Spotify allows audiobook purchases
music and podcast platform, spotifywill add a new format to its offering of audio products with the inclusion of audio books As part of the catalog of content provided to users, although this is necessary It is additionally purchased before hearing it on the podium.
According to the statement issued by the platform on the occasion of release From this new content, “Users United State You will be able to buy and listen to more 300,000 audiobooksIn addition, the application designed a file private interface It is only intended to reproduce this content.
The collection of titles available for purchase on Spotify includes not only those distributed by large publishers, but also space created Amateur audiobook creators They can publish their content and make profits from their business.
The app will allow users to listen to a small sample of the audiobook, and if they wish to purchase it, a button within the platform will take them to website external where they can do it. Once back, people will be able to start listening to the book without any problem.
In addition, as part of the features that Spotify will provide, audiobooks can be downloaded for offline listening and a special tab will appear on the home screen of the application that will contain a progress bar, so that users can resume listening to a book when they want.
Another feature of audiobooks is the speed control so people can choose the speed at which they want to hear the narrator’s voice. A system of recommendation and criticism has also been added for those who would like to give an opinion about their experience listening to the audiobook. The rating will be publicly displayed so that other users can see it within the app.
Spotify’s statement notes that this US-available offering is the first audiobook debut and that we will “learn and improve the experience with new features, plans to launch in other markets, and innovative formats that benefit listeners, authors, and publishers.”
During her presentation at the platform’s investor day, Spotify’s Head of Content and Advertising, Dawn Ostroff, noted that audiobooks are an opportunity to present Advertising.
However, although Nir Zeicherman, the company’s head of audiobooks, noted that this is not part of the version that can be found in releasebut it’s something he’s thinking about for the future on the podium.
To listen to music on Spotify with the best possible sound quality, users will have to follow a series of steps because this feature varies depending on the device the user is using.
The easiest alternative is to access the system settings and choose the best sound quality. For this you must:
Enter the settings menu.
– Look for the audio quality option. Automatic is the available option that is enabled by default.
Click on the High by default option to activate the highest possible sound quality on the device.
Another option for adjusting the sound quality is to use an equalizer. To access it you will need:
Enter the settings menu.
– Find the Music Quality option (Play on iOS devices).
Enter the equalizer option (also available on iOS).
From here you can choose one of the styles, styles or profiles depending on the musical style or the main instruments. The downside is that you will have to change the equalizer settings if you change your music style.
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