Most of the user have felt if Shazam for Mac is available would be better. Knowing the user purpose, Shazam developer made it easy for Mac user to install and use Shazam directly from the iTunes.
It is also possible for you to use Shazam on Computer. Experience the new way of discovering music, artists, videos, and lyrics on Shazam.
Shazam for Mac
Shazam is a wonderful music recognition app that listens and identifies the song playing around them. It gives one-click access to lyrics, music videos or listens to Apple Music.
It runs in the background of your Mac automatically if you enable Auto-Shazam option.
This feature will only auto-listen for 6 hours by default. In case, if the background time expires, turn on again by clicking a toggle in the popover.
Most of the Shazam Mac users have claimed that microphone is still on even after turning them off.
Immediately after the issue came out, Shazam’s vice president James Pearson responded to it. He says that is was not a bug and it is a feature. Shazam for Mac app isn’t recording or saving anything in its database when the mic is turned on.
James Pearson says that the user will miss out on whatever song that wanted to get more info on when the Mic is off.
Also, the user questioned what if a hacker takes control of the data that would allow them to listen on your Mac?
It is impossible and it can’t happen, claims Shazam. Because Shazam is an app that recognizes the song that they listen to by matching a fingerprint of the song stored it their database. It just searches for the specific music fingerprints on its database they hear. The info of the song is shown to the user only if they found the fingerprints match.
“Those points can’t be reverse-engineered to reconstruct original audio,” Santini said.
Also, they say that there is no risk for the user while using Shazam on their Mac.
- Identify any song in less than a minute using Shazam fingerprints technology.
- Get instant access to all the music that makes up the world around you.
- Follow your favorite artists on Shazam for Mac app and be among the first to hear what they are discovering.
- One-click access to lyrics, music videos or to buy tracks on iTunes.
- Discover like never before, share like always.
Shazam now comes with the newer version update fixing the crash on OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
Simply upgrade to version 1.2.2 to avoid the nasty bug that you experience with the older version.
What’s new with Shazam for Mac version 1.2.2?
- Fixed crash issues
How does Shazam for Mac identify music?
Shazam utilizes fingerprints technology to identify music that is playing around them.
The music results are shown to you only if the fingerprints in their database matches with the song that is playing around you.
For each music, Shazam has unique fingerprints stored its database, so that makes easy for them to identify music.
How to save my Shazam on Mac?
Add any tracks from the Mac app to www.shazam.com/myshazam by following the below step.
- First, log into My Shazam and select the tracks in the Mac app.
- There you will see a ‘+’ button in the bottom left corner. Hover to ‘+’ button and you will see an option called “Add to My Shazam”
- Once you click on it, your tracks are saved on Shazam for Mac online.
How to manage Shazam notifications?
To manage the Shazam notification on Mac, go to System Preferences > Notifications and select Shazam. Here, you can change the notification settings of Shazam as you need.
Is Shazam recording my conversation?
By default, Shazam listens to music they hear and try to find digital fingerprints with the music collection from its database for a perfect match. If it detects the match for the song it hears, then it displays to the user.
Note: Shazam will never store or saves what it hears. It doesn’t record any voice. And each sample is deleted once a new song or other sound profile is identified.
Other supporting devices
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