Microsoft Pulling The Plug On Groove Music, Partnering With Spotify

Groove moves Spotify

Microsoft has announced that the end is near for its unloved Groove Music app.

Microsoft announced on October 2 that its subscription service, Groove Music, will no longer exist as of December 31, 2017.

MICROSOFT HAS announced the closure of its Groove Music streaming service, as it enters a partnership to bring Spotify directly to Windows. From next week, an update to the Groove Music app for Windows 10 and Xbox One will enable customers there to move their music.

Groove Music Pass was accessed via the Groove app in Windows 10. The company is partnering up with Spotify to let users transfer their music from Groove Music to Spotify, which will let you transfer (almost) all of your music and playlists from Groove to Spotify. Some songs available for the Groove Music Pass might not have a direct match on Spotify, so you might have to search a bit for a particular song. The music streaming service doesn't have any built-in function for this goal, and it also doesn't let you connect third-party cloud storage services for this. The Groove application will keep on being ideal with downloaded buys and different other privately put away music, notes Engadget. However, Groove Music never really caught up to Spotify or Apple Music, and ultimately competed among a list of second-tier services. Microsoft will also begin recommending Windows users to try Spotify to stream music.

If you're a current Groove Music Pass subscriber, firstly hello. And if you paid for Music Pass beyond December, you'll get a refund for the amount of time you didn't get to play.

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It will see the end of the company's downloadable MP3 offerings as the company becomes the latest to acknowledge that streaming is, like, totally where it's at, man.

Come January 2018, Groove Music will only exist as a regular media player.

Microsoft confirmed that the app will be available and users will be able to use it for listening to music from local drive or OneDrive.

Playlists that you have created will be migrated.

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