YouTube Music will now let you download music on its desktop website

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Joe Hindy / Android Authority

TL;DR

  • YouTube Music now allows you to obtain songs and podcasts for offline listening inside its net app.
  • This characteristic brings the online model in keeping with the cell app, providing better comfort for customers.

YouTube Music, Google’s devoted music streaming service, is making offline listening extra accessible with the rollout of offline downloads for its net app. This welcome characteristic brings the web site in keeping with its cell app counterpart, permitting customers to avoid wasting songs and playlists for enjoyment even with out an web connection (h/t 9to5Google).

YouTube has been testing this characteristic out for some time now, nevertheless it appears to have gained wider availability as of March twenty ninth. Whereas the characteristic isn’t displaying for everybody but, some customers are being greeted with a “New! Obtain music to hear offline” message beside their Library tab.

Offline downloads on YouTube Music web app

Saving music for offline use is straightforward. Navigate to an album or single’s web page and search for the obtain button nestled between the “Save to library” and three-dot overflow menu choices.

Whereas the cell app has lengthy supported offline listening, the dearth of a local desktop app made this characteristic unavailable on computer systems. Identical to the YouTube Music cell app, downloaded content material on the net will get its personal “Downloads” tab inside your library, and handy filters help you type by playlists, podcasts, songs, or albums.

Offline downloads on the net app will depend towards YouTube Music’s 10-device obtain restrict, which is beneficiant sufficient to not concern most customers. As is the case on the cell app, offline downloads will expire in case your system doesn’t connect with the web at the very least as soon as each 30 days.

We are able to anticipate this characteristic to roll out step by step to extra YouTube Music customers quickly.

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