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.

Insert remote “live” recorded shout-outs

The previous incarnation of live 365 had a mobile app which would allow a short (max 90 seconds) on-scene recording to be played into the stream between scheduled ...
Suggested by: Allen Moore AKAJarhead DJ (20 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 23 Mar Comments: 4
Under consideration Mobile App

UK PSA's

request for UK PSA's
Suggested by: Conrad Arnold (07 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 20 Jan Comments: 4
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

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: 21 Oct Comments: 3
Under consideration Widgets and Players

Reintroduce the API for statistics relay

I would like to see Live365 re-implementing an API to enable broadcasters to obtain the amount of currently active listeners on the new dashboard. Background: ...
Suggested by: Marcus Wernicke (02 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 05 Nov Comments: 1
Under consideration

Custom Art work during LiveDJ sets

Ability to enter a jpeg or name of the Guest or organization's Logo during Live Interviews to identify speaker. This would show on the player like the Album Art or ...
Suggested by: J Hollidah (06 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 17 May Comments: 13

Display YEAR metadata in the players

Broadcasters want to share the year that a track was released with their listeners. Since we have the Year ID3 metadata tag available for each uploaded track, we ...
Suggested by: Philip (09 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 04 Apr Comments: 5
Under consideration

Editing Events without Deleting Event

To be able to edit a scheduled event without having to delete the event and re-enter the info.
Suggested by: Thomas Farley (25 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 25 Oct Comments: 4
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Report differentiating between Unique/Repeat listeners

Please consider adding the total number of unique listeners (based on different ip address) over a given time frame. Currently the historical reports appear to only ...
Suggested by: Mike (21 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 14 Oct Comments: 4
Under consideration Reporting and Analytics

Ability to listen to your playlist in full before adding to schedule

Would like to see the option to preview your playlist in full before adding it to the schedule to make sure all levels and transitions are at same volume levels and ...
Suggested by: Justin (23 Feb, '19) Upvoted: 01 May, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Broadcaster Server Controls

Controls on the Broadcaster admin that allows me to turn off/on and reset my streaming server. This could help clear up nagging issues, disconnect unwanted listeners, ...
Suggested by: Jason Stoddard (13 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 27 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration

Peak Listener Demographics

It would be good to have a report of what peak times are for your station each day. Like if Mondays at 2am you have high listeners etc. It would really help in terms ...
Suggested by: Jaymie Bowles (17 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 04 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

Display "Off Air" stations in separate Directory view

Some stations go off of the air intentionally, but would like to retain their profile page. This way, their community would still be able to see the profile page and ...
Suggested by: Philip (06 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 03 Jun Comments: 6
Under consideration

Expand the search feature of Directory to include station locations.

Suggested by: John Mouw (03 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 24 May Comments: 6
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Ability to move and copy scheduled events on Scheduler

It would be great to have the ability to cut and paste a playlist into a time slot instead of having to manually schedule it. For example, I have a show that plays ...
Suggested by: Mark (06 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 5
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Flexibility in adding tracks to middle of playlist

Add tracks in the middle of a playlist rather than it always coming at the end. Being able to add a track where the cursor is rather than the new add always showing ...
Suggested by: Jay Goldberg (17 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 22 Sep, '21 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

autodj preview of "next song"

would be great if on my dashboard under what *is* playing i can see what is coming up from autodj. perhaps set a queue of 3-5 songs that autodj has and at any given ...
Suggested by: jerry (20 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 04 Jun Comments: 3
Under consideration

Offer optional add on for broadcasters to charge "members" for subscriptions / private channels / h.

I suggest that you offer optional add on for broadcasters to charge "members" for subscriptions and private channels. I want to offer a simultaneous "teaser" ...
Suggested by: JRG (20 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 03 Jun Comments: 2
Under consideration

Shuffle Option in Playlist Editor

The Shuffle Option in the Playlist Editor is missing on the new Live365 Dashboard.
Suggested by: Jerry Blum (26 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 18 Sep, '20 Comments: 2

Bulk Edit album artwork

The ability of changing a number of tracks to use the same cover photo. Although there is a bulk option for metadata, this didn't include a bulk photo change option.
Suggested by: Phill (25 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 08 Jul Comments: 9
Under consideration Media Management

Additional Online Drive Space

I would be a nice to be able to add more online drive space, in 5GB to 10GB increments, to my account without going to the next higher service package.
Suggested by: Kevin Askew (22 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 28 Feb Comments: 8
Under consideration Billing Media Management

Match event duration to length of playlist

I know this would require some serious programming but it would be really helpful if, when I "Create A New Event" to add to the schedule, the Total Running Time (TRT) ...
Suggested by: Michael Serio (03 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 31 Aug, '21 Comments: 7
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

LIve365 inclusion to bdsradio.com

Several broadcasters have requested to have LIve365 report to https://www.bdsradio.com so their music selection can be recorded and counted in Nielsen and Billboard ...
Suggested by: Adam S. (17 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 10 Jan Comments: 5
Under consideration

Limit Listeners

I'd like to have it where I can set a limit on how many can be tuned in at the same time. The limit would be able to be set by the broadcaster. For example, if I ...
Suggested by: Joseph Hafley (15 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 27 Feb Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Live 365 x box app

Suggested by: chris ryan (06 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 21 Oct Comments: 3
Under consideration

Diversifying the ads

We would like to listen to new and betters audio ads. the Ad council PSA's are getting old and overplayed. It's about time Live365 need to consider diversifying your ...
Suggested by: Chris From Rockade Radio (06 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 13 Oct Comments: 2
Under consideration

Built in phone & number to receive live calls from listeners.

I like to interact with my listeners on my station where they can call in and be apart of the show and give their opinions on the topic of the day or request a song ...
Suggested by: KD (30 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 06 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Support for the TuneIn integration

Please consider adding support for the TuneIn API. by sending playlist information to TuneIn in real-time: https://tunein.com/broadcasters/api/ With this ...
Suggested by: Mike (01 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 27 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration Integrations

Ability to breakdown listeners by when they are logged on

I would like to be able to track users for a specific block of time: who listened, where they were from, etc.
Suggested by: Gene (08 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 04 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

Scheduled stream relays

Have we considered an option to schedule a relay stream? Say for example you have your normal auto dj stream that plays out the songs in your library, but maybe you ...
Suggested by: Cameron Fletcher (13 May, '19) Upvoted: 17 Mar Comments: 7
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Ability to Stop a Show Already in Progress

Currently when a show starts there is no way to stop. If it doesn't start correctly or if there is breaking news and you want change what is on air you have to wait ...
Suggested by: John (02 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 10 Oct Comments: 5
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Deleting ongoing events

I would like to be able to delete an event while it is playing and be able to go off air with one click of the button
Suggested by: David A. Whitaker (25 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 31 Oct Comments: 4
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Preview tracks inside of playlist view

Suggested by: Bogdan (26 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 17 Dec, '20 Comments: 3

Integration for metadata from Spinitron.com

Implement per-stream option to allow metadata from addresses that reverse look up to to a name in spinitron.com in order for the users to be able to use Spinitron as ...
Suggested by: Ionut S. (18 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 23 Mar, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Alphabetized Category Lists

I keep an extensive category list and there is no way to sort the category list on the dashboard to show it alphabetically, nor to show in alphabetical order on the ...
Suggested by: Diane Webb (05 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 16 Oct, '21 Comments: 7
Under consideration Media Management

Overlap tracks without fading in/out

Would like to be able to overlap all tracks manually without fading in and out the volume, so cold-start songs with no intro don't fade in, but fire at full volume. ...
Suggested by: Tim Boudreau (27 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 16 Jan Comments: 6
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Provide Sort/filter option to find tracks without Category assigned.

Please provide a filter in the media library to show which tracks have no category assigned.
Suggested by: James Yokers (21 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 12 Jan Comments: 3
Under consideration Media Management

Ability to Show Artwork for Individual Shows on Your Station

We are in the process of launching a new station that will include a mix of shows - we would like to be able to upload artwork for the individual shows in addition to ...
Suggested by: Kevin (19 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 22 Sep, '21 Comments: 3
Under consideration

To be able to upload wav files & other formats in Live365

Suggested by: TONYT (15 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 27 Sep Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

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 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

The ability to shuffle play when in playlist mode

Currently when you make a playlist it plays into order the ability to alto shuffle would be great
Suggested by: Global-X Radio (27 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 13 Jan Comments: 3
Under consideration

Option to "Kick" off listener "immediately"

There are times when listeners mistakenly tune in two or three times with different tabs on their browsers, tune in with different devices, or with suspicious but ...
Suggested by: Jose (03 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 22 Oct Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Live365 royalties badge

Logo adjust to reflect "Music Royalties paid by Live365" that can be embedded on our website and our social media.
Suggested by: Skeebo Norris (29 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 21 Oct Comments: 0
Under consideration Licensing

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 Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Insert 1 track on the fly

ability to insert 1 track during an AutoDJ or playlist session. This could be to customize the stream for listener requests, or perhaps just as a way to allow the DJ ...
Suggested by: Bogdan (26 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 17 Jun, '21 Comments: 4
Under consideration

Add "Seconds" to duration in Schedule Events

I would like to play a Station ID / Jingle at the Top of Every hour which is possible to schedule however, I can only schedule the event in minutes and hours so it ...
Suggested by: D.Bake (05 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 20 Nov Comments: 2
Under consideration

YouTube Videos for Setting up Clockwheels etc..

I am looking at 3 different documents from Live365. They are confusing and after several attempts I still have not gotten to work. Signed: Frustrated in Dade City, FL
Suggested by: John Mouw (11 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 29 May Comments: 2
Planned

Fetch Cover / Album art from a priority list (for live broadcasts as well)

Users should be able to create a priority list for where they would like covers to be fetched from. For example, no 1 priority could be the one embedded in the ...
Suggested by: Bogdan (19 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 17 Sep Comments: 2
Under consideration

Cover Art Auto Fill

Cover art to be auto filled when you upload a track. Old Live365 had this - grabbing the art from itunes/Amazon or something like that. It would also look better if ...
Suggested by: Thomas Callahan (21 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 28 Jun, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration

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

Create a broadcast portal or community for selling airtime space

Is there an opportunity for online broadcasters to sell 30-60 minute radio airtime blocks if there are people or podcasters who have interesting content for radio ...
Suggested by: Scot Seltzer (23 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 24 Aug, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration