September 21, 2023

Spotify is testing a brand new “Offline Combine” function that may mechanically obtain a mixture of lately performed songs customers can take heed to whereas offline. Trying to get some early suggestions about it, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek teased the brand new Offline Combine function on Twitter yesterday.

The picture in Ek’s tweet exhibits a playlist that’s 3 hours and a half lengthy, which ought to be greater than sufficient for these uncommon moments when you could possibly find yourself with out an Web connection.

As of immediately, Spotify lets Premium members obtain as much as 10,000 tracks to pay attention offline (free customers can solely obtain podcasts). Nevertheless, in case you’re not used to doing that, having Spotify mechanically obtain your lately performed songs is likely to be fairly helpful.

Spotify received’t be the primary music streaming to experiment with such a function. 4 years in the past, YouTube Music Premium launched a “good downloads” function that mechanically downloads as much as 500 favourite songs when customers are on WiFi.

Spotify, which had 210 million Premium subscribers in Q1 2023, is making an attempt different issues to maintain customers hooked to the service. A brand new AI DJ is now obtainable in beta within the US, UK, and Eire, and the function gives a curated collection of music all through the day combined with feedback from an AI DJ voice.