SoundCloud goes head-to-head with Apple Music in its new iOS app

  • AFP
  • Updated: Jul 03, 2015 12:37 IST

In the wake of the much talked-about Apple Music launch, another popular music streaming application -- Soundcloud -- has unveiled

an important update

to its iOS application.

New features include: a "Play Related Tracks" option with an improved algorithm, shuffle and direct editing for playlists, and social sharing features.

The significance behind these improvements to the application is Soundcloud's decision to focus on sharing and discovery, especially when it looks like Apple Music might be a competitive threat.

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