WiMP is a premium music streaming service with HiFi quality audio and the first and only multimedia service with integrated editorial, magazine and video. Through local editorial teams in each country, WiMP provides daily recommendations, tips and playlists for any occasion. The service is available on mobiles, tablets, network players and computers. The service is made by the Norwegian company WiMP Music, which is owned by Swedish Aspiro AB, listed on the Nasdaq OMX stock exchange in Stockholm. Music in WiMP is streamed using the AAC+ file format in a bitrate of 96 kbit/s or the AAC file format in a bitrate of 320 kbit/s if the high quality streaming option is selected. WiMP also offers a HiFi-product with FLAC/ALAC.
Wimp is funded by paid subscriptions and a one month free trial is available. WiMP is currently[when?] available in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Poland. Cable TV and satellite customers in Norway may sign up for a limited edition of WiMP for free and the full version at a reduced cost, if they are customers through Canal Digital. Telcos including Telenor, Play, T-Mobile are among other WiMP distribution partners.
WiMP gives full access to play music from a library of some 25 million tracks and the library is growing. WiMP has local editors in each country it operates, to present the local and international music and in-app magazines also available online. WiMP also offers music videos, so far available in the Android-client