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Streaming music services Apple Music, Spotify and more compared

Apple Music Spotify Google Play Music Pandora Amazon Music Tidal
Songs
50+ million
35+ million
40+ million
30+ million
50+ million
60+ million
Audio quality
256kbps
320kbps
320kbps
192kbps
Now offers music in HD at 850kbps and Ultra HD at 3730kbps
1141kbps
Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Exclusive songs/artists
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Curated playlists
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Offline listening
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Online media storage
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Systems
Android, iOS, iTunes, Windows, Mac
Android, iOS, Windows, Mac
Android, iOS, Windows, Mac
Android, iOS, Windows, Mac
Android, iOS, Windows, Mac
Android, iOS, Windows, Mac
Free version
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (for Alexa users)
No
Cost/month
$4.99 (Student) $9.99 (Individual), $14.99 (Family)
$4.99 (Student) $9.99 (Premium), $14.99 (Family)
$9.99 (Unlimited)
Plus $4.99 (Ads), Premium $9.99 (No Ads), Premium Family $14.99 (No Ads)
$99/year for Prime Membership, $8/month for Prime Members, $10/month for non-members
$10/month, $20/month for high-res audio
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