Roku users just got another option for listening to music on their devices, with Roku announcing on Monday that Apple Music is coming to the platform.
The Apple Music app will be available for download starting today and will work on all current Roku devices, including Roku streaming video players (such as the Roku Streaming Stick 4K), Roku TVs, and Roku Streambar and Streambar Pro.
Existing Apple Music subscribers can simply download the app on their Roku devices and then sign in with their Apple IDs. If you’re new to Apple Music, you can sign up for a one-month free trial. Apple Music subscription plans start at $9.99 per month for individual users.
Apple Music subscribers will have access to Apple’s catalog of over 90 million songs on their Roku devices. That said, the Apple Music app for Roku does not support lossless spatial audio or Dolby Atmos-powered audio playback, according to a Roku representative.
Apple Music joins a host of other streaming music apps available on Roku’s Channel Store, including Amazon Music, Spotify (which also offers Spotify Connect support), Tidal, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn and Sirius XM .
Some notable music services that are not available on the Roku channel store are Deezer, Qobuz and YouTube Music.
While the Apple Music app is only coming to Roku devices today, Apple Music subscribers have long been able to stream their tunes to Roku players, TVs, and soundbars via AirPlay 2. other music services that aren’t on Roku. channel store, including the aforementioned Deezer, Qobuz and YouTube Music.
We just named Apple Music the best music streaming service for most people thanks to its “highly curated” music pages, lossless streaming support, and availability of discounted Apple service plans. such as Apple TV+, Apple Arcade and Apple Fitness.
Updated shortly after posting Note that the Apple Music app for Roku does not support lossless or spatial audio streaming.