Technically talking, Spotify customers who upgraded their laptop to a Mac outfitted with Apple’s customized M1 processor didn’t lose help for the music streaming service’s desktop app. Nevertheless, the official, public model doesn’t natively help Apple’s new chip structure proper now. Nevertheless it seems like that shall be altering quickly.
Right now, Spotify up to date a put up on its neighborhood discussion board (through MacRumors), initially meant to request a characteristic supporting Apple’s newest chips. That was submitted on November 11 of final yr. Now, on July 1, Spotify says that the beta model of its desktop app now affords “many compatibility enhancements and optimizations for the brand new Apple structure.”
That is only a check part for the total rollout of the up to date Spotify desktop app at a future date. There’s no telling when that replace will arrive, at the least proper now. Nevertheless, Spotify does say in its official replace that if anybody does check out the beta model of the desktop app, suggestions can be significantly appreciated.
Per the up to date neighborhood discussion board put up:
We have now been working laborious backstage on this and are comfortable to announce that we now have a Beta model of our app out there. It options many compatibility enhancements and optimizations for the brand new Apple structure.
Please notice that as a Beta, some surprising conduct would possibly nonetheless happen. We’ll use all of the suggestions and information we get from you to tweak and enhance your Spotify expertise. And if every thing works nice we’d love to listen to that too!
The beta model of the Mac desktop app is free to obtain and set up. If you wish to attempt it out, you are able to do so right here. After all, Spotify does say that some surprising conduct from the app could pop up, contemplating it’s a beta. So hold that in thoughts earlier than you obtain and set up this pre-release model of the software program.
For these with an Apple silicon Mac, this ought to be welcomed information in the event that they use Spotify on the desktop.