[Desktop] Popout player

I have seen this idea posted several times over the years and they are all marked closed. I personally find it really frustrating that people have clearly been asking for this and over and over been denied, especially because it seems like a rather simple feature. Anyway, on the web player on Chromebook, there is an excellent popout player that remains on top of other tabs and windows you open, has the album/song art and has simple controls like pause, play, skip, and rewind that show when you hover over it. You can also move it around your screen so you position it where is easiest for you. It's crazy to me that this feature hasn't been implemented already for the desktop application, or if it has then the fact that it's been removed. It's super annoying to have to stop what I'm in the middle of to open the Spotify window just to see what is playing, or to skip or save a song. Something with just the basics of these features would make a huge difference and make usability so much easier.

Updated on 2020-10-20

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Comments
noirboris

Please add this feature. I'd like to basically know what I am listening to. I am listening to new music constantly.

 

 

Toastify used to do this until Spotify closed its API so now you can't add extensions...

It would be great to have something like this done by Spotify itself. Also if you hover over the song name when it appear you may have other options like added it to a playlist, "like it", etc...

chris15

Any updates on this?

dZiaDueR

This is my concept of pop-out message, hope you'll like it

automaticgiant

But how do we turn it off? I think it's annoying. Or at least have a dismissal feature.

(Linux)

Please remove this-

jramirez9

Is it still on development? I think it could be really cool using the Windows 10 notifications.

guabeff

I think this is a basic feature that this player must have. and also have the option of disabling.

kottalovag

How many kudos do we have to collect to make this thing happen?

Slipeh

+1