Control Google Music, Pandora, and Spotify with a popup and keyboard shortcuts.

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What is MiniPlay?

MiniPlay is a Chrome extension designed to enhance the user experience of Google Music, Pandora, and Spotify. It offers a miniplayer and keyboard shortcuts for easy playback control along with options to browse and search through your music library. In addition, MiniPlay provides scrobbling, rich notifications, and more features for a richer musical experience. It associates user settings with the Chrome account for consistent setup across multiple devices.

Users: 2,392 ▲ 53
Rating: 4.45 (51)
Version: 0.7.3 (Last updated: 2021-03-16)
Creation date: 2016-11-26
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 959.49K
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MiniPlay extends Google Play Music, Pandora, and Spotify Web with keyboard shortcuts, a miniplayer, scrobbling, rich notifications, and more!


  • Control playback from a popup
  • Browse and search through your library (currently only Google Music is supported)
  • Global (Chrome-wide) shortcuts
  • Rich notifications with actions
  • scrobbling


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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Simple and clean
  • Works well with Google Music and Spotify
  • Great for controlling music playback in browser tabs
  • Good integration with keyboard function keys
  • Doesn't work well with YouTube Music, Pandora or Soundcloud
  • Issues maintaining state when switching tabs
  • Does not refresh player or notifications
  • Requires separate active tab for functionality
Most mentioned
  • Google Music
  • Spotify
  • Function key integration
  • Browser tab usage
  • Notification system
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Risk impact

MiniPlay 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 extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install MiniPlay if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

MiniPlay has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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