

M3U

Natively Winamp playlist, adopted by a wide variety of media players and audio processing programs

Most popular playlist file.

 

PLS

Natively Winamp playlist, used also as Napster MPEG Playlist File and Real MP3 Playlist

 

B4S

Natively Winamp 3+ Playlist. Now also used by Wasabi Player only.

Wasabi Player is continuance of Winamp Player 3 series. New Winamp 5 does not to support this format.

 

ASX

Advanced Stream Redirector (.asx) files, also known as Windows Media Metafiles, are text files that provide information about a file stream and its presentation. ASX files can point to any media file type that Windows Media Player or other programs recognizes and supports.

 

WAX

Windows Media Audio Redirector (.wax) files are Windows Media Metafiles that reference Windows Media Audio (.wma) files.

 

WVX

Windows Media Video Redirector (.wvx) files are Windows Media Metafiles that reference Windows Media Video (.wmv) files

 

WMX

Windows Media Redirector (.wmx) files are Windows Media Metafiles that reference Windows Media Audio (.wma), Windows Media Video (.wmv) files, or both.

 

WPL

Windows Media Player Playlist (.wpl) files are client-side playlists that are written in a proprietary format. Microsoft introduced this file format in Windows Media Player 9 Series. The .wpl format can create dynamic playlists, whereas .asx and .m3u formats cannot. In Windows Media Player 9 Series, the auto playlist feature uses the .wpl format. The .wpl format is the default file format used for playlists that you save in Windows Media Player 9 Series.

 

PPL

Picture Slideshow Playlist (.ppl) is playlist format used by our Media Player to show the images slide show.

It accepts only images. Format is open and can be used by other software that supports it.

 

SMP

Sprintbit Media Playlist (.smp) is our own playlist format.

This format accepts any file or internet addresses, even not media files. Format is open and can be used by other software that supports it.

 

ZPL

A playlist format for Zune players, accepts only audio files

 

XSPF

An open playlist format from http://www.xspf.org/

 

PLA

A playlist format for Sansa players, accepts only audio files