Display current song of Winamp in Yahoo! Messenger 9

After Yahoo! Messenger 9 and Winamp 5, nearly all plugins listed on winamp.com claiming to display song status in Yahoo! Messenger were useless. None of them worked and even a google search became useless with all old plugins coming to picture. But not now.

I have finally managed to find a plugin which works with Winamp 5.54(latest at this moment) and Yahoo! Messenger 9.0.0.1389(BETA) (Latest at this point).

Plugin is called Yahoo! Messenger Now Playing plugin for Winamp

Not only it displays current song in Y! Status bar but also displays Artist, Title, Genre, Album, Year, Track Number, Progress bar, Song length, Bitrate, Samplerate, Channels, Volume, Playlist position, and Playlist length. It also supports all type of statuses – busy, idle and invisible. And on top of it does not have any advertising at all. You can configure the plugin via Winamp>Preferences>Plugins>General purpose>Yahoo! Messenger Now Playing 4.6(configure)

38 Comments


  1. works for me and i’m using yahoo 10


  2. Cool. Such a good plugin. Its just work for me perfectly.
    Thank u.


  3. to me it works perfectly i`m happy:X


  4. doesn’t work with ym 10 as teufelssohn said. XD


  5. It also works with the new YM 10. Thanx a lot one more.


  6. AWESOME THE ONLY ONE OUT THERE THAT WORKS!


  7. Its awesome
    its work to me…
    Thanks dude…


  8. Thanks a ton, it worked for me! ^_^


  9. Mie nu imi merge…imi spune “Error setting YM status” (80004005)si imi pune unul din statusule vechi. Aveti idee de ce?


  10. ..problem, try this with winamp.

    1) right click the song title
    2) View file info
    3) Basic Info
    4) Auto Tag..

    p/s: it read the mp3 info via “TAG” ..it’s works for me today.. good luck!

    “Sharing is caring”

    spec:
    winamp v5.541 (bento skin)
    Yahoo! Messenger v9.0.0.2163 (latest today)


    1. 1 more option via the plug-in (winamp) is.. change/remove the “$P” (progress bar)..it’s may couse “syntax” (wikipedia:syntax) while (many) update the “progress bar” ..enjoy your chat with music!


    2. Thanks Buddy..ur suggestion helped me solve my problem..its working perfectly for me..with version 9..

      Thanks again..


  11. for the error “Error setting YM status” (80004005)
    I’ve tried on YM->Preferences->Privacy->(click on)”Allow plugins to set clickable status messages”
    it works for me. :)


  12. error setting ym status?

    Exit messenger,install YM Now Playing v4.6
    Open winamp,Options-> Preferences ->Plug-ins ->General Purpose
    double click Yahoo! Messenger Now Playing 4.6 and make sure that is enabled.

    Run Messenger -> Preferences – >Yahoo! Music and select “Artist name – Song Title”

    enjoy


  13. Woohoo! it worked! ;)


  14. Wow, that really works. I was searching for one, almost a year time. just installed it and it works . Thanks…


    1. Good to know it worked for you.


    2. yaa.. you are lucky..


  15. Thanks..works for YM9 and Winamp5


  16. For those of you who are having problems with the error refering to YM status try to go into YM preferences menu and select Yahoo!Music menu and select Artist name – song title.
    It might work. hope i helped you

    And yes i’m romanian :D


    1. it works! thanx lLuciano! lolzx


  17. its not working.. how to get it work?


  18. Sie cineva dece imi da eroare?…“Error setting YM status” (80004005)…are cinevo vre-o solutie,mersi mult!


  19. I have been looking for such a plugin for a very long time. Now finally I have found it, and it really works! 1000 thanks to the uploader!


  20. any such plugin available for windows media player and ymessenger 9?


  21. after extracting, nothing happens. cannot install? dunno what im doin wrong? HELP!


  22. FINALLY!!!! one status changer that actualy WORKSSSSSSSS!!!!! thank you uploader


    1. Thank you,works great with winamp 5.1 surround edition and yahoo messenger 9.:)


  23. For those that have trouble with it not working, a romanian blog post advises to set the formatting to “$A – $T” (without qoutes). Hope this helps.


  24. Hahaha At last I got it. Thank you very much for the admin of this website. Thanks for the software. A lot!!
    I’m from Indonesia btw. Hi all.


  25. I get an error after a while that says “Error setting YM status” (80004005)”. I’m using Windows Vista Ultimate Edition (32-bit) with Winamp 5.541 and Yahoo Messenger 9 build 2034.


    1. i have same problem .. anybody can help me?

      I get an error after a while that says “Error setting YM status” (80004005)”. I’m using Windows Vista Ultimate Edition (32-bit) with Winamp 5.541 and Yahoo Messenger 9 build 2034.


  26. thanks for the solution….really helpfull


  27. La fel imi da si mie “Error setting YM status” (80004005) :(


  28. Mie nu imi merge…imi spune “Error setting YM status” (80004005)si imi pune unul din statusule vechi. Aveti idee de ce?


  29. Thanks! I was searching for a working one since quite a long time… of course the working one is created by a romanian… :P. Thanx to him too :)


  30. I’ve been using this plug-in for more than a half year, it’s the best one there is B-)


  31. THANKX ! REALLY GOOD PLUGIN ! SIMPLE AND EFFICIENT ! AND IT WORKS !!! :D

Comments are closed.