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Sweeden-based Spotify started in 2006 as a way for users to stream music directly to their device while providing royalties to the artist. Along with Pandora, Google Music, Amazon Music and iTunes, Sp...otify is part of the music streaming revolution that came to life after major crackdowns on music downloading (piracy) services like Napster, eMule and Limewire. The age of the smart phone allowed users to have an on-demand radio in their pocket due to advances in wireless data technology. It became an attractive and convenient alternative that ended up working, since it was easier for users to stream music directly to their device than go through the trouble of pirating. The royalties are paid either by advertisements that play between songs or a subscription program. Read moreless
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Spotify Reviews

We have 7 reviews for Spotify. The average overall ratings is 4.4 / 5 stars.

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Closed my account because Spotify is now being political
written by Banafsheh Zand on 2021-04-12 17:14:35
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Value For Money

Overall Opinion: I was happy enough with Spotify, though their app and software really are SO badly designed. Now however, I find out that they're deleting podcasts they don't politically agree with. So this user, is bidding them a MUCH deserved farewell. Because if they cannot even allow people to make their own choices of what they want to listen to by not making it some utterly absurd cause, then they should not be in business in the U.S. and should consider moving to China. This subscriber won't put up with control freaks limiting her options and in fact no subscriber should have to. So if they're going to take that kind of a stand, then so should the subscribers.

Pros: You find a lot of great music

Cons: They are deleting podcasts from their platform because they have now become so political that frankly it's NOT worth the money or the fantastic music. That they feel it appropriate to control what their subscribers CHOSE to listen to is not only inappropriate, it borders on fascism!! No business in the day and age should be getting involved in people's choices...certainly not if they want to stay in business in the broader sense.

Banafsheh Zand is using Spotify almost every day since at least a year or more.
grex avatar
My Opinion on Spotify
written by grex on 2018-03-02 04:26:14
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Overall Opinion: Spotify has managed to find a niche in the now-overpopulated music streaming market, though it has lost ground to the well-known powerhouse Pandora. It's still popular among users who claim there are less annoying advertisements from Spotify than from competitors. Using the service requires registration, but does not require payment. If the ads and limited features are a bummer, users can pay a small monthly fee to become a premium subscriber, removing the ads and allowing functionality like repeating songs, downloading music and unlimited use of the skip button. Subscription also improves sound quality and allows offline listening. Spotify is now a favorite among some artists, especially those signed with Universal Music Group or Merlin Network, and occasionally these artists will choose to have a new album be exclusively available on Spotify, at least for a limited time. This certainly drives traffic to the software, given the size of Universal's empire, and encourages fans to stay up to date by downloading it.

Pros: Family subscription plans are available to save costs Prices are comparable to major competitors Works on nearly all modern smart phones, tablets, laptops and desktops

Cons: Advertisements and limited functionality still encourage some people to continue obtaining music illegally Extreme audiophiles will be disappointed with the sound quality of streamed music Received criticism from major artists, such as Taylor Swift and Thom Yorke, that the service does not give proper compensation to musicians

grex is using Spotify every other week recently.
AJ Brown avatar
Great app for listening to music and podcasts
written by AJ Brown on 2020-05-26 09:14:40
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Overall Opinion: Spotify is my favorite app, which I use daily for several hours. Browsing artists and songs you like has never been easier. I also appreciate the app's set-out making it neat. I would recommend to buy a premium or family account, because it is advertisement-free.

Pros: I like the option of downloading songs and podcast and playing them in the offline mode. It is very convenient mainly when I travel and cannot connect to wifi.

Cons: I think the app should be available in its premium set-up free of charge. Having a family account can be a cheaper option if more people chip in, but having a one-person premium account does not have to be affordable for everyone.

AJ Brown is using Spotify almost every day since at least a year or more.
RenatoSiq avatar
One of the best
written by RenatoSiq on 2020-11-11 23:35:05
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Overall Opinion: It connects easily from apps that discover playing songs and google nest mini. Sometimes you listen a song on the street, don`t know the title and use an app to discover the artist or title of the song, normally, theses apps after discovering the name of the song, shows the option to listen on spotify. I also like the feature that most of the songs you listen have the lyrics.

Pros: Most songs have lyrics connects easyly with shazan and google nest mini

Cons: I never saw a link to contact support.

RenatoSiq is using Spotify almost every day since at least a year or more.
Lakshmanan avatar
Best Study Time Companion with a Lavish Freemium Offering
written by Lakshmanan on 2020-12-30 11:15:17
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Overall Opinion: Spotify is an excellent companion with a huge curation of music and playlists. One stop shop for music, podcasts and entertainment. They have flexible plans with the subscription that allows you to pay just for a day/month/year/family. The availability of the application with desktop and mobile helps you enjoy on the go and switch devices hassle free

Pros: Huge collection of playlists Streaming Quality UI of the product

Cons: Couldn't find anything really

Lakshmanan is using Spotify almost every day since at least a year or more.
John 1986  avatar
Go to music streaming platform
written by John 1986 on 2021-08-03 10:49:08
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Overall Opinion: Imo by far the best music streaming platform out there. The ease of use, the recommendation system are spot on. The enormous amount of artists and songs are available. Multiple accounts within a family membership.

Pros: Recommendation system Artist list Sharing possibilities

Cons: Livesets from artists are hard to finds somehow

John 1986 is using Spotify almost every day since at least a year or more.
roberto avatar
Muy buen Servicio
written by roberto on 2021-09-28 15:36:12
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Overall Opinion: es muy fácil de usar!! aunque me gustaría que arme mejor las carpetas por estilo o que recomiende música en base al estilo que estas escuchando !! por lo demás esta muy bueno y es algo que yo recomendaría usar

Pros: faci de usar

Cons: me gustaría que arme mejor las carpetas por estilo

roberto is using Spotify almost every day since at least a year or more.

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