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The Web-based version of Apple Music has officially launched

The Apple Music Web app home page. Samuel Axon

An album view in the Apple Music Web app. Samuel A..

By admin , in Tech , at April 17, 2020

  • The Apple Music Web app home page. Samuel Axon
  • An album view in the Apple Music Web app. Samuel Axon
  • The radio page in the Apple Music Web app. Samuel Axon

The multi-platform, Web-based interface for the Apple Music streaming service exited beta and officially launched today. It lives at music.apple.com and is accessible through any modern Web browser.

In many respects, the design and layout of the site closely resembles that of the native Mac app. The layout of store pages is similar, and the visual language is the same. It has the same player controls at the top, and it also has the left-aligned navigation bar with "For You," "Browse," and "Radio."

It's interesting, though, that the website prominently features "open in Music" (in Safari on Apple devices) or "open in iTunes," depending on the platform. This suggests that Apple still sees the website as a supplement to the native app experience, not a full replacement for it. Also, the Apple Music Web app lacks some of the personal library features that were grandfathered into Music from iTunes on Macs.

The website was first introduced with a beta label in September, so today concludes a fairly lengthy beta period. This follows some efforts by Apple to bring more of its services to the Web. The company recently debuted a mobile version of its Read More – Source

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