Best music streaming app: Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Amazon and Google Play compared – CNET

Amazon Music Unlimited Apple Music Google Play Music Pandora Spotify Tidal Monthly fee Prime members: $7.99, £7.99, N/A; Non-Prime members: $9.99, £9.99, AU$11.99; Echo-only service: $3.99, £3.99, AU$4.99 $9.99, £9.99, AU$11.99 $9.99, £9.99, AU$11.99 Plus: $4.99; Premium: $9.99 $9.99, £9.99, AU$11.99, $12.99 with Hulu Premium: $9.99, £9.99, AU$14.99; HiFi: $19.99, £19.99, AU$23.99 Free option? No No Yes Yes, with ads Yes, with ads No Free trial period 30 days 3 months 4 months 60 days 30 days 30 days Advertised music library size Tens of millions 45 million Over 40 million Millions Over 30 million Over 40 million Maximum bitrate 256Kbps 256Kbps 320Kbps 192Kbps 320Kbps 1,411Kbps Family sharing? Yes, $14.99, £14.99, AU$17.99 for up to 6 users Yes, $14.99, £14.99, AU$17.99 for up to 6 users Yes, $14.99, £14.99, AU$17.99 per month for up to 6 users No Yes, $5, £5, AU$6 per month per additional user, up to 5 Yes, 50% off each additional account, up to 4 Student discount No Yes, Price varies by country No No $4.99 (US only) Premium: $4.99, HiFi: $9.99 (US only) US military discount No No No No No Yes Offline listening Mobile and desktop Mobile only Mobile only Mobile only Mobile and desktop Mobile only Radio stations Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Podcasts No No Yes No Yes No Music videos No Yes No No Yes Yes Music locker functionality No (after April 30, 2018) Yes Yes No No No


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