Developer News

Sunset of libspotify on May 16, 2022

Josh Brown

In 2015, we announced that we were discontinuing libspotify, a C library that developers once used to interact with Spotify and to stream audio. If you still have software that relies on libspotify then you should take steps now to adapt your application, close it down, or to replace libspotify with a supported developer product. We will be disabling access to libspotify on May 16, 2022. After that date, integrations that still use libspotify will stop working.

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Introducing the iFrame API

Josh Brown

For years, podcasters have been adding Spotify shows to their own websites using Spotify Embeds. Today we’re introducing the iFrame API: a new way to integrate Spotify podcast content into your website. Using the iFrame API, a website can programmatically start or stop podcast playback, change the episode displayed to users, and customize the look and feel of an embedded Spotify podcast. Read on to learn more.

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