How to identify a song which is playing near you?


This article is all about how to identify a song which is playing near you. After a long time, I am back with a new post in this article we learn about some applications which are very useful in identifying songs which are playing near you at any place. Sometimes we listen to a new song from somewhere and somebody at that time we really like that song and want to download that song on our laptop or mobile to listen to it again. But after sometimes when we reached home we forgot lyrics of that song. At that time we try to retain that song from our memory but we failed to remember it.  Now to solve this problem here are the different apps available on the internet and some are inbuilt apps which will help you to identify any song which is playing near you. These applications use different methods to identify a song like some apps identify the song by listening to their tunes while some apps identify the song by using some of the lyrics and words of that song. So, now here we learn about that apps without wasting our time.

Inbuilt apps for identifying the song which is playing near you for Android, iOS and Windows devices.

1.  Cortana (for Windows users)

Well, Windows users are familiar with Cortana very well. Cortana is an inbuilt personal assistant for Windows users. Cortana reply for whatever you ask it. But it is only for windows phone or laptops. you can ask Cortana for identifying a song which is playing near you. To identify a song using Cortana simply ask questions like “what song is this” and “Name that song” etc. After that Cortana will take few minutes to listen to that song and provide you it’s name.

identify a song using cortana

2.  Siri (for iOS users)

Siri is also an inbuilt personal assistant for iOS users like Cortana. iOS users are familiar with Siri very well because it is a quite popular inbuilt application for iOS devices. We know all the common things about Siri-like This is also capable of integrating with many third-party applications. But I think you do not know about that you can use Siri for identifying a song which is playing near you. For identifying a song you can simply ask questions from Siri-like “Name that Song” and “What song is this”. Then Siri takes few minutes for listen to that song and provide the best solution for you.

identifying a song using siri

3.  Google now (for Android users)

Google now is a very famous inbuilt personal assistant for Android users like Cortana and Siri. Google now is used for many purposes like setting an alarm or voice search anything on your Android device etc. But apart these things you can also use Google now for identifying a song which is playing near you. It works same as Siri and Cortana. For identifying a song using this you can simply ask Google now some questions like “Name this song” or “what song is this” etc on your Android device. It takes some time and provides a name of that song.

identifying a song using google now

Apart from these inbuilt features or apps, we can also use third-party apps for this purpose which works on all the operating systems no matter you are an Android user, iOS user, and Windows user. So take a look on these third-party apps.

Third-party apps for identifying the song which is playing near you for Android, iOS and Windows devices.

4.  Musixmatch

Musixmatch is the great app for recognizing a song which is playing near you. This is a free third-party application that available for each and every operating system. No matter which operating system you are using. Apart from identifying music this application also allowed you to play your own songs that mean it is also a music player. For identifying a song using this app first of all tap the hamburger icon in the app and then tap on the identify lyrics option.

identify a song using Musixmatch app

5.  Shazam

Shazam is also a free application for all the operating systems. No matter which operating system you are using. By using Shazam you can easily identify a song which is playing near you. For identifying a song simply launch Shazam application on your device then tap on Shazam button to record lyrics of that song it takes a while. It will create some fingerprints of the music and then after few minutes, it will provide you some information about that song like a name of the song, video, lyrics, artist biography etc.

identify a song using Shazam

Apart from these Soundhound and Music ID are two great applications for identifying a song which is playing near you.

                            THAT’S IT

These are the best applications for all the operating systems. By which you can easily identify a song which is playing near you. I hope these applications are quite helpful for you in some kind of situations. If you found this article helpful for you then follow my blog for further updates and also provide feedback to us. Because feedback is valuable for us.

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