Apple Music will allow for offline playback, assuaging a real concern for the data-conscious music lover.
One of the big unanswered questions from the reveal of Apple Music was whether the subscription service would allow for offline playback. Well, music lovers can rest easy, as Apple has confirmed that you can indeed save playlists for offline listening. From Re/code:
“As an Apple Music member you can add anything from the Apple Music library — a song, an album or a video — to your collection,” Apple said in a statement to Re/code. “And that’s just the warm-up act. From there you can create the perfect playlist from anything you’ve added. You can save it for offline listening and take it on the road.”
Apple Music is set to launch on June 30 for on iPhone and iPad with the release of iOS 8.4, as well as Mac and Windows with a revamped iTunes. The service will cost $9.99 per month for individuals and $14.99 per month for families, with a three month free trial included.