The best apps to identify songs on Android

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If you’ve ever heard a song you like, and you’ve been left with wanting to know his name, you’ll appreciate the existence of applications to recognize songs. With them, the mobile listens to a song and within a few seconds, if you’re lucky, you have the name of the song and its author.

In Android there are many apps for recognizing songs, with names tremendously popular as Shazam, though there are many other apps to choose from, each with their pros and cons. Turn your phone into a real hunter of songs with these eight apps to recognize songs.


Shazam

Shazam

We started the list with the application id of songs most popular, Shazam. The application it was bought by Apple a few years ago but fortunately its version for Android is still ahead and, without prublicidad.

Shazam has many years in this to recognize music that includes additional functions interesanes. For example, the Auto mode Shazam it is listening to all the music, until it pairs, and also features a floating button for identify songs quicker.

Shazam

Shazam

SoundHound

Sondhound

SoundHound is another heavy weight of the recognition of songs. It works similarly to Shazam, with the advantage that it is also prepared for that tatarees the song you’re looking for (although the results will depend a lot of your skills to tatarear with precision).

In SoundHound can not only capture songs, but also replay them later with the help of YouTube or Spotify. In some cases, you can get the lyrics of the song you were listening to.

SoundHound - Search & play music

SoundHound – Search, and music playback

Google Assistant

Wizard

If you don’t want to install any application for this task, it will always be the Wizard of Google. If you touch the microphone button in the wizard, and the application detects that there is background music, you will be offered the possibility to choose What song is this?.

This is done, the Wizard of Google will be listening to for a while until, if you’re lucky, you recognize the song. You then display the result with information of the song and the singer, in addition to related links to listen to the song in YouTube, Spotify and the like.

Wizard of Google

Wizard of Google

Deezer

Deezer

Deezer is a music streaming service that makes the competition to Spotify, although it has something that, for the moment, is not present in Spotify: the recognition of songs. Here you receive the proper name of Song Catcheralthough in Spanish, is named simply with What song is this?

The operation is fairly simple: you play in what song is this and after a few seconds, you’ll get a result. Interestingly, from the results you can’t play the song, but yes add to favorites or to a playlist.

Deezer Music

Deezer Music

MusicID

Musicid

MusicID, not to be confused with TrackID Sony, rest in peaceis an easier application to identify music. Works relatively well, and after you recognize a song you’ll have something of additional information and the possibility to buy the song on Amazon.

MusicID also includes some social features, recommending similar songs to the one you’ve wanted until then, and saves them on your profile list of all the songs you’ve searched in the past.

MusicID

MusicID

Genius

Genius

Genius is an application that focuses 100% on the lyrics of the songs, but there are also a recognition of music thanks to ACRCloud. The recognition itself is correct and has the advantage that, nearly always, come hand in hand with the lyrics of the song.

The recognition of songs of Genius focuses on finding the lyrics of the song, although it includes the play button, with which you can listen to the song in a small floating window. Not saved, clearly the list of the songs that you’ve looked for until then.

Genius — Song Lyrics & More

Genius — Song Lyrics & More

MusixMatch

Musixmatch

Another application very centered on the lyrics of the songs is MusixMatch, though doubles functions as a music player. Or triples, because it also serves you to identify songs from the tab to Identify.

The identification of songs not beat around the bush, with a button to identify and the result will be displayed either as a text without or with the letter -possibly synchronous karaoke– of those songs that you have in your files.

Musixmatch Music Player Lyrics

Musixmatch Music Player Lyrics

Id music

Iden

Id music -also known as BeatFind in English – it is another simple app to recognize songs that use the technology of ACRCloud. It is ideal if you’re looking for an app that only identify songs and nothing more.

The recognition process takes no more than a few seconds and then you’ll see the title, author, and a button to listen to the song in Spotify. You can check out the songs that you have identified before from its history.

Id music

Id music


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The best apps to identify songs on Android

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