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Description

Music Discovery, Identification, & Voice-Controlled player
300M+ downloads, billions of songs discovered.

Hey, what song is that? SoundHound 8 makes it simple to discover music playing around you. Whether you’re in the car or out and about, open the app, hit the big orange SoundHound button, let your phone listen for a few seconds, and we’ll tell you exactly what’s playing! Some folks have called it pure magic, and we tend to agree.

Look! No Hands! SoundHound comes equipped with “OK Hound…”, an incredibly powerful way to interact with SoundHound through your voice. “OK Hound…” can help you navigate the app, discover new music and playback songs hands-free. Simply say ‘OK Hound...’ from any screen and say a command!
Hey DJ, turn it up! Discovering new music is only half the fun of SoundHound. We’re music lovers too, so we’ve created an incredible experience for you to relive your discoveries with our music player. Connect your Spotify account to listen again, build playlists, explore music across genres, and find new favorites - all with real-time, karaoke-style lyrics through LiveLyrics®. Don’t have a Spotify subscription? No sweat, we have you covered with our free, built-in YouTube player.
This is your music journey. Every song you discover will be kept in your own personal history. Look up where you heard that song on your Music Map. Want to keep all your devices in sync? Be sure to register for a free SoundHound account!

Still curious about SoundHound? Here’s everything you need to know!

Discover
• Tap the SoundHound button in the app to discover music playing around you! We’ll let you know everything about the song including title, artist, album, and lyrics!
• Have a song stuck in your head? Press the SoundHound button, sing or hum the tune and we’ll do the rest!
• Keep track of all your discoveries in your own personal history
• See the hottest new music across Genre, Global, and Popular charts
• Find out what’s being played near you and around the world with our Music Map

Play
• Songs you discover can be played back for free via our built-in YouTube player
• View lyrics when playing back a song from YouTube
• SoundHound comes with ‘OK Hound…’, an incredibly fast and accurate way to find great music with your voice. Hound is built with natural language understanding, so speak like you would with a friend.
• Simply say ‘OK Hound....’ from any screen or tap the microphone on the play page. Once you see the listening panel, you can follow up with commands including:

App Navigation
‘OK Hound...show me my discoveries’
Help/Questions
‘OK Hound...Show me what I can say’
Music Discovery
‘OK Hound...what’s that song?’
Song Playback
‘OK Hound... Play Hello by Adele’
Lyrics Search
‘OK Hound... Show me lyrics to Castle on the hill’
Top Charts
‘OK Hound...Play today’s top songs’’
Add to Spotify Playlist (registration required)
‘OK Hound...Add this song to my playlist’

Connect
• Build personalized playlists through Spotify (SoundHound account and music subscription required)
• Access Spotify playlists for a richer playback experience through SoundHound
• View and interact with real-time, moving lyrics for your songs with LiveLyrics(r)
• Keep all of your discoveries in sync across multiple devices

SHARE
• Share your music discoveries to Facebook, Twitter, messaging services and email!

REVIEWS & ACCLAIM

• Top 10 Must-Have iPhone Apps - Bob Tedeschi, NY Times
• Best Music Engagement App - BILLBOARD Music App Awards

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Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 14, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

Nov 18
2018
(Current)
Version Varies with device

Have ideas on how we can improve? We’d love to hear from you. Now you can submit feedback directly within the app! Just go to Settings and tap “Contact Us.”

Feb 17
2018
Version v.2018.02.18

Bug fixes and improvements

Feb 15
2018
Version v.2018.02.16

Bug fixes and improvements

Feb 13
2018
Version v.2018.02.14

Bug fixes and improvements

Feb 13
2018
Version v.2018.02.13

Bug fixes and improvements

Dec 19
2017
Version v.2017.12.20

Bug fixes and improvements

Dec 18
2017
Version v.2017.12.19

Bug fixes and improvements

Nov 28
2017
Version v.2017.11.29

Bug fixes and improvements

Nov 28
2017
Version v.2017.11.28

+Oreo support, bug fixes, & text search on home page

Oct 17
2017
Version v.2017.10.17

+Oreo support, bug fixes, & text search on home page

Oct 13
2017
Version v.2017.10.13

Your favorite music discovery and recognition app has an all new, streamlined look! SoundHound 8 recognizes songs faster, is easier to navigate, comes equipped with ‘OK Hound…’, the best way to find music with just your voice. Connect to Spotify account for full song playback and unlock real-time lyrics!
SoundHound 8 is a must-have for your music-filled life.
+ Text search for songs, artists, and lyrics

Sep 13
2017
Version v.2017.09.14

Your favorite music discovery and recognition app has an all new, streamlined look! SoundHound 8 recognizes songs faster, is easier to navigate, comes equipped with ‘OK Hound…’, the best way to find music with just your voice. Connect to Spotify account for full song playback and unlock real-time lyrics!
SoundHound 8 is a must-have for your music-filled life.
+ Text search for songs, artists, and lyrics

Aug 29
2017
Version v.2017.08.30

Your favorite music discovery and recognition app has an all new, streamlined look! SoundHound 8 recognizes songs faster, is easier to navigate, comes equipped with ‘OK Hound…’, the best way to find music with just your voice. Connect to Spotify account for full song playback and unlock real-time lyrics!
SoundHound 8 is a must-have for your music-filled life.

Aug 25
2017
Version v.2017.08.25

• We’ve reduced the app size by 20% — who doesn’t love more space!
• Improved Search performance
• Speed enhancements
• Fixed a few pesky bugs

Aug 23
2017
Version v.2017.08.24

• We’ve reduced the app size by 20% — who doesn’t love more space!
• Improved Search performance
• Speed enhancements
• Fixed a few pesky bugs

Jul 18
2017
Version v.2017.07.19

• We’ve reduced the app size by 20% — who doesn’t love more space!
• Improved Search performance
• Speed enhancements
• Fixed a few pesky bugs

Jun 19
2017
Version v.2017.06.20

• We’ve reduced the app size by 20% — who doesn’t love more space!
• Improved Search performance
• Speed enhancements
• Fixed a few pesky bugs

Apr 26
2017
Version v.2017.04.26

• Improved Search performance
• Speed enhancements
• Fixed a few pesky bugs

Apr 25
2017
Version v.2017.04.25

Spotify Premium users: Stream the full song in SoundHound while enjoying LiveLyrics®. Interact with the lyrics to navigate the song - double tap a line to jump to the chorus, skip ahead, or replay from the beginning.
Spotify free users: Access your playlists and listen with YouTube or previews.
All users can enjoy a hands-free listening experience using voice for playback controls - play, stop, shuffle, pause, replay, or even turn up the volume, just by asking!

Apr 06
2017
Version v.2017.04.06

Spotify Premium users: Stream the full song in SoundHound while enjoying LiveLyrics®. Interact with the lyrics to navigate the song - double tap a line to jump to the chorus, skip ahead, or replay from the beginning.
Spotify free users: Access your playlists and listen with YouTube or previews.
All users can enjoy a hands-free listening experience using voice for playback controls - play, stop, shuffle, pause, replay, or even turn up the volume, just by asking!

Apr 05
2017
Version v.2017.04.05

Spotify Premium users: Stream the full song in SoundHound while enjoying LiveLyrics®. Interact with the lyrics to navigate the song - double tap a line to jump to the chorus, skip ahead, or replay from the beginning.
Spotify free users: Access your playlists and listen with YouTube or previews.
All users can enjoy a hands-free listening experience using voice for playback controls - play, stop, shuffle, pause, replay, or even turn up the volume, just by asking!

Mar 21
2017
Version v.2017.03.21

Spotify Premium users: Stream the full song in SoundHound while enjoying LiveLyrics®. Interact with the lyrics to
navigate the song - double tap a line to jump to the chorus, skip ahead, or replay from the beginning.
Spotify free
users: Access your playlists and listen with YouTube or previews.
All users can enjoy a hands-free listening
experience using voice for playback controls - play, stop, shuffle, pause, replay, or even turn up the volume, just by
asking!

Mar 20
2017
Version v.2017.03.20

Enjoy a complete music experience - listen to full songs, playlists & watch videos with our free music
player.
Watch official music videos for any song you choose with our new music player. Spotify premium users can
follow along with LiveLyrics, & listen to curated playlists. Say “OK Hound… play the hottest songs?” to listen in
hands-free mode.
Access playlists such as:
- Your personal SoundHound ∞ music history
- Emerging artists
across the globe
- Hottest tracks in the US & across the world

Feb 02
2017
Version v.2017.02.02

Enjoy a complete music experience - listen to full songs, playlists & watch videos with our free music
player.
Watch official music videos for any song you choose with our new music player. Spotify premium users can
follow along with LiveLyrics, & listen to curated playlists. Say “OK Hound… play the hottest songs?” to listen in
hands-free mode.
Access playlists such as:
- Your personal SoundHound ∞ music history
- Emerging artists
across the globe
- Hottest tracks in the US & across the world

Feb 01
2017
Version v.2017.02.01

Enjoy a complete music experience - listen to full songs, playlists & watch videos with our free music
player.
Watch official music videos for any song you choose with our new music player. Spotify premium users can
follow along with LiveLyrics, & listen to curated playlists. Say “OK Hound… play the hottest songs?” to listen in
hands-free mode.
Access playlists such as:
- Your personal SoundHound ∞ music history
- Emerging artists
across the globe
- Hottest tracks in the US & across the world

Dec 14
2016
Version v.2016.12.14

Enjoy a complete music experience - listen to full songs, playlists & watch videos with our free music
player.
Watch official music videos for any song you choose with our new music player. Spotify premium users can
follow along with LiveLyrics, & listen to curated playlists. Say “OK Hound… play the hottest songs?” to listen in
hands-free mode.
Access playlists such as:
- Your personal SoundHound ∞ music history
- Emerging artists
across the globe
- Hottest tracks in the US & across the world

Dec 13
2016
Version v.2016.12.13

Enjoy a complete music experience - listen to full songs, playlists & watch videos with our free music
player.
Watch official music videos for any song you choose with our new music player. Spotify premium users can
follow along with LiveLyrics, & listen to curated playlists. Say “OK Hound… play the hottest songs?” to listen in
hands-free mode.
Access playlists such as:
- Your personal SoundHound ∞ music history
- Emerging artists
across the globe
- Hottest tracks in the US & across the world

Nov 18
2016
Version v.2016.11.18

Enjoy a complete music experience - listen to full songs, playlists & watch videos with our free music
player.
Watch official music videos for any song you choose with our new music player. Spotify premium users can
follow along with LiveLyrics, & listen to curated playlists. Say “OK Hound… play the hottest songs?” to listen in
hands-free mode.
Access playlists such as:
- Your personal SoundHound ∞ music history
- Emerging artists
across the globe
- Hottest tracks in the US & across the world

Nov 17
2016
Version v.2016.11.17

Enjoy a complete music experience - listen to full songs, playlists & watch videos with our free music
player.
Watch official music videos for any song you choose with our new music player. Spotify premium users can
follow along with LiveLyrics, & listen to curated playlists. Say “OK Hound… play the hottest songs?” to listen in
hands-free mode.
Access playlists such as:
- Your personal SoundHound ∞ music history
- Emerging artists
across the globe
- Hottest tracks in the US & across the world

Nov 10
2016
Version v.2016.11.10

Enjoy a complete music experience - listen to full songs, playlists & watch videos with our free music
player.
Watch official music videos for any song you choose with our new music player. Spotify premium users can
follow along with LiveLyrics, & listen to curated playlists. Say “OK Hound… play the hottest songs?” to listen in
hands-free mode.
Access playlists such as:
- Your personal SoundHound ∞ music history
- Emerging artists
across the globe
- Hottest tracks in the US & across the world

Sep 15
2016
Version v.2016.09.15

Now go Hands-Free with “OK Hound…” Use your voice to search, discover, and play!
Find that song you’re trying
to identify, hands-free, in the car, on the go, or at home, discover new information about an artist, play full tracks,
or add it to a playlist.
- To identify a song playing on the radio, just say “OK Hound, what song is playing?”
- To discover more about your favorite artist, say “OK Hound, what is Rihanna’s latest song?”
- To play a song,
simply say, “OK Hound, play Hello by Adele.”

Jul 07
2016
Version v.2016.07.07

Now go Hands-Free with “OK Hound…” Use your voice to search, discover, and play!
Find that song you’re trying
to identify, hands-free, in the car, on the go, or at home, discover new information about an artist, play full tracks,
or add it to a playlist.
- To identify a song playing on the radio, just say “OK Hound, what song is playing?”
- To discover more about your favorite artist, say “OK Hound, what is Rihanna’s latest song?”
- To play a song,
simply say, “OK Hound, play Hello by Adele.”

Jul 06
2016
Version v.2016.07.06

Now go Hands-Free with “OK Hound…” Use your voice to search, discover, and play!
Find that song you’re trying
to identify, hands-free, in the car, on the go, or at home, discover new information about an artist, play full tracks,
or add it to a playlist.
- To identify a song playing on the radio, just say “OK Hound, what song is playing?”
- To discover more about your favorite artist, say “OK Hound, what is Rihanna’s latest song?”
- To play a song,
simply say, “OK Hound, play Hello by Adele.”

Jan 12
2012
Version v.2012.01.12

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