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Foobar2000 Synced Lyrics

For this guide we will use OpenLyrics. You can also try ESLyric.

Step 1

Download the OpenLyrics component.

Step 2

Open Foobar > File > Preferences or click CTRL + P.

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Step 3

Go to Components and click Install.

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Step 4

Select the downloaded OpenLyrics component file and open. Then click Apply to load it and OK to restart the app.

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Step 5

Then go to Tools > OpenLyrics > Searching. Click on Musixmatch in Available sources. Then << to move it in the main section. Then select Musixmatch again and click UP to the top 3. Click Apply.

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Step 6

Go to Tools > OpenLyrics > Searching > Musixmatch. Click ? and then Yes. Hit Apply.

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Step 7

Go to Tools > OpenLyrics > Searching > Metadata tags. Set LYRICS as value for both Unsynced and Synced lyrics

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Step 8

Go to Foobar > View > OpenLyrics Panel

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Now play any song and the panel will show synced lyrics (if it's in the database)

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More Settings

Saving synced lyrics as metadata

Go to Tools > OpenLyrics > Saving and set Save method as Save to tag

💡 You can also select multiple song and set synced lyrics for all of them by going to Right click > OpenLyrics > Search for Lyrics

JDownloader AD Removal

JDownloader is a free download manager, but it comes with banner ads and other annoyances. In this guide you will learn how to remove them.

  • First download and install JDownloader 2.
  • Run JDownloader and open settings by pressing Ctrl + P.
  • Now go to Advanced settings (at the bottom of the left sidebar). Here we will modify the values of several keys to remove ads / annoyances. Click Ok in the confirmation pop-up.
  • Now search the mentioned and change the values:
    • banner uncheck the value.
    • donate set the value Hidden (Automode)
    • premium alert uncheck all of the values
    • special deal uncheck all of the values

qBittorrent RSS

Enabling RSS

  • Press Alt + O to open settings and then go to RSS section.
  • Check "Enable fetching RSS feeds" and "Enable auto downloading of RSS torrents".
  • You can also customize the refresh interval and max article number there.
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Adding feed URL

  • Close the settings and go to the RSS tab.
  • To get the RSS feed URL of a page in Nyaa, click on the RSS button.
  • Copy the feed URL from the address bar.
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  • Now to add the feed URL, click on New subscription.
  • Then rename it to a relevant name. For that right click on feed URL, then Edit feed URL...
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Adding Rules

  • Go to the RSS Downloader (at the top right) and add a new download rule.
  • Go to the bottom section of the middle column and select feed URLs.
  • To filter the feed, you have to add some rules. Hover over the rule field to get writing instruction. The right column will show the selected article preview for that specific rule.
  • Then click Close and it will start downloading those.
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