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What song is this? Best Apps to Identify Songs

What song is this? Best Apps to Identify Songs


Think about the situation when you have a song in your mind but you do not know the name or artist of the song. In this case, if you know the lyrics, Google can help. But what if you also do not know the lyrics, and you only have the tune in your mind. Few years back, it was almost impossible to find the song if you do not have this information. But with available apps, now it is easier to identify the song with only a few details. So, you can easily find the answer of the question ” What song is this ?”

What song is this?

This is a very common question when you listen to some interesting music but can’t figure out the name of the song just by music. You can listen that song or music in radio or some of your friends hums it in front of you.
If you ever find yourself in this kind of situation, when you want to ask “What song is this”, you can try these apps and software. These apps and software works in similar way. You can play songs in front of these apps or hum and wait for the processing. These apps will try to find out the song and will surely answer to your question “what is this song?”

Best Apps to Identify Songs

These are the best Apps to Identify Songs. Try these apps and see what is best for you.

1. Shazam

Shazam app to identify songs
Shazam is the free app but only for a limit. This app is the most popular way for audio recognition. It helps in recognizing almost all kind of songs.
It gives you the name of song and artist. It also gives you links to buy and listen songs legally. Not just songs, it can also identify TV series.
Shazam is available for wide range of platforms. It is available for Android, iOS, Mac, Windows Phone and Windows desktop.

2. SoundHound

SoundHound Music Search
SoundHound is the free app available for iPhone and Android. This app lets you identify any song that is stuck in your brain. You can just hum the song, sing few words and the app will try to find the song for your in few seconds. This app also works fine for most of the times.
This app is similar to Shazam and sometimes offer results more accurate than Shazam. It is available for Android, iOS and BlackBerry. Download links are below.
Download: Android | iOS | BlackBerry

3. MusiXmatch

MusiXmatch mobile app
MusiXmatch is also a similar kind of mobile app for song recognition. It comes with a huge song database to accurately find the song you are looking for. You can also save lyrics to browse it offline and share with friends.
Not just songs, this app also lets you sing along to your favorite songs by providing the lyrics of the song while listening to it.

4. Midomi

Midomi Identify Music
Midomi is another free app which uniquely identify songs. You can either list to the song you want to identify or sing it, hum it or whistle it and it will provide you the very accurate results. This is the web app. So, open the website and authorize this website to access microphone of your system. Then hum and play the song and wait to get the result.

5. Musipedia

Musipedia to identify song
Musipedia is a similar kind of melody search engine. It helps you in finding your favorite song when you do not know the name. You can play the song on the piano keyboard or whistle it to the computer, and this app will find the song for you.

Wrap Up

These were few apps and services to find what song is this quickly. There are many other services but I focused on best apps and services. There was no point to flood the article with many apps and create confusion in your mind. Shazam is the best and most popular song identifier service available on mobile devices. It provides most accurate search results along with information about the song including name, album, and artist. SoundHound is also very good and provides good results.
If you need something for desktop or the web, you will find Midomi a good option. Now it is your personal choice. You can check all the services listed in the article and see what works well for you.
I hope now you know what song is this.




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