Features

  • Install and listen for free with no monthly listening limits
  • Heart and Ban tracks to quickly and easily personalize your experience
  • Hundreds of expert-programmed stations
  • Create custom stations with your favorite artists and songs
  • Commercial-free experience with unlimited song skips*
  • Play songs, albums and artists on demand**
  • ***Sign in or create a new account using the Settings menu on the charm bar***
  • Pin and access stations from the Windows home screen
  • Share your favorite stations with friends via the Share charm
  • Only in the United States, U.S. Territories, and Canada

Additional information


Version Notes

This build includes numerous UI improvements and performance enhancements. This also addresses an issue with snap views introduced in the previous version.


Ratings and reviews

Average customer rating

3.7
1,977 ratings

Rating snapshot

  1. 5
    46%
    915
  2. 4
    19%
    379
  3. 3
    10%
    207
  4. 2
    10%
    200
  5. 1
    13%
    276
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Reviewer 9308 · 7/3/2015
Slacker radio

I absolutely love this app I have been using it ever since my dad got a Blue-Ray player, I saw the app on their he didn't know what is was at first but then I decided to look it up on my iPod what slacker radio was like, I downloaded the app, created an account and ever since I have enjoyed todays latest hits rock songs, etc. I really wish you guys over at Microsoft Co. would update this application because I would love to use it and I also love being up to date, and thanks for finlly bringing this app to the Microsoft app store.

Victor · 6/30/2015
the best music app

such a wonderful app with a great variety of music....

Reviewer 5882 · 7/16/2015
Don't bother

Constantly loses internet connection and they play the exact same songs all day every day, worst app ever.

Reviewer 4508 · 5/17/2015
Good music app, here's how to sign in

It's ridiculous that they don't have you sign into slacker if you have an account right away. To sign into your slacker account to get your favorite stations: start playing a station, then hit the "Upgrade to see up next artist" button, now you can SIGN IN. How hard is it to add an obvious sign in link? I don't know, but other than that, this app is great for listening to some streaming music on your Windows 8/8.1 device.

Reviewer 4095 · 5/17/2015
Need Xbox One App

Need live tile!! I like Slacker a lot better than Pandora!!! Slacker actually mixes it up, Pandora seems to add in very few different songs. Really wish there was an Xbox One app! I use Pandora on my Xbox One through my awesome surround sound setup and just need Slacker to make it a little better!!!!

Mike · 7/31/2015
Rock and/or Roll!

What's not to like. Great music, although compressed.

Reviewer 7371 · 5/19/2015
Internet connection not working

I'm just opened the application and it says "unable retrieve content, please check internet connection" , but at this point I'm writing review so I have the internet connection :)

David · 5/4/2015
it would be

it would be good, if some tracks won't repeat themselves often like it did few times to me.

Reviewer 9138 · 7/17/2015
Was going to update..... but even that stopped.

Waiting for windows 10 upgrade to fix some of these limited a' issues.

Adam · 4/11/2015
Slacker Rocks

I lover Slacker radio, have been using it for years. I really enjoy the countdown lists they have. Keep up the good work. App could use a refresh however.

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