After presenting a demonstration at the Windows 10’s launching event at New Delhi on July 29, the online music streaming app, Saavn has now debuted to the Microsoft’s latest and most popular operating system, Windows 10. It will be available to download from the Windows Store.
The firm has launched its app to the new OS, targeting the 75 million Windows 10 running desktops, laptops and tablet. Moreover, the firm has also announced that it will launch the service for Windows 10 Phone OS as well! As soon it launches, later this year.
“With more than a billion Windows PCs running today, Windows leads the market for desktop operating systems. Their products are widely used and loved in India. Music fans have been very eager to stream Saavn on Windows, so we are absolutely thrilled to welcome the fast-growing Windows user base to the Saavn family today,” Mahesh Narayanan, Global Chief Operating Officer for Saavn, said.
Currently, Saavn features around 10 million soundtracks in their database in 11 different languages and the Windows app users will be able to access these tracks and company’s core products including phonetic search and dynamic bit-rate streaming. Also, the firm is planning to provide some additional features to its app in next few months. These features will be Saavn Social (Tag, Chat, Follow and Share), Saavn Radio, and Saavn Pro, for online and offline.
“We see Windows 10 as a first step to an era of more personal computing. Windows 10 will open new doors to consumers and developers with one platform, one store and a growing catalog of Universal Windows Apps. With the free upgrade of Windows 10, we expect rapid adoption of hundreds of millions of consumers to spark a re-energized ecosystem. We are excited to announce the launch of Saavn for Windows 10 and are confident that our users will love the comprehensive music catalogue that this app offers,” Harish Vaidyanathan, Director – ISV Business, Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., said.
In addition to the adaptive layout of the app, it also allows the users to pin it at their Start screen. It also supports Windows live tile functionality.
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Features and app functions include:
- New Releases
- New and Trending
- Charts and Playlists
- Moods and Genres
- Queue and Clear Queue
- Persistent Player
- Multi-language Selection
- Proprietary Search
Saavn is a digital distributor of English, Bollywood and regional Indian music in over 200 countries. Since it was founded in 2007, the company has acquired rights to over 7 million music tracks. Saavn’s signature products are Saavn.com, Saavn Pro, Saavn Music for iPhone, Saavn Music for Android, and Saavn Radio. Saavn offers free music search and streaming supported by display advertisements. As of March 2015, Saavn has 13 million monthly active users.
First published on August 28, 2015, 08:38 AM