The Spotify streaming service has taken control of the music world om the past year. However while the business offers both an iPhone app and an amazing desktop application, it has overlooked to produce an iPad app– till today.

The just recently launched iPad app is just available to exceptional members ($10/month); nonetheless, you can register for a 48-hour trial run, no charge card needed. Spotify‘s premium membership genuinely is as good as it sounds: the vast music library is ad-free, provides high sound quality, and provides you offline access to your playlists.

New screens slide in from the right of the app as you drill down through the content. Pick an artist from a playlist and the artist page slides in from the right, tap a cd and the album page slides in and so on. It’s simple to retrace your steps by swiping the pages back off the right of the display.
Whatever page you are on, a player continues to be continuous at the bottom of the screen so you can control playback while still exploring the app. Tapping the increase the size of arrows raises the artwork for the track that’s playing, along with larger player controls, sharing choices and so on. You can also skip up and down through a playlist by swiping the artwork. Swiping is left-to-right with the iPad in picture positioning and, strangely, up-and-down when in landscape.