YouTube is a streaming platform that more and more people are getting hooked on as they watch videos both for entertainment and information. It’s similar to Internet TV. In October 2015, YouTube launched a premium service called YouTube Red. So, is it worth your money?
In this article, let’s take a look at the features of this service and see if it’s worth paying a small monthly fee:
You can listen to videos with the screen off
Subscription to YouTube Red comes with offline access to users’ favourite videos. They can also listen to videos with the screen off like a music streaming service. Using the service, you can download videos and watch them without an Internet connection.
You get one month free trial
To get started, you will need to sign up with your Google account. This will automatically provide you a free trial for one month if you’re a first-time customer of the service. However, keep track of the date because if you don’t like the service and wish to cancel before the trial period ends but fail to do so, you will be charged automatically.
You get unlimited ad-free viewing
If you want unlimited ad-free viewing, YouTube Red is the service for you. Since it comes with a subscription fee, it can run without advertising, unlike YouTube that depends on it.
YouTube Red has Google Music
The subscription comes with Google Music that enables you to access 35 million songs. You can also save thousands of songs and play them offline and without ads.
You get access to Youtube Red Orginals
If you’re a fan of YouTube, this feature will surely get your attention. Your subscription allows you to access new content called YouTube Red Originals that those who don’t have subscription cannot access.
It comes with background play
YouTube Red enables you to use your phone and YouTube at the same time, unlike when you use YouTube as a music streaming service, the video stops playing when you leave the app. With YouTube Red’s background play, YouTube works the same way as other music and video streaming services.
Is YouTube Red worth your money? If you want these features then signing up is a great idea.
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