As for its worthiness: You don't buy Roon, you subscribe to it for $119 a year. Alternatively, you can purchase a lifetime license for a one-time payment of $499. If music is something you only play in the background while you're doing other tasks, you probably won't get enough benefit from Roon to justify that annual cost. But if music is one of your passions, if you yearn for every detail about what went into the production of your favorite records, if you crave new music discovery, if you want to learn who influenced the artist, the engineer, or the producer — and who they influenced or inspired in turn — Roon is a must-buy.
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