FAQ: How do I create a smart playlist? How do I save a Focus?


You can filter your collection in all sorts of ways with Focus, which is available in the Albums, Tracks, Artists, Composers, and Compositions views. For example, using multiple Focus filters, you can focus on Blues from the '60s and '70s. Looking for examples of cool ways that Focus can work for you? Check out Jamie's in-depth Roon Blog post all about it! 

You could also add the MP3 format, and click it a 2nd time to exclude MP3s. This is what it looks like when you're focused on Pop/Rock albums from '95 through 2012, excluding Soundtracks:

Saving Focuses

If you create a Focus you love, or if you have certain views you want to come back to frequently, you can always save the current view by clicking the Bookmark icon in the upper-right corner of your screen, next to Search:

Click the bookmark icon, then click Add Bookmark... to save the current view. Then, create a name for the Bookmark and click save. Click the Bookmark tab again to access it. You can also click Manage Bookmarks to reorder, rename, or delete your Bookmarks.


You can create Bookmarks on nearly every screen in Roon. A few examples you might try are:
  1. High-resolution content
  2. Multi-channel albums
  3. Music From The Sixties
  4. Jazz, Sorted By Date 
  5. All Albums Sorted By Import Date
  6. My Top 50 Most Played Albums
  7. Album Favorites (Sorted By Most Played)
  8. Albums I've Never Listened To
  9. Favorite Tracks Played This Week

Using Bookmarks and Saved Focuses

Once you've saved some bookmarks, you can access them from the bookmarks menu at any time. And when you load a saved focus you want to listen to, just click Shuffle, and off you go!

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