Apps allow you to download your favorite music to listen offline on iPhone (iOS), without having to spend the data package or depending on the Internet connection. Most streaming apps offer alternatives for downloading titles legally. Platforms, such as Spotify, Deezer and YouTube Music, have this option in the premium version – some of them with individual, family and student plans, which helps to reduce costs. There are also free options, such as the MP3 Stage and SoundCloud, where the artists themselves make their musical works available.
To help users find the service that best suits their reality with the Apple device, the TechTudo has prepared a list of the top 10 apps for downloading music on the iPhone. All of the options presented below are available for free download at the official operating system application store, the App Store.
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Popular music streaming app, Spotify allows you to download up to 10,000 songs per device – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
The popular music streaming service Spotify offers a catalog with over 30 million tracks. By subscribing to the premium version of the app, you can download up to 10,000 songs per device on up to five different devices. From the library, the user can choose between the playlists, artists, songs and albums, the title they want to download. The individual subscription costs R $ 16.90 per month, the family subscription costs R $ 26.90. University students have a 50% discount and the monthly plan is R $ 8.50.
Google Play Music subscription also applies to YouTube Music – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
To access Google Play Music on the iPhone, you must create an account on the service’s website. Right away, the paid version is offered: R $ 16.90 on an individual basis and R $ 25.50 for up to six people. The app allows you to download music to listen offline or even download music from your subscription – available only while the paid plan is active, like most apps on this list. Another advantage of the service is that the subscription also applies to YouTube Music.
Deezer has a simple and easy to navigate interface, in addition to the Flow feature, which helps discover new artists – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
With a very intuitive and easy to navigate interface, Deezer allows the user to discover new songs and artists with the Flow feature, in addition to creating their own playlists with favorite singers and bands. From the first access, the premium version is available for 15 days, in a trial period. There, it is possible to download music to listen offline, in addition to eliminating the ads – alternatives available only while the user pays the monthly fee. The values vary from R $ 21.90 in the individual plan to R $ 31.90 in the family plan, which accepts up to six profiles.
To discover the latest in national music, the MP3 Stage is the right app – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
The MP3 Stage has a differential in relation to the other applications on this list: it gathers the news of Brazilian music, in the most varied genres, from gospel to samba, in addition to rock, forró and electronic. So, for those interested in searching for news, the platform offers more than 115 thousand registered bands and singers, with more than 1 million songs available. Songs that please the user can be downloaded free of charge, with permission from the artists themselves.
SoundCloud has a great catalog, but you need to use other apps to download music – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
Similar to the MP3 Stage that offers the latest in Brazilian music, SoundCloud includes a variety of international tracks, with emphasis on new artists. In this service, the musicians themselves can enable the option to download their titles. On the website, downloading is easier, as it has a specific button for this purpose. On the iPhone, you need the help of third-party applications, such as Make Sound.
YouTube Music, launched last year, wants to be the most comprehensive music catalog on the internet – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
Launched in 2018, YouTube Music arrived with the promise of being the most comprehensive music catalog available on the Internet, as it also includes the rare video content found on YouTube. With an intuitive interface, downloading music is simple and there is also the option of Mixtape Offline, which automatically downloads the titles that the user hears most. The subscription costs R $ 16.90 for the individual plan and R $ 25.50 for the family – for up to six people, and also gives access to Google Play Music.
Audiomack offers free music downloads, without the need to subscribe – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
Focused mainly on rhythms such as hiphop, reggae, pop and Latin and electronic music, Audiomack is a streaming service that also offers podcasts, playlists and mixtapes, and even allows you to download all the titles in your catalog. The application includes new content in the musical environment and is completely free, that is, it does not require the subscription. Still, there is a premium version – ad-free – worth $ 4.99 ($ 18.56, in direct conversion). Despite having simple operation, the app’s system is all in English.
Aiming at audio quality, Tidal is indicated for those who demand high fidelity in sound – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
Created by Jay-Z, Beyoncé’s husband, Tidal bets on high quality audio and a catalog with more than 56 million songs to win over users. Sound sensitivity levels determine the monthly subscription fee: standard, R $ 21.90 and high fidelity, R $ 44.90. To download, just start the application, choose an album or playlist and enable the «download» button just below the cover image. The songs are available in the «My Collection» area, concentrated in «Offline Content».
After the controversial beginning, Napster today is a respected streaming application and legal music download – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
After leaving piracy behind, Napster has become a streaming service that respects copyright and moves away from the controversies of the past. Access is fully paid and the monthly subscription costs R $ 17.90. Still, those interested in knowing the platform can enjoy a 30-day trial period, available after providing the credit card details. Despite the initial difficulty to access, this is an easy to use platform that offers more than 20 million songs in its catalog.
In addition to being native to iOS devices, Apple Music has a catalog with 30 million songs – Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
Native application of iOS devices, Apple Music (or Music, in Portuguese) has accessibility and intimacy with the user in its favor. But it goes further, with the offer of a catalog that exceeds 30 million songs and a simple and intuitive interface. In addition to streaming music, you can download it to listen to it offline by subscription. To do this, just click on the «+» sign next to the chosen title. The first three months have a promotional value of R $ 0.90. After the period, the individual plan costs R $ 16.90 per month, while the family plan for up to six people costs R $ 24.90. University students pay R $ 8.50.
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