YouTube Music can now be used to play locally stored audio files from within other apps.
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YouTube Music recently debuted in India, along with YouTube Premium, and while the app has a vast library, it is still devoid of some key features that are supposed to be added before it is declared as a permanent replacement for Play Music. One of these missing features on YouTube Music is now available, which is the ability to play locally stored audio via the app. First spotted by Android Police, the option could have made its way to the app since version 3.03 was released. With this feature, one can choose to play an audio file via YouTube Music when they are accessing such files from within other apps, like the file manager.
There are no changes to the YouTube Music app itself and there’s no option to browse local audio files from within the app. This is not surprising since Google Play Music also doesn’t have an option to browse audio files stored locally. However, the YouTube Music app can apparently play most major audio codecs like FLAC, MP3, Ogg, WAV, which Google Play Music supports as well.
YouTube launched Youtube Music and YouTube Premium services in India early this month. YouTube Music also comes with YouTube Music Premium, which enables users to access the app's service premium features like no ad breaks, background playback of songs and videos when multitasking or when the device is locked and downloading music offline. As a launch offer, YouTube Music Premium will be available free for three months, followed by a price of Rs 99 a month. Already subscribed users of Google Play Music will automatically get access to YouTube Music Premium membership and their libraries on Google Play Music will remain unaffected.
As for YouTube Premium, the service is priced at Rs 129 per month in India. With the service, one won’t be shown ads on YouTube, and also get access to background play and offline downloads for YouTube videos, along with access to all YouTube Originals.
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