Spotify, iTunes, AmazonMP3 and Rhapsody are some reputable MP3 services as of 2016. These companies are some of the largest in the industry and are considered by iSkysoft to be among the top MP3 providers. Some of the services sell specific songs, albums or collections, while others charge monthly subscription fees for unlimited downloads to play offline.
With over 25 billion songs sold, iTunes is one of the most popular of all the MP3 services. The music provider has over 43 million tracks available for purchase in its library. The iTunes player is compatible with either Mac or Windows and allows users to organize their personal libraries to suit their needs.
Amazon.com's music service has over 16 million titles available for purchase in multiple formats for compatibility with many types of players. Users have to download the CloudPlayer to buy and download music.
Spotify is a subscription service that allows users to listen to music for free but without much control over what's playing. However, subscribers are given unlimited access to the service's library and can play any tracks without commercial interruption as well as download the MP3 files with the Spotify player application.
Rhapsody is also a subscription service that is compatible with many mobile devices and most home audio systems as well. The service has a library of over 30 million songs and is usually the first service to have new release music available.