My first post and natural I am looking for assistance/guidance.
Have been setting up some additional web radio entries and so far it has been a really good experience thanks to Volumio.
However, I have a question about the difference between .m3u & .m3u8 files & how Volumio handles them…differently it appears.
In the case of .m3u I get a playlist which shows up in Volumio giving additional information related to what is playing on the station. But if I use (because it is the only file type that I can find for the station) .m3u8, whilst I get the station fine I do not get any of the additional information that I got with .m3u.
Now from my reading on the web I understood (perhaps mistakenly) that .m3u & .m3u8 are synonymous/equivalents…but that is not what I am seeing in Volumio.
It is no biggie as the sound is superb…which is the main thing…but I would like to understand this apparent difference when it should apparently not exist.
Any learned information on this gratefully accepted by this newbie.
Many thanks in advance.
PS: sample web radio link with which I am experiencing the ‘lack’ of information: