Sony Music Unlimited for iOS adds high-quality streams and offline mode

Just a few weeks ago, we learned that Sony Music Unlimited for iOS would be introducing offline mode and high-quality streaming, and today that update has gone live in the app store. Music Unlimited subscribers can now save songs, albums and playlists for easy listening even when short an internet connection. When online, you'll have the option of switching on high-quality streaming of 320 Kbps AAC files -- just remember to keep an eye on how much data you're gobbling up. Lastly, version 1.3.1 also includes a new tray-style global menu. To check out the new features for yourself, download the app at the source link below.

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SAN MATEO, Calif., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International today announced that the updated Music Unlimited service application (App) for iPhone® and iPod touch®1 is now available globally. The new App, which delivers improved performance and adds offline playback and high quality audio streaming, is available for free in the App Store™.

After downloading the new App, Music Unlimited Service subscribers can download playlists, albums, and individual songs to their iPhone and iPod touch models allowing them to enjoy music even when they are not connected to a cellular or Wi-Fi network. Additionally, the new app offers the ability to stream tracks in 320kbps AAC high quality audio streaming for a crystal clear, high fidelity listening experience2.

The Music Unlimited App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at

About the Music Unlimited service
The Music Unlimited service is a cloud-based digital music service that hosts a global catalog of over 20 million licensed songs3 including all major labels, leading independent labels, and major publishers worldwide. Originally launched in December 2010, the Music Unlimited service is available on a wide range of Sony and non-Sony connected devices. With its breadth of available devices and regional reach, along with the depth of its music catalog, the Music Unlimited service is the ultimate music subscription service for users who want to play their music whenever and wherever. For more information, please visit:

About Sony Entertainment Network
Sony Entertainment Network is the ultimate destination for digital music, movies, games and more. All through the convenience of a single account, Sony Entertainment Network is a global comprehensive network platform that unifies Sony's digital entertainment experience across a growing ecosystem of Sony and non-Sony devices. Additional information about Sony Entertainment Network can be found by visiting:,,, and

1 Compatible with iPhone 5, 4s, 4, and 3GS and iPod touch; iOS version 4.3 and above.

2 High quality audio is only available for streaming layback and not available for offline playback.

3 Number of tracks available from the catalog varies by country and may be less.