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Shazam Alternatives for iPhone

There are many alternatives to Shazam for iPhone if you are looking for a replacement. The best iPhone alternative is SoundHound, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Shazam and ten of them are available for iPhone so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPhone alternatives to Shazam are WatZatSong, Musixmatch, WhoSampled and MusicID.

Shazam alternatives are mainly Music Recognition Apps but may also be Music Discovery Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Shazam.
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  1. SoundHound icon

    SoundHound

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Kindle Fire
    30 alternatives to SoundHound 

    SoundHound is a music search and discovery app that listens to what is being played around you. Tap the orange button to instantly identify songs and see lyrics, share, stream, buy or simply explore more about artists you know and love or have just discovered.

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    Almost everyone thinks SoundHound is a great alternative to Shazam.
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    WatZatSong

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    21 alternatives to WatZatSong 

    WatZatSong is a community of music enthusiasts who can identify most songs and tracks. So visit the site, create an account, and record the song.

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    Some users think WatZatSong is a great alternative to Shazam, some don't.


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    Musixmatch

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Windows Phone
    • Google Chrome
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire
    • Spotify
    39 alternatives to Musixmatch 

    Musixmatch is the world’s largest collection of song lyrics used by millions of people to get instant synchronised lyrics for Youtube, Spotify, Pandora and more. You can also now use it to get song translations on the go.

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    1.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Musixmatch using IFTTT.
    2.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with Musixmatch.
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    Musixmatch vs Shazam opinions
    Some users think Musixmatch is a great alternative to Shazam, some don't.
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    Musixmatch gives lyrics while Shazam identifies songs

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    It doesn't identify the song by listening to it.

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    I doesn't do what shazam does obviously

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    Doesn't recognise music by listening to it on Windows, I think

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    WhoSampled

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    24 alternatives to WhoSampled 

    WhoSampled, the service that identifies music samples.

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    MusicID

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    26 alternatives to MusicID 

    Hold MusicID up to music and it'll tell you the name of the song in seconds. MusicID is the slickest way to identify any song you hear on the radio, at the movies, at the club, at the grocery store, or anywhere.

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    1.  Ad-freeMusicID doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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      ACRCloud

      • Windows
      • Linux
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      22 alternatives to ACRCloud 

      ACRCloud provides best audio fingerprinting cloud services with its 40m music database for audio recognition, query by humming, broadcast monitoring ( music / ads ) , live TV channel detection, copyright detection and customised content recognition.

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      ACRCloud vs Shazam opinions
      Most users think ACRCloud is a great alternative to Shazam.
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      ACRCloud provide app developers the ability to build Shazam-like functionality into their apps and services - ACRCloud doesn't provide their own standalone music identification app itself.

      Shazam is a standalone app that identifies songs playing using microphone.

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      ACRCloud provides the best audio fingerprinting service for companies and developers to build Shazam-like apps. It has 40 million music databases to ensure the recognition rate and a super fast response time to get excellent user experience.

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      SoundCatcher

      • iPhone
      • iPad
      10 alternatives to SoundCatcher 

      SoundCatcher makes impossible! This app provides you with the smart technology of instant music recognition. Just tap on S button on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and discover what song is playing around you now.

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      Musera

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      18 alternatives to Musera 

      Musera is a music social media and helps you recognize songs, listen to song preview, rate for songs, chat with users and more...

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      Vollou

      • iPhone
      • Android
      2 alternatives to Vollou 

      Vollou is your perfect social media platform for the party/nightlife scene where you can save all your favorite music and memories from any party and share them with your friends.

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      LyricalPro

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      28 alternatives to LyricalPro 

      Lyrical Pro - An App with cutting edge technology to significantly reduce the time taken to learn new songs, helping you become a LyricalPro.

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