Roon not syncing new playlist from Apple Music since 11.6

Roon Core:
Apple OS 11.6 Intel

Networking Gear & Setup Details


Number of Tracks in Library


Description of Issue

Since MacOS 11.6 upgrade new playlists created in Apple Music are not syncing to Roon.
Tried manual exporting of both full Library XML and individual Playlist XML files. Neither were updated when I forced rescan.

Hey @Ian_Weiss,

We’re so sorry to hear that your playlists are no longer up to date… thanks for sharing that, as well as the steps you’ve already tried.

I wonder, what is the file format in the new playlists you’ve created in Apple Music?

Hi Rebeka,
Thank you for responding. I am unsure what format Apple Music creates playlists in. Am I alone in having this problem since the OS update?

Thank you,


Have you tried to name the file iTunes Library.xml?

Yes they are .xml

Hey @Ian_Weiss,

I asked about the file format because some of the files in Apple Music are protected, and, unfortunately Roon can only read those if converted to a supported type: