Have you ever heard a song and liked it, but you have no idea what it's called or who the artist is? Until a while ago, this situation would have meant that you would have lost sight of it forever, especially if it was an English song and you didn't understand English. Fortunately, some mobile applications, such as Shazam, have come to solve our lives.
Shazam is one of the most famous applications in the world, and not coincidentally, but because it is responsible for analyzing the information of any song that is playing at a given time to tell us what it is. Thanks to it you will be able to identify any song, since it has an endless database, to discover little-known artists, or to know the music of famous performers that maybe you did not take into account.
The operation of this application is effortless since once you have installed it, you have to wait until the song you want to know in detail is playing to shazam it. This is the process in which Shazam analyzes the audio you hear, trying to get all the necessary data to be able to provide it to you later, so you can download that song or search for it on Google, for example.
Once you know what the name of the song is, who sings it, and what album it belongs to, there are many exciting options that you can run directly from Shazam without having to leave it. For example, you can preview the songs, and add them to your playlists on Spotify or similar programs, so you can listen to them whenever you want.
In the same way, Shazam has a kind of internal ranking, thanks to which we can see the most popular songs that are being analyzed by users and thus also listen to them to see if we like them. On the other hand, the application also shows us a list of recommended tracks from the songs we review, thanks to which it will be possible to find a lot of good music available.
If you are a user of classic platforms on Android like Google Play Music, then you should know that Shazam is also synchronized with this service, so you can listen to or purchase songs from it with a single click. As you can see, the ability to allow us to access functions from other music apps is one of the main strengths that this music identifier can offer us.
On the other hand, we also didn't want to leave out its excellent social section, considering that, for example, you will be able to see which songs your friends have shazamed when they connect through their Facebook accounts. And in case you liked any of the songs you analyzed, you can also share them through networks such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Google+, etc.
Shazam is also compatible with more than one smartwatch with the operating system Android Wear, so you can use it from your wrist without using your mobile, which could be very useful for specific users.
As for Shazam's user interface, we can say that it passes without any problems since it is both an eye-catching and, above all, functional application, which here is what matters because often, time runs us to review songs. You will see the button on the service's main screen that allows us to identify the music playing, so even a novice will learn to use it in seconds.
If we were to mention the main strengths of Shazam, we would have to start with the tremendous amount of song data it has, thanks to which it is almost sure to get the information we are looking for in each song. Similarly, we can share any discovery in almost any synchronized service and add those songs to Spotify.
The worst thing about Shazam, in case you have to download it, is that it is a platform with integrated advertising, although it is true that it is less invasive than other applications. If you want to get rid of those ads, you will have to purchase the paid version of the program, called Shazam Encore, which we believe will not be necessary in most cases.
In conclusion, we recommend downloading Shazam to all users who can't wait to know the artist or name behind a song and want to get all the data about their favorite music in seconds. If you are seriously considering adding those songs to Spotify, we can say that this is the service you should try first in its segment.
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