Google has recently given a preview of some new features coming to YouTube Music over the next several months. The platform has been receiving updates frequently and these new updates are in response to user feedback. Continue reading to find out more about these new features.
The two main upcoming features are improvements to audio quality and the option to choose the download and stream quality for videos. YouTube Music is saying they are working on a higher quality stream in 256 kbps (the platform currently streams in 128 kbps HE-ACC). Other upcoming features for the platform include compatibility with Sonos, the addition of Android Auto Support and the ability to shuffle playlists in addition to the play-in-order option. The last announced new feature is the ability for users to migrate their music from Google Play Music to YouTube Music. It is widely speculated that YouTube Music will eventually be replacing Google Play, which could provide a massive benefit to musicians that have adopted the YouTube platform and integrated it into their marketing and promotional strategies.All of these new features are still in the development phase, and no release dates have been confirmed for any of them. But we expect to see these features roll out in the next few months, so stay tuned for updates on when they become available. If you haven't already, be sure to check out our other blog on YouTube Music and as always, feel free to reach out to us with any questions.