Technically talking, Spotify customers who upgraded their pc to a Mac outfitted with Apple’s customized M1 processor didn’t lose assist for the music streaming service’s desktop app. Nonetheless, the official, public model doesn’t natively assist Apple’s new chip structure proper now. But it surely appears like that shall be altering quickly.
At the moment, Spotify up to date a publish on its group discussion board (by way of MacRumors), initially meant to request a function 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 provides “many compatibility enhancements and optimizations for the brand new Apple structure.”
That is only a check section for the complete rollout of the up to date Spotify desktop app at a future date. There’s no telling when that replace will arrive, a minimum of proper now. Nonetheless, Spotify does say in its official replace that if anybody does check out the beta model of the desktop app, suggestions could be vastly appreciated.
Per the up to date group discussion board publish:
We’ve got been working laborious backstage on this and are joyful to announce that we now have a Beta model of our app obtainable. It options many compatibility enhancements and optimizations for the brand new Apple structure.
Please word that as a Beta, some sudden 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 all the pieces 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 sudden conduct from the app might pop up, contemplating it’s a beta. So maintain 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 must be welcomed information in the event that they use Spotify on the desktop.