Amid the rising Twitter-Meta combat over Threads app, Chinese short-video making app TikTook has launched a subscription-based music streaming service to take on market leaders Apple and Spotify.
The subscription-only music streaming service referred to as “TikTook Music” has been launched first in Brazil and Indonesia.
The service replaces ByteDance’s current streaming service, Resso (which is accessible in India too), which can shut down on September 5 in Brazil and Indonesia.
Existing Resso customers can switch their accounts to the brand new app “with the clicking of a button”.
“We are happy to introduce TikTook Music, a brand new form of service that mixes the facility of music discovery on TikTook with a best-in-class streaming service. TikTook Music will make it straightforward for individuals in Indonesia and Brazil to save, obtain and share their favorite viral tracks from TikTook,” Ole Obermann, international head of Music Business Development at TikTook, stated in an announcement.
TikTook Music lets customers sync the service to their current TikTook accounts and pay attention, obtain and share songs, studies TechCrunch.
The service contains the catalogs of main document firms, together with Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and Sony Music.
A TikTook Music subscription prices $3.49 a month in Brazil, and $3.25 for iOS customers in Indonesia.
Android customers in Indonesia want to pay $2.96 a month for the primary yr, then $3.25 afterwards.
TikTook Music would not embody a free membership possibility, however provides a one-month free trial.
TikTook Music enables you to play full variations of viral TikTok songs, uncover personalised music suggestions, entry lyrics in actual time, create collaborative playlists with pals, import your music library and discover songs by way of lyrics search, stated the report.
(With inputs from IANS)