TIDAL (iOS) Best for audiophiles Jay-Z’s Tidal gives audiophiles a high-quality streaming experience unmatched by the competition with a maximum streaming bit rate of 1,411Kbps with lossless FLAC files. It also offers new, often exclusive, music thanks to its artist partnerships.

Free Google Play Music iOS Best for music collectors Google Play Music lets you store songs from your own music library and seamlessly blends them with the 30-million-strong streaming catalog.

You can access all the songs and playlists you’ve uploaded, stream them over the Internet, and download them.

Napster (iOS) Best for newcomers Formerly Rhapsody, the new Napster app is rich with recommendations and playlists that populate based on your listening habits.

Its no-fuss layout and straightforward features are also great for newcomers that may be intimidated by the bells and whis...