Don’t want the fuss of having to open Google Music web app every time you want to change the track or switch between playlists? Google Music Player is an open source desktop player for Google Music service, which lets you play and navigate between tracks without having to bring up Google Music webpage on front. Along with a smart on-screen music player, it also offers Google Music Web UI to shuffle track listings, rate tracks, view tracks by genre, artist, etc.
The application works from system tray. By default, the mini player is hidden, nevertheless, you can show it from system tray menu. After logging in with your Google account credentials, enable Show Miniplayer When Hidden option from the system tray menu.
When you minimize the Web interface, you will see a small player on your screen. This player is however not extensible in terms of size but can be placed at any corner of the screen. You can open the Google Music website by double-clicking its system menu icon.
To capture Browser keys, you need to enable respective option from Settings and then restart the application. Google Music Player is an open source application that works on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.