Live365 Broadcaster Feature Requests

Welcome to the Live365 Broadcasters Feature Requests log!   Our goal is to build the best platform possible to help all our broadcasters. To help make sure we are building the features you specifically want to see, we opened up this public feature requests log. This gives you, the user, the ultimate power because you now decide what we build next! Please submit any features you'd like to see built in this channel and be sure to vote on the ones that are most important to you. The features that get the most votes will become priorities for our development team during the next sprint.

Social Media Sharing

It would be super nice if the content providers on Live 365 were able to allow their users to share their listening experience with friends on social media. ...
Suggested by: Rocky Bucano (15 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 07 Oct, '22 Comments: 7
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Sonos Intgration

I would like to see integration with Sonos so that I can listen to my fav stations on Live365 via my Sonos system.
Suggested by: Tim (27 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 31 Jan Comments: 8

Activate 'Connect with DJ' on mobile app

Still 'Coming Soon' - how difficult is this to connect to our email. Such a service and important for our listeners to give us feedback easily. :)
Suggested by: Thomas Callahan (21 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 29 Dec, '21 Comments: 6
Under consideration Directory/Listeners Mobile App

Paid listener/listener suscription

Some current listeners and broadcasters have requested that we bring back this feature of the old Live365. Listeners who pay might have an ad free experience, hear ...
Suggested by: Philip (15 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 21
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

History Report for Specific Location by Time of Day and Date for Use in Increasing # of Listeners

I know that expanded reports are planned, but I wanted to shed light on one way they could be used. All over the Internet, radio stations have polls, especially for ...
Suggested by: Jay Goldberg (27 May, '19) Upvoted: 30 Nov, '22 Comments: 15

Twitter Playlist/Now Playing Integration

Which allows us to set and show our listeners what's playing now that posts on our twitter feed.... with a link to our station so that potential listeners can tune ...
Suggested by: Tyrone K Sullivan (27 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 19 Jan Comments: 16
Under consideration

more options to customized station page.

I would like to see more options to customized station page. the option of having background images or layout options and color scheme.
Suggested by: Chris From Rockade Radio (04 May, '19) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 3
Planned

Top of hour function - News Feed, ID's, station updates

I would like to see a feature where all we have to do is provide a newsfeed URL and Live365 automatically inserts it and plays the news every hour at the top of the ...
Suggested by: Jim Clark (07 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 30 Jan Comments: 11
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Ability to import M3U playlists

Suggested by: Bogdan (17 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 05 Dec, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Auto DJ Option to Pick Categories

Auto DJ currently lets you choose which track types it will choose from. I would love to see it also include the option to choose from select categories. This way I ...
Suggested by: KingDavid Network (28 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 11 Jun, '21 Comments: 1

AutoDJ Separation Rules

Increase the maximum duration for separation rules from the current 240 minutes in AutoDJ.
Suggested by: Leonard Mancini (16 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 16 Nov, '22 Comments: 15
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Block metadata for Ads, IDs, Sweepers etc.

It would be great if there were a way to filter or block certain metadata from being sent to the player/app as well as the recently played list. I happen to run ...
Suggested by: Dan (04 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 19 Mar, '22 Comments: 14
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Customized widget

Either the ability to customize the size of the now playing widget or have additional sizes available. As some websites have set sizes for different things, and with ...
Suggested by: Mark Phire (26 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 02 Feb Comments: 12

Enable API for broadcaster external use

I would like the ability to fetch "current song" title to enable the ability to discuss or add fun factoids about the track at a glance on my website
Suggested by: Lance (22 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 19 Jan Comments: 10
Under consideration Widgets and Players

Sort Feature for Playlist / ClockWheel and Categories page

Provide a Sort or Search feature for the Playlist, ClockWheel, and Categories pages. Similar to the Tracks page.
Suggested by: Moderator (30 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 04 May, '22 Comments: 24
Done

Cue markers/points for tracks

Essentially, be able to set fade and mix times, or stop a track earlier than the length of the MP3.
Suggested by: Bogdan (26 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 13 Aug, '22 Comments: 10
Under consideration

Gap Killer / Silence Detection

Will Live365 be incorporating a "Gap Killer" anytime soon... those couple seconds of dead air can really hurt a station's listening viewer count as listeners may log ...
Suggested by: Mixx 716 (28 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 27 Sep, '22 Comments: 6
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Batch edit multiple tracks at once

A way to edit multiple tracks at once, such as an album with the same name, or artist etc, instead of having to do each track individually.
Suggested by: Jaymie Bowles (07 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 13 Jul, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Chart Reporting

Many stations have "Top x Songs" charts that they use in their promotion (social media, etc.). This can also be used to be part of groups such as Radio Indie ...
Suggested by: Sooz@OhHelloBoston (06 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 27 Sep, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Reporting and Analytics

Show "Do Not Play" status using a badge or icon on each track

In order to quickly see which tracks have the "Do Not Play" flag turned on, an indicator of this flag in the media management view would be very useful. Otherwise, ...
Suggested by: Philip (21 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 01 Aug, '21 Comments: 12

Replace/overwrite existing files on upload

Make it possible to overwrite existing files.
Suggested by: Tyrone K Sullivan (09 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 06 Jul, '22 Comments: 9
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Music Library

A library of music that broadcasters can use on their stations. Preferably major label tracks, but anything would be great.
Suggested by: Jason Stoddard (03 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 21 Oct, '22 Comments: 7
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Centovacast

Centovacast platforn scheduling and auto dj
Suggested by: Dj john peterz (20 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 23 Mar, '21 Comments: 4
Under consideration

Use Embedded Cover Art

Live365 needs to be able to grab and push out cover art embedded in mp3's. The choices made in both the Live365 widget and on our Live365 pages are often abysmal if ...
Suggested by: KoHoSo (23 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 17 Sep, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration

Live DJ interface

Having a live DJ interface on Live365 instead of a second or third party.
Suggested by: Fields Fender (16 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 12 Jan Comments: 21
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Ability to remove listeners immediately

Add the ability to remove listeners immediately instead of banning them and waiting for the ban to take effect. Makes it easier to fight suspected stream rippers.
Suggested by: Rob Galgano (28 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 02 Feb Comments: 6
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Reports of listeners by the hour

You had these on the last platform. It is important that we get to see and report the amount of listeners by the hour, that way we know the audience that each show ...
Suggested by: Jeremias Lawson (09 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 17 Nov, '22 Comments: 6
Under consideration

Transition management between AutoDJ and LiveDJ

If possible, I would like to see auto fade added when a DJ goes live, and also have the stream auto fade in when they disconnect. Currently the song playing just ...
Suggested by: Spencer (01 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 07 Oct, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Sleep Timer for LIVE365 app

Add a sleep timer feature to the app. The iHeart Radio app has this and it's very useful for when you want to listen to your station at night when going to bed. Drift ...
Suggested by: John Lanier (25 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 21 Jan, '22 Comments: 1
Done Mobile App

Copy/Duplicate/Save As for ClockWheel templates

Ability to duplicate a ClockWheel instead of having to recreate it.
Suggested by: Philip (26 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 29 Jan Comments: 11
Under consideration

Hide the hashed IP's

The hashed IP's serve a very limited purpose. We'd like to see State and Country information. Maybe abbreviate the IP's to 5 characters or hide them and make them ...
Suggested by: Chris Johnson/BlueRootsRadio (20 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 02 Feb Comments: 3
Under consideration Reporting and Analytics

Directory Improvements

There are several improvements we are looking to make for the Directory to help better drive traffic to our many unique stations. We'll collect general feedback here.
Suggested by: Philip (14 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 23 Dec, '22 Comments: 17
Under consideration

Alexa enhancements/improvements

#1 - My station is Rock on Neon and that can cause an issue when trying to get to my station. How about some kind of prompt or command to separate music genre and a ...
Suggested by: Jay Goldberg (13 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 05 Dec, '22 Comments: 10
Under consideration Integrations

Track count

A track count would be useful in multiple places, mainly for the entire library, and then for existing playlists.
Suggested by: Bogdan (07 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 02 Oct, '21 Comments: 4
Under consideration

Alphabetized Playlists

We work with over 300 playlists and not seeing them alphabetized when creating a new event.
Suggested by: Dan (10 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 19 Jan Comments: 11
Under consideration

ClockWheel advance tools

Thanks for the introduction of the Clockwheel; it added some important control on AutoDJ. However, I will like to see some more advance features added to creating ...
Suggested by: David G Lawrence (17 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 05 Oct, '21 Comments: 9
Under consideration

Station ID's after ad breaks in AutoDJ

My jingles are playing and going into the commercial break, can there be a setting where the jingle will play coming out of a commercial break?
Suggested by: Cedric (06 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 24 Dec, '21 Comments: 5
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Drag and Drop scheduling

a way to be able to move the bubbles (events) day to day instead of going in and doing the whole drop-down steps just to move it to another date and time. It will ...
Suggested by: Tyrone K Sullivan (27 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 03 Feb Comments: 4
Under consideration

Go LIVE from your phone or tablet

Do a live broadcast from your cell phone or iPad. Go on location, mix music, talk live.
Suggested by: Peter Luke (14 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 11 Jun, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Mobile App

Make IP address of listeners easier to see

The IP addresses of current listeners is several click layers down at present. I'd like to see this more easily and also be able click to update it without losing the ...
Suggested by: Roots Rock Radio (07 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 02 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Listeners map + widget

A map with online listeners could also be made available as a widget to put on a website.
Suggested by: Bogdan (26 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 21 Oct, '22 Comments: 19
Not planned

Ability to Edit Clockwheel track "Selection Algorithm"

End user desires the ability to change a track option from (for example) "Random" to "Least Recently Played" without creating an entirely new clockwheel.
Suggested by: Bill Wynne (01 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 02 Jun, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Report showing listener drops by Song Played

I'd like to have a report that tells you how many disconnects a song has when it has played. This would allow the programming people to consider removing a "lemon" ...
Suggested by: Pete Morrow (27 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 26 Jul, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Reporting and Analytics

Additional Genre Suggestions

I play a lot of rock with female vocalists and all-girl groups, but currently there's no "Female Vocalists" or "Girl Groups" genre available. I recommend adding some ...
Suggested by: Sake-bito (28 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 20 Sep, '22 Comments: 28
Under consideration genre

Manage Multiple Accounts with 1 Login

Users would like to be able to manage multiple stations with just one login.
Suggested by: Jon Stephenson (25 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 04 Apr, '22 Comments: 6
Under consideration

ClockWheel Tweaks

I would love to be able to: 1. copy a clock wheel to use as a template for a new one 2. add specific promos and not necessarily "random, least played, etc."
Suggested by: Sandi (21 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 02 Jun, '22 Comments: 5
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Listener Count Widget

I would like a widget that I could embed on a page on my site to monitor listener count without having to log into Live365.
Suggested by: Lee (22 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 19 Jan Comments: 5
Under consideration

Making the new Live365 embeddable players mobile responsive

We'd like to have the Live365 embeddable players responsive for the mobile screen resolutions and automatically adjust their sizes.
Suggested by: Ionut (12 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Widgets and Players

Clockwheel End Settings

In addition to selecting whether a clockwheel starts at a specific time "Strict" or when the previous clockwheel has completed "Flexible" There could be an option to ...
Suggested by: Pat Rogers (08 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 26 Oct, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Recycle Bin Option in Media > Tracks

How about making the Trash can icon in Media > Tracks actually a recycle bin. That way it is an easy fix for resting/holding any media for as long as you want. Then ...
Suggested by: Rick @ 97.3 The ARC (05 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 19 Sep, '19 Comments: 0
Under consideration