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Mopidy MusicBox Webclient (MMW) is a frontend extension and JavaScript-based web client especially written for Mopidy.


  • Responsive design that works equally well on desktop and mobile browsers.
  • Browse content provided by any Mopidy backend extension.
  • Add one or more tracks or entire albums to the queue.
  • Save the current queue to an easily accessible playlist.
  • Search for tracks, albums, or artists from specific backends or all of Mopidy.
  • Shows detailed track and album information during playback, with album cover retrieval from
  • Support for all of the Mopidy playback controls (consume mode, repeat, shuffle, etc.)
  • Deep integration with, and additional features for, the Pi MusicBox.
  • Fullscreen mode.


  • MMW has been tested on the major browsers (Chrome, IE, Firefox, Safari, iOS). It may also work on other browsers that support websockets, cookies, and JavaScript.
  • Mopidy >= 3.0.0. An extensible music server that plays music from local disk, Spotify, SoundCloud, Google Play Music, and more.


Install by running:

sudo python3 -m pip install Mopidy-MusicBox-Webclient

Or, if available, install the Debian/Ubuntu package from


MMW is shipped with default settings that should work straight out of the box for most users:

enabled = true
musicbox = false
websocket_host =
websocket_port =
on_track_click = PLAY_ALL

The following configuration values are available should you wish to customize your installation further:

  • musicbox_webclient/enabled: If the MMW extension should be enabled or not. Defaults to true.
  • musicbox_webclient/musicbox: Set this to true if you are connecting to a Mopidy instance running on a Pi Musicbox. Expands the MMW user interface to include system control/configuration functionality.
  • musicbox_webclient/websocket_host: Optional setting to specify the target host for Mopidy websocket connections.
  • musicbox_webclient/websocket_port: Optional setting to specify the target port for Mopidy websocket connections.
  • musicbox_webclient/on_track_click: The action performed when clicking on a track. Valid options are: PLAY_ALL (default), PLAY_NOW, PLAY_NEXT, ADD_THIS_BOTTOM, ADD_ALL_BOTTOM, and DYNAMIC (repeats last action).


Enter the address of the Mopidy server that you are connecting to in your browser (e.g. http://localhost:6680/musicbox_webclient)

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