In this recipe, we create a simple but interactive skin with the
NowPlaying plugin for Rainmeter. This skin will display the name of your music track currently being played, and will provide you with a button to skip to the next track.
You will need to have a music player that is in the list of players that the
NowPlaying plugin supports. This list currently includes Winamp, VLC, and Windows Media Player. The full list, and the documentation for the
NowPlaying plugin is available at http://docs.rainmeter.net/manual/plugins/nowplaying.
This is what we are going to build:
We are going to make a main
NowPlaying plugin that will connect to the running media player (I ...