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MSN Now Playing

works for me, check the images

works for me, check the images

another now playing for MSN 7.x
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May 15, 2005 by Mario Young374804 downloads

MSN Now Playing - works for me, check the images

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another now playing plugin

Once installed (remember you will need msvcr70.dll on your system otherwise the plugin won't load) it gives a good range of options and you can easily alter the fields used for the text display. However it throws a nasty exception when closing the preference dialog and Winamp dies on me which is a shame.


Works better than GEN_MSN in Winamp 2.95 also works fully functional with Online Radio Titles. - May 12, 2010 by [email protected]

Almost Perfect ! - Work perfect for winamp and mediaMonkey, just few things.Thx Mario. - June 5, 2008 by Ricardo Neira

Excellent - Works flawlessly for me. Great job! - April 7, 2008 by Chandu .

Great! - Great, because: 1) one can customize what you want to display, 2) it also displays radio/shoutcast.However, it also has 2 major BUT's. 1) Messenger keeps reconnecting every few seconds.. (!bug!) 2) I don't understand the button texts and error messages when I want to configure the settings from the plugin.Sorry, but this one still needs some work in my opinion. No MSN Now Playing for me I'm afraid.. - November 3, 2007 by Saskia

At last! I hope this one is good! - As I didn\'t have this \"msvcr70.dll-something, I get load problems at winamp.So at first, I deleted a lot of plugins for winamp to guess what this plugin\'s name was...So now I have a Winamp with a major retardation.How do I remove this plugin?I would give it a 2.5 (since I didnt get it to work) but this plugin speaks to me in a funny language I don\'t understand... 2 point blank for this one... - September 15, 2007 by Remi Olsen

Problema - que tal mario..olle primero que nada pues este plugin me funcionaba perfectamente y me agrada sobre todo por que te permiteponer customspero lo que pasa esque de un0s meses aca.. por el pluginn0 podia iniciar secion..pues queria logearmeentraba y me tumbabaluego luego pense que erapor el Pluginlo desinstale y el errorpersistiatube que ir a la carpetaC:\Documents and Settings\USER\Datos de programa\Microsoft\MSN Messenger y cambiar la cerpetade mis preferenciasa otra parte. iniciar secion y restaurarla para que nose borraran mis datosesto soluciono mi problemapero queria volver a instalarlo y me pasaba lo mismo..Sabes por que pasa esto?podrias solucionarlo?esque n0 me gusta el WindowsLiveMSN y pues me gustaria seguir usando tu pluginSaludos! - August 18, 2007 by jp gr

COOOL - hehehe i think its a goood plugini liked the custom optionand you can choose order and those thingsbut it would be great to add a 5th spaceto get:Custom - artist - song - album - and Customand delete the "-" to get:not heheheits what i think ^^great work man - May 31, 2007 by checo beltran

Closes Winamp - 5 Star for performance & options. Its a very good plugin as it gives u option for Artis, Album, Song and custom characters around the song. The only fault I notice is that it is crashing while configuring in Winamp and the language is not english. I hope Mario can improve it a bit so that the error is gone and it works with new Winamp and Windows Live Messenger versions. - July 20, 2006 by Haroon Iqbal

Very Great - I try all "MSN Now Playing" plugins, and I think it is the best, because you can choose every part of your title !!! You can also put a custom part in the title, and I think it's genious ! Thanks Mario Young ! - May 24, 2006 by Camille Chomant

Buenisimo!!! - Tambi?n funciona con la versi?n 8.0.0689. Muy bueno! -- It also works with messenger 8.0.0689. Grate job! - May 22, 2006 by Santiago Lucas

Chinese? - Good job, but it seems that it can't support multiple bytes characters, such as chinese.... em,, and that's quite important for me...soo, if u can send me the source code, perhaps i can help to fix it.. anyway, a great plugin =) - November 12, 2005 by Godfrey Chan

very good - excelent ! - October 31, 2005 by Juan Jaramillo

Thank God - Thank God this plugin in exists.. Ever since I first started playing MP3\'s I have been using Winamp as I refuse to use Media Player.. I like the feature in media player that let people on your msn see what you\'re listening to.. So I'm glad that I found a plugin for Winamp to do the same.. Well done! - October 23, 2005 by Lizz Carroll

Very usefull - thanks for this good work - September 28, 2005 by rad_one rad_one

Grand - I use Winamp 2.91 and religiously keep all my MP3's ID3-tag-free. None of the previous plugins showed the file names for the lack of tag info, but this one did the job. Superb. - September 9, 2005 by Canapial Rocha

well if wanna know then its not the only plug-in for msn - - September 6, 2005 by Cyber Scarecrow

there's problem ... - there's a problem in supporting Chinese songs... - August 31, 2005 by roach chow

Very good plug-in but doesn't for now... - I used it before and I give 4 stars, it is very cool but reading the ID3v2 Tag, it would be perfect. But I have problems to use it now. I formatted my computer and after installing Winamp, I installed this plug-in. msvcr70.dll is loaded on my computer, "enabled" is clicked in the menu of this plug-in, "Turn on what I'm listening to" is clicked in MSN, but it doesn't work now. Do you know how to fix this problem? - August 22, 2005 by Jack CORLEONE

Yeah! - Easy... - August 8, 2005 by Luis_Gustavo Mascotto

2 cosas y ser?a perfecto - Este plug-in es buenisimo, pero le hace falta 2 cosas: 1- que funcionara con ID3V2, 2- No cambia de nombre en el MSN cuando cambia de canci?n, si tuviera esto ser?a perfecto, he intentado con el toaster pero no me funciona, no se si porque use Winamp 2.81, as? que esta es mi ultima esperanza, muchas fecilidades por el plug-in. - July 29, 2005 by Jan Jan

Muy bueno !!! - Aunke NO lo he USADO ya ke no se en ke carpeta se descomprime el archivo .dll Alguien me podria decir ya ke lo he descomprimido en la carpeta Win/System, en la del Msn y en la del Winamp y el plug si aparece como en la imagen, pero en la ventana del msn no cambia al titulo de la cancion y ya tengo seleccionado el boton Activar "Lo ke estoy escuchando" por favor este es un plug muuy bueno como para ke no lo este usando Ayuda !!!!! [Mr. Xel] - July 24, 2005 by Alejandro Garcia

Perfeito - N?o tem o que falar ! - July 21, 2005 by Emerson Lopes

Missin 1 thing imo - Good plugin but needs to read from the ID3v2 tag instead of the ID3v1 coz it cuts off half the name of the track :( - July 18, 2005 by This Is

By far the best WINAMP to MSN plug in - I love it its simple and it works however and english verson would be nice and an on /off button when you need sum private time (if you know what i mean) - July 15, 2005 by Andy joy

Love the idea but ... - AWWW i saw this plug in and immediately went crazy because I have been waiting for something like this ... unfortunately i do not have the msvcr70.dll ... can anyone help there? I REALLY WANT THIS TO WORK!!! is msvcr70.dll something for msn or winamp? - July 9, 2005 by rachel bath

the MSN Now playing - hi mario es estupendo, estaba buscando justo esto. me leiste el pensamiento!!! veerry good - July 5, 2005 by damian ariel

problemillas - bueno,la verda que llevo mu poko tiempo con internet,tngoel msn 7 y e intentao instalar esto y m dise k nose encuentra MSVCR70.dlly la verda ke no tengoni idea de ke es eso y como puedo hacer para ke m aparezca o lo k sea,agradeceria si m pudierais ayudar,muchisimas gracias por adelantao - July 1, 2005 by mari carmen

Nice plugin, but... - There are one thing that really anoys me about this plugin, and that is the fact that if you dont want anything but Song and Artist, and you choose to disable the rest, it will still make an extra line ( - ) after the song title.... i.e. Disturbed - The Game - where the lines are as follows: {0} Artist {1} Song {2} (empty) {3} (greyed out) If i'm missing something here, please let me know.... - June 24, 2005 by Henrik Christoffersen

:) - I love this plugin. Convienient and easy to set up, and you can even have custom stuff. good job - June 23, 2005 by Alicia R

let me love you - this is cool dude!!! realley - June 21, 2005 by gee boy

What about security? - All right, this plugin seems to be a good thing, but what about the security? I can download and use it with fun but many people may think about their personal information (Such as mail list or msn password etc.) Do not worry, I'm sure it's full secure but It's just a paranoia of mine. It can be possible ;-) - June 20, 2005 by Sadik Kayasaroglu

NICE 1 - OK mola TODO pero ombre no deberia venir con el DLL al instalarse ... es solo question de hacer un instalador que haga las dos cosas ... tp va a ocupar mucho mas pero seria mas facil de usar .. Resumen de todo: MUY BOnito yo uso el winamp en ves del WMP asi que me viene muy bien - June 20, 2005 by KaTHoO unG0Dly

Great - Software is very cool - June 20, 2005 by Henry Lopes

Finally ! - Yeah Finally a MSN now playing plug-in for Winamp. - June 19, 2005 by Tobias Bosma

Muy buen Plugin!!! - Mi m?s sinceras felicitaciones al creador!!! - June 19, 2005 by Andrey Solis

Etiqueta Incompleta - Por que no consideraste la version v2 del ID3?? Al aparecer el song title lo hace de forma incompleta si esta es muy larga, por ello deberias considerar el ID3v2 y no solamente el ID3v1. - June 17, 2005 by jorge riquelme

just fabulous! - this is the most fabulous thing happened to msn messenger 7 and winamp. i love the thing. i just LOVE it! i actually thought to start using windows media player....but that player sucks! thank god you came out with this!!! - June 11, 2005 by Siim Sokk

diz roooolz!!! - best plug-in ever! lol. i've allways been annoyed that i had to use WMP to share what im listening to on MSN. and now i can by using my favourite music player ;) and yeah, its way better than the "original".. oh, and guys! turn it off when you are going to watch porn. cause it also showns what video you are playing. pmpl - June 11, 2005 by robin rantapelkonen

maze - great plug in I love it, MSP is such a shit!! and no i can share my music with y firends with winamp, too!! GREAT JOB! - June 11, 2005 by Matthias Bromberger

It rocks!! - I have been trying to find a nick-changer for winamp for a while now. I hate ... sorry, not enough anger in there ... I HAAAATE Media Player, so didn't really have the option to change my nick compared to my mates. This plugin works instantly - no issues at all!! It has great response time - no lag on the song change. TOP MARKS D00D!! - June 11, 2005 by Ben Miles

hi - good to play with winamps - June 10, 2005 by salsa bella

gracias - A toda la gente por sus comentarios y por los emails que me mandan. quiero decir que este plugin es para toda la gente de winamp y para alguien muy especial valen. - June 5, 2005 by Mario Young

Awesome - An excellent,easy-to-use plugin that does exactly what it's supposed to.The best thing about this plugin is that you can customize the way the song information appears on MSN(Artist-Song or Song-Artist,etc.)You can configure this from Winamp by going to Options-->Preferences-->Plugins-->General Purpose-->Now Playing v0.1 . Remember that you have to have msvcr70.dll installed or this plugin won't work.You can download msvcr70.dll from .Once you download the file,use Winzip to unzip the file to your Winamp folder. - June 2, 2005 by Rahul K

Cool, but.. - It's cool! Just that I've wanted. But, it doesn't have supports for Asian languages. I'm using Korean, so many song's titles are broken. - June 1, 2005 by Joongi Kim

Nice Job - Nice plugin works well. Be sure to turn on your now Playing like you normally would if you wanted people to see what you are playing on WMP or else it won't work. - May 30, 2005 by Crazie Juggalo

Class - This Is Exactly What I Was Looking For, And Its Even Better Than The One That Comes Whit MSN Messenger 7.0 which only works with WMP, Caus You Can Still Write In Your Own Little Message with The Now Playing Information! If You Have MSN messenger 7 You Must Download this, It Installs In A Flash And Theres No Setup Required At All! - May 28, 2005 by Tom Egan

Help - Hi can anyone tell me how to put the Artist first and then Song? - May 26, 2005 by Rahul K

this one can put Artist first and then the song - that's what I wanted. It's configurable. Mario should make english menu's though. cheers, Haico - May 26, 2005 by Haico Gerrits

Fri[Bip] good - I was annoyed before, I downloaded some MP3's from this site, and they only worked on winamp. Though, the new mess only showed what i was listening on WMP, it was annoying! But thanks to you, i can finaly let people know what i'm lstening to. PS, for others instaling, the instalation proses is in spanish: just choose where to save the program, then click yes when it asks! Sandar - May 16, 2005 by Sandar Kleven

Does what it says on the tin - I found that the plug-in works fine. Does exactly as it is supposed to. My only problem is that the config menu is poorly laid out, and not clear and easy to use. Other than that, it works great. - May 16, 2005 by Sam Higton

work nice - IT'S GREAT - May 16, 2005 by Mario Young