There are several changes you can make to the default installation to make #Foobar more happening and useful. Let us check out what they are. Below are some components that we recommend.
Although #Foobar2000’s base is closed source, it’s development kit, the SDK, is licensed under the BSD license. So there’s a plethora of plugins and modules that can enhance the #player’s functionality. Moreover, a lot of advanced features are actually hidden under its hood, that we will tell you about today.
However, just after installation, you’ll notice the GUI is very simple, in fact, it’s the most simplest. It’s just grey. That’s all. Then how is it powerful? That’s what you’ll find out in this post.
Foobar2000 is an advanced music player that sports a very minimalistic look and can manage features TNT size – at the same time. Developed for #Windows by Peter Pawlowski, a former freelance contractor for Nullsoft the company that makes WinAmp, Foobar2000 is totally the player of dreams for anyone who needs power, control and speed at the same time in the same player.
Installation of components couldn’t be simpler, once downloaded browse to your foobar2000 application directory, typically:C:Program Filesfoobar2000From here enter the componentsdirectory, making sure that fb2k is closed, paste the newly downloaded component .dll file here. Close the folder and open up fb2k again to check the component has installed go to File > Preferences (CTRL+P) > Component. This page lists all the installed plugins, their titles and their version numbers. Double clicking the component will bring up some basic information about it, for instance its purpose and the author.Each component will have a different method of configuration but ultimately these options will appear in the preferences panel under the associated section, e.g. Display, Tools, Library, etc.