A music streaming service founded in 2008. The free service is ad supported, while premium membership includes mobile access, offline playing when not connected to the Internet and enhanced sound quality. Spotify lets members share music with Facebook friends and hear what they listen to. It also provides a radio service with continuous music.
A Very Unique Media Player
Spotify's media player application for Windows and Mac is used for playback of local and streamed music, playlist creation and music synchronization to iPods, iPhones and Androids. Offering most of the functions of the iTunes media player, the Spotify player also provides access to apps that enhance the listening experience. Apps provide lyrics for many songs, music news, recommendations and playlist creation based on various criteria. For more information, visit www.spotify.com.
A Media Player with a Flair
Not Just Rock and Roll
The red arrow points to the APPS section of the Spotify player, which finds and lists apps that augment the user's experience. For example, the Last.fm music app makes recommendations based on the user's Spotify playlists. See Last.fm
The Classify app for Spotify offers classical music lovers a huge body of work from every famous composer. The selection by period, artist, mood and instrument is superb.