Apple Music vs Spotify vs Other Music Streaming Services

Discussion in 'Apple Music' started by Bemhr, Feb 27, 2016.

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Which one do you use right now?

  1. Apple Music

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  2. Spotify

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  1. Bemhr

    Bemhr New Member

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    Hi!

    I'm currently subscribed to Spotify Premium and I'm thinking to switch to Apple Music. For those who are currently subscribed to Apple Music, do you have any feedbacks? Pros? Cons? your reply would be highly appreciated ;)
     
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    I am also subscribed to spotify and I don't have a plan to switch (yet), not unless there is a significant difference.
     
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    On Spotify premium. It's bundled with my phone plan. I think it's cheaper than  music.

    No compelling reason for me to shift.

    Yet.
     
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    ^ yeah i agree. im keeping spotify for now.
     
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    On Spotify Premium, too. I got to try Apple Music when it was launched. I didn't like it. It was too cluttered to my liking.
     
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    Im using Apple Music and so far, okay naman siya. :) I like the interface better than Spotify Premium but same lang naman sila in terms of features :D
     
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    SE20 PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Spotify for me. Tried Apple Music but found it clunky to work with.
     
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    spotify for me for now just because of the phone plan that I'm in. If there are new killer features in apple music then I might switch :)
     
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    To me, Apple Music is to Google Plus as Spotify is to Facebook. I don't know anyone who stuck using Apple Music after the trial, they all went back to Spotify.

    There's just no compelling reason to keep using Apple Music, not even Taylor Swift. :D
     
  10. patreng

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    been on spotify premium since it started. havent tried apple music ever. maybe ill try it out one of these days.
     
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    Spotify for me since its cross platform. I'm currently subscribed to one of their plans so that my siblings can use it. My brother on his iPad and my sister on her Android phone. Sorry to say as well that I don't like Apple Music's UI and navigation, it's confusing. Spotify has it direct to the point, I don't get lost when I look around the application.
     
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    IMO... Only difference...

    Taylor Swift is on Apple Music :)
     
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    after the free trial period offered by Apple Music, I told myself I'll subscribe for one month every quarter. but since then, I've felt no need to do so, Spotify Premium has been giving me everything that I need so far.
     
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    I use both Apple Music and Premium Spotify. Sure Apple has a lot more music, but for some reason I feel more comfortable using Spotify especially offline. Spotify is also way more affordable.
     
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    I have been a subscriber of Spotify premium. I have collected the music I love; made my own playlists; and I find no compelling reason to shift to Apple Music
     
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    I was on Spotify and then tried Apple Music but after the trial period I switched back to Spotify. Spotify is simply better for me - better UI, less buffering, easier to use with multiple devices.
     
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    I'm on Spotify Premium with Globe. Just P129 per month and easier to use.
     
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    I got used to Spotify Premium specially it is bundled in a Globe plan.
     
  19. macjobber

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    Apple Music
    Spotify Premium

    Same high quality
    Same song
    Same album

    The bass is punchier with Apple Music
    The sound quality with Spotify is brighter
    Maybe Apple has a better music format?

    Just a personal observation though...
     
  20. ronnel0918

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    Apple is AAC. Spotify is OGG. For me, I prefer Spotify since they take less space than Apple Music (OGG is efficiently compressed).
     

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