What about an offline Mode for the whole Songs in "Your Library" on the Mac? It is also available on the iPhone I mean not to download single Playlists - I think of downloading the whole Songs you have saved.
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Allright, I have searched far and wide, but almost all other posts seem to suggest a slightly different idea. Sorry if I had missed any that suggest specifically this - there is bound to be a few.
So, I had recently deleted all my playlist and I am attempting to build a collection in the Your music section of the app (Mac) for various reasons. I always created playlists containing the entire discography of a particular artist, but I usually tend to mix everything and listen to it, which Spotify doesn't let me do easily without creating a playlist containing said mix. Not to mention saving the music locally.
What I found to be a problem is that I cannot simply waltz onto an artist page and click save or drag and drop the artist to the "Songs" section of Your music. I either have to click save on every single album or select all the songs and drag and drop them (Which is somewhat acceptable for me even if it takes a long time to scroll all the way down, but read below). There's follow, which is pretty much useless to me as I mostly listen to people who are long dead and does something else anyway.
Now, this isn't so much of an issue for me as I imagine it is for Spotify and your servers. Let's use Ennio Morricone as an example. The guy has some 7000 songs, a lot of duplicates between albums, but 7000 none the less. When I select them all and drag + drop them to save them all, I imagine the app creates a humongous number of requests on your database. It visibly takes the app to catch on some 10 minutes before the albums are correctly marked as saved, then some more before the songs themselves are. I didn't take a look at the traffic in Wireshark, but I can imagine what it does for your servers judging from other parts of the app. If there instad was a Save discrography button, it would result in a single request a couple of characters long, which would be then locally processed between your servers.
Kudos or not, you might want to think about this one for a bit anyway, I'd consider it a fairly major bug if I was the developer..
Edit: A similar idea here. Until told otherwise or closed by mods I am leaving this open as I think this post has a few points worth mentioning.
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Right now, in the Mac App you can sort all the columns in a specific playlist, other than the stars. It would nice to be able to sort by stars in a specific playlist so you could see just the favs in that playlist.
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