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Rhapsody For Windows

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About Rhapsody

Rhapsody is a versatile music jukebox app that focuses on music enjoyment and discovery rather than music management and organization. With a smooth installation process, customizable options, and a user-friendly interface, Rhapsody offers a unique music experience that caters to a wide range of preferences. Here are some key features that make Rhapsody stand out:

Key Feature

1. Emphasis on Music Enjoyment and Discovery
Over the years, Rhapsody has evolved from a standard music jukebox app into a platform that places greater emphasis on music enjoyment and discovery. This shift in focus allows users to explore new music and expand their musical horizons, making Rhapsody an excellent choice for music enthusiasts.

2. Customizable Installation and Setup
Rhapsody's installation and setup process is much smoother than in past versions, offering plenty of check-box options for customizing the experience to your liking. Although the installation app is not light at 18MB, and the software itself requires a total of 380MB of space, the customizable options make it worth the download.

3. Rhapsody Free and Subscription Options
While Rhapsody encourages users to subscribe to its accompanying service (starting at $9.99 per month), the app can still be enjoyed without a subscription through Rhapsody Free. This option provides all the basic jukebox functionality, access to the MP3 store, and 25 full audio streams from the catalog for free each month – a bonus not offered by competitors such as iTunes and Windows Media Player.

4. Straightforward Interface and Easy Playlist Management
The Rhapsody interface is very user-friendly, with music sources clearly labeled and easily accessible. The library section is sortable by artists, albums, and genres, and playlists can be created and managed with a simple drag-and-drop method. This streamlined interface makes it easy to navigate and enjoy your music collection.

5. Smooth Playback and Device Compatibility
Rhapsody offers smooth playback managed via a bar that displays album art and interesting tidbits about the artist. The app also supports transferring songs, albums, and artists to attached devices, making it convenient for users who want to take their music on the go.

However, it's worth noting that Rhapsody can consume a significant amount of processor power and may slow down overall system use at times. Additionally, there can be occasional hang-ups during transferring, especially for those who subscribe to the To Go service.

In conclusion, Rhapsody is a versatile and user-friendly music jukebox app that emphasizes music enjoyment and discovery. With its customizable installation, free and subscription options, straightforward interface, and smooth playback, Rhapsody offers a unique and enjoyable music experience for users of all preferences.

Reviewed by shelbybrown


Updated onDecember 12, 2015
Operating systemWindows, Windows XP, Windows Vista

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December 12, 2015
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Rhapsody for PC
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How to download and Install Rhapsody on Windows PC

  • Click on the Download button to start downloading Rhapsody for Windows.
  • Open the .exe installation file in the Downloads folder and double click it.
  • Follow the instructions in the pop-up window to install Rhapsody on Windows PC.
  • Now you can open and run Rhapsody on Windows PC.