Spotify Releases Streaming Music App for iPad

Spotify finally released the long awaited iPad version of its streaming music service app on Wednesday. Spotify 5.0 is a universal app for the iPhone and iPad, but includes an iPad-native interface.

Spotify’s iPad interface includes Retina Display support, navigation designed to take advantage of the iPad’s screen size, support for searching for music based on playlists, individual songs, albums or artists, offers AirPlay support, shows full screen album art, includes gapless playback and crossfade, and more.

Spotify 5.0 is available as a free download at Apple’s iTunes-based App Store, and requires a Spotify account.