Apple at WWDC in addition to iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan has introduced a new streaming music service Apple Music. Music service will be available to users before the final versions of these OS together with iOS 8.4. Release an update with support for Apple Music will take place on 30 June.
It is known that the first in Cupertino wanted to include Apple Music in the next major revision of the operating system – iOS 9, which is scheduled for autumn this year. However, increasing competition on the market of streaming services forced the company to move the timing and run the product for a few months earlier. Apple Music will work on the last day of June in more than 100 countries, including in Russia.
“Millions of songs available at a glance. Personal recommendations of people who know and appreciate the music. A deeper connection between artists and fans. A brand new radio with stations on request under the guidance of experts. All this Apple Music” – describes the new service from Apple.
Apple itself within the Music offers not only streaming service with playlists, but hour online radio. The company even hired him leading, designed to become the “voice” of the station. The choice fell on the British DJ Zane Lowe, working for the BBC and MTV. Besides music Apple added to Music page Connect. According to the developers it will become a “hub” into which the collected updates popular artists on social networks. Performers will also be able to publish updates directly Connect to the tape, not using the social network.
The first three months of Apple Music can be used free of charge, after which users will be invited to make a monthly subscription fee of $9.99. In addition, Apple has added support family account allows you to bind to a single account immediately six people. In this case, the subscription service will cost $14.99 in a month.
Customer music service will be available on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Windows as of June 30, Apple TV and Android app will be released this fall.