Net: After I’m on Home windows, I can’t stand iTunes. Even once I’m on my MacBook, the expertise is lower than ultimate. However what are you able to do? Should you’ve purchased into Apple’s ecosystem—particularly its $9.99/month Apple Music—you don’t actually have a selection. Proper?
I lately stumbled throughout the open-source net app musi.sh, and it’s a delight. Lastly, somebody has gone and crafted a beautiful trying web-based model of Apple Music you could hearken to straight out of your favourite browser, relatively than having to take care of iTunes in any respect. (Playapplemusic.com was an choice as nicely, however that website now not appears to work.)
To get began, go to Musish and click on on “Or simply browse” to present the web-based expertise a peek. When you’re prepared for the true deal, click on on the “Connect with Apple Music” button to start out linking your account with the service. Your credentials must be safe, because the website seems to be utilizing Apple’s sign-in and authentication course of (and APIs) to forge the connection.
When you’ve signed in to your Apple account, you’ll see a reasonably net interface that appears sort of like what you’d in any other case see in iTunes, solely now in your browser. Because the website incorporates Apple’s horizontal navigation for issues like playlists, songs, and albums, I discover it best to carry Shift and scroll up and down with my mouse wheel once I have to go side-to-side as a substitute of up-and-down.
There’s no help for Apple Music’s radio stations but, so right here’s hoping Musish’s builders discover a method to combine that sometime. (Don’t maintain your breath, as I consider that’s an Apple problem, not a Musish problem.) The location additionally lacks Apple Music’s social options, and I don’t consider there’s a method to “coronary heart” tracks you get pleasure from. You can add songs to playlists, nevertheless, so there’s that—a characteristic I couldn’t check myself, as I don’t subscribe to Apple Music.
Talking of, this website gained’t allow you to do a lot of something if you happen to aren’t an Apple Music subscriber, which is smart. Wave goodbye to these desires of accessing your iTunes library from wherever on Earth (with out paying Apple for the privilege, that’s). Should you’re in search of a free manner to do this, you’re higher off going with Google Play Music.