Spotify for iOS Adding Structured ‘Touch Preview’ Controls After Record-Breaking 2014

Spotify today revealed an upgrade to its iOS app that will certainly bring much more structured commands into its music scanning software application, most significantly enabling users to obtain a preview of a track, cd, or artist with an easy tap and hold on the screen.

The brand-new attribute, referred to “Touch Preview”, is aiming for Spotify users to find their preferred songs faster and with less trouble. The update also brings a swipe-left gesture into the application– doing so on any type of song promptly waits right into Your Songs for paying attention to later on. The update to Spotify’s iOS app will certainly be turning out later on today.

Spotify additionally announced recently that by the end of 2014, the service had built up 15 million subscribers and 60 million active users. Those number were up from 10 million customers and 40 million energetic users stated by the firm in Could 2014.

As users proceeds to shift to streaming services for their music intake, Apple’s efforts in the subscription streaming market are reported to be viewing a new emphasis with a forthcoming overhaul of the Beats Songs service, and its combination into iTunes, sometime in 2015. Apple most lately acquired media analytics business Semetric, likely integrating several of that firm’s Musicmetric tracking service into Beats and various other aspects of iTunes.

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