Foobar2000 is a free, extensible media player for the Windows operating system.

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Reordering context menu items in Foobar2000?

I read somewhere that context menu items in foobar2000 could not only be enabled/disabled, but also reordered in "Preferences: Context Menu". Perhaps I'm missing something, but I can't for the life of ...
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How to enable 'playback follows cursor' / 'skip silence' in itunes?

foobar2000 on Windows has got two pretty simple, yet very useful features (at least for me) that iTunes seems to be lacking: Playback follows cursor: Playback continues at the selected track Skip ...
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Show lyrics in a UI element

I'm using Foobar2000 and want to show lyrics in the tab named "New Tab" (pictured below). I've come across a few solutions to showing lyrics but they either don't work or are ugly and obtrusive, I'd ...
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Stop foobar2000 from grouping together MP3 and FLAC files on the album list

I have lots of albums in two formats, MP3 and FLAC. On the album list I need foobar to stop collating tracks together if they're different formats. For example on the album list if foobar detected ...
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foobar2000 Columns UI Column Style Script

In the foobar2000 component Columns UI, there's an option to script the display appearance of each column. I'm having a hard time finding the documentation on how to change the font/color of a ...
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How to bind F1 key in the new Foobar2000 release?

In the latest version of Foobar2000 I can't bind F1 to nothing since, when I press it, it opens the help screen. I could do it in previous versions...
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How do I mute foobar2000 when Windows is locked?

I find strange that my Windows 7 continues playing music it is locked. I would like that it be mute in that state, or at least that it stops/pauses the music player. How to configure it? I use ...
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Edit replaygain info (advanced) option missing in foobar2000

When I right-click on a file in foobar2000 and select ReplayGain, there are four options: scan per file, scan single album, scan by tags, remove info. What I cannot do is "edit replaygain info ...
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foobar2000 truncate media library

I want to start using the media library feature of foobar2000 v1.0 and added one music folder, which contains a couple of subfolders with music of different albums. I restricted the filetypes to ...
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How to play all media in the library in Foobar2000?

I configured my Foobar2000 to monitor some folders for media. How to play those folders? I'm not finding the button....
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Getting foobar to shuffle between playlists

I'm using foobar2000 0.9.6.9 as my default MP3 player, and I've got seven playlist tabs open right now. How do I get foobar to shuffle between all the songs in all seven playlists instead of just one? ...
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How do you change the location of the “location of configuration files” in foobar2000

Gentlepeep, I'm aware that you can change the general "location of configuration files" under the General Option of preferences. My requirement is this: My User Profile folder by default points to ...
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How to jump to the current playing song in foobar?

In iTunes there's a small icon in the title frame, by which we can jump to the current playing song in the play list. I'm wondering if there is some similar way to jump to the song currently playing.
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How do you manage multiple parallel music libraries?

I have a main music library containing ripped lossless files (in WMAL for now) and original downloaded MP3s, AACs, etc. I also have a couple parallel libraries that contain the exact same set of ...
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Foobar2000 music overview

I just installed foobar2000 on a new computer and encountered something that I once fixed, but now have forgotten. This is from the list overview. Now, all albums are mentioned. What I am used to ...
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How to backup and restore everything of foobar2000?

What is the best way to backup and restore all my everything in Foobar2000? I was once clicked on a "Reset all" button which provide somehow a stupid feature - clear all setting and playlist. The ...
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Foobar2000 on linux

Does anyone successfully run Foobar2000 on linux ( under Wine ) ? Are there any alternatives with a similar philosophy, and maybe even with the ability to use the Foobar2000 plugins ?
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Why does foobar2000 reindex my NAS server on load?

I store all my music on a network-attached storage device, rather than a drive on my computer. When I start foobar2000 it starts with nothing in the Album List - seemingly with nothing in the library. ...
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How to associate multimedia keys to Foobar2000?

I have a Logitech Internet Pro keyboard, which has the multimedia keys for Media (to launch player) and Play/Pause. How do I associate these keys to launch Foobar2000 and play/pause the song it is ...
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Foobar2000 keeps playing the same set of songs even if the order is random

I use foobar2000 to listen to music but I kept hearing the same set of songs over and over again. My playlist has "Still Alive" and "Pure Pwnage" which it always plays even when there is other music ...