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  • 15 March 2019
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Is there a way to quickly list the most recently added albums to the local library?
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Best answer by John B 15 March 2019, 12:30

Hi. There isn't, as it seems you have now discovered, given your post on another thread. With a handful of posts over five years, that thread isn't suggesting a huge demand for this feature, although I can see why you would like it. I honestly would not expect any enhancements to Music Library functionality now. Sonos' direction of travel is clearly towards streaming. I expect local library support to be maintained, but I suspect Sonos has long ceased looking at enhancements. Of course I could be wrong - that is just my reading of things.
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Hi. There isn't, as it seems you have now discovered, given your post on another thread. With a handful of posts over five years, that thread isn't suggesting a huge demand for this feature, although I can see why you would like it. I honestly would not expect any enhancements to Music Library functionality now. Sonos' direction of travel is clearly towards streaming. I expect local library support to be maintained, but I suspect Sonos has long ceased looking at enhancements. Of course I could be wrong - that is just my reading of things.
Oh there’s a demand. I search for this bout monthly. What a pain that we can’t do this!

At least think about letting us write plugins for Sonos? It would take all of 30 minutes to write and test a Python script to crawl my music directories and group and sort by date created.

Sonos is great but it’s only a matter of time before a more open system comes along, and hopefully one where we’re not forced to upgrade the software seemingly weekly.

Cheers,

masshu
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Who selected that nonsense as a best answer!!!!! What nonsense!!!! I'm not buying any more Sonos stuff until local library is improved. I'm not a streamer and I don't intend to be.
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Who selected that nonsense as a best answer!!!!! What nonsense!!!! I'm not buying any more Sonos stuff until local library is improved. I'm not a streamer and I don't intend to be.

Hi, haverer2. It was I that marked the answer to this topic. I deemed John's response to have answered your question effectively. In spite of the fact that it may not have been what you wanted to hear, it is factually correct: There is no way to do this.

We are indeed looking at moving more towards streaming. It is by and large the most widely utilised method amongst our userbase. Though I cannot speak to the likelihood of any future developments and improvements to local library functionality, I will be sure to forward your feedback. Thank you.

Who selected that nonsense as a best answer!!!!! What nonsense!!!! I'm not buying any more Sonos stuff until local library is improved. I'm not a streamer and I don't intend to be.Hi, haverer2. It was I that marked the answer to this topic. I deemed John's response to have answered your question effectively. In spite of the fact that it may not have been what you wanted to hear, it is factually correct: There is no way to do this.

We are indeed looking at moving more towards streaming. It is by and large the most widely utilised method amongst our userbase. Though I cannot speak to the likelihood of any future developments and improvements to local library functionality, I will be sure to forward your feedback. Thank you.


Please forward this request to your teams. IMHO people who use sonos extensively ( meaning also spending loads of money for sonos amps and players ) who certainly enjoy having a Playlist under "Home Library" showing the latest 20 Album imports (give users the option to change the value)e.g.

Programming wise this should be super simple as you only need to check the timestamp import and show them in a playlsit.

Thanks

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