Behold! The latest and greatest version of my Discord ‘Now Playing’ Integration family!
Ditching Spotify because it doesn’t support it’s API’s very well, I decided I’d go with a cross-platform music player with a good API. Despite some initial hurdles, Clementine has served me well in this respect, plus it has Spotify support itself!
The installation process couldn’t be simpler!
- Download the appropriate file from the list below.
- Extract it somewhere
- Find your Discord Token and paste it into appsettings.json where it says YOURTOKEN
- Install DotnetCore v2.0.0
dotnet discordClementineRemoteDotNet.dllfrom your command line interface
If you want it to happen automatically, you can quite easily tell either windows or linux to execute Step 5 when you login.
For Linux you can add it to your .bashrc file, or instruct your Desktop Environment to start it when it starts.
For Windows you can schedule a task to run it, or a batch file which runs it.
This program is OS agnostic, so the only thing you need to worry about here is what kind of archive format you can handle!
In the spirit of free and open source software, here’s a link to me repo so you can
tell me how terrible I am at coding make sure I’m not doing anything naughty.