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I prefer to download

Comment by RemovedUser
about Spotify · Jul 2013 · Helpful Not helpful 7 Helpful Report as spam

Sorry I like to have a .mp3 on a hard drive rather then streaming. Or watch it on YouTube since the official artist uploads it.

Also I saw somebody use it and it had an ad (die)


Service-independent playlist tool?

Comment by Anamon
about Spotify · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 6 Helpful Report as spam

Spotify keeps removing features regularly, particularly those related to social and sharing. It's gotten to a point that it became too tedious for me to keep curating my usual "mixtape" playlists on Spotify that I used to share with the world.

I will try to keep curating my playlists in a service-independent fashion, and store them locally. But I was wondering if there was some kind of service that would allow me to share these playlists, without having them be tied to a particular streaming service.

There was a German website called "playlistr" that did something similar, but it was shut down last year. There's also a service for labels and artists (I forgot the name) that allows them to share their music across all the streaming platforms they're on.

I'm thinking of something that would allow me to add tracks "in abstract" by artist/title/album/… metadata, share that playlist, and anyone who calls it up would get to play whatever tracks are available from the streaming service(s) they personally subscribe to. If you're a Spotify Premium subscriber, you can listen to the playlist there. If you're on Google Music or Apple Music, you can listen to it there.

My search only led me to something called, but it's both invite-only and iOS-only at the moment – I don't have either. If nothing like this exists, I might have to do it myself :)


Hey, yes that is exactly what we thought!

We are currently developing Isabela, a platform which offers exactly that.


Comment by wormwood
about Spotify and Grooveshark, Groovylists · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 3 Helpful Report as spam

Spotify is getting greedy.

Just head to and convert your Spotify playlists to Grooveshark.

[Edited by Venom88, March 14]


Spotify in Germany: Simfy

Comment by Muhkuh
about Spotify and Simfy · Sep 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

Spotify isn't available in Germany, but you can use "Simfy".
Its exactly the same software and offer as Spotify. Of course, there is a free version, too.

[Edited by Venom88, March 14]


Comment by OlaMohammad
about Spotify · Nov 2018 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

Spotify is now available in Egypt and MENA region


Mobile app

Comment by banksliza
about Spotify · Feb 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

Love the desktop version of Spotify. Lots of songs, playlists and very easy to discover new music and artists. I do feel that the app version needs a lot of work. I tried using on my phone (Android OS) and found it very difficult to use. No option to choose song, have to listen to whole playlist.

Note: opinion solely on free version of Spotify.


Comment by derek_belrose
about Spotify · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

Please release in the US...I'm sick of working around your 'rules' in order to enjoy spotify...



Comment by MotorCities
about Spotify · Jan 2020 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I like the app because it makes listening to music so natural and effortless


Comment by KairiThornton
about Spotify · Jan 2020 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Best 9.99 a month I've ever spent!


Comment by darek1983
about Spotify · Dec 2019 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Oh the quality!!


Comment by aquanovus8
about Spotify · Nov 2019 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

It's really good at finding new artists for me


Comment by Guest
about Spotify · Oct 2019 · Report as spam

I can play music on any device/computer


it's great

Comment by rondapuck1206
about Spotify · Apr 2016 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

i particularly think is great, i like how easy it is to find the music i like and to choose the songs i prefer


I have some Spotify invites!

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about Spotify · Jul 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam
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