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Best karaoke apps for Android

Posted by wicked June - 15 - 2012 - Friday Comments Off

Nowadays, people experience stress daily with demands and problems steadily rising higher. That’s why it’s necessary to take some time off now and then and lighten up your load. People can engage in a number of stress-relieving activities, such as engaging in sports and exercise, partying all night, or going to karaoke with friends.

Our Android devices are designed to help us in a variety of ways. Business executives and people who are always on-the-go use their Android devices to make them efficient in their work. Besides productivity features, your Android device also knows how to have fun, too. You can use your Android device for games, movie watching, and expressing your feelings through karaoke. For today’s app list, we will review some of the best karaoke apps for your Android device.

TuneWiki – Lyrics for Music

Finding app that works in any language is quite difficult. Good thing there’s TuneWiki – Lyrics for Music. This app is a music player with synced lyrics in any language. With this app, you can share your favorite music with your friends and discover new songs recommended by friends via the SongBox. And above all, you can get your lyrics translated to 40 different languages. You can now enjoy singing your favorite songs in your mother tongue.

This app also updates you with new songs via Song Maps. Discover the best of the best songs with real-time Top Charts. You can also create your own playlist so you can easily access your songs and sing them with your friends. You can get the TuneWiki – Lyrics for Music app for free from the Google Play Store.

Sing your heart out in your own language with TuneWiki – Lyrics for Music app.

musiXmatch Lyrics & Music

With more than 6 million lyrics in 20 languages, the musiXmatch Lyrics & Music app is one of the most popular song lyrics app. The app identifies lyrics with their music ID and can be arranged in your music library via My Music. You can also find lyrics even if you’re offline, which is very convenient feature if a Wi-Fi connection is not available. You won’t need an active Internet connection to sing along with your friends.

If you forget the title of a song, don’t worry because the app will search it for you. Just type in some words and the app will do the rest. You can also share your favorite phrase from a song through social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare.

Other features include a profanity filter, providing quality feedback for any lyrics, and an enhanced music player with playlist management.

Sing Sing Together Free

If you want a karaoke app suitable for your kids, try Sing Sing Together Free. This app is a fun sing-along app that teaches your kids through singing. This app also nourishes your child’s talent in singing. The app provides amazing 3D characters and design that will surely provide an interactive karaoke with family and kids.

The app consists of many famous children’s songs–perfect for preschool and elementary students who are still learning the English language. Some famous children songs are The ABC Song, Bingo, Days of the week, Eensy Weensy Spider, Good-bye, Head and Shoulders, Hello, Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, Hokey Pokey, I’m a Little Teapot, London Bridge, One Little Finger, Row Row Row Your Boat, Sally Go Round The Sun, Skip To My Lou, and many more.

So, what are you waiting for? Download the Sing Sing Together Free app and let your kid become a singing star while learning.

Red Karaoke

Get wild and party with your friends with Red Karaoke on your Android device. This app lets you sing and record your voice with 20 complimentary songs that change every month. What’s more is that you can access over 45,000 songs when you apply for VIP membership. The Red Karaoke app gives you pure entertainment and fun like no other karaoke app can.

Highlighted features include a new released song by today’s top artists and all time classics, being able to personalize your karaoke experience by putting your own pictures as background, setting your own video for your favorite songs, recording and sharing a video of you singing your favorite songs, adjusting the font size of lyrics, and much more.

All these features can be enjoyed absolutely free. Download the Red Karaoke from the Google Play Store and transform your Android device into a mini karaoke machine.

Karaoke – Sing Me (Free/Lite)

Transform your Android device into a mini portable karaoke machine with the Karaoke – Sing Me (Free/Lite) app. This app lets you play common karaoke file formats and sing with them right on your Android device.

The app supports various karaoke formats such as MIDI e Kar, MP3+G, and MP3+LRC. Just save the file together with your songs on your device and the app will automatically locate the supported file. You can also use this app to automatically search and download a karaoke format of your MP3 songs.

Karaoke – Sing Me (Free/Lite) app only supports MIDI e Kar formats, and a 30-second preview for other file formats. Download the premium version to unlock the other formats and enhance your karaoke experience.

Sing your heart out with Karaoke – Sing Me (Free/Lite) app on your Android device.

SoundHound

Forgot the title of your favorite song? SoundHound will remember it for you. Experience the world’s fastest music recognition and exclusive song search with SoundHound. This app features viable singing and humming recognition, song previews, music videos, geo-tagging, buy links, and much more.

This app will not only recognize songs but also will let you sing-along with your favorite songs. You can view your favorite song’s lyrics with LiveLyrics. You can instantly share your favorite music through social network sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

If an unfamiliar song begins to play, just open the app and let the app listen to that song. SoundHound will automatically detect and identify that song for you. With LiveLyrics, the app will also open the part of the lyrics which is currently being played. You can also sing some of the lines yourself or hum the tune of the song to ID it. You can also communicate with servers for search results and other content.

With the SoundHound app, you can easily search and sing-along with your favorite music.

Poweramp Music Player (Trial)

Poweramp Music Player (Trial) is a great music player app for Android device. The app is capable of playing various music formats such as MP3, MP4/M4A (including ALAC), OGG, WMA, FLAC, WAV, APE, WV, TTA, MPC, and AIFF. The app also features a 10-band optimized graphical equalizer for all supported formats, presets, custom presets, separate bass and treble adjustment, stereo eXpansion, mono mixing, balance, crossfade, gapless playback, replay gain, and much more. This app lets you customize and control how your songs are played.

If you want to sing-along with your favorite songs, the app also provides lyrics for your songs. Added with song customization via equalizer, treble, and bass settings, you will surely have a great time singing with this app.

Downloading the Poweramp Music Player (Trial) app grants you a free 15-day trial period. Afterwards, you will need to buy the Poweramp Full Version Unlocker to unlock and use this app.

Enjoy singing your songs with a customizable music player with Poweramp Music Player (Trial).

4Lyrics Lite

4Lyrics Lite can definitely give you a real karaoke experience with its ability to play MP3s and synchronize lyrics. 4Lyrics has all the features of a traditional MP3 player such as the search function for singer, album, title of the track, and, of course, random play. The app also displays the lyrics of the song you are listening to, so you can sing along.

The lyrics automatically appear as subtitles synchronized with your music. This feature is useful when you want to sing along with your songs. What’s more is that you can translate the lyrics of your songs. The supported languages are Arabic, simplified Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish. If a song’s lyrics are not yet saved, the app will search for the lyrics of the song on the Internet.

Sing your songs now with 4Lyrics Lite on your Android device.

Shazam

Have you ever tried listening to a song and realizing you don’t know the title of that particular song? That’s annoying, right? Worry no more, for starting today, Shazam can help you with this problem. Discover, explore, and share more music with Shazam running on your Android device.

This app lets you enjoy a 30-second music previews, save songs, and listen to them again. If you’re into karaoke, you can sing along with your newly discovered songs with Shazam’s lyric feature. You can also buy new songs and tracks from Amazon MP3 with this app.

Other features include watching music videos via YouTube, sharing your songs to Facebook and Twitter, seeing when an artist is touring your place, being able to use Shazam even without mobile signal, and much more.

You can download Shazam for free from the Google Play Store. You can also upgrade to Shazam Encore to remove banner ads and enjoy extended features such as music recommendation and a link for Pandora.

PetitLyrics-Totally Free

If you really want an app that is exclusively for karaoke, then get PetitLyrics-Totally Free for your Android device. PetitLyrics-Totally Free is a free music player which brings the karaoke experience directly to your Android device by allowing you to view synchronized lyrics while listening to your favorite songs.

The app displays lyrics by character, line, or multiple lines while you play your songs on your device. Lyrics are provided by SyncPower Corp., or directly by the song artists. You can also post your own lyrics at the PetitLyrics website, and view your lyrics on the PetitLyrics player.

Sing your songs with PetitLyrics-Totally Free on your Android device.

Android Karaoke – Sing-Along

If you’re waiting for a bus, or a train, or your flight, or if you’re just consumed with the urge to sing, fire up Android Karaoke – Sing-Along on your Android device. You’ll have access to over 1,000 of the most popular karaoke videos of all time with new videos added daily.

Search for a song you’d like to sing by song title or artist. Find songs from singers and musicians like Britney Spears, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Adele, Paramore, Maroon 5, The Cure, and more. You’ll have all the songs for all the occasions.

If you’ve found a number of your favorite songs to sing to, add them to your favorite videos list so you can easily access them anytime you want to sing. Android Karaoke – Sing-Along is available for free but does support ads. It’s a good compromise, however, for being able to access more than 1,000 karaoke videos. If you want to liven up any party, simply hook up your phone to a TV and enjoy singing with friends.

Karaoke

This app may be another karaoke app but it’s a little different in one aspect. Karaoke, developed by beatphone, has a Spanish interface which a lot of Spanish-speaking Android users can fully enjoy. Sorry, English-speaking users. Unless you can speak Spanish, the app may not be for you. But, if you’re a brave soul and you’re willing to make do with whatever little Spanish you picked up from your foreign language classes, give Karaoke a try.

Sing your heart out in another language! Though the app has a Spanish interface, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any non-Spanish songs available on the app. Look under Internacional to check out Karaoke’s decent selection.

If you’ve been itching to flex your multi-lingual muscles, Karaoke might just be the app to help you. Why settle just for learning to speak Spanish when you can sing it? Karaoke is available for free on the Google Play Store.

With these apps installed on your Android device, you won’t need to go out to karaoke bars to have a good time. You can use your Android device to sing your heart out and enjoy time off with your friends.

What other karaoke apps are you using on your Android devices? Share it as a comment below.


This article, Best karaoke apps for Android , was originally published at AndroidAuthority.com – Your Android News Source.



Best Android apps for singers

Posted by wicked June - 11 - 2012 - Monday Comments Off

With the variety of Android apps which you can find on the Google Play Store, there will most certainly be apps to help you with your daily chores, for work, and for having fun, while other apps are created for crazy purposes you couldn’t even imagine. Whatever your career is, there is an Android app that can come in handy for you.

If you want to be a great singer and you want to record your own music, there are lots of apps which can be very useful to you. We have listed in this article some of the best Android apps for singers. Read on to learn what these apps are.

Karaoke-A-GoGo

Even if you are gifted with an amazing voice, it will still take lots of practice to hit all the tricky notes. Karaoke is the best way to practice all your favorite songs and Karaoke-A-GoGo is one of the best karaoke apps on the Google Play Store. There are quite a number of karaoke apps for Android, but this one is unique because it can play high-quality MP3+G files from your SD card.

It has a Quick Play Mode so that you can sing along with your favorite songs even during your short break times. All it takes is to press a button and you are ready for a sing-along session. The app is also great because it supports playing both MP3 and CDG karaoke files.

RecForge Free – Audio Recorder

If you are bored with doing karaoke, you may want to go to the next level. You can start recording your own singles or make your own covers of famous songs. For starters, you can try RecForge Free to record your songs. It’s not just a free app for you to try out. It can record high-quality WAV, MP3, or OGG files.

The best part about this app is that you can share your recordings through social networks or you can upload it to the cloud. You can share your files through mail, Bluetooth, SoundCloud, Dropbox, Box, Ubuntu One, and Google Drive.

The app can also be used to convert your recordings to a different audio format so that your friends can easily listen to the format that works for them. The app has a simple interface, which makes it easy to use and it also has widgets which you can tap to start your recording quickly. Try recording your songs now with this app.

Easy Voice Recorder

Another app that you can use to record your first song is Easy Voice Recorder. It has some unique features of its own that could be useful to you. It can capture audio in MP4, 3GP, and even WAV formats for better recording quality. And, if your songs are really long, there is no problem since the app features no-limit recording. You can record songs until your phone’s memory runs out.

Those are what you get if you download the free version of the app, and if you upgrade to the pro version, you get even more features. One great feature is that you can change your recording input. For instance, you can use the camcorder’s microphone for recordings that are clear to the last decibel.

Aside from the great features, the app also comes with a great-looking Holo theme. Give this app a try and record your songs with your phone.

TuneWiki – Lyrics for Music

If you are the type who always wants to sing to the latest tunes, then I suggest that you try TuneWiki. With this app, you can find the lyrics for your latest song discoveries. You can listen to your favorite music with synced lyrics and it’s also great because you can share the lyrics of your favorite songs with your friends. It also comes with a translator for over 40 languages. You can now understand some of your favorite foreign artist’s songs and even talk about it with your friends.

The app also allows you to discover new songs through SongBox, containing music that is being played or recommended by your friends. You can create, manage and edit your play lists, as well as discover new songs by exploring the Song Maps and latest Top Charts.

Vocal Ease

If you are trying out for American Idol, a local singing audition, or a stage event, you need to warm your vocal cords up so that your performance will turn out great. Vocal Ease does just that for you, giving you a warm up exercise to prepare yourself for any vocal performance. Many people tend to ignore vocal exercises, but such exercises actually help.

This app is designed by well-known vocal trainer and professional vocalist Arnold McCuller, who has performed with artists like Phil Collins, Carole King, and others. It could come in very handy if you want to get the right pitch or you just need a vocal warm up. It also comes with instructions to help you perform at your best.

Guitar : Solo Lite

There’s nothing more amazing than singing to the tune of a musical instrument. The most common musical instrument that people around the world use is the guitar. It’s always great to sing with a guitar, but if you are on the go, bringing your guitar with you is somewhat bulky.

Guitar : Solo Lite is the answer to this problem. With this app, you can use your smartphone as your guitar. It may sound crazy, but you can actually strum your phone and sing to that beautiful acoustic sound.

You can tweak the settings of the app to fit your guitar playing style and even create your own custom chords. This app is highly recommended if acoustic is your genre. It’s great and it really sounds like a real acoustic guitar.

musiXmatch Lyrics & Music

If you’ve heard a new song and you want to find the lyrics but you don’t know the artist or the song title, you can rely on musiXmatch Lyrics & Music to help you pin a name to that tune. You can instantly find lyrics by typing in a line or stanza from the song, and the app will immediately give you results. If you want, you can also share your favorite song lines to your friends via Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare.

The app also includes an enhanced Music Player with playlist management, allowing you to manage your favorite music easily. You can also make a favorite list of your song lyrics so you can easily find them whenever the urge to sing along strikes you.

EasyBand Studio

Recording your song without the tune of any musical instrument could make it sound boring, but if you record a song with musical instruments and a typical voice recorder, the musical instrument could overpower your voice. It’s always better to record in a recording studio, but that’s quite expensive. Don’t worry because EasyBand Studio can do the trick for you.

If you want to start a band, this app could be helpful. You can build your song part by part, from the vocals down to the tiniest detail of the instrument sounds. It’s really easy; just drag and drop some chords to the timeline, select your preferred style and tempo, then listen. You can also mute each sound so that you can focus on a particular sound. For instance, if you just want to hear the guitar, you can mute all the other stuff. Create your own band’s music now with EasyBand Studio.

PocketBand Lite

Another app that could help you in editing your song is PocketBand Lite. This app is a cloud-based musical studio which you can use to easily edit your song and turn it into great music. You can record your song, then spice it up by adding more musical effects. For instance, you can add life to your music by incorporating over 125 musical instrument sounds from the polyphonic synthesizer.

It also has a Drum Machine, allowing you to choose from 35 drum kits, an Arpeggiator for making interesting music patterns, and more. This app has everything that you need to make your song sound great. You can then publish your songs and get feedback, comments, and votes from other artists. You can even collaborate with other artists if you want to.

Songify

If you are a singer at heart but your voice is not really that nice, don’t lose hope because you can still record a perfect song. When you use Songify, you don’t need a golden voice. All you have to do is say those lyrics out loud and the app will work its magic. When you have recorded your song, you can just choose a music preset, and you are done.

It has a lot of music presets available for you to explore. You can even create your own lyrics, try using different presets, and decide which one sounds better. This app is more of an auto-tune software,  but it’s a fun thing to use if you want to hit all the notes.

GuitarTapp Tabs & Chords Trial

When you sing songs, it’s always better if you accompany it with a musical instrument and the guitar is often the most common and most portable. If you are not gifted with a musical ear which allows you to know the chords of a song right away, then you should try GuitarTapp Tabs & Chords Trial.

Through this app, you can quickly find tabs and chords for guitar, bass, and drums for over 300,000 songs on the Internet. If you have your own tabs, you can also load, edit, and save them on your SD card. A chord dictionary is also included in the app for easy chord identification, in case you don’t know how to play a certain chord.  You can even use it to transpose chords up or down quickly.

Rating and sharing the tabs that you find via Twitter and Facebook are also supported, letting your friends know about it. However, this is only a limited free version and you need to upgrade to the full version of the app to enjoy more features.

Theory, Practice!

There are singers gifted with an amazing voice and the talent to harness that gift. On the other hand, there are also those who have the voice but still needs to be trained. In this case, Theory, Practice! could help someone in understanding and practicing the fundamentals of music. It doesn’t just apply for singers, it’s generally useful to guitarists, pianists, and all musicians and composers.

The app helps you learn to pay attention to musical details such as intervals, scales, and chords. In the case of singers for instance, it can help you learn to master your timing, particularly in adjusting your pitch when singing a song. The app doesn’t have a very fancy and eye-catching interface but it is definitely functional. Try this app and learn to practice the fundamentals of music.

Android Karaoke – Sing-Along

Regardless of what you are doing or how talented you are, one thing is for sure–practice helps you become really good at what you are doing. When it comes to singing, performing karaoke is probably the most fun way to polish your vocal cords. Android Karaoke – Sing-Along is one of the most-downloaded karaoke apps for Android simply because this app is not just for those who are good at singing but also for users who want to kill some time by singing along with their favorite songs.

The app has more than 1,000 popular karaoke videos in it, so if you like the classics you can sing along using this app. On the other hand, if you like the latest songs, there are new videos added daily which you can check out. The app is very user-friendly and once you’ve installed it, you don’t have to download anything. Just search for your favorite song and do some karaoke. You can even create a favorite videos list so that you can easily access your favorite songs.

Perfect Piano

Songs which are sung with piano accompaniment sound really mesmerizing, particularly ballads and mellow rock. However, unlike the case of the guitar, you can’t bring a piano anywhere. But, if there is a virtual guitar for Android, then there is also an app called Perfect Piano which turns your phone into your very own piano that you can bring anywhere.

The app is the ultimate pocket piano giving you the full keyboards of a piano. When you play it, you can choose between the Single Row Mode and Dual Row Mode, according to your preference. Record and Playback of the pieces that you played is also supported, letting you evaluate your performance. And, if you are a beginner, there is also a Learn To Play Mode where you can practice 70 preloaded song samples. You can also share your recorded songs or export it to your SD card.

Perfect Ear

Being a great singer or a musician doesn’t only require someone to have an amazing voice or quick hands but also an ear that can hear and pinpoint a note that is out of tune. One should have the capability to pay attention even to the softest musical detail. Not all are gifted with such a talent, but it is also a skill which can be learned through practice, and Perfect Ear is the app that can help you out.

The app has exercises and tests such as Interval Comparison, Interval Identification, Interval Singing, Scale Identification, Chord Identification, Chord Inversions, Chord Sequence, and an Absolute Pitch Trainer. It’s ideal to use if you want to improve your skill in identifying sounds like chords and notes. This app could definitely help in sharpening your musical ear for music.

There are a lot more apps which can help you in your singing, whether you want to practice, record, or share your music. If you haven’t started yet, what are you waiting for? Create your own songs or song covers with the help of these Android apps.


This article, Best Android apps for singers , was originally published at AndroidAuthority.com – Your Android News Source.