Monday, 5 October 2009
This is a relatively new piece of software created by Intel. Its format is similar to iTunes in terms of downloads and the way it operates. It has made apple worried as it their dominance in this field that is under threat. Spotify runs on similar principles and has a similar feel, but allows you to listen to music for free whilst online. There is a download facility if you join the premium membership- this costs a subscription fee. This piece of software is gaining support and is showing a new side to digital music. If you are on a standard membership then whilst listening online you have to listen to adverts that come on in between songs. This is a small price to pay for the catalogue of music available to you. I feel that it has a lot of potential and can be developed further, as at the moment it is still relatively standard. There are a few other pieces of software similar to Spotify that are also changing the way music is thought about online.