Best Songbird Addon & Extensions Worth Using

By Sidharth | Ideas

Songbird is an popular media music player — available for both Windows (also in the form of Philips Songbird) and Mac (as an opensource player) — that comes with a built-in browser and support for addons. If you have already used Songbird, you must be familiar with the range of addons and extension it provides to the community. Among them, here is the list of best Songbird addons, some of them are quite useful that makes Songbird an unique music player!

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Add Google Search

By default, songbird allows you to search music in it’s own search engine. So download the Customize google addon that will help you in adding a search bar of Google.com and also eliminate all possible advertisement from the Google page.

Twitter Updatessongbird_twitter

With live twitter, you can easily update your Twitter status which is a popular micro blogging tool used extensively over a couple of months. Get live twitter on your songbird from here.

SongBird Lyrics addon

One of my favorite and a must have addon for the Song bird player, this lyrics master displays lyrics of the song being played right now. You can also save the lyrics for offline viewing.

Display Wiki Pedia info

By installing the Wikipedia addon, you will be able to browse through the artist, song information quickly that are pulled from the official Wikipedia.org portal. Another useful addon for finding accurate information of your favorite artist.

Wolfram Alpha Search

The new search engine which has created enough buzz on the web is now available as an extension (Download). With Wolfram Alpha, you can get detailed analysis about Maths, Chemistry or any general queries right from the Songbird browser.

Playlist Recommendation

Whenever a song is played, the addon will automatically generate a list of playlist recommendation that are similar to the song you’re listening. Quite similar to the last.fm recommendation list.

Tag Cloud Playlist

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Replaces your Songbird default playlist with a tag cloud that helps in easy navigation and allows you to dig deep into the tag cloud. Get tag cloud!

Customize Songbird Skin

Personas is the addon available for Songbird that let’s you change and customize the songbird default theme to a greater extent. You can also download Firefox Personas add-on to customize the Firefox skin.

That’s it for now. I am sure, there are other best songbird addon that I might have missed in the list. If you know any of them that are going to make Songbird usage much more enjoyable then do let me know!

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Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!

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lzy1990 September 4, 2012

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Gagan May 31, 2009

I’ve have never used it, going to try it now. thanks for the share 🙂

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Mayur May 31, 2009

Songbird is an awesome music player. The playlist recommendation addon simply rocks.
These new addons really sound cool, will try out them 😀

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    Sidharth May 31, 2009

    @Mayur – Yes, definitely try out other Songbird addons too. I love lyrics master the most 😉 Thanks for dropping by!

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