Apple on the finish of 2021 seems to have quietly launched a brand new Shazam extension for Chrome customers, which can be utilized to establish songs which might be taking part in utilizing the favored music recognition service.
Apple has owned Shazam since 2017, however even earlier than that, Shazam was constructed into Apple gadgets on the working system degree. On an iPhone or a Mac, customers can ask Siri to establish any tune that is taking part in with out the necessity for the Shazam app.
The identical performance is constructed into the iPhone as a Management Middle choice, and now it is also obtainable as an easy-access choice for Chrome customers on PCs and Macs.
As soon as put in, the Shazam Chrome extension will be accessed subsequent to the tackle bar, and it opens up a Shazam interface that is meant to take heed to what’s taking part in. When the extension acknowledges a tune, it opens up an choice to play in Apple Music (subscribers can entry full songs by logging in).
The Shazam extension presents up entry to Shazam tune historical past so Chrome customers can preserve monitor of songs they’ve recognized, and it supplies lyrics, music movies, and extra for Apple Music subscribers.
Apple has not marketed the Shazam extension besides on the Shazam web site, and 9to5Google speculates that it is perhaps as a result of there are points with the extension. For some customers, the Shazam extension doesn’t seem like working in any respect. A number of critiques recommend that the extension is unable to acknowledge any songs, although for others, it really works as anticipated.
Apple might have updates to the Shazam Chrome extension coming quickly, and as soon as it is working effectively for all customers, we might hear extra about it.