Foobar2000:Components 0.9/foo lyricsgrabber2

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Lyricsgrabber 2
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Lyricsgrabber 2 is an easy-to-use plug-in to download lyrics and save them into a tag in your Audio files.

Installation[edit]

Installation using Foobar2000's install method (Foobar2000 1.1+)[edit]

  1. Before Updating:
  2. Remove the component in foobar by right-clicking it in the foobar2000 preferences (Components) and choosing "remove".
  3. Installation:
    • Click "Install..." in the foobar2000 preferences (Components) and choose the foo_lyricsgrabber2.zip file for installation.
  4. Side note:
    • foo_lyricsgrabber2 will create a "libs" folder in your pygrabber folder at startup.
  5. Directory Structure:
Directory						Description
(foobar2000 component folder)\pygrabber\system		Python standard library, extensions and helper modules
(foobar2000 component folder)\pygrabber\libs		User python libraries and extension
(foobar2000 component folder)\pygrabber\scripts	User scripts

Installation the old way (Foobar2000 1.0+)[edit]

  1. Before Update:
    • If you have previous version installed, make sure you have removed pygrabber\ in your foobar2000 profile folder and/or in your user-components\foo_lyricsgrabber2\ folder
  2. Install:
    1. Put python25.dll and msvcr71.dll into foobar2000\ directory
    2. Put foo_lyricsgrabber2.dll into foobar2000\components\ directory
    3. Copy pygrabber directory and all its contents to %appdata%\foobar2000\ directory (Foobar2000 Profile)
  3. Side note:
    • foo_lyricsgrabber2 will create a "libs" folder in your pygrabber folder at startup.
  1. Directory Structure:
Directory						Description
(foobar2000 profile folder)\pygrabber\system		Python standard library, extensions and helper modules
(foobar2000 profile folder)\pygrabber\libs		User python libraries and extension
(foobar2000 profile folder)\pygrabber\scripts		User scripts

After Installation or After Updating[edit]

Go to Foobar's preferences and find under tools "Lyrics Grabber 2". In "Provider", select "Scripts", click "Options" then "Settings". Then, in the foo_grabber_python configuration window, click "Refresh" button, in order to have all scripts updated.


Remarks[edit]

  • You can reach your profile folder if you type this in the addressbar of Windows Explorer: %appdata%\Foobar2000
  • The "Search All" option in the context menu searches for lyrics using all available built-in lyrics providers.
  • The first provider returning the lyrics will be picked.
    • NOTE: This does not include Python scripts!

Credits[edit]

  • Obviously many thanks to T.P.Wang the initiator for this great plugin!
  • libcurl - Copyright © 1998 - 2008, Daniel Stenberg.
  • Python - Copyright © 1990-2010, Python Software Foundation.
  • DEELX Regular Expression Engine - Copyright 2006 © RegExLab?.com, 史寿伟 (sswater shi).