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MSN Messenger 7 Current Playing Song

Show Winamp current playing song to your MSN contacts

Show Winamp current playing song to your MSN contacts

Show Winamp current playing song to your MSN contacts.

Works with Winamp2 and Winamp5 !

Beta version. Tested with MSN Messenger 7.0.0777 and Winamp 2.81 / 5.08e.

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April 20, 2005 by Wagner Cunhaw1474901 downloads

MSN Messenger 7 Current Playing Song - Show Winamp current playing song to your MSN contacts

Staff review

MSN Now Playing plugin

A small and simple plugin which does what it says. No config from what i saw though.

Comments

Amazing, so simple and it works on Windows 7 with the newest winamp and WLM.Good work ^^, - July 18, 2010 by [email protected]


All I needed, works perfectly well for me. Thx. - January 2, 2010 by [email protected]


works with msn 2009 - i have msn 2009 comp 14. with plus 4.82, and winamp 5.56, no problems with antivirus, good job ;) - October 15, 2009 by neronska2024


It works - Does what the box says. Although, it doesn't remove the stream-name while playing SHOUTcast-channels, and it has no means of configuration. - September 5, 2009 by Grailas


aha - sen sjam ka di me ket te qim nane - April 27, 2009 by derinzall dejnelloq


It works fine but... - This plugin gives no problem when it's run... but it changes the title positions. How can I fix this?Thank you. - November 8, 2008 by Javier Leal


Doesn't work w/ WinLiveMsngr 2009 Beta - At least listening to online radio stations doesn't. I just get a "Connecting ..." message in Messenger. - October 14, 2008 by Yukon Cornelius


It's a VIRUS - I don't know why, but before, this plugin was jus a simple file, ready to copy in the winamp plugin folder, but now it's an EXE file, and my antivirus detected it as a virus (Backdoor/IRC.Cloner.ae). I'm concerned about it because at least all the messenger plugins are now executable files (.EXE) and before were simple files, and probably viruses. Be careful. Thanks. - March 11, 2008 by Jose Bautista


Plug-in - i dont know but it don\'t works!!! - February 19, 2008 by Stephan Walter


Buggy - As this plugin has a quite straightforward functionality I would rate it FIVE if it worked and ZERO if it had some problem. That's why I was so unmerciful ;) I noticed that when you stop playing music, MSN still shows the song name as if it was still being reproduced.I tried this other plugin and it worked fine:http://www.myplugins.info/msn-messenger-plugin.php - February 8, 2008 by Alex Escodro


Awesome idea - I really needed this plug in because I have gotten to use to this feature on WMP and Windows Live. It's an awesome idea, however it doesn't not work as perfectly as it should. Sometimes it refuses to show the name of the song on the messenger no matter what I do. I have to restart WinAmp to get it to work. And when I am streaming music, all it shows is the IP and web address I am streaming from, not the song and titles as they change like it will do with WMP. Other than that, it's a nice little add on and I recommend it besides it's faults. - October 21, 2007 by Leonard Sutherlin


yay i don't have to use wmp - haven't used it very long but it works for the current release of messenger and i like not having to use wmp to spam what i'm playing to my friend list - October 13, 2007 by Dion Joe


Hooah! That's the ticket. - When I found this plugin I was very excited. Who wants to know what you are listening to on Windows Media Player? No one. I was even more excited when it worked without a hassle. Excellent work Mister Cunhaw!Get it now! - June 15, 2007 by Philip Skrzypek


It works - Ive always used itunes buts it always has been slow but i liked winamp alot because it was cooler looking at had more options and everything .. i used itunes because i just wanted a player that would show what song im listening to on windows messenger... but now i found out winamp does have a download for that , thank you... say goodbye to itunes. - June 15, 2007 by Josh Harper


Works great. - Does what it says, and does it right. Also works in Windows Live Messenger. :D - May 24, 2007 by Dorian Snyder


Worked just fine - Just what I was looking for: a plugin to show "now's playing" info in Microsoft Live Messenger, but with light Winamp 2.78c This plugin just worked fine immediately. To activate "now's playing" option open Live Messenger, go to Tools Menu, choose Options, and in Personal Options check the option "Show song information..." - May 10, 2007 by Daniel Serrano


Could be a little better - Would be nice if you would be able to have a small config area to put something in before or after the title, such as Winamp is playing: that way you advertise winamp at the same time and lets ppl know that a better player is able to do this that alot of ppl are using Winblows Media Sucker for. - February 16, 2007 by Joe VanderMeer


it works. - This plugin works fine. Do the job it's meant to do. - February 16, 2007 by daniel souza


Immitation - pretty much a copy of Toaster's which released way before this. The plugin only displays the artist and song, the same as windows media player plugin. Basically a rip-off of that as well. It comes with winamp, for people who don't really want to waste time looking for an advanced plugin. It's basic, no configuration, no hassle. I give it 2 stars because of it's immitational value and it needs not the attention. - January 15, 2007 by Matt Davis


It works!!! great job. - It works with messenger live ver. 8.0.0812.00 great job. just installed the plugin and restarted winamp!!!! - December 21, 2006 by Jonathan Ramos


Works. - It does its job. It even works for Windows Live Messenger. - October 28, 2006 by Harvey D


No Frills - I have Windows XP and the plug-in works exactly like it should. - October 23, 2006 by Travis Chastain


3 - it doesn't work on windows on 98 =[ - September 30, 2006 by John Algeo


Good plug in. - Support multi MSN 7 or 8. Support winamp 2 too. Support UNICODE. i wish to support swap artist and song name. In fact http://download.nullsoft.com/customize/component/2005/5/12/P/large_image/MSN_Now_Playing.jpg style is better. :D Mybe in next version. - August 28, 2006 by Eryen AKGUN


Simple & Easy to use ! - This is exactly what I was looking for .. works with MSN messenger 8 \"Windows Live Messenger\". Even works multiMSN ! - August 25, 2006 by Prince John


wonder-full!!! - anyone knows what i'm listening! - August 13, 2006 by javier estevez


Works in: - v2.54 with "Windows Live Messenger" too Great plugin. Not much more to say. - August 7, 2006 by Katana Steel


It works but not as expected. - Its a nice plugin, but doesnt work with radio stations. I tried alot of stations (winamp optimized) but it shows no name for one of them. Just the ipaddress or [ connecting ]. - August 2, 2006 by SHRIKEE kawaii


Thanks just what i was looking for - This is just great, thank you for making something so easy to install that does not need to be configured either. My thumbs up to you, you just made a frustrating evening a better one. I would give it a 10 if there was such a rating, it is that good..... Cheers, Aussie - June 27, 2006 by Aussie aa


windows Live Messenger BETA! - Hurray! It works with the new BETA version of Windows Live! Messenger. -Now I can stop using clunky PlediaMayer! - June 18, 2006 by Simon Hampshire


ok with live messenger beta (new msn) - its works with new version of msn! perfect! great! - June 14, 2006 by kerginaldo gadelha


Messenger7 Plugin - Very Very good !!!! Jean-Marie lepercq (Belgium) [email protected] - May 30, 2006 by JEAN_MARIE LEPERCQ


Its very good! - It even work with msn 8.0 beta, good work! - May 22, 2006 by Pieter Slotegraaf


Its the best, dont go get something else - Its the best, dont go get something else - May 19, 2006 by Daniel Harrisson


Works with messenger beta live as well - Works with the new live beta from messenger as of 5/12/06. Set up was a breeze as well :-) Thanks Man!!! - May 11, 2006 by Victor Rivas


Easy and functionally - I downloaded this plugin in a seconds with winamp and messenger running and works perfect just in a few seconds It's no necesary to install media player 10 ( I have m.p. 9). - May 9, 2006 by Dark Killer


Not working without WMP Installed - It's a shame - I tried it out in a computer with Windows media player installed and worked perfectly, easy install... everything allright. Now i'm trying it at home where I haven't installed WMP and it simply won't work! Keeps asking for WMP - It's a shame, but what's the point of having this sort of plug-in if I need to install WMP anyway? - April 25, 2006 by Miguel Hughes


it used to work great - it does not work in msn 7.5 though, pity - April 1, 2006 by J N


Artist name doesn't show in MSN 8 Beta - Everything was cool in previous versions .. but .. Artist name doesnt appear in MSN 8 Beta. - March 23, 2006 by Usama Ibrahim


BOM MAS PRECISA SER ATUALIZADO PARA O MSN 8 BETA - ?TIMO PROGRAMA!!! USEM E ABUSEM! - March 19, 2006 by Acton Lobo


Absolutely no configuration - Also compatible to MSN 7.5. But it seems that there's no possibility to show the name of the artist before the name of the track. - March 12, 2006 by Oliver Gaden


perfect - extremely simple.. i have no idea about the requirements of winamp and MSN but...im using msn 7 and winamp 5.2 just download the plug in..install it.. the simply restart winamp and MSN..and voila! done! - March 8, 2006 by Sharwn Singh


Excellent - Simple, but works just fine. You have to turn it on in MSN by clicking My Status > Activate "Want I am listening to right now" - March 8, 2006 by Rudolph Gottesheim


Very good! - It is excellent ! - March 7, 2006 by Monica noway


Very good Plug-In - Very useful plug-in for all MSN Messenger users and Windows Media Player haters xD - March 3, 2006 by Bobby Alfred


Great!!! - It works with next comin Windows Live Messenger 8 too...many thx to you =) - February 14, 2006 by T S


Excellent - Just what I was after.. Even show's video media, something wmp doesn't. Thanx 4 it..Every1 else get it you won't be disappointed. Jman - January 30, 2006 by j leblanc


It's ok... but - I would really like the ability to configure what to display in the tag. I prefer having the artist name first for example. - January 27, 2006 by Afrika Bambataa


Good - Good plugin, works well,but your personal message won't show as long as you dont close winamp even if you hit the stop button,it continues displaying the last song you listened to. - January 14, 2006 by Bruno Charbonneau


Do as it says..and it's doing great! - I just have to install the plugin and reiniciate both winamp and msn and it works!! Thanks and keep up the good work,Miguel - December 29, 2005 by swaxxx swaxxx


So GooooD - really I Like This Plug-In ... Thx Again ... - December 13, 2005 by Miguel Avellaneda


Efficace - Il marche & est assez simple ? installer. (N'oubliez pas relancer winamp pour le s?lectionner dans les plugins g?n?raux) Test ok on Winamp 2.7 - November 28, 2005 by Gun Smoke


So Easy - Really Easy to Install and Use Maybe not the Best but the easiest to use ... YAY - November 21, 2005 by Alexandre Courcelle


It works - And it's easy to install. Why rate lower the 5? - November 15, 2005 by PJ LEFEBVRE


Whats Playing Now Msn Messenger 7.x plugin - I like it - November 13, 2005 by neitakk tha


Not so good... - Good things are: 1.- Fast name replacement between songs. Bad things are: 1.- It doesn't make any change when playing a song by double clicking on an mp3 file. 2.- It doesn't restore my MSN's personal message when stop playing or when Winamp is not running... A few things has to be fixed.... Anyway, here's a great plugin!! GO CUNHAW GO!! ;) - November 2, 2005 by Radford Diakiw


Not bad. its ok - This Plugin is Great! Its fast and easy to install. But theres one thing I would likw to see an update of this plugin. When you stop the music it will not show the music Title, just like the window media player. Good job cunhaw keep up the good work :) - October 29, 2005 by Pooty Tang


. - This Plugin is Great! Its fast and easy to install. But theres one thing I would likw to see an update of this plugin. When you stop the music it will not show the music Title, just like the window media player. Good job cunhaw keep up the good work :) - October 29, 2005 by Jose Diaz


Very Nice - Simple and very easy install, A definite must have for all Winamp users. Great job on this plugin cunhaw. - October 19, 2005 by Pooty Tang


simple install - awesome job I insatlled it and it worked dont get any easier than that - October 14, 2005 by Gary Penumarti


Excelent! - it works real good! excelente work! - October 11, 2005 by Tim Wilson


MSN - Yea, good thing this Plugin. Yet another reason why you shouldn't use Windows Overgrown and Slow Media player. I mean, you can now use this MSN function with WinAmp :-D - October 3, 2005 by alejandro yo


Good, but not perfect - A good plugin. Simply but effective. I did not rate it 5 stars, because it does not display the song title when I play APE files with the APE plug-in. Instead, the previous song which w?s displayed remains, while it has finished already. - September 30, 2005 by Sleepwalker Designs


Works with Chinese titles - This is the only plugin I found the display chinese (both simplified and traditional) titles correctly. - September 27, 2005 by Martijn Mooij


Fantastic - This is a great Plugin. Thanks cunhaw MSN has been lacking without it. - September 23, 2005 by fanet et


problem enabling - this is such a great plug-in. however ive dwnloaded it an installed it an now i dont know where it is to enable it. i no it sounds stupid but can sum1 help? - September 18, 2005 by jacob law


Simple but good - Cud have wished for a bit of configuration possibilities, but hey, it works good! But what is a hexeditor so i cud get that title - artist thingie switched up? - September 15, 2005 by Brad Shillingford


Does not work without WMP - This plugin doesnt work if you do not have windows media player installed. What is the point of making what im listening to use winamp, if you are sitll forced to keep WMP installed. Does anyone know of a plugin that DOES get it right - September 13, 2005 by chaza _


Decent - Does what it says on the box. Can't ask much more, cept maybe for a config box. - September 13, 2005 by Andy Laitinen


MSN Messenger 7 Current Playing Song - This awesome!!! after installing restart Winamp and it works like a charm. Thanks cunhaw cunhaw, tumbs up! - September 7, 2005 by nymph olept


The only thing that winamp needed to be PERFECT! - I always complained about winamp could not show the song you were listening...well now that it can,I'm happy! :) - September 7, 2005 by BoJlk BoJlk


sucked - i've installed every goddam MSN plugin i could find to get it to work, I couldn't get any to work at all, what am i doing wrong? what do i need that you aren't telling me?? someone please let me know so i can get it working and give this a 5 star rating like it deserves - September 6, 2005 by Super Mouton


????? - I have downloaded both this plugin and the patch from www.mess.com and I just can?t get messenger to switch artist and song... Can anyone help me??? - September 1, 2005 by Lord DeWolf


excellent - worked from the get go and im very gratefull for it!. awsome plugin - September 1, 2005 by Chuck Mollet


10!!! - Show de bola! Muito bom mesmo!!! - August 29, 2005 by Soeren Schmidt


Love It!! - Thank Youuuu!! This is perfect! Very simple to use and I got the results I wanted! :) Works amazingly with the new version of MSN (7.5) ... ! - August 24, 2005 by Acton Lobo


Too simple - It isn't configurable like some other (better) msn/winamp plugins. - August 23, 2005 by Alejandra Zamora


Great work!!!! - At last i found an msn plugin, that supports greek characters! All the others show #$@%@ ... Perfect work, and also it's SIMPLE to install. 3 buttons and it's over :) Well done - August 14, 2005 by Kees Aak


sehr gut! - sehr gut! - August 13, 2005 by Nestor Reyna


BUENO - El mejor que encontre solo lo instalas y listo muestra tu cancion en la pantalla de msn. - August 13, 2005 by Haris Led


Nice, simple plugin - However, I wish there was one plugin that actually only showed the filename as is without the stupid "song title first" version or ID3 tags. - August 10, 2005 by Mathias Bach


Patch that fixes Song - Artist to Artist - Song +++ - Hey, downloaded this patch and tried to install it. I did but once i wanted to turn on the "turn on "what in listening to"" Msn messenger started bugging me about installing Windows Media Player 9 or later. So ok, I installed wmp10 and i got it working. (i also installed the latest Msn messenger version 7.0 (build 7.0.0816) I also got winamp v5.094 installed. Well it seemed to work fine but the Song - Artist order was all wrong. Then I looked around and a friend gave me this link : http://downloads.mess.be/downloads/messpatch/messpatch0816(www.mess.be).zip The Patch does not only got its own "now playing" patch but it fixes alot of other issued (not bugs) well you can call them bugs if you like :D. it has a total of 30-40 changes with irritating banners, ads, annoying buttons, stuff that are hand to disable in msn messenger. and it also fixes the order of Song - Artist. After installing this patch i still had my gen_msn7.dll file in my winamp\plugin folder so i deleted that one and restarted my msn and winamp and after a few seconds it changed the order of Song - Artist! horray. Go for the patch! - August 8, 2005 by Tom Tom


Patch that fixes Song - Artist to Artist - Song +++ - Hey, downloaded this patch and tried to install it. I did but once i wanted to turn on the "turn on "what in listening to"" Msn messenger started bugging me about installing Windows Media Player 9 or later. So ok, I installed wmp10 and i got it working. (i also installed the latest Msn messenger version 7.0 (build 7.0.0816) I also got winamp v5.094 installed. Well it seemed to work fine but the Song - Artist order was all wrong. Then I looked around and a friend gave me this link : http://downloads.mess.be/downloads/messpatch/messpatch0816(www.mess.be).zip The Patch does not only got its own "now playing" patch but it fixes alot of other issued (not bugs) well you can call them bugs if you like :D. it has a total of 30-40 changes with irritating banners, ads, annoying buttons, stuff that are hand to disable in msn messenger. and it also fixes the order of Song - Artist. After installing this patch i still had my gen_msn7.dll file in my winamp\plugin folder so i deleted that one and restarted my msn and winamp and after a few seconds it changed the order of Song - Artist! horray. Go for the patch! - August 8, 2005 by Francis Yuzon


THe best Plugin 4 Msn - I use this plugin with msn 7.0.7... and work great , and now i us the msn 7.5 BETA and works great too . dont install another plugin bcz u make this plugin useful i u install another one . - July 25, 2005 by Tom Tom


How do i change (song - artist) - I've read that I need a hexeditor to edit "(1) - (0)". What is a hexeditor? Never heard of it! And what do I do when I use the hexeditor? Thnx. - July 20, 2005 by Christian Colonio


Brilliant - Works brilliantly...I hate using WMP so this is a real treat for me!! - July 18, 2005 by Emil Johansen


yo - damn.. i switched {0} and {1} but nothing happens..:S:S - July 14, 2005 by sue newsome


Small and does what it advertises - If you're wondering how it shows the track info, it's the same as you see in the playlist in winamp. Well, for me with Winamp 5 and Messenger 7 it is. - July 8, 2005 by ert nix


nice after a small tweak - The TITLE - ARTIST format got on my nerves, so I did what someone in one of the reviews suggested and changed the places of {0} and {1} with a hex editor and v?ila! I've gon a ARTIST - TITLE format. :) * * * * * for this plugin! - July 5, 2005 by James Wilcox


exactly what I was looking for - I hardly or never use Windows Media Player for music, all my music is in Winamp. This plugin works just like the display song name for Windows Media Player and is exactly what I was looking for. - June 28, 2005 by David Tiks


Works great! - This one worked for me. I tried all the other ones but for some reason only this one works. Good job, I really hate WMP so this plugin really comes in handy. - June 23, 2005 by Dan Mercer


Works with CUE files - This is the only MSN PSM plugin which works with CUE files flawlessly. It is a pity that the display format is not configurable. Maybe an update is in the works, cunhaw? :) - June 17, 2005 by Lucca Krstulovic


Perfect !!! - Satisfaction \(^0^)/ - June 13, 2005 by Joe Schwinn


Question - Must I download Windows Media Player 9 or later to make this plug-in work? I've tried to install the plug-in and restart msn and winamp, but it doesn't work:(..can somebody help me? thanks - June 12, 2005 by Spleen Man


Yeah! - It's fixed now, and it works awesomely! It's a shame that the title of the track is before the artist =/. Can I fix this somehow? - June 12, 2005 by Petter Schultz


Good, but... - can someone tell me how to edit the plugin so it has "Artist - Title" , as Richard S says? I don't even know which file IS the plugin :) - June 12, 2005 by Kim Jinsix


Good, minor issue - A good plugin. However, it seems to base the current playing song thingy off the title in the playlist, parsing it around \" - \" for the artist and track title. This causes a problem if you don\'t use that playlist setup in winamp. For example, \"Artist- Title\" breaks the plugin slightly. It should be based off the actual artist and title, even if it is slightly more difficult to implement. - June 6, 2005 by Davi Medrade


Thanks - This is nice i rather use Winamp than windows shitty thing windows madia player!! thaks !! - June 5, 2005 by Adam Swift


Notmad Explorer Zen - Causes Winamp to crash as soon as you hit play if you have Notmad Explorer alternitive to nomad explorer. - June 1, 2005 by siebe wartum


Great Plugin :) - I've tried other Msn plugins but this is the only one that seems to work on my PC and it does a good job too however all my arist / titles are swapped. There is a fix though but requires editing the plugin with a hexeditor just swap {0} and {1} that's it :) tested on Windows98SE(with Media Player 9 installed) Winamp2.5d and Msn7.0.0813 - May 27, 2005 by Tom Strudwick


Good job - Does what it says, works fine. When you first install, just relaod Winamp and it should be fine. - May 26, 2005 by Richard S


Uhh - It'd be cool if it maybe overrode the "you must install media player 9 omg!!" message, but as it is I'm on Windows 98 (not SE), therefore I can't install media player 9, can't use the plugin, and can't rate this any higher than a 2. Shame, I was expecting more. - May 22, 2005 by Alex Spencer


Revisions - Its a good plugin (requires a restart of winamp) and works well. I would like to see another releace which allows the user to order the information shown in MSN though, so the user can list it by artist - title rather than the other way around (possibly just reversing the order the plugin gives the information from the ID tag to MSN?). all in all it is a good plugin that does what it promices :) - May 18, 2005 by r webster


doesn't work - Could anyone help me? It simply doesn't work! I installed the plugin, then ran MSN and Winamp... In MSN there is a little box that can be checked that allows me to display my music, but it always asks for media player 9. Winamp doesn't do anything... What now? Did I miss something??? Stats: Winamp 5.01 MSN 7.0.0777 - May 17, 2005 by piponeated boy


esto anda y de posta viehhaaa - anda y va como trompada..pero despues de instalarlo ase falta reiniciar el msn y el winamp tb.. - May 17, 2005 by Karl heinrich


WORKS! - How i did install it.. close both msn and winamp. Then the plugin. Works as it should do! - May 9, 2005 by William McFate


listen to not change when stop playing - it's not change back when i play and stop listen music (but not close winamp) - May 8, 2005 by mr.v www


good - no problem with thai language ;-) - May 8, 2005 by Michael Forman


Works Great - Good plug-in, no problems at all... - May 7, 2005 by adam lee


Winks problem - I tried to click on the more Winks button and it won't work, i got rid of the plugin it works again is this a BUG? - May 6, 2005 by Jon Smith


Works Great - installed it, ran winamp, and their is was... working great. However some config to be able to change the format of the display (shows in MSN as "Song - Artist"). I dont know if it is just cause of MSN or if it is something that can be fixed. - May 4, 2005 by adam lee


Awesome - Double click, open msn, open winamp and enjoy. Works like a charm. 5/5 - May 3, 2005 by Scott Murphy


Do as what it supposed to do !! - I just download it for 5 seconds... install it.. restart Winamp n' MSN Messenger... and it's all done ! Easy step as 1-2-3 ! - April 30, 2005 by Stealth X


Cool enough! - It works! - April 29, 2005 by Muhammad Zabani


umm how? - i put the .dll in the winamp plugins, start up winamp (latest) and msn 7.0814 and try and tick the box in options, box comes up in msn saying theres an error with my installation of messenger and need to log in as administrator to fix it. help? - April 29, 2005 by Eric Pena





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