Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the iTunes App Store, where you must continue the download process. You must have iTunes installed in order to open the link, and you must have an active iTunes account to download the application. This download may not be available in some countries.
SoundHound is instant music search and discovery: The world's FASTEST music recognition: name tunes playing from a speaker in as little as four seconds The world's only viable singing and humming recognition LiveLyrics (in the U.S. and Canada): see Lyrics in time with the music for music recognition and your iPod songs: you can even double tap a line of lyrics to play it! An included iPad app with beautiful, full-size lyrics and YouTube pages The ultimate SoundHound experience, ad-free with premium features including exclusive Recommended Songs! NEW: Real-time Facebook and Twitter Updates from Artists: tap a band's name to instantly see its latest social news! Reviews and Honors for SoundHound The #1 Top Paid iPad App of All Time- Apple App Store, Jan. 2011Top 10 Must-Have iPhone Apps-Bob Tedeschi, NY Times, Nov. 2010Best Music Engagement App- BILLBOARD Music App Awards, Oct. 2010Essential iPad App - "Seriously fast"-John Herrman, Gizmodo, April 2010"Genius, isn't it?"- B.B.C. World Radio"This is amazing... insane, right?"-David Pogue of the NY TimesAnd there's more: Listen on startup and geotagging options, Facebook and Twitter sharing and optional auto-sharing, previews, iTunes and Pandora links, full length YouTube videos, and your favorite artists' top songs, bios, and Wikipedia pages.Requirements and notes: SoundHound works on the iPhone, iPad, new iPod Touch, and second and third generation iPod touch (with an external microphone such as in Apple's iPhone headsets). Fast network connections, common on WiFi and 3G, allow SoundHound to produce the response times shown above.
What's new in this version:
New in version 4.1:+ iCloud for your SoundHound History: see your IDs on all your devices running iOS 5! iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.+ Full screen LiveLyrics (in the US and Canada): Go landscape to see big, beautiful LiveLyrics right in time with the music.+ In-App Settings: Just tap the gear on the SoundHound home page. Now even easier to opt in to auto-share or listen on start! + Facebook and Twitter artist badges: when you see them, tap the artist's name for their latest social updates!