Should you be opening up a brand new this Christmas, chances are you’ll also be wanting to get Spotify installed at the earliest opportunity.

Now there’s another reason to download the official client for macOS – it’s been updated to support the versatile Touch Bar strip found along the top of the keyboard on Apple’s most recent batch of laptops.

The Touch Bar shows search, shuffle, repeat, play, pause, skip and volume controls when the Spotify app is open, . A playback scrubbing tool shows up when the app’s in the background, apparently.

Keyboard shortcuts

Spotify’s developers have obviously prioritised Touch Bar support in the run-up to Christmas – users are still waiting for apps for the and the fourth-generation , which don’t appear to be arriving anytime soon.

And Spotify isn’t the only high-profile application to now have Touch Bar support – Photoshop shortcuts were added . Meanwhile the interactive strip can also be used to play or .

The Mac App Store with specific support for the Touch Bar, which should make your browsing that little bit easier.


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