9 Best Song Identifier Apps for Android and iOs Device Users

Song Identifier Apps

Have you ever got confused when it comes to identify song by lyrics online? No problem, song identifier app would be the best solution to it. There are lots of apps available that can help you identify song online in just few seconds. So, let’s discuss top nine music recognition apps…

We all have that situation once in our lifetime where we happen to hear our favorite song, but we might be puzzled out to find out the song name? I’m sure you might have also faced such a situation. It happens to all and that nagging feeling of “where is the song from and what song is this?” just does not seem to go.

Well to ease out things, we have compiled a list of top nine song identifier apps.

Identify Song Online With These Best Free/Paid Song Identifier Apps

1) Shazam

One of the best and most famous songs identifier app that is absolutely free and it is available for both Android and iOS users. You can easily use this app to get identify the music and get a song lyric and also get the complete details of an artist name, singer details and other using the application. The app can also identify the song even when it is not connected to the web.

One of the best features of the application is to follow your favorite artist so that you can easily see what they are posting on the app. It also allows you to sync your device with the app to get access easily.

2) Spotsearch

Another music finder app that is available for both iOS and Android users. It is linked with the Spotify music app to find out the songs on the device. It enables you to play any artist, playlist, an album on shuffle mode. The app also allows users to listen to any of their favorite songs on the device. Spotsearch also has a premium version which enables you to play any song, anytime on any device. You can also download your favorite song to enjoy offline.

3) Hound

This is another amazing app that is great for identifying and search for a specific song with the help of voice search. The app is so light to use and available for both iOS and Android users. You can also use the app to identify and search the song by voice. It has also an excellent filter, short and also other details of the song.

The app includes online song playing too.

4) Google Now

If you are an Android user, you can make use of the inbuilt virtual assistant, Google Now can recognize songs that are playing around you. You can also just launch the app, and say “What song is this” or “tell me the name of this song” and the Google Now will present you the results.

Note – unfortunately Google Now, does not support this feature in India, but it works in countries like the US.

5) Cortana

Windows phone users can make use of this feature to recognize music as well. This app is no slouch when it comes to finding the name of the songs, and you can just ask it “What’s the song that is playing” or ask something related to it. This feature is also available on Windows PC, so you need not worry about identifying the song with the device.

6) Musixmatch

Another application you can make use to find out the song name. This app quickly identifies the songs that are humming around you. The application is not just a music recognition app, but also a music player that allows you to play your own music. If you wish to use the app for song recognition, you can click the menu icon that resembles the hamburger and then on “Identifies lyrics”. This app then tries to find the music that is playing around you and that matches the fingerprint of the audio. The app is powered by ACRCloud and work perfectly.

7) Music ID

Another song identifier app you can use to find the name of the song that is playing around you. The application did not work the first time when I try to launch it. But once the “listen at start” option was used, the app worked great. You can just launch the app and it begins trying to recognize songs that are playing around you.

8) TrackID

This music identifier and song recognition app from Sony is a powered by Gracenote and works perfectly great. It can recognize the song that plays quickly enough and offers the results. The app has TrackID to recognize the songs, it shows the result and also saves in the “History” tab. You can find that on the home page of the application.

9) Genius

Another song finder application that you can use to find music that is playing around you. The application opens up on the home screen, where you will be shown a series of songs that are the most identified songs on this app. You can also play any songs, to check the lyrics. The application offers you the lyrics or shares the song with your peers.

These are the top best apps to identify songs for Android and iOS device. Hope it will help you to enhance your music listening experience.


Written by Hardip Koradia

Hardip Koradia is a pro tech blogger with years of experience in writing resourceful articles on different tech topics like mobile apps, PCs, gadgets, software, how to guides, etc. His passion for technology inspired him to start Techbylws, a growing tech blog.