YouTube Music Finally Gets Gapless Playback

Posted on December 6, 2019 by Mehedi Hassan in Android, Google, YouTube Music with 2 Comments

If you happen to be using YouTube Music, you can now get gapless playback on the music streaming service. There is a small catch, though: gapless playback is only available on Android and web for now.

Gapless music playback is obviously nothing new, and it’s existed on services like Spotify for years. But for YouTube Music, it’s a first (via 9to5Google).

With gapless music playback, you won’t hear any pauses between tracks, so the next song will automatically start immediately after the current one ends. And that’s important for some soothing transitions that many modern artists have started adopting in their discography.

Unfortunately, if you are on iOS, gapless music playback is not a thing on YouTube Music just yet. Google says the support for iOS is coming soon, though support for Android and Web is rolling out today to everyone. Oh, and, you will need a premium subscription for gapless playback.

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