YouTube's launched its new music streaming service, YouTube Music, as a mobile app presumably on Android and iOS and desktop web player. YouTube Music will feature everything you expect from a streaming music service, including millions of songs, albums, thousands of playlists and artist-based radio. Its major differentiator is YouTube's "catalog of remixes, live performances, covers and music videos" that aren't on other platforms. The paid version also includes two key features: background listening for multitaskers and downloadable content for offline mode. As of Aug. YouTube says the Music service's search engine will allow you to find songs whose names you don't know. Examples included searching with a description -- typing "that hipster song with the whistling" sends users to Peter Bjorn And John's "Young Folks.
How does YouTube Music work?
What is YouTube Music?
Download content for offline playback Expansive video options Student rates available Subscribing to artists through the app is separate from regular YouTube account subscirptions. Local file support is limited Audio quality Clunky interface Confusing to understand their different services. YouTube Music Premium is a great streaming service if you enjoy watching live performances, music videos, and covers. Its vast library is easy to get lost in.
YouTube was once a simple service. You simply uploaded your videos to the platform or watched videos other people uploaded. However, it has since diversified its portfolio, so to speak. Here is everything in YouTube and what it does. YouTube is the platform and YouTube Premium is the service. YouTube Music and Music Premium are separate products for only music content. You can read about those with the link below. Read next: Check out every YouTube offshoot here! For example, with a Music Premium subscription, you can open YouTube Music and listen to music ad-free and in the background with offline downloads.