Xpotify now has a new name and several new features including keyboard shortcuts
The Spotify client now has keyboard shortcuts, a new mini-view, and several other improvements.
What you need to know
- Xpotify has changed its name to Xpo Music.
- The app has gained several new features and updates, including a redesigned mini-view.
- The code has undergone a "major refactor."
Xpo Music is the new name for Xpotify, the Spotify client available in the Microsoft Store. The new name comes as part of an update that brings several new features as well as performance improvements. The app also is listed again in the Microsoft Store after a period of not being listed.
There is now an extensive list of keyboard shortcuts in Xpo Music. These shortcuts are more thorough than skipping tracks or pausing music. The app's developer has a page with all the supported shortcuts. The update also brings an updated mini-view, and the ability to adjust the volume by hovering your mouse over the volume bar and using the mouse wheel. Here is the complete changelog:
- Now Playing page
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Add or remove songs to your Liked Songs quickly on album and playlist pages
- Mini view redesign
- Change volume by mouse wheel over volume bar
- Appropriate device and app name in Spotify Connect
- Animation improvements
- Playback improvements
- Many more under the hood improvements"
The app also has several performance improvements and code changes, including a "major refactor" of the code according to the app's developer.
Stream, listen, enjoy
An attractive and functional way to enjoy Spotify
Xpo Music allows you to stream all of your Spotify music and is packed with features including Compact Overlay, Media Bar support, and pinning playlists to the Start Menu.
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