One of the largest music streaming platforms, SoundCloud allows its users to download their favorite music, store and play while they’re offline (paid version only). The app boasts of more than 150 million tracks along with a music artists’ community that always keeps the platform abreast of new music. It provides the ability to create playlists and further bifurcate it on the basis various music genres, for instance, Hip Hop, Jazz, Rock, Classical, etc.
Finding a song on the app is quite easy and hassle-free. You can do it by using the search function directly, browsing through the genres or looking through the top charts. On finding the song, you can add it to either your “liked” list or playlist.
By default, the app is free. However, the premium versions i.e. SoundCloud Go and SoundCloud Go+ offer the users a plenty of features. After a monthly fee, the premium versions of the app allow the users to download their playlist or a single track and hear it even when they are not connected to the internet. They also offer a “no ads” interface, thus, keeping any interference while listening to the music away. Also, unlike the free version, SoundCloud Go and GO+ let you preview the entire song and not just a part of it.
There are certain common features that the app offers in both its free and paid versions. Its ability to give suggestions for the songs based on the listening habits is simply amazing. Another excellent feature in both the versions is that you can establish a connection with friends and interact with your favorite artists.
If apart from being a hardcore music listener, you are also a creator of music/podcast/any type of audio, then SoundCloud Pulse is a great platform to share your work, take feedback, critics and build a fan base. With the Pulse version of the app, you can upload your work both publicly and privately, reply on the comments of the users, analyze its performance based on the stats, and undertake much more with few touches.
All in all, the SoundCloud app is a brilliant creation for the music admirers and its makers. It offers outstanding music control features to the users. They can play, pause, skip, forward, backward and browse the songs in their playlist with just a tap of their finger.
In case, you come across certain difficulties in using the app, understanding its features or grasping the usage policy, the help center of SoundCloud is always there to lend a helping hand. Other than helping you resolve your specific issues, it provides information on copyright, billing, payment, and various other account-related details. Or, in case, you feel your query is too informal to be asked to the help center of the app, there is also a forum where users help one another to resolve their concerns.
The Bottom Line
SoundCloud Music & Audio is not merely an app but a hub where you find all your favorite songs and tracks organized in a neat way. Right from a user-friendly interface to useful functionalities, the app offers everything that manifolds the experience of music listening.
- Multiple Language Support
- Huge Collection of Genre-Based Music
- Easy to Operate
- Forum Support
- Songs and Stations Recommendation
- No payment for unsigned artists
- Album, as a whole, cannot be downloaded