Archive for July, 2013

How is it possible to scrobble on from VLC on a Mac?

Answer by Andrew Maiman:

In the current version (2.0.7) of VLC for Mac, the option for scrobbling has been moved into the ‘Advanced’ preferences panel.  To access it, select ‘VLC -> Preferences’ and then click the ‘Show All’ button in the bottom-left corner.  Next, select ‘Interface -> Control Interfaces -> Audioscrobbler’ and enter your username and password.  Leave the ‘Scrobbler URL’ as the default of

Next, select ‘Control Interfaces’ and check the ‘Submission of played songs to’ checkbox.

Click ‘Save’ and then quit and re-launch VLC.  Your played tracks will now be scrobbled to  Note that it does not submit the track until is has completely finished playing (unlike other scrobbler apps that will send it after 50% of the playback.)

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