View Full Version : Now Playing export

2009-07-26, 08:48

I'm not sure I'm posting in the right thread here, but hopefully someone can answer my question! What I'm looking for is a way to display the 'now playing' data from squeeze center on another device, probably in a web browser. Hopefully then I could use this with my Windows 7 media center to display the now playing data on my TV. All I'm really interested in is artist/track and the album art, anything else would be a bonus.

I think it could probably be done with a custom theme, but even that is probably beyond my limited skills!

Thanks in advance!

2009-07-26, 09:53
You could try opening the normal web interface (http://serverip:9000) and then use the "undock player panel" button in the top right corner. Try some of the other skins if you don't like the default one.

There's also a Windows sidebar gadget, but I don't know if it works Win7 yet. Search the forum for that.

Another option is the Moose program for Windows.

I'm sure others will chime in with more ideas...

2009-07-28, 09:29
Thanks, the 'undock player panel' trick is almost exactly what I'm after. It'd just be nice to have the artwork a little bit bigger.

I'll have a play around with Moose and see if that will give me what I"m after. Otherwise I might look at an existing plugin like iPeng and see if I can modify that, I've a feeling that might be a bit outside my skillset though!