Have a song stuck in your head? Wondering how to find the name of the song, if you don’t know the lyrics. There are some special tools and websites available to find the right song based on the hum.
In Midomi, click the microphone icon to sing or hum. Click Singing Search to start recording your search. To get an accurate result, keep the volume bar in the green, record 10 seconds or more of the tune, and avoid background noise.
You can use Shazam to find any songs in seconds. Shazam is a mobile app to recognizes music that stuck your head. You can share your favorite discoveries with friends using the app. Shazam can identify pre-recorded music by matching it against the millions of songs in their database, but Shazam only works with pre-recorded music.
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SoundHound helps you to find music files easily. Tap the SoundHound button in the app to find the music that you want. You can sing or hum the tune and the SoundHound will find the song for you. You can also keep track of all your discoveries in your own personal history in the app.
Open Music Encyclopedia
Musipedia is a searchable, editable collection of tunes, melodies, and musical themes. It provides textual information about the work and the composer.
The partnership with Shazam speeds up the song recognition with Shazam and enjoy the sing-along experience of Musixmatch. Musixmatch has largest lyrics catalog, curated by 35 million people in 120 countries and 80 languages. To identify a song in the MusicXMatch app, tap the Identify Lyrics icon on the right-hand side of the bottom menu bar. As soon as the song is identified, Musixmatch delivers cover art and lyrics synced in time to the music, letting you sing along with the music. Your identified lyrics will be stored in your personal profile and can be found under identified songs.
You can use Microsoft’s Windows Cortana, the virtual search assistant to identify the song by saying ‘What song is this?‘ You can use Apple’s Siri to identify the song, the Shazam integration helps to find the song easily by saying ‘What song is this?‘ or ‘Name that tune‘. Siri will show the song details with a link to buy from the iTunes music store. You can also enquire about a song in the Watzatsong community.