Kazaa Rolls Out Music Streaming App For iOS
At last Kazaa finally released its first mobile app that comes on the form of iOS app initially (compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch), which is completely free and includes a seven-day trial of the Kazaa music service (including unlimited streaming and downloads of "millions and millions of songs"). you'll have to pay over $9.99 per month to keep the service (US-only, for now), which places competition with Spotify and Rdio.
Kazaa Mobile Music App Now Available for Apple iPhone and iPad
Instant Access to Millions and Millions of Streaming Songs with Unlimited Downloads
NEW YORK, Sep 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Atrinsic, Inc. /quotes/zigman/2380042 ATRN +40.45% , a marketer of direct-to-consumer subscription products, including Kazaa ( www.kazaa.com ) - a digital music subscription service, announced today that its streaming music application is now available for download through Apple's App Store. The Kazaa app can be downloaded for free -- users can enjoy a free seven day trial. All subscribers get access to Kazaa's constantly updated catalogue of millions and millions of songs.
The easy-to-use and intuitive app includes these key features:
-- Search and listen on demand: Find all the music you want. Unlimited listening to any artist, album or song at any time in any order. Rewind, fast-forward, pause, skip and shuffle. Even view the cover art for all albums and tracks.
-- Unlimited downloads. Download any album, song or playlist so you can listen to music even when you are offline - out of cell or WiFi range and have no connection.
-- Create, sync and access your playlists. Everywhere. Your playlists, your favorite tracks, your favorite artists are synced instantly -- seamless integration of Kazaa across web and mobile.
-- Kazaa Radio. Only Kazaa offers a vast variety of artist based radio stations, as well as radio stations specifically created for and recommended to each of our subscribers. Sit back and discover music you will love.
-- Higher audio quality options. Subscribers have the option to receive either standard or high quality audio streams and/or downloads.
"Our goal is to allow our subscribers to access whatever music they want, whenever and wherever they want it in the easiest way possible with the highest quality service. The launch of our app today makes it even simpler for our users with Apple devices to do this. This marks another important step forward in Kazaa's product development.
We look forward to continuing to improve Kazaa's web and mobile services in every way. Kazaa mobile will be available on more and more devices in the future. The Kazaa music library, which already contains millions of songs from all four of the major labels, will continue to grow; we expect to add millions of more tracks from thousands of independent record labels. Our customer experience and our value proposition will continue to improve and be refined," said Stuart Goldfarb, President and CEO of Atrinsic, Inc. "The music industry - and the way that music listeners consume music -- is going through tumultuous and fundamental change. Kazaa is well positioned to embrace this opportunity."
About Atrinsic and Kazaa
Atrinsic, Inc. is a marketer of direct-to-consumer subscription products, including Kazaa, and an Internet search-marketing agency. Kazaa is a subscription-based digital music service that gives users unlimited access to millions of CD-quality tracks. Unlike other music services that charge you every time a song is downloaded, Kazaa allows users to listen to and explore as much music as they want for one monthly fee, without having to pay for every track or album. Royalties are paid to the rights' holders for licenses to the music utilized by this digital service. Atrinsic and Brilliant Digital Entertainment, Inc. jointly offer the Kazaa digital music service pursuant to a Marketing Services Agreement and a Master Services Agreement between the two companies.