Apple Music allows for offline listening, lacks complete iTunes library for streaming

Apple Music allows for offline listening, lacks complete iTunes library for streaming 1

Apple Music allows for offline listening, lacks complete iTunes library for streaming

Subscribing to Apple Music will allow users to add music and video from the Apple Music library to their collection for offline playback, Re/code reports — the feature is also noted on Apple Music’s Membership page. Apple is also maintaining the support Beats Music had for non-Apple devices, with Windows PC support available for the June 30 launch and Android support due this fall. But the Apple Music streaming library doesn’t include everything in iTunes, as some have been reporting. According to Bloomberg, negotiations are still underway to add notable holdouts, like The Beatles.

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  1. Am wondering how iTunes Match fits into the equation. That is the only service I’m concerned about, I use it a lot.

  2. About the only information I’ve seen thus far is from the FAQ at the bottom of Apple’s new Apple Music page (also linked in the original article above):Does Apple Music work with iTunes Match?Yes. Apple Music and iTunes Match are independent but complementary.This suggests that iTunes Match will continue to be available as an independent service, and from what I’ve observed in iOS 8.4 thus far, the new Music app still works with iTunes Match in much the same way as it always has, other than the new user interface changes.

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