What is a MyxShare Playlist?
A MyxShare Playlist is a collection of user-selected tracks from multiple sources.
In the past, 'sources' meant vinyl records and radio, and cassette tapes were the medium of choice to record and play the mixtape tracks in stereo sound systems, cars, and portable players like the iconic Sony Walkman™.
MyxShare Playlists are a reinvention of the mixtape concept for free streaming media. Custom collections of content from multiple streaming sources, shareable with anyone, compatible with all modern devices and screen sizes. All that's required is a browser and and Internet connection.
What's the difference between a MyxShare Playlist and a traditional playlist?
Playlists are hand-picked collections of tracks sourced within a single streaming service or app. MyxShare Playlists are collections of tracks sourced from multiple streaming sources.
On day one, we're starting with Youtube as the primary source because it's the dominant source of streaming content. We're testing the addition of Vimeo, Soundcloud, and Facebook for upcoming releases. Now is the time to reserve a cool username and kick off your MyxShare Playlist experience!
How do I make a MyxShare Playlist?
Click on any of the 'Join / register' buttons on the MyxShare home page or any MyxShare page and follow the 2-step process: 1) reserve a username, and 2) log in to launch your MyxShare Playlist. After that, you can select the settings menu to adjust your MyxShare Playlist for look and feel and/or to add/sort/remove tracks at will.
How do I log out of my MyxShare Playlist?
Select 'logout' from the pull-down settings menu at the upper right of the page.
How do I share my MyxShare Playlist?
Use the share buttons on your MyxShare page, or just copy the address of your Myxshare page from the address bar and paste it anywhere.
How do I find other MyxShare Playlist?
Look for the expandable search bar at the top right of your MyxShare Playlist page (or the MyxShare home page) and enter search text. Search text can include usernames, categories, video titles, etc. We're continuing to enhance our search to reach deeper into the content data for more accurate results.
MANY additional options for discovery are coming soon!
How do MyxShare Playlists work?
MyxShare Playlist are basically visual directories. Custom browsers. When you add content to your MyxShare Playlist, you’re adding a visual link to it wherever it resides. You’re not copying it, and we’re not broadcasting or proxying it. When you play the content, you’re connecting directly to the content in the location the content owner intended. We’re not getting in the way of the content creator–to–user relationship, nor are we impacting the content owners analytic data. MyxShare Playlists send traffic to the content owners, so it's guilt-free content streaming!
Are MyxShare Playlists only for Youtube content?
No. We’re starting with Youtube to prove in the platform because it's the #1 online content site, but we’ll be rolling out additional sources, including Facebook, Vimeo, Soundcloud and general Internet sites on an ongoing basis.
Are MyxShare Playlists free?
Yes. Always. Because the content is. We may add premium features in future, but the basics will always remain free. We can't and won't charge for the content of others.
Is there a fee for MyxShare Pro accounts?
No. At this point, pro doesn’t mean premium, it refers to additional features that professionals may want …things like iTunes and Amazon badges for the content displayed, and additional image and logo options. More pro features will be rolling out on a regular basis.
Do MyxShare Playlists copy content?
No. MyxShare Playlists don’t copy content or infringe on copyright law. Think of MyxShare as a custom browser.
Do MyxShare Playlists broadcast or proxy content?
No. MyxShare Playlists connect the user directly to the content streaming source.
Do I have to register to use MyxShare Playlist?
No. You can view any MyxShare Playlist by clicking on links people share with you, or you can go to https://www.myxshare.com to search for MyxShare Playlists and/or signup to make your own.
Why reserve my own username?
With you own username, you can create your own free MyxShare Playlists and begin to build your collection. Sharing it with others is as easy as sending them a link.
What is the difference between MyxShare and MyxShare Pro users?
MyxShare Pro users have extra features that non-pro users might not want to be bothered with, like sales badges, custom logos and things like that. Mixtape functionality is the same.
Can anyone select a MyxShare Pro user type?
Can I change my MyxShare account to MyxShare Pro?
Yes, at any time.
Can I change my MyxShare Pro account to MyxShare?
Yes, at any time. No settings data is lost if you wish to switch back in future.
Why do you ask for my name?
We ask for your name, nickname, or whatever people call you to help them find you. Your friends may not know your username but if they search on your name, it will help them find you. We only display your username, we don’t display or share what you enter as your full name.
Why do you ask for my region or city?
To help people search for MyxShare Playlist by geo location.
Will MyxShare Playlist have ads?
Yes, that’s part of how we’ll keep Mixtapes free for the average user. However, we’re working on some innovative ad concepts that we’ll be rolling out so that ads don’t ruin the user interface we’ve built. Sign up and we’ll keep you in the loop!
How can professionals take advantage of MyxShare Playlists?
Professionals can use MyxShare Playlists as an ideal showcase for their portfolio of work. Unlike personal websites, MyxShare Playlists are part of a growing community of peers and fans. Unlike facebook and twitter, your content doesn’t disappear forever down everyone’s feeds–it’s always there for them to check out. Unlike Youtube, it’s all about you, not about you and all those ‘related videos’. Best of all, MyxShare Playlists are free, fully under your control, and no website design service is required.
Can users customize their MyxShare Playlists?
Yes! Users can choose themes and provide the images that make the biggest visual impact for their MyxShare Playlists. Many more themes to choose from will be rolling out on an ongoing basis, and additional customization capability is on the roadmap.
Can I get involved with MyxShare?
Sure, we’d love that. We’re always looking for Web Design and Content Curation ninjas. Best bet is to use the contact form to let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll take it from there.
What’s next for MyxShare Mixtapes?
We have several new features on deck behind the curtain waiting for release, and we’re working on some very unique media consumption stuff. We’re starting very simple to make sure we can support a solid launch, but there is a lot more coming!