|Developer(s)||Alex Sirota, Yahoo! Inc.|
4.3.6 / March 22, 2012
|Type||Web browser, Music, Media player|
|Origins and lineage|
FoxyTunes is a browser extension which was acquired by Yahoo on February 4, 2008. The program allows the user to control media players from the browser window. FoxyTunes works in Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Application Suite, Flock and Mozilla Thunderbird.
The extension supports the normal media player functions and displays currently playing track information. Additionally, the extension allows searching various Web sites to get images, videos, biographies etc. related to the music being played.
On June 28, 2013, Yahoo! announced FoxyTunes's closure, scheduled for July 1, 2013.
FoxyTunes support many media players on a diverse variety of platforms. On Microsoft Windows it supports:
- Apollo media player
- The Core Media Player
- dBpoweramp Audio Player
- JRiver Media Center
- Media Player Classic
- Musicmatch Jukebox
- Quintessential Player
- VLC media player
- Windows Media Player
- Yahoo! Music Jukebox
On Unix systems:
On Mac OS X:
- Rossiter, Jay (June 28, 2013). "Keeping our Focus on What's Next". Yahoo! blog. Retrieved June 29, 2013.