Foobar2000:Components 0.9/foo lyricsgrabber2

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Lyricsgrabber 2
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Lyricsgrabber 2 is an easy-to-use plug-in to download lyrics and save them into a tag in your Audio files.

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[edit] Installation

[edit] Installation using Foobar2000's install method (Foobar2000 1.1+)

  1. Before Updating:
  2. Remove the component in foobar by right-clicking it in the foobar2000 preferences (Components) and choosing "remove".
  3. Installation:
    • Click "Install..." in the foobar2000 preferences (Components) and choose the foo_lyricsgrabber2.zip file for installation.
  4. Side note:
    • foo_lyricsgrabber2 will create a "libs" folder in your pygrabber folder at startup.
  5. Directory Structure:
Directory						Description
(foobar2000 component folder)\pygrabber\system		Python standard library, extensions and helper modules
(foobar2000 component folder)\pygrabber\libs		User python libraries and extension
(foobar2000 component folder)\pygrabber\scripts	User scripts

[edit] Installation the old way (Foobar2000 1.0+)

  1. Before Update:
    • If you have previous version installed, make sure you have removed pygrabber\ in your foobar2000 profile folder and/or in your user-components\foo_lyricsgrabber2\ folder
  2. Install:
    1. Put python25.dll and msvcr71.dll into foobar2000\ directory
    2. Put foo_lyricsgrabber2.dll into foobar2000\components\ directory
    3. Copy pygrabber directory and all its contents to %appdata%\foobar2000\ directory (Foobar2000 Profile)
  3. Side note:
    • foo_lyricsgrabber2 will create a "libs" folder in your pygrabber folder at startup.
  1. Directory Structure:
Directory						Description
(foobar2000 profile folder)\pygrabber\system		Python standard library, extensions and helper modules
(foobar2000 profile folder)\pygrabber\libs		User python libraries and extension
(foobar2000 profile folder)\pygrabber\scripts		User scripts

[edit] After Installation or After Updating

Go to Foobar's preferences and find under tools "Lyrics Grabber 2". In "Provider", select "Scripts", click "Options" then "Settings". Then, in the foo_grabber_python configuration window, click "Refresh" button, in order to have all scripts updated.


[edit] Remarks

  • You can reach your profile folder if you type this in the addressbar of Windows Explorer: %appdata%\Foobar2000
  • The "Search All" option in the context menu searches for lyrics using all available built-in lyrics providers.
  • The first provider returning the lyrics will be picked.
    • NOTE: This does not include Python scripts!

[edit] Credits

  • Obviously many thanks to T.P.Wang the initiator for this great plugin!
  • libcurl - Copyright © 1998 - 2008, Daniel Stenberg.
  • Python - Copyright © 1990-2010, Python Software Foundation.
  • DEELX Regular Expression Engine - Copyright 2006 © RegExLab?.com, 史寿伟 (sswater shi).
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