The first app with legal music from “Vkontakte” changed its name to Boom and introduced a paid subscription
The mobile application “Vkontakte Music”, released in April of this year, changed the design, changed the name and introduced a paid subscription. Now the first app with legal music from popular Russian social network called Boom.
The author of the program is OOO “United media Agency” (United Music Agency, UMA), led by former General Director of “Megalabs” Oleg Butenko, who since 2014 has been cleaning the rights to the music Mail.ru Group.
Log in to the application using the account “Vkontakte”. In terms of service says that you can listen to music for free for 90 days. After this period, users can choose one of four tariffs – from 0 to 149 rubles a month. The most expensive fare allows you to download music without any limits. Holders of free subscription can upload up to hours of musical compositions.
“The entire collection of music Vkontakte-is available for streaming and download to phone. Novelties, personalized recommendations, recommendations, as well as music of your friends in one app,” reads the description of the program. The app gives access to music, the rights to which had been acquired by the UMA.
A new version of the app debuted in the App Store November 3, 2016, in Google Play – Oct 31. Previously, the app was only available free rate for 90 days. Users have noted that could use it several times in a row.
UMA is licensing music is not only “Vkontakte” but for “Classmates” and “My world”. However, the BOOM in the App Store – only app, developed by UMA. Despite the fact that pirated music can be found in all social networks Mail.ru Group, “Vkontakte” has long been on the bad account holders. For many years they accused her of copyright infringement and sued in the Russian courts. “VKontakte” with the torrent tracker Rutracker.org long appears in the so-called “list 301” persistent violators of copyright, which is an annual trade mission of the USA.
Download BOOM for iPhone is available for free at this link.