If you like music or movies and enjoy advertising, then you might have heard of Shazam, a free app that lets you identify them by their audio signatures. Developed by a London-based startup called Shazam Entertainment, the app has since been owned by Apple Inc., a major tech giant. The Shazam audio identification app works on smartphones and has a range of features. You can use it to identify anything from television shows to advertising.
Users of the Shazam app can view tons of information about songs, and you can even listen to a short sample of the song. The app also allows you to add songs to your playlist or view the top charts on Spotify or Apple Music. You can also share the songs you have recognized via social media, like Facebook or Twitter. If you don’t have an internet connection, the app can still identify the song you are listening to and allow you to download it to your device.
The frequency patterns of songs allow Shazam to determine which song is playing. It can tell the difference between tracks because each song has its own unique pattern. This means that new versions of a song will have different frequency patterns, but older versions will still be recognizable to the Shazam app. This audio fingerprint also helps Shazam distinguish between songs of different genres, even those originating from different countries. Using Shazam, you can instantly find a song and get its information.