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[BUG] Inconsistent behaivour with NowPlaying Spotify

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Jeff
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Joined: September 3rd, 2018, 11:18 am

[BUG] Inconsistent behaivour with NowPlaying Spotify

Post by Jeff »

Someone on Discord is experiencing a strange series of problems with NowPlaying and Spotify, below is a skin on which this happens, but all skins using NowPlaying are the same

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[Rainmeter]
Update=1000
AccurateText=1

[Metadata]
Name=Musicinfo
Author=
Version=1.0
License=Creative Commons Attribution - Non - Commercial - Share Alike 3.0

[Variables]
Scale=1

[MeasureArtist]
Measure=Plugin
Plugin=NowPlaying.dll
PlayerName=Spotify
PlayerType=ARTIST

[MeasureTitle]
Measure=Plugin
Plugin=NowPlaying.dll
PlayerName=Spotify
PlayerType=TITLE

[Micon]
Meter=Image
ImageName=spotify.png
X=(30*#Scale#)
Y=(35*#Scale#)
W=(50*#Scale#)
H=(50*#Scale#)

[MeterTitle]
Meter=String
MeasureName=MeasureTitle
StringAlign=left
FontFace=Product Sans Bold
FontColor=255,255,255,255
FontSize=(14*#Scale#)
X=(95*#Scale#)
Y=(62*#Scale#)
W=(600*#Scale#)
inlineSetting=Shadow | 0 | 0 | 2.5 | 255,255,255,100
Text="%1"
AntiAlias=1
ClipString=1
DynamicVariables=1

[MeterArtist]
Meter=String
MeasureName=MeasureArtist
StringAlign=left
FontFace=Product Sans Bold
FontColor=255,255,255,200
FontSize=(18*#Scale#)
X=(95*#Scale#)
Y=(30*#Scale#)
inlineSetting=Shadow | 0 | 0 | 3 | 255,255,255,100
Text="%1"
AntiAlias=1
ClipString=1
DynamicVariables=1
Sadly, there is no pattern to any of this that I could follow, the 3 things the user managed to find out are:
(videos are gonna direct download, sorry for that) In the first video, there's WebNowPlaying example skin just to show that it gets the info fine and the issue is only with NowPlaying, WNP uses Windows.Media.Control to get its info instead of NowPlaying just reading the Window Title. The user reports that this only happened recently on Win11, reinstalling Spotify dose nothing and the Spotify ad blocker they used just worked fine and this is happening even after they uninstalled it.
bora12
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Joined: August 9th, 2016, 4:24 pm

Re: [BUG] Inconsistent behaivour with NowPlaying Spotify

Post by bora12 »

Having similar issue of a 5+ second data delay. Reinstalling Spotify resolves the issue until I restart my computer and then the issue shows up again. I have Premium plan.