What’s that song? SoundHound∞ is the music discovery app that can listen and identify what’s playing. The music player gives you full-length songs and videos with real-time song lyrics. You can even take your searches handsfree by saying, “OK Hound… what’s that song?”.
Enjoy an immersive experience whether singing along with karaoke-style LiveLyrics®, watching full music videos, or simply sampling curated playlists of top artists and emerging performers. Browse throughout the app while your music continues playing in the background.
Use “OK Hound…” to access playlists such as:
• Emerging artists across the globe
• Hottest tracks in the US and around the world
• New songs and the most popular songs this week
• Songs you have favorited
• Playlists saved on your device and your personal SoundHound∞ music history
Or continue to access all of the great SoundHound∞ features you know and love through the classic tap, swipe and type modes:
• 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
• Search hands-free. “OK Hound, what’s this song?”
• SoundHound∞ saves all of your searches for easy playback
• View LiveLyrics®, 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
• Learn about new releases using your voice. “OK Hound, what’s Taylor Swift’s latest song?”
• 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 or Pandora
• Purchase songs or albums instantly in Google Play
• Say it to play it. “OK Hound, please play Hello by Adele”
• Enjoy a hands-free listening experience using voice for playback controls – play, stop, shuffle, pause, replay or turn up the volume.
CONNECT & SHARE
• Share your music discoveries to Facebook or Twitter
• Easily import your searched music and favorites into Spotify
REVIEWS & ACCLAIM
• 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
Explanation of requested permissions:
Used to record audio for both music and voice search.
CHANGE YOUR AUDIO SETTINGS
Used to ensure optimal audio recording settings.
FINE (GPS) LOCATION, COARSE (NETWORK-BASED) LOCATION
Used to enhance search results and remember where a search took place, which is displayed through History. This can be disabled in app settings.
FULL INTERNET ACCESS
Used to communicate with servers for search results and other content.
READ PHONE STATE AND IDENTITY
Used to mute SoundHound audio when receiving phone calls.
MODIFY/DELETE USB STORAGE CONTENTS MODIFY/DELETE SD CARD CONTENTS
Used to cache data.
Used to notify when search results are ready.
VIEW WI-FI STATE
Used to allow usage through WI-FI.
VIEW NETWORK STATE
Used to detect when internet access is available.
READ GOOGLE SERVICES
Used for displaying searches on a map.
ENABLE GOOGLE MESSAGING
Used to notify when personalized content is available.
• We’ve reduced the app size by 20% — who doesn’t love more space!
• Improved Search performance
• Speed enhancements
• Fixed a few pesky bugs