Recognize Music

Identify music via line-in audio source or microphone with ACRCloud Music database.

Music Recognition Service enables your product ( apps or pc software ) to recognize music by sounds or files.

In this tutorial, we use ACRCloud Music bucket, if you want to recognize your own contents, please refer to Recognize Custom Content.

Create an account

Sign up an account on this page and click the link on the verification email to complete the registration.

Create a project

Go to your dashboard, build and configure an Audio & Video Recognition (AVR) project and attach the bucket named ACRCloud Music as below.

Choose Recorded Audio for the audio source to deal with noise.

Choose Line-in Audio for the audio source if you want to recognize files without noise.

Enable 3rd Party ID Integration if you need ISRC, UPC or IDs of Spotify, Deezer, Youtube etc.

Find the credentials

Save the “host”, “access_key”, “access_secret” of your project for future use. You can find them in the places shown below.

Integrate with SDK/API

Start sending requests with Mobile SDK, Backend SDK, Identification API or File Scan Tool. You can find all of the SDKs and Tools on this page.

For using our SDKs to scan files, SDKs will use 10 seconds of an audio clip for the recognition of a single request, you will need to send multiple requests to 1 file with different parts of the file if you want to get results from different parts of 1 file.

Manage via Console API

Basically you can manage everything you see above via the Console API below:


Check out Music Metadata get familiar with the JSON structure of the response data for future development.

Pricing and Discount

You will have 14 days for the free trial after registration. You can find the pricing on this page (login required), please make sure to check "ACRCloud Music bucket" and "3rd Party ID Integration" to get the full pricing.

Please feel free to add a credit card to upgrade to the paid customer to unlock more capacity if you are happy with our service.

Please refer to Branding Guidelines to place our brand on your products and contact us for up to 20% off discount!