YouTube, the world’s largest and most popular online video streaming service has started rolling out a new app, YouTube Music on Android and iOS. Recently YouTube had announced a new subscription model called YouTube Red in US offering ad-free video and music at $10 per month.
Google is a repository of music and videos and in order to streamline the experience further, it has launched a standalone music app. Google says, “YouTube Music will offer completely new experience making music discovery easier than ever.”
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YouTube Music is only available in the US for now. The app features a home tab which will recommend tracks based on what users choose in the app or play on YouTube site. With YouTube Music app, Google wants to make music listening experience more smoother by allows users to hit play from anywhere in the app.
Also there is a huge emphasis on YouTube Red membership which allows for ad-free video and music experience. It also enables offline music and seamless switching between video and audio-only option.
Watch YouTube Music app introduction (App users click here)
YouTube Music can be downloaded in the US starting today and YouTube is offering free 14 days trial.