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Now Playing X 1.1.7 Requires Restart
by Juha Laakso
Now Playing X allows you to use MSN or Live Messenger’s “Show what I’m listening to” feature with services like YouTube.
Other supported instant messaging (IM) clients are: AOL Instant Messenger AIM, Google Talk, Skype and Yahoo! Messenger
About this Add-on
Other supported instant messaging (IM) clients are:
AOL Instant Messenger, AIM
To enable these go to the Tools menu, and click Now Playing X. Tick the corresponding checkbox. Please use the latest available version of your IM client!
In principle you can use Now Playing X with which ever site you want be it blog, social networking, video or wiki. You can easily add your favourite sites through options. Page title or specific HTML-element can be used as now playing status text source. YouTube is supported by default. See configuration examples and user's guide http://hunajatehdas.net/now-playing-x/configuration-examples.html
In order to support different IM clients this extension contains binary components. Additionally AIM users need to install a separate plugin when asked. .Net Framework is required if you want to use this extension with AIM, Skype or Yahoo! Messenger.
25.6.2009 Important Note
YouTube tweaked their site. To get it work go to Tools > Now Playing X. Select YouTube. Click Edit.. and select (o) Plain element and then type in
Tag name: h1
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