Music streaming platform, Spotify has added support for 36 new languages to its mobile app. During last month’s ‘Stream On’ event, the company had talked about its plans to expand to more locations and add support for more languages. The 36 new languages include 12 Indian languages and 24 languages of different countries.
The Blog Post
Spotify announced the addition of the languages with a blog post that said,
During last month’s Stream On event, Spotify shared some big news: our plan to expand to 80+ new markets. But that’s not all. We also announced that the service would soon become available in 36 new languages, bringing the platform total to 62 languages.
The blog post also talked about making the platform more accessible for users who speak different languages,
This update, which will make Spotify more accessible for speakers of these additional languages worldwide, goes hand in hand with our commitment to building a truly borderless audio ecosystem.
The New Languages
The blog post contained the list of languages that have been added to the app. These languages have already been added to the web version of Spotify.
The company said in a statement talking about the addition of the Indian languages.
We’re committed to bringing the best in audio content to our users in India. To do that, we want to ensure our experience is accessible in the languages our users speak – no matter where they are
The 12 Indian languages that have been added to the music streaming app are Hindi, Marathi, Eastern Punjabi, and Western Punjabi, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
Languages from Other Countries
Languages from the countries falling under many continents like Europe and Africa have been added to the app. They include Afrikaans, Amharic, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Simplified Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Filipino, Icelandic, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese for Portugal, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Ukrainian, and Zulu.
It is impressive how Spotify now supports a grand total of 62 languages on its platform. This new update will surely improve the reach of the app as people from different countries will be able to use it easily. This update will benefit musicians too because they will have a chance to reach new users of different nationalities and different tastes.
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