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Some even allow you to specify the quality of music you stream and download, allowing you to choose between quality and economy, and higher bitrates or more available space.

As this is a third party method, there is some risk involved.The drawback here is that you’ll need a decent amount of cloud storage space, which means paying some sort of subscription once you exceed your free allotment. " T6TSU — Pierre Chamberlain ?Me: "Why won't Dropbox on i OS continually play songs / randomize / manage playlists? (@_bigp) November 4, 2016One of the best solutions is a Dropbox exclusive, using a free app called Jukebox.Perfect for: Those with a healthy collection who want to access it on-the-go, users with plenty of spare cloud storage.If you want to store your own personal music collection in the cloud, for access on virtually any device, you might want to look into a cloud solution.You’ll still need to use i Tunes if you want to backup your i Phone locally or transfer apps and purchases, but you can sever ties with Apple’s bloated device manager when it comes to personal entertainment.

Perfect for: i Tunes customers who have purchased media from Apple in the past.

Whatever you add to your collection on your i Phone will appear on your i Pad, Mac, and other devices.

It’s easy to download music to your device for offline use too, simply tap the cloud icon next to a playlist, album, or song to save to your device.

It’s the way Apple designed music to work on your device, with i Tunes serving as the entry-point for new files.

There are a growing number of apps that write directly to this library, providing the “full fat” i OS music experience without the need for i Tunes.

If you don’t have a huge library of music, or you appreciate the flexibility of a subscription-based “all you can eat” model, then streaming services are a good alternative.