The Apple entered the music streaming application is similar to rival Rdio and Spotify, but with some key differences such as Beats 1 radio and iCloud Music Library.
- On-demand songs and albums
- Personalized recommendations
- Beats 1 live radio
- Apple Music Radio
- Connect artist blogs
- Library sync and offline caching via iCloud Music Library
Despite being unified under the same label, Apple Music can not really be considered five different services. In the center is the on-demand streaming of songs and albums, with benefits such as playlists and personalized advice police.
Beats Radio 1
The third branch, Beats 1 is actually a radio station 24 hours organized by DJ music, interviews, applications and specials celebrities. Apple Music Radio is itself a reinvention of iTunes Radio, distinguished mainly by healing more preset stations.
Connect is Apple’s answer to social networking as it applies to music. The service comes with a one-way blog-style format through which musicians can share news, songs, photos, and videos. Apple is continuously building out Connect and most recently added a feature called Beats 1: Replay, which lets listeners play back recorded Beats 1 shows hosted by DJs Zane Lowe, Julie Adenuga and Ebro Darden.
iCloud music library need to add on-demand content to a personal library and / or cache these songs to listen online. It can also be used to load a local collection listening distance. Users have complained, however, about the problems duplicates, bad music and even labeling removing songs and playlists mass.
Beats connect 1 and some features are free, but access to content on demand and iCloud Music Library costs $ 10 per month for individuals or $ 15 a month with a family plan six user. Undecided can try the service free for three months.