September 21, 2023

Google has quietly up to date YouTube Music a number of occasions over the previous week, including a redesigned Now Taking part in display, real-time lyrics, and extra.

Sadly, I can’t discover an announcement put up explaining what’s up, however the adjustments are fairly noticeable within the cell variations of the app. The Now Taking part in display now has bigger album artwork and a carousel of choices above the scrubber that embody Like and Dislike toggles, Feedback, Save to Playlist, Share, Obtain/Downloaded, and Radio choices. You scroll between these decisions by swiping left and proper.

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Just a few of these choices have been beforehand obtainable on the Now Taking part in display, however most have been solely made seen while you tapped the album artwork. However Feedback is new: it brings up a Feedback pane, offering a social media-like feed of feedback that different music followers posted on YouTube (the video service) with the flexibility so as to add your individual remark.

As for the real-time lyrics, YouTube Music sports activities a slide-up shade on the backside of Now Taking part in that has lengthy provided Up Subsequent, Lyrics, and Associated tabs. However the lyrics now work as they do in Spotify and different music apps by animating in order that the present lyrics are at all times seen because the music progresses and are coloured white. You may as well scroll by the lyrics and faucet on any lyrics to quick ahead or rewind playback to that half within the music.

For all I do know, there are different new options. However Google has supplied a YouTube Music new options replace for the reason that center of August. No matter, these are good additions.