Shazam for Mac Download Tutorial

Shazam Entertainment Ltd. has made Shazam app available on Mac App Store on July 31, 2014. This something all the Mac users have been waiting for because Shazam is already available for other OS a few years ago. It is definitely one of the greatest Mac apps released in the App Store this year. Within a few months, Shazam for Mac has received more than 400 ratings from Mac users and the current version has three-and-a-half star rating. There are also a lot of positive reviews written by Mac users who are using this app.

Shazam for Mac

Is that a magical thing in this app and Mac users can’t resist to download it? For Mac users who have never use Shazam before, you might not know Shazam really comes with magic features. Shazam is a music expert. It is like an intimate to you if you download and install it to your Mac. With Shazam installed, you can play an unknown song from your iPod Touch near to your Mac microphone and Shazam is able to give you the song name, artists, and lyrics within a minute. You will be given a link to iTunes to buy the tracks too. The success rate is almost 100% as long as the environment is not uproarious. See how does Shazam work.

How to Download Shazam for Mac

As Shazam is already available in the Mac App Store, it is extremely easy to download and install it to a Mac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini, or any Mac computer and desktop. Open your Mac and connect to the internet. Go to Mac App store and search for “Shazam”. Click on the install button and you will get Shazam for Mac within a minute. Shazam is a free app so there is no need to pay anything for it. However, there is also a premium version available where it comes with more unique features. Alternatively, you can also try Shazam online version if you love the app but don’t feel like to install it.

Shazam for Mac
Shazam for Mac Screenshot

Shazam works on these Mac versions:

  • Mac OS X Version 10.6: “Snow Leopard”
  • Mac OS X Version 10.7: “Lion”
  • Mac OS X Version 10.8: “Mountain Lion”
  • Mac OS X Version 10.9: “Mavericks”
  • Mac OS X Version 10.10: “Yosemite”

Shazam Alternatives for Mac and iOS users: Spotify, Midomi, SoundHound, MusixMatch and Musipedia. Some of them work faultlessly for PC users too.

Shazam is Not Working for Mac

For some reasons, if Shazam is not working on your Mac after you download the app from Mac App Store, you will need to check your internet connection. Sometimes the Shazam .app file might corrupt when you try to download Shazam to your Mac. Shazam doesn’t work if the .app file is not completely downloaded. Next, check your Mac OS X version. Shazam for Mac doesn’t work on these OS X version because they are not compatible.

  • Mac OS X Version 10.0: “Cheetah”
  • Mac OS X Version 10.1: “Puma”
  • Mac OS X Version 10.2: “Jaguar”
  • Mac OS X Version 10.3: “Panther”
  • Mac OS X Version 10.4: “Tiger”
  • Mac OS X Version 10.5: “Leopard”

You may leave a comment here if you are still having problems installing Shazam to your Mac OS X. Tell us why it is not working and the Shazam community here will reply to you as soon as possible.