Release Notes

7.1:

  • ADDED Support multiple Spotify accounts#171, see article Multiple Users
  • ADDED Add recently played tracks#184, see article Recent Tracks
  • ADDED Add a setting to put albums at the top of search lists#173
  • ADDED Add external trigger for every command#176
  • ADDED Add option to reduce number of notifications#183
  • IMPROVED Album cover in ✧Current Track view#181
  • FIXED Volume Down hotkey#175

7.0:

  • ADDED Make themes configurable#161, see article Change Theme
  • ADDED Add Sharing feature using Mac OS X Sharing#158, see article Share
  • ADDED Add new Web Search command for current track#160, see article Web Search
  • ADDED Allow to hide some main menu entries#163, see article Customization
  • ADDED Add option to not use artworks#150
  • ADDED Set volume min & max as workflow variables#153
  • IMPROVED Use ZIP instead of TGZ for debug files#162
  • FIXED Issue with chinese playlists#156
  • FIXED Self-Updated playlists are not updated within the workflow#165

6.6:

  • FIXED Launching playlist when Spotify app is not opened#147

6.5:

  • ADDED Add option to allow to download a green theme #145

  • FIXED Make workflow more resilient to AppleScript output errors#144

6.4:

  • ADDED Allow users to rename all commands #132

  • ADDED Toggle repeat on / off from the workflow. #122

  • ADDED Add Spotify Mini Player fallback search. #134

  • FIXED Playlist starting with emoji is causing issues #129

  • FIXED Charts is broken #118

  • FIXED Biography is broken #138

  • FIXED Radio not working #137

6.3:

WARNING: This version is only compatible with Alfred v3

  • ADDED Compatible with Alfred v3

  • FIXED Lyrics not found #115

6.2.6:

WARNING: To use Top Artists and Top Tracks new feature, you need to re-authorize the workflow by executing spot_mini_reset_settings

  • ADDED Add top artists and tracks for user #116

  • IMPROVED Trigger OS X notifications without changing the current music #109

  • FIXED Search online broken if space is used #113

  • FIXED localhost site not starting #114

  • FIXED Now playing pops up even when disabled #115

6.2.5:

  • ADDED Growl notifications #107

  • FIXED Web API Exception: invalid id when browsing an artist with only local tracks #111

  • FIXED Bug with Remove track from Playlist#112

6.2.4:

  • ADDED Add volume percent configuration in Settings menu #94

  • ADDED Add possibility to remove stars/ratings from track names #98

  • ADDED Add autoplay when starting radio #99

  • ADDED Improve spot_mini_debug by directly uploading ZIP file to transfer.sh #105

  • FIXED Search does not handle spaces #97

  • FIXED No ‘error’ provided in response body happening almost every time for one user #104

6.2.3:

  • ADDED Add option to create a Complete Collection playlist for artist

  • FIXED Fix for issue #86 Lyrics are broken

  • FIXED Fix for issue #92 Volume controls not working (does not decrease)

6.2.2:

  • ADDED Add back volmid and volmax commands #80

  • ADDED Add collaborative playlist support #81

  • FIXED Fix for issue #78 Just 5 albums in “My Music”

6.2.1:

  • ADDED Add Play/Pause (Remote and Action) command #71

  • ADDED Order albums by date added (newest on top) #77

  • IMPROVED Better handling of artworks, with lower size (64x64 px)#74

  • FIXED Fix for issue #73 404 error while updating playlist with “!” in owner id name

  • FIXED Fix for issue #72 “Playlist” (browse by playlist) list is empty

6.2:

6.1.2:

  • IMPROVED Better handling of local files #68. A local track will be identified with a :pushpin:.

6.1.1:

  • FIXED Fix for issue #65 Ignore playlists with empty names

  • IMPROVED Detect AppleScript execution errors #67. This will help users to detect if they have the latest bugged Spotify update.

6.1:

6.0.4:

  • ADDED Add Play Random Album #60

  • IMPROVED Better handling of playable tracks. Not playable tracks are displayed with :no_entry_sign: and are not actionable #57

  • IMPROVED Added check for minimal PHP version which is 5.4 (shipped in Mavericks) #59

6.0.3:

  • FIXED Fix for issue #52 and #53

6.0.21:

  • FIXED Fix for issue #49 and #50

  • FIXED Control Spotify volume instead of System volume #47

6.0.1:

6.0:

  • ADDED Full Alfred Remote support

  • ADDED Now Playing: display a notification every time a track is played (or un-paused).

  • ADDED Play Queue: get the Play Queue directly in the workflow.

  • ADDED New icons

  • ADDED Added charts

  • ADDED Background download of artworks and better, quicker library refresh

  • ADDED Added Search Online (i.e not in your library) for albums, artists or tracks and playlists

  • IMPROVED Better lyrics handling

  • ADDED Added new album releases

  • ADDED Follow or Unfollow an artist

  • ADDED Follow or remove a playlist

  • IMPROVED And many more improvements and bug fixes…

5.2:

  • ADDED Added Create Artist Radio playlist (number of tracks is configurable)

  • ADDED Added Create Song Radio playlist feature (number of tracks is configurable)

  • ADDED Added command artist_radio to create artist radio playlist from current artist

  • ADDED Added command song_radio to create song radio playlist from current track

  • IMPROVED Continue using the workflow while updating library (playlist, all playlists or Your Music)!

  • ADDED Added command lyrics to get lyrics from current track

  • ADDED New sub-menu for Current Track (hotkey available for quick access)

5.1.2:

  • FIXED Fix for issue #29 (If you had more than 50 playlists, say 58, only the last 8 were processed)

  • FIXED Fix for playlist artworks not downloaded

5.1.1:

  • IMPROVED Added more validations for authentication (check length is 32, check that Client Secret is different than Client ID).

  • ADDED Added command spot_mini_reset to reset settings

5.1:

  • FIXED Fixed hard-code user id in update library

  • IMPROVED Enhancements to play/pause

5.0:

  • IMPROVED Using now Spotify WEB API instead of Spotify App API

  • IMPROVED Using OAuth 2.0 authentication

  • ADDED Control Your Music, you can choose to control the Alfred Playlist or Your Music now

  • ADDED Featured Playlists in your country, US and UK

  • IMPROVEDUpdate Playlists now also update playlists which have been updated (not only the ones added or removed as before)

  • IMPROVED Reworked biography

  • IMPROVED Many more improvements

4.6:

  • FIXED Fixed broken Play Random Track

  • ADDED Now displaying notification for random track

  • ADDED Add ‘Get current track information’

  • ADDED Add notification for previous and next track

4.5:

  • ADDED Add Play artist option in Browse this artist mode

4.4.91:

  • FIXED Fix for artworks being downloaded in online mode (regression)

4.4.9:

  • ADDED Get a maximum of 1000 related artists

4.4.8:

  • FIXED Temporarily fixed problem with update library

4.4.7:

  • FIXED Fixed artwork download issues

4.4.6:

  • FIXED Fixed spot_mini_debug

4.4.5:

  • FIXED Second attempt to get related artists more reliable

  • IMPROVED Improved performances of Update Library, Update Playlist and Update Playlist List

4.4.4:

  • IMPROVED Moved to new Spotify WEB API for online lookups

  • ADDED Display release date of album in online mode

4.4.3:

  • FIXED Get related artists is more reliable

  • ADDED Display in playlist for every track

4.4.2:

  • FIXED Fixed check for updates

4.4.1:

  • IMPROVED Compliant with latest Spotifious version

4.4:

  • IMPROVED Improved performances

  • ADDED New command to unstar a track

  • ADDED Added new command (with external trigger) spot_mini_update_library to update library

  • IMPROVED Automatically update Alfred Playlist after adding track, album or playlist

  • IMPROVED Automatically update starred playlist after star/unstar track

  • ADDED New theme

  • ADDED Shortcuts to Settings/Alfred Playlist/Playlists (need to configure hotkeys)

4.3.6:

  • IMPROVED Improved notifications

4.3.5:

  • FIXED Fix issue with `add_current_track_to_alfred_playlist_or_your_music command

4.3.4:

  • ADDED Star track display track info and artwork

  • IMPROVED Search artist online even when not in library

4.3.3:

  • FIXED Fix display of results in a playlist when searching tracks

4.3.2:

  • FIXED Fix release package 4.3.1

4.3.1:

  • FIXED Fix release package 4.3

4.3:

  • ADDED New command add_current_track_to_alfred_playlist_or_your_music: Add current track to Alfred Playlist

  • IMPROVED Modifer action are now working on the now playing track (result which has the play/pause option)

  • ADDED New notifications now display artworks(10.9+ only)

  • IMPROVED Various improvements

4.2.3:

  • ADDED Option to disable Get Lyrics

4.2.1:

  • FIXED Fix a problem with local files in playlist

  • IMPROVED Updated to Packal

  • IMPROVED Updated to new Spotifious version

4.2:

  • IMPROVED Implemented suggestions described in issue 14

4.1.2:

  • ADDED Add spot_mini_issue command to report a bug or propose enhancement.

  • FIXED Fix a potential issue with Library update.

4.1.1:

  • ADDED Now use free TCP port for communication between workflow and Spotify App Helper.

4.1:

  • IMPROVED Improved Mini player App. Removed configuration of country code, it is now done automatically.

4.0.2:

  • ADDED Added debug area in Spotify App, this will help debugging issues with library update, if any

4.0.1:

  • FIXED Fixed a problem where notifications are not working

4.0:

  • ADDED Choose workflow themes: green or black

  • ADDED Display and browse Related Artists

  • ADDED Display Artist biography

  • ADDED Display current track lyrics

  • ADDED Use any of your playlists (including the starred playlist) as the Alfred Playlist

  • ADDED Clear your Alfred Playlist (exluding the starred playlist)

  • ADDED Auto-Updater: check for update once per day

  • ADDED Check for update in Settings

  • IMPROVED Various enhancements

3.8.5:

  • FIXED Fix issue with some weird playlists with some kind of corrupted tracks

3.8.4:

  • ADDED Added more error checks when setting Alfred Playlist URL

3.8.3:

  • FIXED Attempt to fix corrupted spotify app directories

3.8.2:

  • IMPROVED Reworked failure detection for first time use

3.8:

  • ADDED Added playlists in now playing section

3.7.5:

  • FIXED Fix: Browse by Artist and by Album is very slow for big libraries (>30K tracks)

3.7.4:

  • FIXED Fixed output for update playlist and update playlists list

3.7.3:

  • FIXED Fixed problem when antislash is in album,track,artist name

3.7.2:

  • FIXED Minor Fixes.

3.7:

  • IMPROVED Top list is now a playlist like any others.

  • IMPROVED Now check if track is playable before displaying it

3.6:

  • ADDED Added Update Playlist list(use it when you have added or removed a playlist). Various fixes.

3.5:

  • IMPROVED Added artworks to playlists! Please update your library to enjoy this new feature

3.4:

  • FIXED Some fixes and improvements on Playlists

3.3:

  • ADDED Added progress indicator during update of library and playlists

  • ADDED Added possibility to update playlists directly from the workflow!

3.2:

  • IMPROVED No more need to copy JSON data! Just click on “Update library”

  • ADDED Added spot_mini_kill command to kill update library if it is stuck

3.1:

  • IMPROVED Moving to spotify API 1.x: no more 200 tracks limitation on playlists

  • ADDED Added spot_mini_debug command to help troubleshooting

  • IMPROVED Improved robustness and error detections

3.0:

  • ADDED Major speed improvements. Using a library with 18000 tracks, search scope set to ALL, with artworks displayed, it takes 150ms to return 50 results

  • ADDED Launch your top list

  • ADDED Online mode: Lookup for artist online and then browse all albums and tracks

  • IMPROVED Many more improvements

2.8:

  • ADDED New icons

  • ADDED Option to enable/disable artworks

  • ADDED Option to enable/disable More from this artist/album

2.7:

  • IMPROVED Attempt to better detect problems with spotify-app-miniplayer app

2.6:

  • FIXED Fix issue during library creation where nothing happened

2.5:

  • ADDED Quick access to menus, for example start typing setting and Settings menu will be selected

  • ADDED Add a playlist to Alfred Playlist using ⇧ modifier

2.4:

  • ADDED Introducing Alfred Playlist: control a playlist from Alfred. Add Track with fn or Album with shift to the playlist, browse it or clear it from Alfred.

2.3:

  • IMPROVED Using own Spotify app . Nore more need to do manual install, this is automatically done. Using this allows more control and less hacking to make it work
  • ADDED New random command, it will launch a random track from any of your playlists
  • ADDED New star command, it will star the current track

2.2:

  • IMPROVED Move code to GitHub
  • FIXED Fix artworks not cached when playlist is not from the user

2.1:

  • ADDED Display user for playlists
  • ADDED Added settings to launch spotify:app:export app

2.0:

  • IMPROVED Automatic support of playlists (including starred playlist)
  • ADDED Setting to disable spotifious
  • ADDED alt and cmd modifiers now open and play music

1.15:

  • FIXED Fix for very large libraries

1.14:

  • FIXED Fixes and improvements to playlists

1.13:

  • ADDED Built-in support of playlists!

1.12:

  • ADDED Updated (again) allocated memory to 256M
  • IMPROVED Check json data is valid when creating/updating library
  • FIXED minor fixes

1.11:

  • FIXED Updated allocated memory to 128M.

1.10:

  • FIXED Fix memory issue when library.json file size is big.
  • ADDED New icons.

1.9:

  • IMPROVED Do not fetch online artworks for current track(for performance reasons).
  • FIXED Minor bug fixes.

1.8:

  • ADDED Added same keywords as iTunes Mini Player: play, pause, mute, next, previous, volmax, volmid. And shuffle to activate shuffling.

1.7:

  • IMPROVED Performance improvement when using Starred Playlist only Search Scope (only a subset of library.json is loaded)

1.6:

  • FIXED Fix for duplicate tracks in results.
  • FIXED Better handling of UTF-8 characters.

1.5:

  • ADDED Display current track information.
  • ADDED Select current track to play/pause the track
  • ADDED Added More from this Artist and More from this album

1.4:

  • IMPROVED Display a default artwork when not available.
  • FIXED Fix Search playlist
  • ADDED Add check that Max Results is a number and greater than 0

1.3:

  • ADDED Added Browse by Playlists (if playlists.json is configured)
  • ADDED Added configuration for Max number of results
  • ADDED Added default result to search with Spotify

1.2:

  • FIXED Fixed issue when browsing by Artist and by Album

1.1:

  • IMPROVED library.json, playlists.json and artwork cache are now in the app data directory (/Users/YOUR_USER/Library/Application Support/Alfred 2/Workflow Data/com.vdesabou.spotify.mini.player). The workflow can now be updated without loosing cached artworks, playlists and library.

1.0:

  • ADDED Initial Version