Updated SoundHound recognizes music faster




Often, good music does not get into our playlists, simply because he heard her in a cafe in the store or on the street, we do not know whom to ask, “What is it? Who performer? “The idea of ​​developers SoundHound is not unique: they have solved the problem with the help of music recognition mobile application that records a fragment of track on the built-in microphone iPhone or iPad, sends it to the server and sends it back to the phone full information: artist, song title and album . Such a program (Track ID) was written by Gracenote in 2006 and was then a very good distribution in the Sony Ericsson phones Series Walkman.


But the app SoundHound much better job of finding information about the tracks than Track ID. In the last update, developers re-designed for fast music recognition. Scroll down the first page, you can see the history of all calls to the base of the application, as well as the most popular searches. And thanks to the new panel, called the left side of the screen, you can quickly access the Search button and navigation menu from any page of the screen.

To determine the track requires access to the Internet, but even if it is not at hand, SoundHound saves the recorded parts you are interested in song, that if you do not want to pay for mobile data traffic, can be identified later when connected to Wi-Fi. The determination of a single composition takes an average of 100 kb. SoundHound music base is huge, more than a year of active use of the program can only remember a couple of cases where no search results.

Among the functions of the program have LiveLyrics – viewing the text songs found, as well as search for YouTube videos to you like a song and buy the songs in iTunes Store. His musical ways you can immediately share with your friends in Facebook, Twitter or send the information by e-mail.


In the online store App Store is available as a paid and a free version of SoundHound . Paying 229 rubles, you can get access to an unlimited number of tracks to recognize songs and watch ads.

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