Tip: Refresh Display iTunes Cover & Currently Playing Track Widget without polling

You can refresh the Display iTunes Cover & Currently Playing Track Widget with a Received Distributed Notifications Trigger for a better battery life:

Add the trigger under "All apps" and use:

com.apple.Music.playerInfo

for the Notification name.

For Spotify com.spotify.client.PlaybackStateChanged should work.

Then refresh your trigger with a AppleScript Action:

tell application "BetterTouchTool"
	refresh_widget "9C59B932-E282-4A7F-ADC7-E7A212FBC795"
end tell

(change the id with your widget id!)

Now you can disable the refresh in the widget configuration:

See also: Finding Distributed Notifications on macOS Catalina

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