Deezer takes on Tidal with a new desktop app that streams lossless audio

Deezer takes on Tidal with a new desktop app that streams lossless audio

In a bid to shake things up in the streaming music world, Deezer has launched a new desktop app for Mac and Windows that lets users on its Premium+ plan play lossless versions of their favorite tracks – a feature presently offered only by rival service Tidal. The company says it’ll stream 16-bit FLAC versions to your desktop in the new app, instead of traditional 320kbps MP3s; it won’t cost you extra until the end of this year, but you’ll then need to pony up for Deezer HiFi to continue streaming lossless content at $19.99 a month. That’s the same…

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