Shazam - Discover songs & lyrics in seconds

Shazam - Discover songs & lyrics in seconds

5 / 5

Author:

Apple, Inc.

Latest Version:

Varies with device

Publish Date:

2020-03-23

Size:

Varies with device

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Shazam - Discover songs & lyrics in seconds review

Shazam is a mobile app with which users can identify the name of a song just by recording a short segment of it. The app analyzes this recording, then identifies the song, and provides the lyrics. The app also has a function called "Tag" with which users can tag the song as their favorite. "Shazam is an application that was developed in 2002, as a way to identify music. It uses the microphone on the user's smartphone to identify a song that is currently playing in the background. Shazam users can then look up that song and purchase it on iTunes or on Amazon, or find it on YouTube.

Shazam has also gained popularity with television viewers, as it can name the song playing during a key scene in a television show. In 2009, Shazam became the most popular music identification application on the market. It surpassed Pandora and Last.fm and has been the most popular music identification application since.

Features

Shazam is a music identification application that uses the microphone on the user's smartphone to identify a song that is playing in the background.

Shazam has the ability to identify songs playing on the radio, at a club, or even on television. The application allows users to buy the song they hear, stream it on YouTube, or find it on other popular music services. Shazam offers access to more than five million different songs, as well as the ability to identify them in seconds. Users can also find the lyrics of the song, for those who want to sing along.

Design

Shazam is a music identification application that uses the microphone on the user's smartphone to identify a song that is playing in the background. The interface of Shazam is very sleek. It has a clean white background, with black text and a thin, black layout.

The design of the application is sleek, but there isn't a lot of features on the first screen. The user has to swipe to the left to access the features of the application. It is also difficult to navigate through the application.

Information about usability

Shazam is a very user-friendly application. It is easy to find new songs and lyrics. The layout is simple and clean, and there are only three screens to navigate through. The only drawback of the application is that it is difficult to view lyrics on the second screen, as they are small and need to be scrolled through.

Pros

  • Shazam is a music identification application that uses the microphone on the user's smartphone to identify a song that is playing in the background;
  • Shazam can also identify a song on a television show;
  • The application also allows the user to purchase the song they find, or find lyrics, which can be helpful in a songwriting process;
  • Shazam is also free, which is a major benefit;

Cons

  • Sometimes it cannot identify songs that are playing, and it is difficult to navigate through the app;
  • It is difficult to find lyrics on the second screen, as they are small and need to be scrolled through;
5

Great

Overall, Shazam is a useful application which can find a song in seconds, as well as lyrics. The only downside of the application is that the lyrics are sometimes difficult to read. Shazam is also free, which is a major benefit.

5

Great

Overall, Shazam is a useful application which can find a song in seconds, as well as lyrics. The only downside of the application is that the lyrics are sometimes difficult to read. Shazam is also free, which is a major benefit.

Professional Critic
Lily Milton

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Shazam - Discover songs & lyrics in seconds

5 / 5

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Author: Apple, Inc.
Latest Version: Varies with device
Publish Date: 2020-03-23
Size: Varies with device