October 25, 2015

YouTube Red – Google's Ultimate Ad-Free Subscription Video Service

YouTube is one of the most popular websites in the world that has a massive collection of videos. Millions of people visit YouTube in order to watch videos mostly for entertainment, tutorials and many more. YouTube is localized website which is used in many countries and is available in more than 60 languages. YouTube has announced a new subscription plan in the U.S. called YouTube Red that combines ad-free videos, new original series and movies from the topmost YouTubers like PewDiePie, and on-demand unlimited streaming music just for $9.99 per month.

YouTube Red - Ad-free music

Earlier, few rumors spread about this service, but now YouTube has officially announced this service to its users who are amenable to pay $9.99 as a monthly fee. This service will kick start from October 28, i.e., Wednesday. YouTube is a part of Google, which is a division of the newly created holding company Alphabet Inc. YouTube Red  builds on Google’s existing music streaming service by providing ad-free access to YouTube programming along with many other beneficial features.

YouTube Red – Ad-Free Subscription Service

YouTube has finally launched its Ad-Free Subscription video service to its users by providing the ability to download videos to mobile devices and one can play music in the background while using other mobile apps. It has also improved YouTube Buffering speed. Through this YouTube Red service, subscribers will get an ad-free experience. You can watch videos or stream music even when you’re offline and play background audio on mobile. You can continue listening to talks or tracks without having your screen on.

Features of YouTube Red

YouTube Red provides amazing features that provide pretty good subscription plan for all its users. It removes YouTube advertising that include banners, pre-roll videos, mid-roll videos, search ads, homepage ads, and overlays. Apart from these services, it also offers a grab-bag of many other additional benefits. Here are the features what YouTube Red actually offers you:

1. Offline playback

YouTube Red allow you to store videos on iOS and Android phones and tablets for up to 30 days. The storage is limited depending upon the amount of storage on the device. You can adjust the quality of videos and you can reduce the resolution when space is running short. Suppose, if you leave the United States, you can’t save new video until you’re back in the country. You can play the videos which you’ve already saved.

2. Google Play Music

YouTube Red offers Google Play Music subscription at no additional cost. You can access to Google Play Music just with a subscription amount of $10 per month streaming music service similar to Spotify and Apple Music. Google Play Music includes millions of on-demand songs, along with ad-free Internet radio. You’ll automatically receive a free subscription to YouTube Red if you subscribe to Google Play Music.

3. Background videos

Video soundtracks will continue to play in the background if you switch to another app or turn off the screen on your iOS and Android phones. If you’re watching a music video or any other related to audio, then this feature will be very much helpful for the users.

4. Exclusive content

YouTube associates with some of its star video creators to create new YouTube programming, especially for the Red subscribers. It also includes a reality-adventure series with Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg, a satire of reality singing competitions by the Fine Bros. YouTube Red provides exclusive content for the subscribed users. YouTube announced that the first wave of programming will arrive in the month of January.

5. Free YouTube Music

YouTube Music is designed to make discovering, watching and listening to music easier than ever. Once you choose any song or artist on YouTube Music, it will commence you on a personal journey through one of the richest music catalogs. You need to just sign in, tap on your favorite tracks and see where your music takes you.

YouTube Red Subscription Plans

Through YouTube Red service, Google is aiming to provide the best service for the music enthusiasts. The subscription price offered by the YouTube Red is similar to Apple Music and Spotify. At the same time, you can get a comparable streaming music service along with a whole bunch of extra benefits. You can get this subscription plan for $10-a-month in the U.S. The YouTube Red service kicks of on October 28. You can try YouTube Red for free with a one-month trial if you are viewers in U.S.

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Imran Uddin

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