Apple Music now available via web browser
You can now get a subscription to Apple Music purely for your web browser.
While the ability to stream content via Apple Music has been available for subscribers, those without a regular subscription (or don't want to download the dedicated Apple Music app) have been locked out of the feature since it launched back in September (in beta).
The move is aimed at Windows users who find iTunes too slow for their PC, as well as makes the feature available to Chromebook users.
The new service works on all major web browsers, including iOS and Android.
Just like Spotify, Apple Music for the web costs US$9.99 per month.
The web player will sync your playlists and includes personalized recommendations in the 'for you' tab – just like in the apps.
But Apple Music via the web has been a long time coming. Apple Music launched back in 2015 and has since become a formidable music streaming service. Currently, Apple Music has around 60 million subscribers (versus Spotify's 100 million).
The general idea from Apple then is to make its service available to yet more people, in hopes of making its service even more enticing for non-Apple users to dip into the Apple ecosystem.
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