If you’ve ever wanted to try out Apple’s approach to “classical” music streaming, then you might be thrilled to know that Apple Music Classical is now available for download on the Google Play Store. The app focuses on letting listeners enjoy a wide catalog of compositions and pieces from classical composers and musicians, and is separate from the “regular” Apple music app.
The app will be available to Apple Music users for free with no additional cost, and will come with support for up to 192 kHz/24 bit Hi-Res Lossless audio quality. In addition to the music itself, the app will also allow users access to composer biographies and key works, as well as “essential” playlists.
Apple Music Classical’s Play Store entry lists some requirements for Android users who want to try out the app:
- Requires an Apple Music subscription (Individual, Student, Family, or Apple One). Not available with the Apple Music Voice Plan.
- Available worldwide where Apple Music is offered, excluding China, Japan, Korea, Russia, and Taiwan. Available features and content may vary by country or region.
- Apple Classical is available on all Android phones running Android 9 (‘Pie’) or later.
- To listen to music on Apple Music Classical, you must have an internet connection.
The app weighs in at around 20MB and is free for download, although users will need and Apple Music subscription as mentioned earlier.
Source: Google Play