FoxAmp Firefox extension integrates Winamp into browser

In: Mozilla

28 Jun 2004

More and more cool Mozilla Firefox extensions seem to be popping up nowadays. FoxAmp is a Firefox extension that integrates (to an extent) Winamp into the Firefox browser. It adds several buttons into your statusbar, allowing you to play, stop, pause, and change tracks.

Screenshot of FoxAmp


There isn’t any indication of which track is being played (umm, beyond listening and recognizing it with your sense of hearing, that is), which I got around with the Lounge skin that I’m currently using (it displays a small window for a short while indicating the track name when a new track is played).

Still, a very cool tool added to my list of favorite extensions.

10 Responses to FoxAmp Firefox extension integrates Winamp into browser

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Jason

June 28th, 2004 at 9am

Now if only someone would make one that works with iTunes… it wouldn’t be that hard either if JS could hook into COM, since iTunes has COM bindings.

If there was such an extension, I could easily convince some of my itunes-using friends to use fx, to get over the missing feature in itunes to always keep the app on top (something winamp *does* have, which imho, makes this a useless extension, even if it is cool, because you can just keep the app on top, above yout titlebar, see what’s playing, and have access to the whole app).

jason

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minghong

June 28th, 2004 at 10am

WinAMP in Firefox? @_@||| Why…

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Anonymous

June 28th, 2004 at 5pm

Interesting that they uploaded it to UMO. They claimed previously that every extension would need to have their source code checked before uploading, and I honestly disbelieve that they’ve done it.

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Orrin

June 29th, 2004 at 5am

I would love integration like this with iTunes.

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B Rintoul

June 29th, 2004 at 2pm

I have what I think is a cool FireFox extension called “Lookahead” – it can be found at my URL given here (I don’t know – some places don’t want URLs given in the comment I guess)

It will give you Google search results like “I feel lucky” but for up to ten results (configurable).

Try it out – I spent a lot of time on it and I would like some people to try it and tell me if they like it…

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Nehemoth

July 12th, 2004 at 2am

Will be very cool if in the status bar also you get the song scrolled and much much better if also you can click it and load the winamp playlist….

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Jumpy

August 15th, 2004 at 1pm

hmm…just installed it…looks great n all…but it leaves my winamp up….might as well just use winamp =\

awesome otherwise…cant wait for updates or skin-personalized

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Nehemoth

August 16th, 2004 at 12am

[quote]hmm…just installed it…looks great n all…but it leaves my winamp up….might as well just use winamp =\

awesome otherwise…cant wait for updates or skin-personalized[/quote]

You must hide winamp for yourselft…
Go to Option>preferences >General Preferences and Uncheck Taskbar and System Tray. Down to File Types and Uncheck System Tray…and Voila

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Ian

October 21st, 2004 at 8am

Do a search for FoxyTunes. It’s a Firefox plugin that works with the newest Firefox that works with WMP, Winamp 5.x, iTunes, and a billion other audio players.

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OJ

March 28th, 2008 at 1pm

I have a problem when i try to watch some videos in my internet browser, it always ask me for a windows media player plug in, that firefox can’t find, i don’t like microsoft windows media player, i just noly want to know how to make winamp my video player and that this integret with my internet browser