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Developer(s) Alex Sirota, Yahoo! Inc.
Stable release
4.3.6 / March 22, 2012
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Web browser, Music, Media player
License Freeware, Proprietary

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.[1]

Supported players[edit]

FoxyTunes support many media players on a diverse variety of platforms. On Microsoft Windows it supports:

On Unix systems:

On Mac OS X:

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Rossiter, Jay (June 28, 2013). "Keeping our Focus on What's Next". Yahoo! blog. Retrieved June 29, 2013.