It also offers the possibility of sync up with Last.fm or even with Discord. In fact, since it’s completely free, developers can create plugins and extensions for Cider and launch them through its repositories, being possible to install everything you want to complement it.
In addition, it has the remote control function that the official platform lacks: you can send content instantly to a smartphone if you want to continue playback from it.
Perhaps the only problem with this free client has to do with the Apple limitations regarding the official application. You will not be able to listen to the music in high quality without lossbut the maximum it allows is 256 kbps (enough in most cases). You won’t be able to download either. a library for offline listening.
This is basically because Apple severely limits the use of clients for its streaming music platform in order to prevent piracy and illegal uses of its services. Therefore, Apple is expected not to restrict access to the API for content playback, although not everything is so secure.