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SoundHound∞ - Music Discovery

Music discovery, identification, & voice-controlled player with 300M+ downloads and billions of songs discovered

SoundHound

SoundHound∞ - Music Discovery

by SoundHound, Inc.
SoundHound∞ - Music Discovery
SoundHound∞ - Music Discovery
$6.99 in the App Store

SoundHound ? is the ad-free version of the free SoundHound app with a few extra features. The app is focused on tagging as fast as possible, “as little as four seconds” as the developers claim. SoundHound ? also includes other features such as sharing the song you have tagged on various popular social networks, view full-length music videos from YouTube, iTunes and Pandora links, lyrics, artist Wikipedia bios and more. Unfortunately with my experience of the app, it is not as accurate as I would have hoped. I tagged a famous Black-Eyed Peas song and SoundHound ? displayed the French album information of the song while Shazam quickly found the same song in English. This may be due to the app’s focus on speed over accuracy. Hence, I feel, it doesn’t do justice to its hefty price tag.

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What is it about?

Music discovery, identification, & voice-controlled player with 300M+ downloads and billions of songs discovered.

App Details

Version
8.8
Rating
(50073)
Size
88Mb
Genre
Music
Last updated
June 13, 2018
Release date
July 11, 2008
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App Store Description

Music discovery, identification, & voice-controlled player with 300M+ downloads and billions of songs discovered.

Hey, what song is that? SoundHound 8 makes it simple to discover music playing around you. Whether you’re in the car or out and about, open the app, hit the big orange SoundHound button, let your phone listen for a few seconds, and we’ll tell you exactly what’s playing! Some folks have called it pure magic, and we tend to agree.

SoundHound comes equipped with “OK Hound…”, an incredibly powerful way to interact with SoundHound through your voice. “OK Hound…” can help you navigate the app, discover new music and playback songs hands-free. Simply say ‘OK Hound...’ from any screen and say a command! Hound is built with natural language understanding, so speak like you would with a friend.

Discovering new music is only half the fun of SoundHound. We’re music lovers too, so we’ve created an incredible experience for you to relive your discoveries with our music player. Connect your Apple Music or Spotify accounts to listen again, build playlists, explore music across genres, and find new favorites - all with real-time, karaoke-style lyrics through LiveLyrics®. Don’t have an Apple Music or Spotify subscription? No sweat, we have you covered with our free, built-in YouTube player. This is your music journey. Every song you discover will be kept in your own personal history.

Still curious about SoundHound? Here’s everything you need to know!

DISCOVER
• Tap the SoundHound button in the app, in the notification center widget, or via 3D touch on the app icon to discover music playing around you! We’ll let you know everything about the song including title, artist, album, and lyrics!
• Have a song stuck in your head? Press the SoundHound button, sing or hum the tune and we’ll do the rest!
• To add the SoundHound widget to your notification center, swipe right on your iPhone’s lock screen. From there, scroll to the bottom, tap ‘Edit’ and then the ‘+’ next to SoundHound. You’re now ready to go!
• Keep track of all your discoveries in your own personal history
• See the hottest new music across Genre, Global, and Popular charts
• Find out what’s being played near you and around the world with our Music Map
• Use the Apple Watch app to quickly discover music and sing-along with LiveLyrics. Users with a cellular connected Apple Watch can use the app without being connected to an iPhone

PLAY
• Songs you discover can be played back for free via our built-in YouTube player
• View lyrics when playing back a song from YouTube
• Simply say ‘OK Hound....’ from any screen or tap the microphone on the play page. Once you see the listening panel, you can follow up with commands including:

App Navigation: ‘OK Hound… Show me my discoveries’
Help/Questions: ‘OK Hound… Show me what I can say’
Music Discovery: ‘OK Hound… What’s that song?’
Song Playback: ‘OK Hound... Play Hello by Adele’
Lyrics Search: ‘OK Hound... Show me lyrics to Castle on the Hill’
Top Charts: ‘OK Hound...Play today’s top songs’
Playlists (Spotify account & registration required): ‘OK Hound… Play my Discover weekly playlist on Spotify’
Add to Spotify Playlist (Spotify account & registration required): ‘OK Hound… Add this song to my playlist’

CONNECT
• Build personalized playlists through Apple Music or Spotify (SoundHound account and music subscription required)
• Access Spotify playlists for a richer playback experience through SoundHound
• View and interact with real-time, moving lyrics for your songs with LiveLyrics(r)
• Keep all of your discoveries in sync across multiple devices

SHARE
• Share your music discoveries to Facebook, Twitter, messaging services, and email!

REVIEWS & ACCLAIM
• Top 10 Must-Have iPhone Apps - Bob Tedeschi, NY Times
• Best Music Engagement App - BILLBOARD Music App Awards
• "Genius, isn't it?" - B.B.C. World Radio

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