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Spotify Now Playing Alternatives

Spotify Now Playing is described as 'This is a popup that shows Spotify current playback information, made and tested specially for macOS. It also allows you to add tracks to your library and playlists' and is an app. There are eight alternatives to Spotify Now Playing for Mac, Online / Web-based, Open Broadcaster Software, SaaS and Spotify. The best alternative is Simplify. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Bowtie or NepTunes. Other great apps like Spotify Now Playing are SpotMenu, NowPlayingOBS, SpotiMy and BarTunes.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

This is a popup that shows Spotify current playback information, made and tested specially for macOS. It also allows you to...

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    Simplify

    • Mac

    Simplify is the simplest way to control your music.

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  2. Bowtie icon

    Bowtie

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Bowtie is a desktop accessory that allows you to see and control your music (iTunes, Spotify, Sonora, or Rdio) with customizable shortcuts, advanced Last.fm support, and hundreds of beautiful themes available to download for free.

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    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.5, released in March 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    NepTunes

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Simple to use, yet powerful Last FM scrobbler for iTunes that is light, super reliable and fully works with Apple Music streaming and radio and can help you with discovering new music.

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    SpotMenu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Spotify

    SpotMenu is a combination of TrayPlay and Statusfy written almost entirely in swift.

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    NowPlayingOBS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Open Broadcaster Software
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Show your Spotify music activity live on stream with our widget overlay! The most privacy friendly and smooth widget out there! The widget is easy to add in OBS by just creating a simple browser source and making a copy of your unique url from our website.

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    SpotiMy

    • Mac

    Play/Pause and Next/Previous functions for Spotify directly on your Menu Bar!.

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    BarTunes

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    BarTunes allows you to control iTunes from your Mac's menu bar.

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  8. Menu Bar Ticker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Menu Bar Ticker is a simple macOS menu bar item that displays the current artist and song playing in Music (aka iTunes) or Spotify.

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