Spotify for Windows 0.9.8.296

2.6 out of 5 stars 2.6 (112 votes)

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Windows 7/Vista/XP / Freeware / 7,335 downloads

Spotify is a new way to enjoy music. Simply download and install, before you know it you'll be singing along to the genre, artist or song of your choice. With Spotify you are never far away from the song you want. There are no restrictions in terms of what you can listen to or when. Forget about the hassle of waiting for files to download and fill up your hard drive before you get round to organising them. Spotify is instant, fun and simple.

Because music is social, Spotify allows you to share songs and playlists with friends, and even work together on collaborative playlists, Friday afternoon in the office might never be the same again! We're music lovers like everyone else.

Reviews of Spotify for Windows

  1. 4 out of 5 stars
    GadgetPig

    Reviewing 0.9.8.296 (Apr 11, 2014)

    Love this program! Looks a lot like Songbird, a discontinued media player not long ago. Makes it incredibly easy to find and browse music/albums you'd normally not listen to. To find a custom playlist from a specific USERNAME you simply use a syntax in the Spotify search field:

    spotify:user:USERNAME

    One minor bug,when you browse an artist's' album, sometimes it's non responsive or doesn't go back immediately when you hit the "back" button;waiting a few more seconds and it will respond to go back. Pretty solid and stable for me on Windows 8.1,no crashes and running for hours.

  2. 2 out of 5 stars
    Music4Ever

    Reviewing 0.9.8.217 (Feb 21, 2014)

    It's time this program was in final, there are no noticeable changes with each release apart from some improved stability (it had plenty of room to improve here) - Spotify uses ridiculous amounts of RAM within 2 minutes of launching it was using well in excess of 300 MEG & the program still terminates when it wants to - It seems the developers pay no attention to it's users in it's own forum.

    Only using this desktop version can you specify HQ streaming which still is only equivalent to MP3 360 Bitrate but on most apps you get what they give you which is 128 MP3 equivalent, not good enough for £10 a month ($16.68).

  3. 3 out of 5 stars
    Music4Ever

    Reviewing 0.9.4.178 (Oct 4, 2013)

    Still unstable & prone to crashing, the program will actually close totally whenever it bloody well wants too - It really is about time this was sorted esp. as I pay for the privilege of using it - Also with updates few or no new features/options are added as 'mentallo666' says options to the interface are long overdue.

    Hopefully there will be some decent competition for the likes of Spotify & use on more than one device simultaneously as single use is ridiculous for the cost - Spotify try to defend this using licensing restrictions as the reason - Rubbish!

  4. 4 out of 5 stars
    Music4Ever

    Reviewing 0.9.4.169 (Sep 23, 2013)

    I use the premium account, the problem I had with the previous version was the program would often crash when adding songs to a playlist, here is hoping they have fixed that annoying bug - Another than that, it's excellent - Can't speak for the free version as I don't use it ~

  5. 3 out of 5 stars
    tomkelly

    Reviewing 0.9.1 (Aug 22, 2013)

    spotify is ok

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