What you need to know
- Amazon Music is now available on the Google TV platform.
- The company's TV app had gone without updates for more than two years.
- Alongside this update, Amazon is adding support for Canada, Brazil, Mexico, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, India, Japan, and Australia.
Amazon is rolling out a new app to the Google TV and Android TV platforms from today. It's an update to the Amazon Music app, the first one it has received in years. Today's update, as per The Verge, brings support for the new Google TV interface. It also expands regional availability to non-U.S. regions. It's not clear what other changes will be accompanying this release.
The app will offer the same subscription options as other Amazon Music apps. You can read our guide on the differences between Amazon's various streaming options here. As for free users, you'll have access to ad-supported tunes, as per usual.
The new Chromecast with Google TV is one of the best Google experiences, albeit with some caveats. Some have reported odd crashes happening here and there, and our long term review even notes this, saying:
You can download the Amazon Music app in the U.S., UK, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, German, France, Italy, Spain, India, and Australia.
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