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jao
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Windows 8 client

What is the expected release date for a spotify Windows 8 client?

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Re: Windows 8 client

Hey, the new version of Spotify support Windows 8 completely. I think the version is 0.8.5 and this is already available, so you receive an update soon.

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Re: Windows 8 client

I think the new version isn't made for Windows 8 but it could work better since the older had issues. Surely a Metro App is coming at somepoint. No ETA to my knowledge.

Last time Windows 8 Full support was said to be released when the WIndows 8 starts to come with OEM / with the computers and not only for MSDN subscribers or such.

I'd say try the new version out if it works...

Surely this is just me and my legendary 2 cents :)

PS. I don't work for Spotify.

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jao
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Re: Windows 8 client

Thanks. I'm using 0.8.4 so I just have to wait I guess (haven't found a 'check for updates' button in spotify yet)

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Re: Windows 8 client

There is a 0.85 link circulating here somewhere.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/u81vxbycyywm1y4/Spotify_new.zip

Thats the one.

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Music Fan
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Registered: ‎2012-10-27

Re: Windows 8 client

It works just fine, but runs on the desktop, and thus not as a tile. A tad annoying, but W8 is 2 days old at this point :P 

Music Lover
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Registered: ‎2012-03-14

Re: Windows 8 client

I hope they implement Aero Snap features before the make some useless Spotify Metro App

Music Fan
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Registered: ‎2012-11-06

Re: Windows 8 client

Would love to see them hook into windows 8 like the (microsoft) music app does (control via the popup that you see when you change volume).

 

Does not even have to be a metro app, just some more usability :)

 

 

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Registered: ‎2012-11-09

Re: Windows 8 client

Maybe I'm just cursed or something, but I was running 0.5.2 which would run fine for about five minutes, then freeze and crash, but Spotify.exe would run in the background and the only way to kill it and try again was to reboot.

 

Upon finding this thread, I downloaded 0.8.5, removed old version, installed new version, same exact problem. Like, no different from before at all. What gives?

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Registered: ‎2012-11-08

Re: Windows 8 client

0.8.5 version here on windows 8 pro; just upgraded from win 7 home premium; check forum as it's not working for anyone - SORT IT OUT SPOTIFY?!

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