Pocket-lint - Apple Music is a subscription-based music streaming service, like Spotify , offering access to over 50 million songs. It's packed with features, including offline listening for when you're not connected, and it combines all your music in one place - even songs ripped from a CD. Apple Music also offers up radio stations and integration with Siri so you can control most things with voice commands. This feature offers everything you need to know about Apple Music, including how much it costs, what it offers and how to use it.
Apple Music plans
In comparison to music streaming sites like Spotify or Pandora, Apple Music can feel a bit mysterious. Anyone who signs up will have to pay a monthly fee to use the service. Considering that Apple Music offers live radio shows and interesting exclusives, this fee may be well worth it to the right buyers. Before we dive into the different pricing tiers Apple Music has to offer, we should note that all the subscriptions offer access to the same catalog of ad-free content, offline listening, Beats 1 live and on-demand radio shows, and exclusive releases. Just like Spotify , Apple offers all students with a valid student email address from a supported educational institution half-off an Apple Music membership. The offer is available only for college students at this time.
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Apple Music Overview Updated August 24, It allows users to access 50 million tracks instantly. Music can be downloaded for offline listening, as well as streamed from the cloud. In September of , Apple also launched a beta version of a web app. Alongside the streaming music service, Apple introduced an always-on streaming radio service called Beats 1. If you are considering switching from Spotify , be sure to read our comparison article.
T he new Apple Music streaming service has been live for about two weeks now, providing ample time to not just to test its various features out but to live with it. I suspect Apple Music will probably be especially interesting to slightly older users like me as in, over Not only are we used to the idea of paying for music, but Apple Music is designed to mesh with the digital collections we already own. You have to upgrade to the latest version of iTunes or the iOS operating system on your phone or tablet to see it. The songs or albums can stream to your computer, iPhone, or iPad over an Internet connection, or you can download them to play directly from your device. Music you bought on iTunes is still yours, though. If you start streaming music and listen a lot in your car, or while running or walking or otherwise out of wi-fi range, you are going to start eating up a lot of your wireless data plan.