Have you ever been in a place listening to song that you like but you have no idea of what’s the name or the title of that song? In fact, there was literally no way for you to figure out what is that song for yourself unless you buy the album or if the song is mentioned by a radio DJ on air. With technology and Internet nowadays, you don’t have to spend the whole day trying to guess or sing the song to your friends hoping that they might have the answer for you. Here we have found a solution.
Shazam is popular audio recognition software that allows you to track the name of a song is available today. If you own an iOS device by Apple, Shazam is a cool app that will help you to recognize the song you want to know easily by directing you to the source of music. The source of the music can be hooked up from Amazon, Apple’s iTunes store and from Youtube. For most users, they will listen to the source of music from Youtube. If they like it, they can purchase from iTunes store.
To use it, press on the icon “touch to Shazam”, the listening process said “listening” (analyzing the audio source) will begin for few seconds while the song you want to know are playing on the air. The app will use the microphone on your smart phone or mobile devices to record the track you want to know more about.
Once the matching from the searching source, it will fetch the song title name and lyrics for you as well as providing you a complete list of the artist’s track and album attached with an image it comes from.
Sometimes, it comes with concert and tour info. For instant, it also comes with a cool feature known as “manage this tag” option which allows you to go back to see the song details you just identified. However, don’t expect this app is super perfect. For the songs that have not been released by popular media, it will not be recognized by Shazam.
Besides, the share option allows you to share via Facebook, Twitter or e-mail the information of the song you discovered to your contacts.
The app is free to use. So, if you are a music lover, it is definitely the right choice for you to download this app into your device. The Free version of Shazam has limited tagging feature. The Encore version (paid version) on the other hand, allows unlimited tagging and takes away any previous restrictions. Although it is a great software, unfortunately, you can’t have Shazam for PC right now. The software is now available on iPhone, iPad, iPod (iTunes), Blackberry and Android smartphones for free!