However there are some areas that may make users wish they could still stream via the now defunct service. Youtube music google play music and google podcasts.
Google play music is officially dead with youtube music standing firmly in its place.
Youtube music vs google play music. Youtube music google play music and google podcasts. The newer music streaming service has been billed as the successor to google play music for some time now and naturally has several superior features. While not technically a music service it s notable for how it overlaps with google play music and more.
Then there s google podcasts. Like it or hate it youtube music is. Google announced on may 12 that play music would shut down at the end of the year while youtube music finally gains the ability to support local music files.
Google play music is on the way out and has already become inaccessible for many a lot of people have probably long taken advantage of the migration tool and have started using youtube music. Then there s google podcasts. Youtube music is rather lacking in that department right now.
While not technically a music service it s notable for how it overlaps with google play music and more. Google play music has felt bloated for years with a hamburger drawer stuffed full of menus and features but at least it has features.