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Windows 7: Context Menu Add Play with Foobar Option!

01 Feb 2011   #11

64x - Windows 7 Home Premium

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by James Colbert View Post
You could always place a shortcut in the 'Send To' folder, which will show up in the Send To fly out menu (in the right click context menu):

C:\Users\USER NAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo

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FTW! For the win! This has helped me so much. Thank you kindly~

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03 Feb 2011   #12

Windows 7

You can set this up in foobar preferences without any bother: On "Shell Integration": tick "Folder context menus" and you see "Play in foobar" in the folder context menu. Tick "Register supported file formats on startup" and all the filetypes that foobar supports will show "Play in foobar" in file context menu. If you only want specific filetypes, untick the "Register...." box, click on "Manage filetype associations" and then tick the selected filetypes you want.
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03 Feb 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

Thanks for pointing that out!!
It only makes sense to have it in the preferences. I just couldn't figure out why so many people were missing that feature.
I don't use foobar so all I could suggest was a generic approach.

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03 Feb 2011   #14

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG View Post
I just couldn't figure out why so many people were missing that feature.
Some media players hold on to file associations very aggressively, so if you're using several players it might seem like your settings in sensible players like foobar don't work. Also, if you use shark007 codec's recommended settings, WMP gets all the associations; it might be keeping them there until you go in and untick that box. (not sure about that 'cause WMP is gathering dust in my setup.)
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