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Spotify for Boxee

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Europeans (and probably the rest of the world right?) can't access Pandora. The US got their VUDU and Netflix is on the way... so I would request that Spotify remain an OPEN ticket that's hopefully added to one of the next firmware updates. Simply closing the ticket seems very biased towards the American consumer market seeing as Netflix/VUDU has been so heavily marketed.

Please take a look at this thread: http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=19555

People, myself included, are willing to pay for this feature's development as well as the premium subscription fee. At the very least let people vote on it here.

As mentioned in the closed ticket http://jira.boxee.tv/browse/BOXEE-7765

        [1] http://getsatisfaction.com/spotify/topics/spotify_plugin_for_boxee_partnership_with_boxee
        [2] http://getsatisfaction.com/boxee/topics/spotify_on_boxee
        [3] http://getsatisfaction.com/boxee/topics/spotify_on_boxee#reply_806673
        [4] http://getsatisfaction.com/boxee/topics/spotify_on_boxee#reply_1524602

I love the Boxee software, if you can share with us any details regarding the current status for Spotify on the Boxee-platform then I would greatly appreciate it. What have the people over at Spotify said? I bet they'd love to add Spotify to the Boxee Box as they are as much a content provider as you are.

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markus hübner added a comment - 23/Jan/11 5:26 AM
A very important Feature / App. For BB!
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markus hübner added a comment - 23/Jan/11 5:26 AM A very important Feature / App. For BB!
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 23/Jan/11 8:34 PM
Agreed, with Spotify in place I'll be able to power off my computer when I want to satisfy my multimedia hunger :-)

Powering down your PC is of course most appealing to Boxee Box users, though it will serve the same purpose on any device running Boxee - all media can be streamed from Boxee.

As of this time http://forums.boxee.tv/forumdisplay.php?f=12 has 54 replies and 6975 views - should count for something.
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 23/Jan/11 8:34 PM Agreed, with Spotify in place I'll be able to power off my computer when I want to satisfy my multimedia hunger :-) Powering down your PC is of course most appealing to Boxee Box users, though it will serve the same purpose on any device running Boxee - all media can be streamed from Boxee. As of this time http://forums.boxee.tv/forumdisplay.php?f=12 has 54 replies and 6975 views - should count for something.
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Idan Cohen [Boxee] added a comment - 26/Jan/11 2:15 AM
We love Spotify and use it ourselves. We will make everything possible to have it available on Boxee in the near future.
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Idan Cohen [Boxee] added a comment - 26/Jan/11 2:15 AM We love Spotify and use it ourselves. We will make everything possible to have it available on Boxee in the near future.
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haveringcottage added a comment - 26/Jan/11 8:43 AM
I guess Wont Fix means boxee cannot negotiate an agreement to get spotify on its box.
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haveringcottage added a comment - 26/Jan/11 8:43 AM I guess Wont Fix means boxee cannot negotiate an agreement to get spotify on its box.
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markus hübner added a comment - 26/Jan/11 12:02 PM
Puh, a very sad decision!
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markus hübner added a comment - 26/Jan/11 12:02 PM Puh, a very sad decision!
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 28/Jan/11 2:31 AM
Sounds good idan, Rome wasn't built in a day so I fully understand that it may take some time. I wait in anticipation! :-)
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 28/Jan/11 2:31 AM Sounds good idan, Rome wasn't built in a day so I fully understand that it may take some time. I wait in anticipation! :-)
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Rafael Mizrahi [Boxee] added a comment - 27/Feb/11 12:27 PM
This issue is awaiting review from Boxee Product Management.
If you are keen to have this improvement implemented, please Comment and Vote for it.
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Rafael Mizrahi [Boxee] added a comment - 27/Feb/11 12:27 PM This issue is awaiting review from Boxee Product Management. If you are keen to have this improvement implemented, please Comment and Vote for it.
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markus hübner added a comment - 27/Feb/11 12:47 PM
This is a really important Feature especially for all European users - please consider for integration asap.
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markus hübner added a comment - 27/Feb/11 12:47 PM This is a really important Feature especially for all European users - please consider for integration asap.
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darcilicious added a comment - 27/Feb/11 3:59 PM
Frankly, Boxee Box needs all the music functionality that can be crammed into because there's so little currently. Adding Spotify for folks that have access now (and probably eventually for US folks) would be GREAT.
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darcilicious added a comment - 27/Feb/11 3:59 PM Frankly, Boxee Box needs all the music functionality that can be crammed into because there's so little currently. Adding Spotify for folks that have access now (and probably eventually for US folks) would be GREAT.
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Anders Sahlin added a comment - 28/Feb/11 9:48 AM
The only thing that is missing from Boxee. Adding this feature would be spectacular!
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Anders Sahlin added a comment - 28/Feb/11 9:48 AM The only thing that is missing from Boxee. Adding this feature would be spectacular!
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Olly Stedall added a comment - 28/Feb/11 10:57 AM
I would love to see this happen.
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Olly Stedall added a comment - 28/Feb/11 10:57 AM I would love to see this happen.
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Craig added a comment - 28/Feb/11 11:16 AM
I think this would be great for both boxee and spotify. I know I would buy a premium spotify account if there was a boxee application.
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Craig added a comment - 28/Feb/11 11:16 AM I think this would be great for both boxee and spotify. I know I would buy a premium spotify account if there was a boxee application.
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Kevin van Zonneveld added a comment - 28/Feb/11 12:22 PM
Spotify on Boxee would make it complete. If you guys could implement this that'd be so awesome
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Kevin van Zonneveld added a comment - 28/Feb/11 12:22 PM Spotify on Boxee would make it complete. If you guys could implement this that'd be so awesome
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Ora Järvinen added a comment - 01/Mar/11 4:51 AM
Yes! I want soptify!
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Ora Järvinen added a comment - 01/Mar/11 4:51 AM Yes! I want soptify!
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Robert van Molken added a comment - 02/Mar/11 9:37 AM - edited
I alse want to see this completed. This is the one thing that is missing for europe. We don't have netflix or pandora in the Netherlands so this is a unique business opportunity for Boxee (partnership with spotify).

Spotify is super popular here en I think this would help people buy a boxee box instead of AC Ryan.
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Robert van Molken added a comment - 02/Mar/11 9:37 AM - edited I alse want to see this completed. This is the one thing that is missing for europe. We don't have netflix or pandora in the Netherlands so this is a unique business opportunity for Boxee (partnership with spotify). Spotify is super popular here en I think this would help people buy a boxee box instead of AC Ryan.
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Lars -albinsson added a comment - 05/Mar/11 2:33 AM
I can only add my vote for Spotify on Boxee.

I use it (Spotify) daily from my HTC Hero connected to my surround equipment, Boxee would replace that routine ..... Having it on Boxee is more party friendly and I might even bring my Boxee box to friends only for the added experience :-)
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Lars -albinsson added a comment - 05/Mar/11 2:33 AM I can only add my vote for Spotify on Boxee. I use it (Spotify) daily from my HTC Hero connected to my surround equipment, Boxee would replace that routine ..... Having it on Boxee is more party friendly and I might even bring my Boxee box to friends only for the added experience :-)
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Kalle added a comment - 05/Mar/11 3:30 AM
Spotify for Boxee would be perfect for the European market.
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Kalle added a comment - 05/Mar/11 3:30 AM Spotify for Boxee would be perfect for the European market.
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Mikael Regin added a comment - 07/Mar/11 11:00 AM
Spotify is my most wanted app for my precious little boxee box :)
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Mikael Regin added a comment - 07/Mar/11 11:00 AM Spotify is my most wanted app for my precious little boxee box :)
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Anders Montgomerie added a comment - 08/Mar/11 12:34 PM
As far as music-services go, Spotify is a requirement for European users. I'm willing to pay for det Spotify Premium version if the service is implemented on Boxee.
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Anders Montgomerie added a comment - 08/Mar/11 12:34 PM As far as music-services go, Spotify is a requirement for European users. I'm willing to pay for det Spotify Premium version if the service is implemented on Boxee.
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Anton added a comment - 10/Mar/11 1:10 AM
Spotify please!!! we need that feature
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Anton added a comment - 10/Mar/11 1:10 AM Spotify please!!! we need that feature
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Ben Pintilie added a comment - 14/Mar/11 9:45 AM
Count my vote in for Spotify.

I pay spotify a premium (as a lot of you do) and having Spotify on Boxee would be a good logical way forward for music on Boxee.

If needed, I suggest Boxee users also contact Spotify Support and point them towards the posts in here.
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Ben Pintilie added a comment - 14/Mar/11 9:45 AM Count my vote in for Spotify. I pay spotify a premium (as a lot of you do) and having Spotify on Boxee would be a good logical way forward for music on Boxee. If needed, I suggest Boxee users also contact Spotify Support and point them towards the posts in here.
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Geir Borch added a comment - 14/Mar/11 5:38 PM
As we in Europe are missing out on a lot of other features (hulu, netflix etc) and spotify is such a great product, I really hope you can get a deal together with spotify and make this service. I would think all of us interested here and probably a lot more people either already have a premium subscription or is willing to pay for one if we can get the spotify feature on our boxee box.
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Geir Borch added a comment - 14/Mar/11 5:38 PM As we in Europe are missing out on a lot of other features (hulu, netflix etc) and spotify is such a great product, I really hope you can get a deal together with spotify and make this service. I would think all of us interested here and probably a lot more people either already have a premium subscription or is willing to pay for one if we can get the spotify feature on our boxee box.
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Joacim Svensson added a comment - 15/Mar/11 5:19 AM
I agree. The US-focus on many of the greatest benefits of Boxee makes this a potential deal-breaker for many European customers
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Joacim Svensson added a comment - 15/Mar/11 5:19 AM I agree. The US-focus on many of the greatest benefits of Boxee makes this a potential deal-breaker for many European customers
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Andreas Heimerback added a comment - 16/Mar/11 12:18 PM
Any status updates from the Boxee team regarding Spotify functionality for Boxee ?

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Andreas Heimerback added a comment - 16/Mar/11 12:18 PM Any status updates from the Boxee team regarding Spotify functionality for Boxee ?
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darcilicious added a comment - 16/Mar/11 12:58 PM
From the top of this page you can see: "Fix Version/s: Fiona 1.1" This is the next upcoming release. (devs typically don't provide feedback/status here unless they have questions about an issue/feature for the user(s)).
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darcilicious added a comment - 16/Mar/11 12:58 PM From the top of this page you can see: "Fix Version/s: Fiona 1.1" This is the next upcoming release. (devs typically don't provide feedback/status here unless they have questions about an issue/feature for the user(s)).
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Joacim Svensson added a comment - 17/Mar/11 2:32 AM
@darcilicious, so you are saying that the line of text is edited by the devs, not a suggestion by the creator of this ticket? That would be glorious and any confirmation here just might as well be my order confirmation on the Boxee Box.
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Joacim Svensson added a comment - 17/Mar/11 2:32 AM @darcilicious, so you are saying that the line of text is edited by the devs, not a suggestion by the creator of this ticket? That would be glorious and any confirmation here just might as well be my order confirmation on the Boxee Box.
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Gregor Rosenauer added a comment - 17/Mar/11 7:42 AM
I'm a proud owner of a Boxee box since last Tuesday and voted for this issue - cannot wait to try out Fiona! Is there a way to switch the Box to "beta mode" and get beta versions in the updates?
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Gregor Rosenauer added a comment - 17/Mar/11 7:42 AM I'm a proud owner of a Boxee box since last Tuesday and voted for this issue - cannot wait to try out Fiona! Is there a way to switch the Box to "beta mode" and get beta versions in the updates?
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Kevin van Zonneveld added a comment - 29/Mar/11 4:31 AM
Would this make any difference?
http://spotyxbmc.tumblr.com/
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Kevin van Zonneveld added a comment - 29/Mar/11 4:31 AM Would this make any difference? http://spotyxbmc.tumblr.com/
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Cedric Tomas added a comment - 30/Mar/11 12:50 PM
Spotify on Boxee pleaseeeeeeeee think of us european for once ;-)
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Cedric Tomas added a comment - 30/Mar/11 12:50 PM Spotify on Boxee pleaseeeeeeeee think of us european for once ;-)
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 30/Mar/11 1:23 PM
Kevin van Zonneveld added a comment - 29/Mar/11 4:31 AM
Would this make any difference?
http://spotyxbmc.tumblr.com/

Even though Boxee is a fork of XMBC it has grown to the state where it has it's own framework/code that branches away from XBMC as far as I know. So, no.
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 30/Mar/11 1:23 PM Kevin van Zonneveld added a comment - 29/Mar/11 4:31 AM Would this make any difference? http://spotyxbmc.tumblr.com/ Even though Boxee is a fork of XMBC it has grown to the state where it has it's own framework/code that branches away from XBMC as far as I know. So, no.
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Kai Armstrong added a comment - 30/Mar/11 9:49 PM
You guys know there is an app right...while probably not a perfect solution...it's something

http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=31938
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Kai Armstrong added a comment - 30/Mar/11 9:49 PM You guys know there is an app right...while probably not a perfect solution...it's something http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=31938
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haveringcottage added a comment - 06/Apr/11 7:13 AM
this is not really even worth mentioning.... boxee need to create a spotify app, period.

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haveringcottage added a comment - 06/Apr/11 7:13 AM this is not really even worth mentioning.... boxee need to create a spotify app, period.
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Jan T. Notland added a comment - 07/Apr/11 10:30 AM
I have spotify on my Squeezebox touch from Logitech and I love it. Would have been nice to Have the spotify Interface up on my Big Screen(LOL it's only 40' inches :-( ) I have voted for this one.
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Jan T. Notland added a comment - 07/Apr/11 10:30 AM I have spotify on my Squeezebox touch from Logitech and I love it. Would have been nice to Have the spotify Interface up on my Big Screen(LOL it's only 40' inches :-( ) I have voted for this one.
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hxe added a comment - 08/Apr/11 2:24 AM
I didn't want to wait anymore so I installed "Spy - Spotify remote for Boxee":
http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=31938

It works, but still waiting for Soptify app for Boxee!
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hxe added a comment - 08/Apr/11 2:24 AM I didn't want to wait anymore so I installed "Spy - Spotify remote for Boxee": http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=31938 It works, but still waiting for Soptify app for Boxee!
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Anders Sahlin added a comment - 13/Apr/11 3:09 PM
Keeps getting delayed. Any news on this?
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Anders Sahlin added a comment - 13/Apr/11 3:09 PM Keeps getting delayed. Any news on this?
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haveringcottage added a comment - 14/Apr/11 1:30 PM
they obviously don't want to hold up the release of 1.1 (which is in itself a MONSTER update) with an improvement.

People can wait for an improvement. People with non-functioning boxes can't wait.

Patience is a virtue.
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haveringcottage added a comment - 14/Apr/11 1:30 PM they obviously don't want to hold up the release of 1.1 (which is in itself a MONSTER update) with an improvement. People can wait for an improvement. People with non-functioning boxes can't wait. Patience is a virtue.
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peter weistedt added a comment - 22/Apr/11 2:52 PM
spotify for boxee would be the ultimate addon ! Love spotify! and thnx to boxees great remoteapp for the iphone i'd be able to control spotify with it aswell finally.. there are no decent remoteapps for windows+iphone (I SAID DECENT)... keep up the good work!
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peter weistedt added a comment - 22/Apr/11 2:52 PM spotify for boxee would be the ultimate addon ! Love spotify! and thnx to boxees great remoteapp for the iphone i'd be able to control spotify with it aswell finally.. there are no decent remoteapps for windows+iphone (I SAID DECENT)... keep up the good work!
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Pål Andreassen added a comment - 24/Apr/11 3:38 PM
I agree with all these comments. European users are missing out on some of the key benefits of having Boxee Box (Hulu, Netflix). Adding Spodify will certainly benefit both Boxee and Spotify. You'll sell more units in Europe and Spotify will sell more premium accounts.

As a bonus this will settle the lacking music support on Boxee Box.
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Pål Andreassen added a comment - 24/Apr/11 3:38 PM I agree with all these comments. European users are missing out on some of the key benefits of having Boxee Box (Hulu, Netflix). Adding Spodify will certainly benefit both Boxee and Spotify. You'll sell more units in Europe and Spotify will sell more premium accounts. As a bonus this will settle the lacking music support on Boxee Box.
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Stefan Hakans added a comment - 26/Apr/11 4:02 PM
"this is not really even worth mentioning.... "

That's harsh
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Stefan Hakans added a comment - 26/Apr/11 4:02 PM "this is not really even worth mentioning.... " That's harsh
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haveringcottage added a comment - 27/Apr/11 5:27 AM
by "this is not really even worth mentioning.... " , i meant "it's hardly even worth discussing" - I.e. spotify for boxee is a no brainer. It just makes complete and perfect sense and must be done ASAP!!!
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haveringcottage added a comment - 27/Apr/11 5:27 AM by "this is not really even worth mentioning.... " , i meant "it's hardly even worth discussing" - I.e. spotify for boxee is a no brainer. It just makes complete and perfect sense and must be done ASAP!!!
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Anders Segolsson added a comment - 27/Apr/11 4:54 PM
The only thing missing! Would love to see it!
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Anders Segolsson added a comment - 27/Apr/11 4:54 PM The only thing missing! Would love to see it!
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Adil added a comment - 02/May/11 11:13 PM
If anybody wants to develop their own plugin for it I've had some, albeit limited success. Spotify have an API written in C and python has the ability to do C calls. I found this out and started learning python from scratch and thus far I've managed to get a callback from the API .so file (I think Boxee box is on Linux). I got that far but it took me so long that I felt kind of defeated, plus it took a very very long time to convert the api.h file to a python compatible one (h2xml and xml2py).
I don't believe python 2.4 (the version on boxee box) has ctypes library required to make these calls, but it should have dl (unless they removed it for security reasons). Also, I think you'd be able to include the library (or parts of it) in the plugin folder.

Hope I've helped
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Adil added a comment - 02/May/11 11:13 PM If anybody wants to develop their own plugin for it I've had some, albeit limited success. Spotify have an API written in C and python has the ability to do C calls. I found this out and started learning python from scratch and thus far I've managed to get a callback from the API .so file (I think Boxee box is on Linux). I got that far but it took me so long that I felt kind of defeated, plus it took a very very long time to convert the api.h file to a python compatible one (h2xml and xml2py). I don't believe python 2.4 (the version on boxee box) has ctypes library required to make these calls, but it should have dl (unless they removed it for security reasons). Also, I think you'd be able to include the library (or parts of it) in the plugin folder. Hope I've helped
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Robert Kratz added a comment - 10/May/11 1:55 AM
I love Spotify and am have been a subscriber since long. I have Spotify on our computers, Squeezebox Duet, iPhone and iPad. All those would pale in the comparison to a decent spotify app which can be run on on the D-link Boxee hardware
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Robert Kratz added a comment - 10/May/11 1:55 AM I love Spotify and am have been a subscriber since long. I have Spotify on our computers, Squeezebox Duet, iPhone and iPad. All those would pale in the comparison to a decent spotify app which can be run on on the D-link Boxee hardware
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haveringcottage added a comment - 10/May/11 3:33 AM
1.3 now? ----Groan-----
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haveringcottage added a comment - 10/May/11 3:33 AM 1.3 now? ----Groan-----
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Lypsy Latex added a comment - 16/May/11 4:39 PM
Yep, a Spotify app and I'm keeping the Box. Otherwise I might aswell just build myself a dual boot HTPC with Windows and XBMC.
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Lypsy Latex added a comment - 16/May/11 4:39 PM Yep, a Spotify app and I'm keeping the Box. Otherwise I might aswell just build myself a dual boot HTPC with Windows and XBMC.
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Alexis Dueymes added a comment - 22/May/11 7:26 PM
need.
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Alexis Dueymes added a comment - 22/May/11 7:26 PM need.
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Alexander Balhuizen added a comment - 26/May/11 9:40 AM
This will be amazing for the Boxee and needed. Spotify is close to launch its service in USA, maybe during the summer.
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Alexander Balhuizen added a comment - 26/May/11 9:40 AM This will be amazing for the Boxee and needed. Spotify is close to launch its service in USA, maybe during the summer.
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haveringcottage added a comment - 06/Jun/11 11:49 AM
BACKLOG!?!? Why the change of heart? Can someone from boxee please comment?
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haveringcottage added a comment - 06/Jun/11 11:49 AM BACKLOG!?!? Why the change of heart? Can someone from boxee please comment?
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Shay Zuker [Boxee] added a comment - 06/Jun/11 11:56 AM
Hi guys,
This will be assigned back to a specific version once it will be available.

thanks for the patience.
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Shay Zuker [Boxee] added a comment - 06/Jun/11 11:56 AM Hi guys, This will be assigned back to a specific version once it will be available. thanks for the patience.
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haveringcottage added a comment - 06/Jun/11 12:20 PM
.... Thanks for the very vague comment Shay.... Any ETA? Are we talking 2-4 months,5-10 months or 11+ months?
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haveringcottage added a comment - 06/Jun/11 12:20 PM .... Thanks for the very vague comment Shay.... Any ETA? Are we talking 2-4 months,5-10 months or 11+ months?
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Lee Theobald added a comment - 06/Jun/11 12:27 PM
Boxee do have their big UK press event tomorrow. Maybe something will be mentioned then & this is why Shay's comment is vague & that the release version has been changed? I think we should wait till tomorrow evening to see what's happening before asking for ETA's etc.
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Lee Theobald added a comment - 06/Jun/11 12:27 PM Boxee do have their big UK press event tomorrow. Maybe something will be mentioned then & this is why Shay's comment is vague & that the release version has been changed? I think we should wait till tomorrow evening to see what's happening before asking for ETA's etc.
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Shay Zuker [Boxee] added a comment - 06/Jun/11 12:36 PM
The release field doesn't say much at this time as we're not yet sure about the dates and so forth.
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Shay Zuker [Boxee] added a comment - 06/Jun/11 12:36 PM The release field doesn't say much at this time as we're not yet sure about the dates and so forth.
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 06/Jun/11 12:53 PM
I know from personal experience that there is no such thing as an ETA unless the release is imminent (think days, not weeks)

I would appreciate it if the Boxee Team could commit to a version, or at the very least tell us if they've done ANYTHING regarding Spotify... It would certainly help maintain trust and support if they were more open and transparent about the development... Throw us a bone :P
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 06/Jun/11 12:53 PM I know from personal experience that there is no such thing as an ETA unless the release is imminent (think days, not weeks) I would appreciate it if the Boxee Team could commit to a version, or at the very least tell us if they've done ANYTHING regarding Spotify... It would certainly help maintain trust and support if they were more open and transparent about the development... Throw us a bone :P
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Ben Pintilie added a comment - 06/Jun/11 1:04 PM
Shay, Not looking at a time specific answer here...

How close are Boxee and Spotify with the software and plug-in's etc. has this stage even been formally started?
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Ben Pintilie added a comment - 06/Jun/11 1:04 PM Shay, Not looking at a time specific answer here... How close are Boxee and Spotify with the software and plug-in's etc. has this stage even been formally started?
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Matthew Dougan added a comment - 07/Jun/11 3:34 PM
Agreed with the above - just let us know that something may become of this!
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Matthew Dougan added a comment - 07/Jun/11 3:34 PM Agreed with the above - just let us know that something may become of this!
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 08/Jun/11 7:35 PM
Don't hold your breath guys:
http://blog.boxee.tv/2011/04/19/boxee-and-open-source-software/

Read a bit here just now and Boxee Team have become known for telling their customers they will have feature x and then retracting this decision when they don't find it to be profitable.... I suddenly lost a bit of faith in this project, should've just built a box with XBMC where there aren't restricitions like apple. Just look at even Android and Cyanogenmod... Cyanogenmod fixed what vendors broke. We need a Cyanogenmod for Boxee if they don't intend to keep their promises or deadlines.

If there is a Boxee represantative that would care to shed some light on what's actually going on then PLEASE do so, I still love my Boxee Box and don't want to have to buy another alternative media center. :P
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 08/Jun/11 7:35 PM Don't hold your breath guys: http://blog.boxee.tv/2011/04/19/boxee-and-open-source-software/ Read a bit here just now and Boxee Team have become known for telling their customers they will have feature x and then retracting this decision when they don't find it to be profitable.... I suddenly lost a bit of faith in this project, should've just built a box with XBMC where there aren't restricitions like apple. Just look at even Android and Cyanogenmod... Cyanogenmod fixed what vendors broke. We need a Cyanogenmod for Boxee if they don't intend to keep their promises or deadlines. If there is a Boxee represantative that would care to shed some light on what's actually going on then PLEASE do so, I still love my Boxee Box and don't want to have to buy another alternative media center. :P
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Thomas Daly [Boxee] added a comment - 15/Jun/11 10:59 AM
Just letting you know that we are paying attention to the Jira tickets with the highest number of votes (this one included). We're absolutely working on the Spotify app—designs exist already! As Idan mentioned earlier in the thread, we love Spotify here at Boxee, and we use it ourselves. Thanks for hanging on!
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Thomas Daly [Boxee] added a comment - 15/Jun/11 10:59 AM Just letting you know that we are paying attention to the Jira tickets with the highest number of votes (this one included). We're absolutely working on the Spotify app—designs exist already! As Idan mentioned earlier in the thread, we love Spotify here at Boxee, and we use it ourselves. Thanks for hanging on!
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haveringcottage added a comment - 15/Jun/11 3:55 PM
thank you Thomas.

Are you new to the team at Boxee? It's nice to see someone is communicating with the jira users now.
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haveringcottage added a comment - 15/Jun/11 3:55 PM thank you Thomas. Are you new to the team at Boxee? It's nice to see someone is communicating with the jira users now.
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Michael Rose added a comment - 15/Jun/11 4:38 PM
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Michael Rose added a comment - 15/Jun/11 4:38 PM Thomas is new. http://twitter.com/#!/thomascdaly
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Thomas Daly [Boxee] added a comment - 15/Jun/11 6:57 PM
yep, that would be me. Nice detective work ;)
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Thomas Daly [Boxee] added a comment - 15/Jun/11 6:57 PM yep, that would be me. Nice detective work ;)
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Walid Iguer added a comment - 15/Jun/11 7:28 PM
I just love the "cancel cable" on the todolist.
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Walid Iguer added a comment - 15/Jun/11 7:28 PM I just love the "cancel cable" on the todolist.
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Dan K added a comment - 26/Jun/11 5:52 PM
Plus one for Spotify app.
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Dan K added a comment - 26/Jun/11 5:52 PM Plus one for Spotify app.
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Martin added a comment - 27/Jun/11 11:55 AM
Would be great to have! +1
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Martin added a comment - 27/Jun/11 11:55 AM Would be great to have! +1
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Paul Hiemstra added a comment - 27/Jun/11 12:27 PM
A spotify app would be a great addition for the content starved people in Europe
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Paul Hiemstra added a comment - 27/Jun/11 12:27 PM A spotify app would be a great addition for the content starved people in Europe
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piers saye added a comment - 30/Jun/11 3:41 PM
plus one here too
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piers saye added a comment - 30/Jun/11 3:41 PM plus one here too
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 30/Jun/11 4:04 PM
Can someone give a ballpark estimate for when Spotify MIGHT see the light of day? What does Fiona Backlog imply?
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Nader Nooryani added a comment - 30/Jun/11 4:04 PM Can someone give a ballpark estimate for when Spotify MIGHT see the light of day? What does Fiona Backlog imply?
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haveringcottage added a comment - 01/Jul/11 7:41 AM
When things go into my backlog, it implies they will -never- see the light of day. :(
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haveringcottage added a comment - 01/Jul/11 7:41 AM When things go into my backlog, it implies they will -never- see the light of day. :(
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Aaron De Vries added a comment - 01/Jul/11 10:15 AM
Been watching this for a while, thought I'd add to the overwhelming support this ...PLEASE MAKE THIS APP
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Aaron De Vries added a comment - 01/Jul/11 10:15 AM Been watching this for a while, thought I'd add to the overwhelming support this ...PLEASE MAKE THIS APP
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Alexander Balhuizen added a comment - 06/Jul/11 3:57 PM
Spotify is coming for US. Now even americans can sign up to get invites: http://www.spotify.com/uk/coming-to-the-us/
Plz supply us with the Spotify-app even americans can soon use it.
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Alexander Balhuizen added a comment - 06/Jul/11 3:57 PM Spotify is coming for US. Now even americans can sign up to get invites: http://www.spotify.com/uk/coming-to-the-us/ Plz supply us with the Spotify-app even americans can soon use it.
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Ricardo Leclaire added a comment - 09/Jul/11 5:56 AM
Absolutely needed, this feature! I don't want to alt-tab to Windows. Boxee is my OS =)
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Ricardo Leclaire added a comment - 09/Jul/11 5:56 AM Absolutely needed, this feature! I don't want to alt-tab to Windows. Boxee is my OS =)
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Paul Renaud added a comment - 12/Jul/11 5:49 AM
Given the fact that Spotify is coming to US soon, it makes all the more compelling to have a Spotify app for the Box
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Paul Renaud added a comment - 12/Jul/11 5:49 AM Given the fact that Spotify is coming to US soon, it makes all the more compelling to have a Spotify app for the Box
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Jeremy Eckenroth added a comment - 14/Jul/11 9:52 AM
US Version is out. I, for one, want to see this implemented. This would be even bigger than the pandora app.
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Jeremy Eckenroth added a comment - 14/Jul/11 9:52 AM US Version is out. I, for one, want to see this implemented. This would be even bigger than the pandora app.
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Tev Kaber added a comment - 14/Jul/11 10:30 AM
Spotify just became available in the US. I signed up the moment I could, and love it. It would be awesome on Boxee!
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Tev Kaber added a comment - 14/Jul/11 10:30 AM Spotify just became available in the US. I signed up the moment I could, and love it. It would be awesome on Boxee!
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Jason Nemeth added a comment - 14/Jul/11 11:42 AM
Hopefully now that this is available in the US, there will be additional emphasis put on this. This is the feature I'd most like to see implemented. If I could get this on my Boxee Box, that would be excellent.
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Jason Nemeth added a comment - 14/Jul/11 11:42 AM Hopefully now that this is available in the US, there will be additional emphasis put on this. This is the feature I'd most like to see implemented. If I could get this on my Boxee Box, that would be excellent.
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Ora Järvinen added a comment - 16/Jul/11 1:16 AM
I understand Spotify has at least a Linux prototype for their software. I wouldn't seem an insurmountable (technically at least) task to use it as a basis.
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Ora Järvinen added a comment - 16/Jul/11 1:16 AM I understand Spotify has at least a Linux prototype for their software. I wouldn't seem an insurmountable (technically at least) task to use it as a basis.
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MICHAEL GULLBERG added a comment - 18/Jul/11 9:42 AM
Plz fix this other players are around and if its not a feature then I will switch to them
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MICHAEL GULLBERG added a comment - 18/Jul/11 9:42 AM Plz fix this other players are around and if its not a feature then I will switch to them
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Roy Perkins added a comment - 19/Jul/11 2:15 PM
Got a spotify account when it launched last week. Could definitely use a Boxee app for this.
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Roy Perkins added a comment - 19/Jul/11 2:15 PM Got a spotify account when it launched last week. Could definitely use a Boxee app for this.
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Adit Sahasrabudhe added a comment - 20/Jul/11 1:49 PM
Another vote for this app within Boxee. It would make Boxee a really powerful media center.
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Adit Sahasrabudhe added a comment - 20/Jul/11 1:49 PM Another vote for this app within Boxee. It would make Boxee a really powerful media center.
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Steinar Halland added a comment - 20/Jul/11 4:58 PM
Vote added, this app/integration would have made the boxee king of the castle(or my apartment at least ;) ) :)
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Steinar Halland added a comment - 20/Jul/11 4:58 PM Vote added, this app/integration would have made the boxee king of the castle(or my apartment at least ;) ) :)
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Robert Patt-Corner added a comment - 22/Jul/11 7:06 AM
Definitely interested, have Spotify and ready to use when available
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Robert Patt-Corner added a comment - 22/Jul/11 7:06 AM Definitely interested, have Spotify and ready to use when available
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Peeter Munak added a comment - 22/Jul/11 9:14 AM
With Spotify on Boxee I could finally ditch that old laptop in the livingroom. Guess the friends would find that an interessting solution to have then too.
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Peeter Munak added a comment - 22/Jul/11 9:14 AM With Spotify on Boxee I could finally ditch that old laptop in the livingroom. Guess the friends would find that an interessting solution to have then too.
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Evan added a comment - 23/Jul/11 2:12 PM
Spotify is in beta in USA. Would definitely like support in Boxee.
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Evan added a comment - 23/Jul/11 2:12 PM Spotify is in beta in USA. Would definitely like support in Boxee.
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Mads Rob added a comment - 01/Aug/11 9:42 AM
That Boxee does not have this prevents me and everyone I know (except one) to get Boxee. We've opted for a laptop for our media center instead. This is unfortunate as a laptop is more expensive, but cant have a media center without Spotify.

Dissapointed by Boxee here.
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Mads Rob added a comment - 01/Aug/11 9:42 AM That Boxee does not have this prevents me and everyone I know (except one) to get Boxee. We've opted for a laptop for our media center instead. This is unfortunate as a laptop is more expensive, but cant have a media center without Spotify. Dissapointed by Boxee here.
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Martin Vinje added a comment - 04/Aug/11 4:53 AM
To add what people here are saying, the boxee is very biased towards the US market. But i love my boxee and would love it even more if i could use it to play music.
As some have mentioned, spotify is now on US beta, so no real reson to not implement it?
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Martin Vinje added a comment - 04/Aug/11 4:53 AM To add what people here are saying, the boxee is very biased towards the US market. But i love my boxee and would love it even more if i could use it to play music. As some have mentioned, spotify is now on US beta, so no real reson to not implement it?
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Oskar Christensson added a comment - 05/Aug/11 12:23 PM
Time to do this now, Spotify is released in the US. Would love to have Spotify in my Boxee Box!
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Oskar Christensson added a comment - 05/Aug/11 12:23 PM Time to do this now, Spotify is released in the US. Would love to have Spotify in my Boxee Box!
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Svein Even Karlsen added a comment - 08/Aug/11 11:55 AM
This should have been implemented a long time ago. Could someone from Boxee please explain why this is taking so long, and if you're even working on it? To me it just seems like empty promises.
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Svein Even Karlsen added a comment - 08/Aug/11 11:55 AM This should have been implemented a long time ago. Could someone from Boxee please explain why this is taking so long, and if you're even working on it? To me it just seems like empty promises.
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haveringcottage added a comment - 08/Aug/11 12:04 PM
The last official boxee post above was a little less than two months ago. Can we have a progress update? Surely an app cannot take two months to complete?
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haveringcottage added a comment - 08/Aug/11 12:04 PM The last official boxee post above was a little less than two months ago. Can we have a progress update? Surely an app cannot take two months to complete?
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Lee Theobald added a comment - 08/Aug/11 12:09 PM
I think Spotify might be a bit of an interesting case anyway. For example, do people expect any future app to work with the free/unlimited version of Spotify? Their own mobile application only works with premium accounts so I can't imagine a Boxee app will work with anything but premium either. Just a thought but I think the Spotify people will be more the trouble for this app than the Boxee people.
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Lee Theobald added a comment - 08/Aug/11 12:09 PM I think Spotify might be a bit of an interesting case anyway. For example, do people expect any future app to work with the free/unlimited version of Spotify? Their own mobile application only works with premium accounts so I can't imagine a Boxee app will work with anything but premium either. Just a thought but I think the Spotify people will be more the trouble for this app than the Boxee people.
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Ora Järvinen added a comment - 08/Aug/11 12:25 PM
I occasionally use the free version of Spotify... if/when Spotify comes to BB I'd immediately subscribe to the premium (or at least unlimited) version. 6,99 € isn't too bad... and the audio quality of the free version sucks.

So I really like to press BB to create a Spotify app. Can't imagine Spotify has anything against it, at least if it would be only for the paid version(s)...

OTOH, I think the app isn't as simple to write as many others, because of Spotify's proprietary P2P protocol.
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Ora Järvinen added a comment - 08/Aug/11 12:25 PM I occasionally use the free version of Spotify... if/when Spotify comes to BB I'd immediately subscribe to the premium (or at least unlimited) version. 6,99 € isn't too bad... and the audio quality of the free version sucks. So I really like to press BB to create a Spotify app. Can't imagine Spotify has anything against it, at least if it would be only for the paid version(s)... OTOH, I think the app isn't as simple to write as many others, because of Spotify's proprietary P2P protocol.
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Henrik Henriksson added a comment - 09/Aug/11 2:27 AM
I have an unlimited account today but would instantly upgrade to premium if spotify became available for Boxee. But I do not think it is up to the Boxee crew alone to do this, I think they need support from spotify to implement this because of the protocol.
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Henrik Henriksson added a comment - 09/Aug/11 2:27 AM I have an unlimited account today but would instantly upgrade to premium if spotify became available for Boxee. But I do not think it is up to the Boxee crew alone to do this, I think they need support from spotify to implement this because of the protocol.
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Kristian Skinne added a comment - 12/Aug/11 8:40 AM
I already enjoy the Spotify Premium subscription and I have really been looking forward to the Spotify app on BB for a long time.
Then yesterday I saw a Grooveshark app announced in BB. Well, nice enough for some perhaps - but in my view Spotify is by far superior!
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Kristian Skinne added a comment - 12/Aug/11 8:40 AM I already enjoy the Spotify Premium subscription and I have really been looking forward to the Spotify app on BB for a long time. Then yesterday I saw a Grooveshark app announced in BB. Well, nice enough for some perhaps - but in my view Spotify is by far superior!
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Patrik Ahlberg added a comment - 17/Aug/11 7:46 AM
Come on, why is there no info regarding this? Is the Spotify App under development? If so, when approximately will it be released? This is the no. 1 thing i miss on my Boxee Box. Spotify & Video Playlists so we can use Boxee Box for music and musicvideos properly. Please, any info?
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Patrik Ahlberg added a comment - 17/Aug/11 7:46 AM Come on, why is there no info regarding this? Is the Spotify App under development? If so, when approximately will it be released? This is the no. 1 thing i miss on my Boxee Box. Spotify & Video Playlists so we can use Boxee Box for music and musicvideos properly. Please, any info?
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haveringcottage added a comment - 17/Aug/11 7:50 AM
i have a sneaking suspicion that this app is complete and probably awaiting spotify QA / Approval.... i would bet it appears in the 1.3. This is, of course, a complete guess. Boxee just hate giving anything away before a release date - case in point - Airplay support.
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haveringcottage added a comment - 17/Aug/11 7:50 AM i have a sneaking suspicion that this app is complete and probably awaiting spotify QA / Approval.... i would bet it appears in the 1.3. This is, of course, a complete guess. Boxee just hate giving anything away before a release date - case in point - Airplay support.
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darcilicious added a comment - 17/Aug/11 10:02 AM
>>Come on, why is there no info regarding this?

Because Boxee doesn't announce new content apps in advance, especially when 3rd party content providers are involved. At least not since the Neflix fiasco last winter ;)
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darcilicious added a comment - 17/Aug/11 10:02 AM >>Come on, why is there no info regarding this? Because Boxee doesn't announce new content apps in advance, especially when 3rd party content providers are involved. At least not since the Neflix fiasco last winter ;)
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SheldonTinsley added a comment - 04/Sep/11 10:08 AM
Hoping something happens with this, Come on Boxee give us more music apps/functions. I Gar-Un-tee you would make a bunch of users happy and
bring a bunch more on board on Boxee. Inquiring minds want to know !
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SheldonTinsley added a comment - 04/Sep/11 10:08 AM Hoping something happens with this, Come on Boxee give us more music apps/functions. I Gar-Un-tee you would make a bunch of users happy and bring a bunch more on board on Boxee. Inquiring minds want to know !
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Paul Renaud added a comment - 05/Sep/11 1:11 PM
As long as there is no app for spotify on the boxee box, I am using the Boxee Airplay feature from my iPhone and iPad to play spotify. It works pretty well although the streaming is not very stable and seamless (hickups) yet and there is only sound and no data on the tv screen.
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Paul Renaud added a comment - 05/Sep/11 1:11 PM As long as there is no app for spotify on the boxee box, I am using the Boxee Airplay feature from my iPhone and iPad to play spotify. It works pretty well although the streaming is not very stable and seamless (hickups) yet and there is only sound and no data on the tv screen.
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Ora Järvinen added a comment - 05/Sep/11 1:44 PM
Well I'm definitely not buying an iPhone or iPad to get Spotify on my Boxee Box...

That being said, I think BB can't just ignore Spotify, especially now they're in US. Spotify has 10 million users now (in Europe); Pandora has 36 million so it's a bit bigger at the moment - but not for long, if you ask me...
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Ora Järvinen added a comment - 05/Sep/11 1:44 PM Well I'm definitely not buying an iPhone or iPad to get Spotify on my Boxee Box... That being said, I think BB can't just ignore Spotify, especially now they're in US. Spotify has 10 million users now (in Europe); Pandora has 36 million so it's a bit bigger at the moment - but not for long, if you ask me...
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Sami Niemelä added a comment - 06/Sep/11 3:34 PM
Just got a Boxee Box. A Spotify app would really justify keeping the box in the living room… otherwise this might turn to be a tipping point of getting a Mac Mini instead. Please make this happen.
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Sami Niemelä added a comment - 06/Sep/11 3:34 PM Just got a Boxee Box. A Spotify app would really justify keeping the box in the living room… otherwise this might turn to be a tipping point of getting a Mac Mini instead. Please make this happen.
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Brian added a comment - 21/Sep/11 6:02 AM
Waiting for my BB which I should receive in about a week and I must say I have already started looking for another system as well, which integrates Spotify. For me this is a dealbreaker, so I really hope staff sorts this out and gives us an update.
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Brian added a comment - 21/Sep/11 6:02 AM Waiting for my BB which I should receive in about a week and I must say I have already started looking for another system as well, which integrates Spotify. For me this is a dealbreaker, so I really hope staff sorts this out and gives us an update.
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David Engqvist added a comment - 21/Sep/11 7:49 AM
When can we expect Spotify app for Boxee Box? What's the reason for the delay?
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David Engqvist added a comment - 21/Sep/11 7:49 AM When can we expect Spotify app for Boxee Box? What's the reason for the delay?
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Petter Jansson added a comment - 21/Sep/11 1:15 PM
Would love to see Spotify on boxee box!

Please Please make it happen!
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Petter Jansson added a comment - 21/Sep/11 1:15 PM Would love to see Spotify on boxee box! Please Please make it happen!

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