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LSUSUPERSTAR
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What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?

Can you pick certain songs on Spotify vs just a general type on Pandora?


Uncle JackD
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
Spotify isn't free on mobile is it?


TheChiefHasArrived
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
Yes to both above. Spotify you have a library, pandora you just have radio. Spotify has a radio function too.
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
I use free version of spotify


Uncle JackD
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
Can I listen to albums offline with spotify?


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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
Yes, not sure how many you can store on your phone, but that option exists...


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LSUSUPERSTAR
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
I think you can if you sign up for the premium version. I think I might do the free version and see how that works. I can't download music anymore, so I have to find something else to get a variety of music.


Uncle JackD
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
I've been downloading via iTunes but it gets expensive quick.


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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
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Can you pick certain songs on Spotify vs just a general type on Pandora?


They are both amazing..

in my car I listen to Pandora, and never turn on my FM radio.. and have completely stopped paying for XM.

When I'm around a computer, my "music library" is spotify.. if I want a CD (like the new M&S CD..) I do buy it so I can listen to it in my car, but I don't mind supporting artist either.


TheChiefHasArrived
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
Yes you can listen offline, only via mobile with the paid version though. And you can dl as many as your device can hold.


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Melvin
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
It's 10 dollars a month for mobile version of spotify but you get pretty much anything you can think of. Not always or every live album but I think it's definitely worth it


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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
With spotify you get to choose the specific songs you want to listen to. With Pandora, you can't choose.


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shutterspeed
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
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I use free version of spotify


The site says the free version is only available for 30 days.


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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
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The site says the free version is only available for 30 days.


Mobile is free for 30 days and afterwards its 10 dollars month (note: worth it)

The desktop version is free all the time


TH03
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
I quit using Pandora because I can play spotify in my car


Uncle JackD
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Mobile is free for 30 days and afterwards its 10 dollars month (note: worth it)
Mobile premium is $10 or any mobile service at all is $10?


wildtigercat93
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
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Mobile premium is $10 or any mobile service at all is $10?


To use spotify on your phone, it is 10 dollars a month, which is what Mobile premium is.

You can use the radio just like Pandora but you can also save the songs to playlists and move throughout the songs and skip as much as you want

Admittily they still have work to do on the radio function because its really brand new for them but its still worth the money


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PRK
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
Pay for Spotify. Now I only have to pirate my movies and TV shows that aren't on Hulu, Netflix, or HBOGO.


I'm trying to "cut the cord". So far, so good.


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makinskrilla
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
I was just having this convo with a co worker today. Spotify >>>>>>>>>>>pandora.


PRK
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re: What is the difference between Spotify and Pandora?
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I was just having this convo with a co worker today. Spotify >>>>>>>>>>>pandora.



You really can't even compare the two. I think services like Spotify are the future, and have the potential to displace pirating. Many have said and I agree that when the music industry implements an affordable and accessible means of consuming music that is easy to use and technologically up to date, people will pay to use it rather than stealing. Spotify is easier to use than usenet or torrenting, and completely legal.

Now if they'd only let me upload my personal library to the cloud so I could stream previously downloaded songs on my phone through the Spotify app, I'd be a happy camper.
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