foobar2000:Components/HTTP Remote Control (foo_httpcontrol)

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HTTP Remote Control

Developer(s) oblikoamorale
Repository Bitbucket
Release information
Initial release March 28, 2008; 16 years ago
Stable release 0.97.24 (February 15, 2023)
Preview release
foobar2000 compatibility
Architecture {{{foobar2000_architecture}}}
Minimum version 1.6.16
Maximum version
UI module(s) N/A
Additional information
Use remote control, UI
License BSD-3-Clause
Discussion thread {{{discussion_thread}}}
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This a remote control component for the foobar2000 1.5+.


Component provides the following features via http interface:

  • full control of playback and volume;
  • playback queue management;
  • basic playlist management;
  • basic media library search and query;
  • basic file browser functions, including ability to browse Microsoft Network;
  • basic templating support.

Component binary and templates are availabie in Downloads section.


Download at least one template from discussion thread or download page and follow bundled instructions to install it where it belongs. Start foobar2000 and modify component preferences according to your taste in preferences (foobar2000/Preferences/Tools/HTTP Control). Default configuration allows you to access component page on

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