Apple Music, a music streaming and download service which will combine music downloads, radio streaming and music streaming in a single app, is launching in India and other countries today, reports ET Tech. It will be available on iOS devices, Macs and Windows PCs at Rs 120 per month for individuals and Rs 190 per month for families, after a 3 month free trial. The service will be rolling out for Android users later this year. Individual tracks priced at Rs 12-15, albums at Rs 60 and upwards Apple Music, which was announced last month at WWDC15, is accessible by updating iTunes on the Windows PC and Mac and iOS updates. It asks the user to sign up for its free 3 month trial, after which the user needs to enter their payment details. In the iTunes Store, users will be able to buy single Indian and international music tracks for Rs 15, some albums at Rs 60 where the individual tracks cost Rs 12 and some partial albums where songs are priced at both Rs 12 and Rs 15 across genres of regional and international music. Activity based playlists Genres include pop, bollywood, classical, dance, electronic, Indian pop, devotional and spiritual, jazz and hip hop and playlists are curated by that division’s Apple Music editors titled ‘Playlist by Apple Music Sufi and Ghazals’ for example. There are featured artists, albums, radio stations, tracks based on themes and playlists across these genres. The service also includes activity based playlists for…
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