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Shazam for Mac IDs songs and shows from the menu bar

Lewis Leong

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Popular music identifying app, Shazam, is now available on Mac. The app runs in your menu bar so you can access it no matter what you’re doing on your computer.

The app sits quietly in the background, ready for you to ask what song is playing. A window will pop up with the result and a history of songs you’ve looked up. From there, you can choose to buy a song from iTunes (Mac | Windows).

Shazam for Mac IDs songs and shows from the menu bar

Shazam for Mac does more than ID songs; it also looks up TV shows.

Apple and Shazam already have a partnership on iOS. Shazam provides music tagging services for Siri when someone asks, “Siri. What’s playing?”

You can get the app from the Mac App Store for free.

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