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.

Ability to play "blocks" (or mixes) of music and stay in compliance.

Various users are requesting a way to play a block of music as in a mixshow or similar/identical to a "top 20 countdown" in a scheduled show (Prerecorded). ...
Suggested by: Adam (17 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 26 Oct, '22 Comments: 54

Audio normalization, gain and EQ on the station dashboard.

The new versions of the server streaming software support enhanced normalization on the back end. Some broadcasters have requests audio tools on the dashboard to ...
Suggested by: Moderator (20 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 30 Jan Comments: 51

More Cross-Fade Control

Some have suggested cross-fading during playlists and I know cross is an option now, however the following would be suggested: 1. Intersect the cross at a ...
Suggested by: Rich (25 Jul, '18) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 26

Admin and DJ accounts hierarchy/permissions

Allow station owners to setup DJ, user or guest accounts with configurable permissions. This will allow the Admin user to control what aspects of the station the ...
Suggested by: Philip (14 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 30 Jan Comments: 22

AutoDJ: Queue up songs in real time, take requests

I would like to see the Auto DJ have a playlist area where you can drop a random song in. For example: I get a Facebook message from a listener who wants to hear ...
Suggested by: The1Essence Radio (11 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 30 Jan Comments: 13
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Sort Tracks by Date Added

Ability to sort Tracks by the date that you uploaded them. This would be on the Media > Tracks page and also the Filter. Add ability to show/hide "Upload Date" column.
Suggested by: Jason Stoddard (13 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 18 Nov, '22 Comments: 25

Reporting to show what songs had high bounce/drop rate, as well as songs with most listeners

The old Live365 had this reporting feature which was great for helping to decide which songs to drop out of rotation. This report also worked in telling us which ...
Suggested by: bruce (04 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 11 Jan Comments: 5
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Ability to turn off the station stream

Currently turning off Auto DJ does not actually stop the stream. If a station is silent and a listener tunes in they will still consume TLH mins. Broadcasters ...
Suggested by: Adam (16 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 10 Dec, '22 Comments: 6
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Take songs out of Rotation/Finer control over AutoDJ mode

It would be useful to have the ability to take songs/genres/categories out of rotation while in Auto DJ mode. However, the broadcaster should still have the ability ...
Suggested by: Francis Ganon (29 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 11 Jan Comments: 10
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Message for listeners on player/directory/app for Live365 outages

When a station is down due to a Live365 issue (like mine in now); how about having an automated message on the player web page saying that the station is down ...
Suggested by: Jay Goldberg (09 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 29 Nov, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Bring back Studio365

Would love to have a broadcasting app like Studio365 since I had surgery and can’t come into the studio to make announcements, please bring it back ASAP!
Suggested by: Big Jim Shively (09 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 17 Jan Comments: 10
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Cross-fading during playlists/clock wheels

The tracks fade during AutoDJ mode, but not in Playlist/Scheduled Events.
Suggested by: Moderator (25 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 21 Apr, '21 Comments: 4

Email Notifications on Disconnected Stream

I would like to see a notification when stream disconnects so that way I know to look at my broadcasting software and see what happened or I would know if my systems ...
Suggested by: Kevin Brocato (26 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 05 Oct, '22 Comments: 8
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Implement an advanced "Sort By" search option

Recommending a "sort by" or an additional "filter"feature in the "Tracks" section to easily find an item as follows: Sort By: + Artist ...
Suggested by: Rick - 97.3 The ARC (03 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 05 May, '22 Comments: 11
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UK PSA's

request for UK PSA's
Suggested by: Conrad Arnold (07 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 20 Jan, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

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, '22 Comments: 13

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, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

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

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, '22 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: 15 Jan Comments: 4
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

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

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: 02 Feb Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

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: 20 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

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

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, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

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, '22 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, '22 Comments: 5
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

Preview tracks inside of playlist view

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

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, '22 Comments: 6
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters

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

Suggested by: TONYT (15 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 27 Sep, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Tools for Broadcasters