|Developer(s)||Alex Sirota, Yahoo! Inc.|
4.3.6 / March 22, 2012
|Type||Web browser, Music, Media player|
|Origins and lineage|
FoxyTunes was a browser extension allowing users to control media players from their browser window. It was acquired by Yahoo on February 4, 2008. FoxyTunes worked with for Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Application Suite, Flock and Mozilla Thunderbird.
The extension supported the normal media player functions and displayed currently playing track information. Additionally, the extension allowed 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 supported many media players on a diverse variety of platforms. On Microsoft Windows:
- 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.