OiNKPlus is a media enhancer and artist discovery add-on for Firefox, that works in collaboration with many music trackers (and other select BT sites). The added OiNKPlus info cleverly coalesces within the supported website for seamless integration on the .torrent download page - and it even works with The Pirate Bay and mininova. Below is a look at the before and after examples on What.cd and mininova.org:

What.cd with… What.cd without… Mininova with… Mininova without…
Description and pictures published by FileshareFreak (Thanks)

Sunday, November 11, 2007

New multi site enhanced version of OinkPlus available

Update 2007/11/20: What.cd support has been fixed. You may need to clear your browser cache to be redirected to the new version, though.

A new version of OinkPlus is available. This has some nice new features, including enhanced artist browsing, a search bar, new external links and a lot of under the hood improvements like caching, less ressource consumption and heavily improved privacy. The support for stmusic.org has been fixed (sorry guys for neglecting you for so long, I have been busy lately) and Libble.com as wells FunkyTorrents have been added to the gang of supported sites. See the changelog below for details.

Install the latest version here, as always make sure you have Greasemonkey installed and activated. Scroll down for information on this.

If you are new to OiNKPlus read this:

OiNKPlus was a popular extension to OiNK that even made it to the front page. That script made discovering new music, streaming samples and finding related artists easy as never before.

On the left a generic upload, on the right the same upload with OinkPlus installed:

oinkplusminus.png oinkplus1.png
Credit for the illustration goes to everyone enjoys it.

What does it do in detail?

  • displays 25 similar artists (Last.fm)
  • displays 5 tags (Last.fm)
  • adds a short bio (Last.fm)
  • adds 2 preview players (MySpace, Last.fm)
  • adds links to external resources

What do you need to install it?

Changelog

3 2007/11/11 Second beta, the HyDrA Release
- add: support for various sites including Waffles.fm, What.cd, Stmusic.org, Libble.com, ThePirateBay.org, Mininova.org and FunkyTorrents.com
- add: search bar to lookup artist with Oinkplus
- add: new browsing capabilities by navigating deep into similar artists (browsing history)
- add: new external links to Hypemachine, SeeqPod, RIAA Radar and Pandora - fix: avoid sending referer for flash content and artist logo
- add: anonym.to as a redirector on all external links (exception: the link to Amazon)
- fix: speed up by not loading unneccessary images and objects in fetched html,interpret code as plain text instead
- fix: remove script tags or embedded stuff in abstracts, less ressource consuming and better security
- fix: small toggle icons are now hard-coded base64 encoded data streams
- fix: abstracts now showing up again
- fix: don't show Oinkplus in Apps etc.
- fix: smaller bugfixes and code improvements
2 2007/06/03 Beta test ended, first stable version
-minor bugfixes, added display toggle
- added more external links
1 2007/04/25 Original version - beta

19 comments:

brtkrbzhnv said...

Thanks. Judging from the changelog, this seems like a very nice update.

funnyclown11 said...

This is great thanks for making this ive found so many different bands :)

welovemusique said...

congrats on the torrentfreak feature Indieana, you are now an internet legend. :)

Ben said...

Great work !

Space-Dye Vest said...

Great script! Can't wait for a new update with more site support and hopefully some new features!

Is it possible to make something like that for movies/games?

Felipe said...

Man, just wanted to let you know I was a big fan of your script on OiNK and just installed it again to work with Waffles and What and it's still marvelous!

Thanks for all your effort on this! :D

Lillian said...

ok, i've installed greasemonkey and downloaded the oinkplus.user.js file. now what?

Indieana said...

@space-dye: Someone borrowed the idea and made something similar for movies. Maybe he will go public with it, as it it limited to a private site right now.

@lillian: after you have installed and activated greasemonkey (a red colored monkey at the right bottom of FireFox indicates this), you can go to the install pages and a Greasemonkey dialog will prompt, where you choose to install the script. After that you just browse over to any of the supported sites and look for music torrents the normal way. Then you will see the difference.

Ɓukasz said...

This script is awesome. I would miss many great bands without it. Is there any way to run it under opera?

mboehm said...

Hey, I was thinking about how inadequate the last.fm similar artists can sometimes be (look at Beck's similar artists, for example, no. 1 is Radiohead?). Just a thought, but could you do something like examine the tags for the similar artists, and display only those that fall into the same genre? Oinkplus has helped me discover alot of good bands though :D, nice work!

Mr said...

Awesome script! :D

s said...

Thanks for adding the Pandora link!

Anonymous said...

Demonoids BACK

You guys should include them if possible.

Anonymous said...

Gread Script! love it.. :D

Anonymous said...

Hello! Metalbits recently changed to Gazelle. Can you fix so it works there now too? Thanks.

rasha said...

myspace player doesnt work again...
lame.


thanks for all you hard work.

Anonymous said...

Now that Supertorrents and Stmusic has merged will there be a script update? OR is this script just not updating anymore?

sbobet said...

sip bro...langsung ke TKP..
mo cek harsbobetganya nih

sbobet said...

sip bro...langsung ke TKP..
mo cek harsboganya nih