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SoundHound ∞ Search, Discover and Play Music

By SoundHound, Inc.

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Search, discover and play music with SoundHound. And now, you can navigate in a hands-free search and assistant mode with “OK Hound…”

To use hands-free, simply say: “OK Hound… what’s this song?” You can also do much more:

Say it and play it:

• “OK Hound, please play Hello by Adele”
• “OK Hound, play Katy Perry’s top video”

Add song to Spotify playlist:

• “OK Hound, please add One Day Like This to my Spotify Playlist”
• “OK Hound, add Dark Horse to my Spotify Playlist”

Deep dive in music knowledge:

• “OK Hound, what’s Taylor Swift’s latest song?”
• “OK Hound, how old is Paul McCartney?”
• “OK Hound, where was Fetty Wap born?”

For music identification or Sing/Hum recognition, say:

• “OK Hound, what’s this song?”
• “OK Hound, what’s this song that I’m humming?”

Plus, you can continue to access all of the great SoundHound features you know and love through the classic tap, swipe and type modes, too:


• Tap the orange button to instantly identify songs and see live lyrics, video playback, share, stream, or buy
• Sing or Hum into SoundHound, for results when you can’t get that song out of your head
• Access your History, showing your previous searches (register to ensure you can access all of your discoveries!) to add to your Spotify playlist


• View live lyrics, moving real-time with the music, and sing along
• Check out weekly featured songs, videos, artists & albums
• Find out what’s being played near you & around the world with our Music Map
• Learn about ‘Artists Born Today’, showcasing artists on their birthday, everyday
• Access artist photos & biographies, album release dates & band info
• See the hottest in new music, across Global, Emerging and Popular charts


• Play the full song and watch the music video with our embedded YouTube player
• Browse the top videos others are watching
• Listen to songs or playlists in your favorite connected streaming services, such as Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music
• Purchase songs or albums instantly in iTunes

Reviews and Honors
• Top 10 Must-Have iPhone Apps - Bob Tedeschi, NY Times
• Best Music Engagement App - BILLBOARD Music App Awards
• Essential iPad App - "Seriously fast" - John Herrman, Gizmodo
• "Genius, isn't it?" - B.B.C. World Radio
• "This is amazing... insane, right?" - David Pogue

What's New in Version 7.1.5

Minor bug fixes


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Customer Reviews

Odd Interface

While I rely on SoundHound to help me identify music from disparate sources, especially video "credit rolls," I've always been perplexed by the UI. Sometimes lyrics will show up automatically that strolls along with the recordings, other times it needs to be selected as an option, or sometimes it doesn't show up at all! Sometimes album artwork shows, and other times not! The interface is just disjointed and inconsistent with advertisement paths showing up looking exactly like part of the interface. It's like there needs to be an "operators manual" for this otherwise very useful app.

I'd be happy to pay a buck or two to get a "deluxe" version that's better designed, is visually easier to navigate with a more consistent UI. As it is now, every time I use SoundHound it's like a new learning experience.

Rid the 'Added to Favs' pop up

Love the app, except the in-your-face "Added to Favorites" notification. It stops me dead in my tracks. If I couldn't see the star fill in, maybe would need notification...but, the star tells the story. Great app besides!

No Limit To Searches!

I love that this app does not limit you to five searches per month like Shazam does.

SoundHound ∞ Search, Discover and Play Music
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $6.99
  • Category: Music
  • Updated:
  • Version: 7.1.5
  • Size: 56.8 MB
  • Languages: English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese
  • Seller:
Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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