Spotify Desktop-ify

Spotify Desktop-ify

Open Spotify URIs/web player links in the desktop app every time

What is Spotify Desktop-ify?

Spotify Desktop-ify is a Firefox add-on that redirects Spotify content links to the desktop app, allowing you to open Spotify URIs/web player links in the desktop app every time. It doesn't navigate away from the current page, auto-closes if opened in a new tab, and supports all content types.

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Stats
By: relisher
Users: 143 ▼ -4
Rating: 4.67 (3)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2020-12-18)
Creation date: 2020-12-17
Weekly download count: 3
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • *://open.spotify.com/*
Size: 192.98K
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Merlin
Summary

This is a firefox fork of a chrome project that can be found here: https://github.com/vazbloke/spotify-desktop-ify

Open Spotify URIs/web player links in the desktop app every time

This redirects Spotify content links to the Desktop app. Click on any song/playlist link to test

  • Doesn't navigate away from the current page
  • Auto-closes if opened in a new tab
  • Doesn’t autoplay and interrupt your music
  • Supports all content types (songs, playlists, concerts, podcasts, users…)
  • Can still use open.spotify.com - only redirects direct content link-clicks
  • Strips tracking ID in the link - for better privacy

Open source at [ https://github.com/relisher/spotify-desktop-ify ]

User reviews
by abeforff, 2023-01-06
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Safety
Risk impact

Spotify Desktop-ify is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Spotify Desktop-ify if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Spotify Desktop-ify has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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