How to use Pandora for PC free – Windows 10, Mac

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Why the Pandora for PC app?

The company was founded in 2000 as Savage Beast Technologies, and initially conceived as a business-to-business company licensing the Music Genome Project to retailers as a recommendation platform. In 2005, the company shifted its focus to the consumer market by launching Pandora as an internet radio product. Pandora is a freemium service; basic features are free with advertisements or limitations, while additional features, such as improved streaming quality, music downloads, and offline channels are offered via paid subscriptions.

Personalization has become a key selling point for today’s streaming music services. And though Pandora led in this area in years past thanks to its Music Genome, thumbs up and down signaling buttons and its personalized stations, it has since ceded ground to Spotify, whose bevy of algorithmically updated playlists, led by Discover Weekly, have addicted users to its service. This revamped Pandora app is a way for the now SiriusXM-owned company to fight back by highlighting what it does have that others don’t.

In 2019, it had about 63.5 million active monthly users, and 6.2 million subscribers. In February 2019, Sirius XM Holdings acquired the platform for $3.5 billion in stock

Like the online version, PANDORA for Windows lets users create customized stations by entering the name of an artist, band, or song; it will then play that musician’s songs and ones from similar artists. As kids listen, they can indicate whether they like a song, and it will program the station accordingly. There are some limits: You can’t play specific songs, and you can only skip a few each hour. However, you can easily discover new music they like through the app’s music-matching capabilities.

This music streaming service offers a similar experience to its website counterpart and does what it does well All you need to do is enter an artist’s name to create a station that’ll play songs from that musician and similar artists and bands. You won’t have the same level of control your iPod provides: But that’s part of its charm. The app can help introduce you to new music in genres that you like and will fine-tune your stations if you click on the thumbs up or down icons that appear with each song to indicate your preferences.

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Creating your Profile

However, users need to be aware that when you register for the app, your profile will be public, unless you uncheck a box to make it private. Altering other parts of your profile requires you to log on to the website. (If you want to hide your listening activity or block other users from commenting on your profile, you’ll need to manually change those settings online.) If you don’t, strangers can easily access your profile — and, even if your profile is private, users can still find the stations you’ve made if they search for you using your email address.

PROS

  • Free plan.
  • Podcasts.
  • Pandora Stories offers insightful album commentary.
  • Displays artist tour and ticket information.
  • Lyrics.

CONS

  • Odd listening requirement with a free tier.
  • Playlist creation walled behind Premium tier.
  • The website occasionally slow to load.
  • The interface lacks visual cohesiveness.
  • Lacks Hi-Res Audio tracks.

A VPN for Pandora?

If you are a user outside the United States you most probably will not have access to the services of the platform. You will have to use a VPN to access it as it is only available in the U.S

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How to install Pandora app on Windows and Mac

  1. You will need an Android Emulator on your PC, I will recommend BlueStacks or NoxPlayer
  2. Run the .exe file on your PC to complete the installation of the emulator on your PC.
  3. Open the emulator and look for the PlayStore app on the home screen.
  4. Search for the Pandora app and click on the install button.
  5. Now the app is downloaded on your PC and you can enjoy listening to your favorite music or podcasts.

You can also use the app on your Smartphone as well from this LINK.