Recently, Google Play Music announced its official shut down and be taken over by YouTube in December 2020.
The association between Google Play and YouTube was already in the process for a while now. So, they have announced that it would take place by Dec 2020. Meanwhile, the users will get to transfer the music libraries they have on Google Play Music to YouTube Music.
To transfer over their content & purchases the users can
- Transfer over the stored content with transfer tool offered by YouTube Music;
- Utilize Google Takeout to easily export their data and download the purchases & uploaded music.
Releasing latest and enhanced features
As the collaboration first commenced, the platforms are in process of upgrading all the features to promote enhanced user experience. Let us learn what is in new in store for the users.
New – Player Page
New updates to the player page, with easy access to interconnected music and plenty of features for example song lyrics.
Search for new releases which includes music videos, singles albums and browse for a large catalog of a variety of playlists via Moods & Genre section.
User-friendly Playlist Creation
Create playlists faster and easily by including recommended songs based on current songs on your playlist including personalized signals like history & likes.
Get together with many other music fans to build shared playlists on any event.
Updated Programmed Playlists
Allows users to discover the release of latest programmed playlists.
The above-mentioned features are just a few of the newly added features to the new platform.