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Windows 7: album art gadget

24 Nov 2009   #1
GlobesStudios

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
album art gadget

http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c1...amato89/Ds.jpg
can anyone give me a link to the album art gadget here?
and possibly to any good rain-meter/gadgets that work with windows media player..
one that automatically fetches album art from last.fm would be wonderful


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24 Nov 2009   #2
jamesvdm

 

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24 Nov 2009   #3
Snelhest

Windows 7
 
 

that's Cd Art Display http://www.cdartdisplay.com

it's a stand-alone application that you can set to launch automagically when you start your mediaplayer. as far as I recall it works with foobar (<--what I use), winamp, windows media player and vlc. maybe some more. by default it searches amazon.com i think, but you can set it to search last.fm if you want.
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25 Nov 2009   #4
jamesvdm

 

Wow. Amazing app.
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25 Nov 2009   #5
GlobesStudios

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snelhest View Post
that's Cd Art Display http://www.cdartdisplay.com

it's a stand-alone application that you can set to launch automagically when you start your mediaplayer. as far as I recall it works with foobar (<--what I use), winamp, windows media player and vlc. maybe some more. by default it searches amazon.com i think, but you can set it to search last.fm if you want.
tried it it kept giving me the same album art for every song X_X
really weird
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25 Nov 2009   #6
Snelhest

Windows 7
 
 

huh, that's strange. never happened to me, but then again, I've only used it with winamp and foobar.

I did a quick scan of their forum for people with similar problems, came up with nothing. check the setting for coversearches and how covers are stored on your comp. there is also a manual search feature in the right-cklick menu if all else fails.

I was wrong about the last.fm search, but you can still search google and five amazon.-sites. and make sure the option "Query just for artist" isn't active.

also in options you have a troubleshoot-feature.

I'm sorry if I'm not very coherent but it's late and I've been up since 5.45 this morning anyways, good luck and I hope you get your problem solved, cd art display is awesome when it works.

edit: heh, last thought, try asking for help on their forums, they're usually very helpful, just make sure you give them info about your os/software setup.
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29 Dec 2009   #7
ROsiNneR

Windows 7
 
 
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Hello.
I have a question :
I was wondering is that a windows theme or what? I mean the whole desktop, not just the album art gadget. Especially i would like to know how can i get that clock in the center. Please answer my question when you can. Thank you
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