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.

Sync ClockWheel queue to top of hour so ID's are played at the expected time

...[A] big one for me is having the ability to clear the queue when a new clock launches at the top of the hour or the bottom of the hour, or whenever a new clock ...
Suggested by: AC Tones (23 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 07 Jun, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Sort Tracks by Length of track

Broadcasters indicate this can be helpful in making playlists if they can sort by time to get precise playlist lengths.
Suggested by: Adam (16 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 27 Jan, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Show A Separate Number of First time Lisenters, Apart from the Number of Repeat Listeners.

The Computer can be the only thing that reads a listener's IP Address. We just see the count of first time Listeners, along with a list of repeat Listeners.
Suggested by: JAMES C. (08 May, '19) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Schedule rotation of Station ID's

I'd like to do two things: 1. evenly rotate ID's (sometimes the same one plays a few times in a row) 2. Schedule the same ID (or a sequence to play at a fixed ...
Suggested by: jim (07 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 02 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Ability to add playlists to clockwheels

It would be awesome to be able to add playlists to clockwheels, giving us the ability to move blocks instead of individual pieces.
Suggested by: Russ Haslage (07 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 07 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Add more control of Genres settings

At the least the following Genres should be added: Holiday, Easy Listening, Rock, Blues. THE ONLY WAY to get listed under MAJOR HEADINGS now is through what I call ...
Suggested by: Thomas Callahan (29 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 30 Jan, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

A second test station for training

I have been an owner for over 10 years and I have always had two encoders. This is the first time I have not had a second encoder to use for training new DJ's on. It ...
Suggested by: George Reynolds (16 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 15 Jul, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Replace current track with a different version of it

It would be useful if we could replace the current tracks in our library with others with the same ID tags, without having to delete them and re-upload.
Suggested by: Ionut Sarghi (12 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 22 Sep, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Image Cropping for Logo

Image cropping at the time of upload, during both the on-boarding and Station Profile management processes
Suggested by: Moderator (16 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 18 Apr, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

DMCA compliance tool for making playlists

It would be helpful to add an APP to our host platform to confirm the playlist conforms with DMCA compliance while building a playlist before attempting to add the ...
Suggested by: Mark C (06 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 30 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Don't "catch up" ID files after scheduled event plays

As the system currently stands, IDs get queued up when a playlist or clockwheel is played. For instance, I have the "play Station ID" setting at 4 per hour (so, ...
Suggested by: Alistair Bowness / BozRadio (02 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 25 Feb, '22 Comments: 0

Allow pre-roll on pop up player for those on ad free programs, allowing us to insert an ad.

Would allow a pre-roll ad to play prior to the stream starting. Allow ad free programs to sell ad positions by percentage of rotation of play in pre-roll ad player. ...
Suggested by: Mark Maier (17 Feb, '19) Upvoted: 26 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration Ads Tools for Broadcasters

Convert ClockWheel generated track lists into saved playlists

Scheduling long playlist shows takes time. I love clockwheels but sometimes, by random, certain songs keep showing up and others do not. I would love to generate a ...
Suggested by: Jay Goldberg (06 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 09 Jun, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Bulk add tracks to Playlist after filtering

the ability to either add a whole category to a playlist, as this will help with compliance. if this is not possible the alternative if that when adding tracks to a ...
Suggested by: Stephen McLeod (16 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 25 Mar, '21 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Dynamically update Scheduled Events In Real Time

It would be nice if you could update a scheduled event in the calendar without it being linked to previous events. As it stands, when you try to update the time of a ...
Suggested by: Jaymie Bowles (21 Feb, '19) Upvoted: 23 Apr, '21 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Playlist Logs

Provide public playlist logs for all the "live" shows on your station.
Suggested by: RICHARD RIVERA (24 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 21 May, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Ability to drag songs between 2 playlists

For example, pull up say "playlist 1" & "playlist 11". I want to drag or click a couple of songs from playlist 11 over to playlist 1 so I can balance out the ...
Suggested by: Scott Burdett (14 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 13 Jan, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Last Played time extend

While (AutoDJ is playing) logged into your dashboard, I wish there was a way to see what was played longer than the timeframe available. It looks like now it only ...
Suggested by: James H Becker (20 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 23 Jul, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Upcoming Track/QUE and Album Art on Overview Page

The "Upcoming Track" feature has been removed. The next Track Que/ Upcoming Track is more important to me than what "Last Played". Now Playing also important and ...
Suggested by: Mary Alice (09 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 16 Jan, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Ad-Free Day/Weekend

Upgrade to the ad-free package for only a day or weekend. I think it would be nice if we could offer a ad free weekend to our listeners without permanently upgrading ...
Suggested by: dennis (26 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 23 Mar, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Ads Billing Tools for Broadcasters

Ability to rearrange categories

IT would be nice to go into categories listings and rearrange so it appears in the order that I would prefer.
Suggested by: Terry Likens (25 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 22 Sep, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Ability to delete dashboard notifications

Broadcasters should have the ability to remove the dashboard notifications present under the bell icon.
Suggested by: Austin Miller (04 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 08 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Copy/Paste Clockwheel Elements

I have several three-hour blocks of AutoDJ'd music and I'd like to be able to copy and paste several tracks in a row so that I don't have to manually repeat it.
Suggested by: Jelani Greenidge (07 May, '19) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Detect tracks by acoustic fingerprinting

We, unfortunately, have duplicate songs uploaded. The songs have the same file name but if the metadata varies slightly the duplicate file will be allowed in the ...
Suggested by: Deus Entertainment (30 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 06 Jun, '22 Comments: 9
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Voice Tracking on Web

I would like to request a feature that allows DJs can record voice tracks directly from the Live365 Dashboard and add them to a playlist. It would be cool to see this ...
Suggested by: Jacob Lee (12 Oct, '22) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 2

Inserting Tracks into anywhere in a Playlist

It would be awesome to have the ability to insert tracks into the middle of a playlist, and not the bottom, would be super helpful!
Suggested by: Chris Jones (09 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 27 Nov, '21 Comments: 2

Promo Rotation/Restrictions

Just like station IDs, there should also be restrictions on Auto DJ station Promos. While 1 per hour may be quite sufficient for some producers, 2 or more per hour ...
Suggested by: John Labaum (27 May, '19) Upvoted: 17 Dec, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Accidentally Deleted Songs

I recently updated and corrected categories, ext for some songs but while doing so I accidentally deleted a song. Because this artist has many songs I play and it ...
Suggested by: John LaBaum (21 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 15 Apr, '20 Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

2FA Two-Factor Authentication for Broadcaster dashboard

Please add 2FA Two-Factor Authentication such as 'Authy' or 'Google Authenticator' to add an extra level of security to our stations.
Suggested by: Alex (25 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 25 Feb, '22 Comments: 0

Favorite Station Tracking

Create a way to see how many people have favorited your station.
Suggested by: Jaymie Bowles (07 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 15 Jul, '22 Comments: 5
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Enterprise-level Analytics available ala-carte

I would really like to see Enterprise-level Analytics available to all packages, but for an extra fee for the lower tier packages. For instance, I'm on Broadcast 2. ...
Suggested by: Jeff DeBoer (31 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 30 Jan Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Add automation capabilities to the Live365 encoder

Add an interface for the Live365 encoder where a person can do live shows or music programming. Also, have an encoder to connect to the cloud system so you can play ...
Suggested by: Garrick (03 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 30 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Allow the scheduler to "force" a disconnect from a "live" source.

We operate a licensed FM station and use Live365 to extend the range of our station. The issue we are having is that some of our programming such as produced music ...
Suggested by: John Mouw (23 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 14 Sep, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

FTP uploads

It would be nice to upload media files via FTP using an FTP client such as Filezilla or Cyberduck
Suggested by: Kevin Askew (01 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 04 Dec, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Relay external Streams

The format of my station is primarily music, but I do feature some talk programming as well. Of course, all these are pre-recorded, uploaded audio tracks. However, ...
Suggested by: John (03 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 22 Sep, '21 Comments: 4

Leading and Trailing tracks

It would be nice to be able to add a leading or trailing track to any specific track you choose. Example: leading track: a produced "new music" sweeper attached to a ...
Suggested by: Dan (20 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 12 May, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Record a live show for later broadcast

Ability to record a show, and save it in your Live365 library, using voice tracks for show broadcast and specify which track should be played following the vocal ...
Suggested by: Stephen McLeod (16 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 23 Mar, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Children's or Kids and Family Category

I was wondering why there is not a category for this genre, I and a select few were asking
Suggested by: Todd DeJarnatt (21 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 16 Apr, '20 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Charts based on genre (weighted plays)

A Live365 wide chart that shows how popular each genre is in the Live365 directory. This information would be useful to broadcasters
Suggested by: Bogdan (26 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 07 Dec, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

AutoDJ picking songs to fit time remaining until the next scheduled event starts

I would like to have the AutoDJ pick songs to end at or as close to as possible the strict start time of a scheduled event instead of cutting a song off.
Suggested by: Jean-Paul Yovanoff (21 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 26 Oct, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Ability to block specific user-agents

I am seeing a lot of FacebookBot user agents connected to my stream, from different places, but banning each IP is rather time-consuming. It would be good to be able ...
Suggested by: Justin Harris (11 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 11 Jan Comments: 5
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

More options for adjusting the Session duration

I have a need to have unlimited session duration.
Suggested by: Dennis Worflar (02 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 06 Oct, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Adding Individual Song Parameters

I would love to have a feature that allows broadcasters to implement exactly how many times a selected song will play over the course of a day or even a week.
Suggested by: THE G RADIO, LLC (25 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 04 Mar, '20 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Advanced separation rules

When meta tagging ten songs by one artist, i.e., Paul McCartney... I want my artist names to appear accurate for listeners, just as they were on the label when ...
Suggested by: Tim Boudreau (27 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 31 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

AutoDJ auto-resume after encoder disconnect

I'd love to see AutoDJ recognize when we go from live to autodj. It most of the time has a very "jerky" sound and then usually starts in the middle of a random song. ...
Suggested by: Steven (14 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 12 May, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Display the Album Art In the Overview Section of the Dashboard

In the overview section of the dashboard, and under the last played tracks, we need the album art displayed beside the last played tracks. This is something that can ...
Suggested by: Keenan Copening (08 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 17 Aug, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Clockwheel notation for current position

It would be very helpful to see some sort of notation on the clockwheel to indicate what is currently playing so you know where you are in order to make some ...
Suggested by: Kevin (06 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 27 Jan, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Use additional ID3 tags for tracks with multiple artists for enhanced track separation

With so many songs now have one main singer and a second featured singer. Can we add in a secondary artist to help with separation. Like the new Justin Bieber song, ...
Suggested by: Tim Tyrrell (16 May, '20) Upvoted: 19 Jul, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Time display option in Account Settings: "24 hour" vs. "12 hour"

Time displays across screens mixes between the 24 hour "military" clock (i.e. 13:00) and the "civilian" clock (i.e. 1:00 PM). Allow us to decide which option we ...
Suggested by: James Yokers (15 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 08 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters