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Shazam for Mac, Now That's Magic

Press Release   •  Jul 31, 2014 03:00 EDT

Shazam launches the first-ever music and more recognition experience for your Mac

New York and London – July 31, 2014Shazam® today announced Shazam for Mac, which effortlessly recognizes the music, TV shows or TV ads playing around you. The app you’ve come to rely on as your go-to musical expert has arrived on your Mac. Operating seamlessly in the background, Shazam for Mac can name that tune, TV show or advertisement in seconds.  The new experience gives you uninterrupted access to explore the world around you without digging out your phone.  

Shazam on mobile instantaneously answers fans' questions about what's playing around them, at the touch of a button.  The magic of Shazam for Mac, is that it anticipates and answers these questions before they're even asked,” said Shazam Chief Product Officer Daniel Danker.

When you download Shazam onto your Mac, you will be given the option to activate the app’s auto function to identify surrounding music, TV shows and TV ads. Shazam for Mac runs quietly behind the scenes, but springs to life when it finds a song, show, or ad you should know about, creating a playlist as it goes. Mac users can now effortlessly find it, share it, and buy it. Shazam also provides instant access to lyrics and more tracks by the artists you discover.

Shazam for Mac is available on the Mac App Store today.

About Shazam

Shazam is one of the world’s most popular apps that connects people to the world around them through their mobile device.  When a user Shazams a song or TV show, they are able to identify, explore, purchase and share that content.  One of the world’s top ten apps, Shazam reaches more than 475 million users in 200 countries, exceeds 90 million monthly active users, and is growing by over 13 million new users each month. 

Shazam makes it easy for people to share their discoveries on Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Pinterest and Google+. And to purchase through iTunes, Amazon and Google Play.  For people who don't yet have the Shazam application on their smartphone, it is available for FREE on every major platform and can be found on iTunes App StoreGoogle playAmazon App Store, and other app stores.

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