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Spotify is a cool new program that lets you listen to basically any music you want to from your computer. Best of all, if you’re in the UK you can listen to it for free!

I’ve been using the free, ad supported version of Spotify for a few months now and I’m really impressed. Normally I would listen to music on iTunes at home on my Mac and then I’d just use YouTube or my phone when I was on my Windows PC at work. Luckily Spotify is available for the PC and Mac so now I can create playlists at home or at work and they are automatically synced when I log on to Spotify on another computer.


As well as the free, ad supported version of Spotify there is a paid version which will cost you £9.99 (GBP) per month. The premium version will also allow you to install Spotify on your iPhone or Android phone. When you add a song to your playlist, it will automatically sync while you have an internet connection, that way you don’t even have to be connected to the net to listen to the music.

Spotify on Android

If you have’t tried Spotify yet, try it out! If you’d like to see Spotify in action before you download it. Mac Appstorm have done a screencast review of Spotify.

Spotify Screencast