Playlist generator

Playlist generator

Turns your unused, youtube bookmarks that are laying around into a playlist loop for hours of entertainment!

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What is Playlist generator?
The 'Playlist Generator' Chrome extension is ideal for everyone who bookmarks YouTube videos. It allows you to compile these videos into a continuous or shuffled playlist according to folder names mentioned by you, thus providing seamless and prolonged entertainment. It also has user-friendly settings and advanced features to skip unavailable videos and store up to 5 recent playlists. Now available in Firefox too.
Stats
Users: 589 ▼ -2
Rating: 4.22 (18)
Version: 4.0.1 (Last updated: 2024-05-27)
Creation date: 2020-06-04
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • bookmarks
  • storage
  • scripting
  • tabs
Host permissions:
  • https://www.youtube.com/*
Size: 1.23M
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Summary

Do you find yourself bookmarking youtube videos/songs that you like? If you do, this chrome extension is for you. When you install it, the user-friendly interface displays three easy steps for you to follow: locate the folders that hold your youtube bookmarks (my folder names are "Music", "Music 2", and "Music 3"), type in the names of those folders into the extension separated by a comma ("Music,Music 2,Music 3"), and finally, choose whether to listen to the songs in-order or shuffled and you'll begin listening to hours of music.

First, disable auto-play on Youtube. Then, after you click the "Shuffle" or "In-order" button in the extension, a small window will appear and you can relax from there on out; the chrome extension will automatically select a new song and play it once the old song is over.

v1.0 - Initial release. v1.1 - Fixed bug in v1.1 where songs were still duplicating. v1.2 (01/25/19) - Fixed bug where unavailable/deprecated/removed/country-blocked videos are automatically skipped and banned to assure they never reappear. v1.3 (02/02/20) - Completely refactored code and reduced pause time between song transition. v2.0 (06/01/20) - Reset versioning system to do it properly. Removed scrollbar removal feature and fixed some UI issues. v2.2 (06/02/20) - Added functionality to store a user's 5 most recent playlists. Also added error messages for empty bookmark folders/playlists. v2.3 (11/28/20) - Fixed a few bugs with error messages and button functionality. v3.0 (12/30/21) - Upgraded from Manifest v2 to Manifest v3 v4.0 (05/25/24) - After experiencing multiple issues with Manifest v3 and multiple reverts, all issues have been resolved to avoid the extension being dropped in July 2024 due to the Manifest migration. v4.0.1 (05/25/24) - Fix a bug where users were not able to skip songs seamlessly.

This extension is also available as a Firefox add-on : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/music-playlist-generator/

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • The extension successfully creates a non-YouTube playlist from bookmarked videos, allowing for easy random selection.
  • Users appreciate the randomness and convenience for managing large collections of bookmarks.
  • The extension is praised for its functionality, practicality, and for some, it works as intended without significant issues.
Cons
  • The extension does not create actual YouTube playlists, which can be misleading based on the extension's name.
  • The user interface is considered crude by some, suggesting there is room for improvement.
  • Some users experience technical issues such as the inability to see the full shuffled playlist or adjust the video volume through the extension.
Most mentioned
  • The ability to generate a playlist from a folder of bookmarked videos.
  • The randomness feature, which is mentioned positively for its algorithm and negatively for its unpredictability to some users.
  • The lack of integration with YouTube playlists, which some users expected from the extension.
Recent reviews
crude, but does the job. I'm sure the interface will be improved in future versions :)
by Tudor Popescu Tudor Popescu, 2024-01-29

just opens one video
by Grue Turtle Grue Turtle, 2023-06-30

Works like a charm. I have a folder with 50+ bookmarks and it was a pain to scroll through the list to choose songs at random. Thank you so much and I hope you have a wonderful year ahead!
by Anno Domini Anno Domini, 2023-02-08
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Safety
Risk impact

Playlist generator is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Playlist generator if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Playlist generator has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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