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This article was published on August 5, 2010


Spotify Releases Chrome Extension

Spotify Releases Chrome Extension
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Spotify has just released a new extension for Google’s Chrome browser that will allow users to search and find music in Spotify directly from their browser.

Once installed, the user can select the text of any band or artist, click the Spotify button on the toolbar and find a selection of tracks to listen to via Spotify.

Spotify look to be focusing on driving more users to its comprehensive music library, reducing the need for the user to open up separate apps and perform a search to listen to music.

I did a test search using the popular band the Black Eyed Peas, the results are embedded below:

Once a track is selected, a summary page is displayed:

You can download the Spotify Chrome extension from the Google Chrome Extensions repository, located here.