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.

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: 05 Sep Comments: 2
Under consideration

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 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Add a favorite station tab to the Live365 Smart TV and Carplay apps

A favorite tab needs to be added to the new Live365 Roku app so listeners can retrieve stations they like listening to without the need to search for them every time ...
Suggested by: steve reich (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 17 Sep Comments: 7
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Pre-roll capability for each new listener

Ability to select an audio files that plays every time a listener connects to the stream, before connecting them to the actual audio feed
Suggested by: Bogdan (26 May, '20) Upvoted: 26 Jan Comments: 4
Under consideration

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

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, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Realtime Analytics - ability to set table view by default

Some broadcasters prefer to see the table view by default. They enjoy the map view but would prefer if they could toggle a setting so the table view shows up ...
Suggested by: Romane (06 Sep) Upvoted: 06 Sep Comments: 1

Completely customizable player

Being a front end developer, the way the embeddable player sits on a a site has to be perfect for me and one thing I see missing is the customisation of the player is ...
Suggested by: John Farrell (13 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 20 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration Widgets and Players

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

iHeartRadio Add-on

I think it would be cool to see an add-on for iHeartRadio to get listed as you are currently offering with TuneIn.
Suggested by: Jacob Lee (25 Feb) Upvoted: 07 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration

Default artwork for songs without artwork

How about using the station's logo picture as album artwork for songs without artwork where the search for artwork doesn't result in any. This would at least help ...
Suggested by: Jay Goldberg (28 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 11 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration

AD-Free Radio Weekends

Maybe Live365 should look into this for their broadcast stations. (Commercial Free Weekends)
Suggested by: David MacArthur (30 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 16 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Ads

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

Station Contests

The old Live365 used to do a Holiday E-Card Campaign where listeners could send an e-card to their friends, relatives, etc. through Live365. The e-card would be ...
Suggested by: DJ Lorelei (30 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 24 Nov, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

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

Edit multiple tracks in sequence improvement

Editing a track for artwork, metadata, etc brings you back to the top of the page when you hit Save. As you usually edit tracks in sequence, it'd be good if it stayed ...
Suggested by: Bogdan (26 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 09 Jul, '20 Comments: 0

Display Most-Listened To Stations First, Within Their Respective Genre Listings

Let's reward the stations that are attracting the most listeners by showing them first within their respecitve genre listings. Something the 'old' Live365 used to ...
Suggested by: Ernie Mitchell (21 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 19 Sep Comments: 9
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Implement clicking on a time slot in the Scheduler to create a new event

The new dashboard does not allow clicking on a time slot to the new events creation window. This previous version of the Dashboard made programming easier than the ...
Suggested by: Tom Farley (03 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 04 Jun, '21 Comments: 6
Under consideration UI/UX

Dynamic genres

With only 5 genres, some stations are at a disadvantage if they play more than 5 genres. we consistently change genres, while different shows play (that play ...
Suggested by: Dj Rage (30 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 6
Under consideration

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: 23 Jun 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: 16 Aug Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Simplified, Station-specific URLs

This is maybe a headache to do, but simplification of station URLs to something like "[station name]__ would be a valuable tool for publicizing ...
Suggested by: Sake-bito (28 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 20 May, '21 Comments: 3
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

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

Piechart representation of clockwheels

Ability to see a piechart representation of the clockwheel, to get a nice overview of the percentages that each item/category gets. Might be very useful to see it ...
Suggested by: Bogdan (18 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 07 Jun, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Bandcamp "Buy Now" (or Custom Buy Link)

It would be great to include Bandcamp when a listener clicks on "Buy Now". That's where a lot of bands now sell their music. Or a custom "buy now" link that I can ...
Suggested by: Sooz (27 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 20 Sep Comments: 2
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

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

Playlist Logs

Provide public playlist logs for all the "live" shows on your station.
Suggested by: RICHARD RIVERA (24 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Request to be able to DL the current media library

At this time a broadcaster can re-download their files one at a time. A few reports have come in with broadcasters asking if they can download their whole library. ...
Suggested by: Adam (12 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration

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

Sorting by duration & category

To sort by duration & category & to see how many times a particular track has been played
Suggested by: Denyse Crank (28 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration

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: 02 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

station calendar to spotlight specials or shows

a weekly calendar at least, that broadcasters can display special shows or regular shows.
Suggested by: Dj Rage (30 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 08 Nov, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Track or Artist details

Lyrics, info about the artist Here's an example:
Suggested by: Bogdan (26 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 04 Jun, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

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: 22 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Add Podcasting

It would be nice to do both broadcast and podcast from Live365!
Suggested by: Matt Kellogg (17 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 17 Apr Comments: 0
Planned Integrations

Pay invoice with PayPal

To be able to pay invoice with Paypal. This makes things easier for the broadcasters in case of CC change they only have to change it in one place and is also more ...
Suggested by: William Bilancio (09 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 20 Sep Comments: 0
Planned Billing

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

QR codes for mobile app

Two versions desired. Version 1 would be a dynamic link that would recognize mobile phone type and send to appropriate app store. Version 2 would also include station ...
Suggested by: Rich (25 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Mobile App

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

Adding a live chat room to the Live365 profile page

By integrating this into the stations. We can have better interaction with our listeners. Especially if we want to diversify the stations by doing talk shows. Being ...
Suggested by: DJ Elementz (01 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 20 Aug Comments: 6
Under consideration Directory/Listeners

Live Video Stream Broadcast

There are a lot of artists not able to do concerts and "be seen" except for live streaming on social media. Maybe an added cost, but having concerts livestreaming on ...
Suggested by: JaVonne (25 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 20 Aug Comments: 6
Under consideration

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: 11 Apr Comments: 4

Sort Columns in Historical analytics screens

Broadcasters want to be able to sort by TLH, Sessions, Country. By default, it sorts by Platform and alphabetically. It would be more useful if the columns could be ...
Suggested by: Philip K. (16 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 26 Jul, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration Reporting and Analytics

Comments section

A place where you can add a sentence or two about the music that will show up on the broadcast screen under the artist name which will give the listener an ...
Suggested by: Bob Pegg (15 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 23 Mar, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration

Autoplay function for the embedded player

Having the autoplay function for the embedded player would be cool!
Suggested by: chad (04 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration Widgets and Players

Add Buy Links To The Live 365 Mobile App

The mobile app does not show the buy links for each song played like the website players do? Why is this? I'd like to request this feature be added.
Suggested by: Jeffrey Moses (25 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 17 Jul, '22 Comments: 3
Done Mobile App

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