Microsoft announced on Monday the availability of Spotify for Windows Phone 7.5.
Andy Lees, President of Microsoft’s Mobile Communications Business, announced Spotify for Windows Phone 7.5 at a special “backstage” Windows Phone event in New York City. The application will be made available today in the Windows Phone marketplace. Spotify is a multi-platform application which provides access to a free and legal barrage of online music. It’s a streaming music player which has a similar feel to iTunes. Through it a user can get links to a large number of albums and tracks. Spotify use a peer-to-peer network along with streaming servers to provide their music.
The Windows Phone app is free to download but will require a Spotify Premium account, priced at £9.99 a month. Spotify is available in Sweden, Norway, Finland, the Netherlands, France, Spain, United States and in the UK. Versions are available for Mac users with OS X 10.4 or later, Windows XP users or later and it can also be run using the application Wine if you have a Linux based system such as Ubuntu.