Google expanded the capabilities of its music service Google Music. This service is analogous to iTunes Match for devices running Android and is an online repository of music that you can listen to any browser or with Android-Gadget.
Users can now provide access to your Google Music library, which will scan the contents of the drive and will find matching songs found in the cloud (up to 20,000 songs). After that, the tracks of audio collection can be listened to over the Internet in streaming video on a variety of devices – computers, tablets and Android-based smartphones. Service broadcasting music in the format 320 kbit / s and unlike iTunes Match is absolutely free.
“Traveling this season and want to make sure your music goes with you? Add up to 20,000 songs from your music collection to Google Play and stream it to your Android devices and your computer, anywhere you go.
Our new music matching feature gets your songs into your online music library on Google Play much faster. We’ll scan your collection and quickly rebuild it in the cloud – all for free. And we’ll stream your music back to you at up to 320 kbps.”
Similarly, the service is running Apple. If you have an impressive record library MP3, the company does not matter where you got those tracks. Once iTunes Match will get permission from the user, it synchronizes the entire library with iCloud, while replacing your MP3 dubious quality and content of an entirely legitimate counterparts from iTunes, and they can be even better: the codec AAC, 256 kilobits per second. These tracks can be heard through the Internet from any “apple” mobile device or computer. Use iTunes Match in Russia costs 799 rubles.
Currently the service Google Music is only available for Android devices, and in the U.S. only.