Spotify 0.2.10

We just released Spotify 0.2.10.

These are some of the changes since 0.2.9:

  • The color schema has been changed as a first step towards a new design.
  • A bug that made the application forget about playlist owners has been fixed.
  • A bug that crashed Spotify when the play queue was opened after starting Spotify has been fixed.
  • The Mac crash reporter has been reworked.
  • The delete and play buttons in the playlist list have been removed.
  • A bug that occurred when resizing album cover art images on the Mac has been fixed.
  • The shuffle behavior has been changed so that when playing a playlist and shuffle is active, the playlist is reshuffled, and the first track played is not the same every time.
  • A bug that broke URIs to playlists has been fixed.
  • Ctrl-click can be used instead of right-click or two-finger-click on the Mac (again).
  • The playlist deletion confirmation button is now red.

We also fixed a few additional crash bugs which we knew of thanks to the crash reporting system.


  1. “A bug that crashed Spotify when the play queue was opened after starting Spotify has been fixed.” – so how *does* one open the play queue?

  2. It’s not very obvious at the moment. The heading above your playlists and the search history is “My Music”. On the right end of the bar on which the heading is, there is a little button which looks kind of like a list. Click it.

  3. Ah .. thanks. I’ve been hoping for access to the play queue. Neat. Now I can see better why I’ve been getting confused about what spotify will play next. I’ve also assumed that ‘add to play queue’ would add the selections to the *end* of the play queue (being a software engineer at heart, that’s how I think queues should work), but it looks like spotify inserts the added tracks immediately after the current selection.

  4. plamere; The play queue is quite a complex element, and there are possibly zillions of possible solutions on how to solve the problem at hand. Today, the underlying model of the play queue consists of the tracks belonging to the currently playing view (we’re looking at a simple queue here). The “Add To Play Queue” item will place the selected song(s) in a completely separate queue, which is prioritized over the original view’s queue. This way, you can get recommendations from your friend, listen to these, and then Spotify will continue from were you left off (in the original view). Confusing or brilliant? Some people like it, others don’t…

    It would be nice to be able to come up with a simple queue system, that all people would be able to understand at the first glance. This is a simple first version, and I hope that we can improve it so that more people can learn about it and use it to change their ways of listening to music.

  5. Well, the play queue is actually two things. It shows the songs you have queued, and the songs that you have instructed Spotify to play any other way, like the remaining songs of the currently playing playlist, or the upcoming songs in radio mode.

    The queued songs are played before “non-queued” songs, and queuing a song adds it to the end of the queue, but before the rest of the songs. Queued songs are shown with a green font, and have a little button next to them, with which you can remove the song from the queue.

  6. I have a problem with my Spotify even after uninstalling it last week and re-installing the new version. I would like to know if anyone else has this.
    After some time (it can be 30 minutes or 3 hours), Spotify seems to get stuck, like a cracked record or a CD with a fingerprint on, and then starts to freeze. The same half-second soundbyte plays over and over again and my whole system crashes, so that I have no choice but to reboot. I cannot even stop Spotify using Ctrl + Alt + Del. because there is no response.
    Obviously, this is a real pain in the bum because I generally listen to Spotify while working and have all my other programs up and running!
    Any clues please?