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Apple Music vs. Amazon Music Unlimited


macrumors regular
Apr 29, 2007
Chicago, IL
I used to use Rhapsody/Napster, they had more music than Apple and Spotify, they had tons of stuff that Spotify doesn’t have at all, and Spotify has all of these grayed out songs and stuff and Rhaposdy/Napster never had any of that. Napster imo had the largest library of music, I only switched to Spotify because all of my friends have it!


macrumors member
Feb 20, 2013
I was on the fence between Amazon and Apple. I am a Prime user, so it would be cheaper by about $20 a year.
But Amazon won’t let you upload your music from other sources any more.
I have about 500 purchased songs from iTunes.
Amazon also doesn’t let you create a radio station from songs you listen to.
For now I am with Apple Music.A $20 savings is not a deal breaker for me.
Even though Amazon Music is included with your Prime subscription.
The limitations, and the huge holes when searching for music made it a deal breaker for me.
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macrumors newbie
Apr 1, 2020
I am going to talk about sound quality only. Amazon Unlimited wins. I really want to like Apple Music but I am an audiophile and sound quality comes first. Amazon's sound is more dynamic, more airy and most importantly, the background is black. For people who knows this is the answer.
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