Introduction

This page highlights the key elements you need to know before starting Deezer integration into your 3rd party service/device.

Key features

For a similar user experience accross devices and services, Deezer asks you to implement at least the following key features when building a full Deezer-enabled application:
  • My Music (end-user library, available after the user logged in)
    • My Playlists : playlists created or bookmarked by the end-user
    • My Albums : favorite albums bookmarked by the end-user
  • Radios
  • Search

User levels

In the territories where Deezer is already available, we manage 4 kinds of end-users.
  • Unlogged users :
    Users who are not registered or logged in on the Deezer service.
    Cannot add a radio/album/artist as a favorite.
    Cannot create a playlist.
    30s clips listening restrictions.

  • Freemium users :
    Users with a free Deezer account.
    Can add a radio/album/artist as a favorite.
    Can create a playlist.
    30s clips listening restrictions.

  • Premium users :
    Users who suscribed a paid account (learn more).
    Can add a radio/album/artist as a favorite.
    Can create a playlist.
    Unlimited listening in HQ.

  • Premium+ users :
    Users who suscribed a paid account (learn more).
    Can add a radio/album/artist as a favorite.
    Can create a playlist.
    Unlimited listening in HQ.
    Mobile access.

Content access rules

According to his own local region area, the end-user will access to the content that Deezer dealed with the local rights holders.
The table below describes limitations on content access by user type. As indicated in the Terms of use, you will have to respect these rules when using Deezer API or SDKs.

Features Unlogged users Freemium users Premium users Premium+ users
Radio* / SmartRadio** API/Plugins :
Full Track / unlimited
API/Plugins :
Full Track / unlimited
API/Plugins :
Full Track / unlimited
API/Plugins :
Full Track / unlimited
Music on Demand API : 30s. extract
Plugins : 30s. extract
API: 30s. extract
Plugins : 30s. extract
API : 30s. extract
Plugins : 30s. extract
API/Plugins :
Full Track / Unlimited
*Radio is based on a music genre or a brand partner name.
**SmartRadio are radio based on artist genre. This is an algorythm-generated selection of songs.

Available tools

To help you in using the right tool for your platform, please refer to the table below :
Platform API Web Plugins JavaScript SDK Android Native SDK iOS Native SDK
Website (Adobe Flash enabled) Yes Yes Yes No No
Native iPhone/iPad Application Yes* No No No Yes
Native Android Application Yes* No No Yes No
Firmware/OTT/STB Yes* No No No No
*Full data access, but no audio streaming available except 30s extracts.

Streaming URL privacy

Important Except for 30s. extracts mp3s, full-length tracks URLs must never be accessible to the end-user from your application. As the owner of your application, you are responsible for not making any audio data downloadable for the end-user. Your application can be blocked by Deezer at any time if it does not fully respect the Terms of use.

Local Storage/Offline Storage policy

Important Local Storage/Offline Storage of audio data is strictly forbidden. If in some cases you need to optimize your application and store audio data, please contact Deezer.