Spotify Premium Extends Free Trial Period to Three Months
Spotify is extending its free trial period for Spotify Premium to three months, up from the previous one month that new users usually have to try out the paid service.
In a blog post announcing the offer, Spotify said the free three-month trial of its Individual Premium plan is available to eligible Free and first-time users.
In addition, Spotify said those who canceled their Premium plan before July 15 for whatever reason can get it back with the first three months charged at just $9.99, which is less than $4 a month.
Both offers are now live and will run through September 11. After the three-month trial ends, subscriptions renew automatically at the regular monthly cost of $9.99. Both offers are open to eligible users in 135 Spotify markets around the world.
Apple Music is still currently running its typical one-month free trial for new users, but if the service responds with a like-for-like extension of its trial to counter Spotify's offer, you can be sure we'll cover it here.
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IMHO, Spotify is much better than Apple Music.
Main thing is I can control Spotify on my Mac by using the iPhone app. I come in from outside listening to something on Spotify and it picks up and continues on my Mac. Seamless.
You Cannot do this with Apple Music. It is not possible…
I have had Spotify for many years and cannot fault the suggestions of new music etc.
Spotify understands/has learnt I don't want to or need to listen to Hip Hop/Urban whatever that crap is that Apple keeps suggesting to me. (But if that is your thing, then by god, Apple will help you fill your needs.
I listen to Classical mostly and while Apple has the same catalogue as Spotify, the search function is dismal — often incomplete and just plain wrongly catalogued.
But… give both Spotify and Apple Music a go.
I listen to Spotify at out on the street, at home and while at work… The quality is 100% for me. All settings are on Very High.
I also have a current Apple Music sub and the difference in quality is just not there… I mean, I see people talk about the quality difference, but, I do not hear it.
But then again I am no "Audiophile" who sits hunched next to their speakers waiting to pounce on perceived distrortions and quality issues. ?
Of course, if you're listening to Apple Music without the correct equipment, then it's a bit futile anyway.
I’ve always used Apple Music for the free promos and because it’s integrated. But hate some of their suggestions as well.