hello, i use MB 3.5.8442 P
recently some playlists have disappeared while others have been modified without my intervention (the songs in the playlist is different from what i included in the playlist). in one instance, this happened after MB crashed. Other times, i am not sure what may have caused it. would you have any suggestion?
Without any precise errog message, it's hard to tell what caused the issue.
Have you checked if something is recorded at the bottom of MusicBee's error log? (Main menu -> Help -> Support -> View error log)
As for recovering the missing playlists:
if they aren't in the bin and you don't have a backup, you could try a tool such as "recuva" (free software by Piriform).
also, i save the playlist in the library folder, inside the folder of a specific library ( as T:\MusicBee\Library\Rock\). is this a reasonable thing to do?
You are free to keep them where you wish, it's just a matter of taste and convenience.
As for me, I also use the portable version and regularly back up the whole content of MusicBee's folder tree, as well as my music collection. One is never safe from a crash.