At the first, this article would like to review Youtube Music and Spotify free capabilities and it would like to make a decision to have a statement on which to use. Let’s start!
Before we can start, we distinguish two usage. A mobile and a desktop one. We do not need to make selection on OSes, fortunately!
no screen lock specific security issues ✔️
screen lock specific security issues on tracks ❌
no screen lock specific security issues on uploaded tracks ✔️
screen advertisements (does not bother listening)❌
no screen advertisements ✔️
6 stepping capability per hour ❌
more expensive (~1 800 HUF | 5 €) ❌
30 second sound ads between playing tracks❌
infinite stepping capability ✔️
cheaper (~1 490 HUF | ~4.1 €) ✔️
lyrics (if available) ✔️
library: 100 000 tracks can be uploaded and can be listened without interruptions (sound ads, screen lock stop) ✔️
sound advertisements can be stepped forward after 5 sec ❌
UI pitfalls about search and libray disabilities ❌
In one hand Youtube Music is better in overall comparison as it seems, in the other hand Spotify screen lock permission is huge enough to say:
You can use both services at the same time, it’s available to you if you are ready for this. Furthermore using premium subscription takes music listening to a higher level in both app. Take a try!