Apple has rolled out an replace to Apple Music on Android, one which provides enhanced sharing choices in addition to Autoplay and modifications to look, together with a function that hasn’t but arrived on iOS – Crossfade.
Up to date on Monday, model 3.four of Apple Music on Android consists of various modifications that brings it largely consistent with iOS 14’s iteration. As a part of the change, the app has been given a makeover, full with options the iOS model has supplied for the final month.
These modifications embody an up to date residence web page, with a brand new Pay attention Now tab as a substitute of For You, in addition to an up to date format designed to encourage music discovery in addition to fast listening of favourite tracks. Below the identical change, the search has been refined to incorporate extra metadata on songs, together with massive class searches protecting moods, genres, and particular objects like “Charts.”
The Autoplay function additionally makes the transition to Android, with customers capable of let Apple Music choose the subsequent songs to play as soon as a playlist has been exhausted. When enabled, Apple Music will analyze the playlist and choose songs that appear to be comparable, akin to the identical artist or style.
Social media customers will be capable of share their present listening choice with others, through the use of the Share Track choice within the menu to publish to Fb, Instagram, or Snapchat.
One uncommon choice that Android has is Crossfade, a function that has Apple Music overlapping the tip of 1 tune with the start of one other for a number of seconds, fading between the 2 for a semi-seamless and steady listening expertise. Whereas the choice is offered on Mac, it has but to be made out there on the iOS or iPadOS variations of the app.
The Google Play itemizing additionally mentions it consists of “improved app efficiency.”
Apple Music for Android requires an Android cellphone or pill operating Android 5.zero or later, or a Chromebook with assist for Android apps.
Supply from appleinsider.com