If you have the voice to sing and a smartphone in your hand, there is a high chance that you have tried an app from this list. Karaoke is a word from the Japanese language which literally translates to “empty orchestra”. Well, the orchestra is empty because you do not need it. The usual karaoke experience includes going to a karaoke bar with friends, settling down in a room and listening to the music go, except karaoke music does not have the lyrics included. That’s what the experience is about: you singing It is a great way to kick back and socialize. But of course, with technology, there really is not any need to even search for a karaoke bar. Simply download one of the apps from the list, dim the lights, get some candle and get singing!
10 Free Karaoke Apps for Android and iOS
Smule – The Social Singing App
This app is available for both Android and iOS. With this app, you can make music with friends and your followers from all around the world: the true social interaction experience. It hosts millions of hours of music for you to karaoke to, and you can do so either live or upload a recording. Another unique point is that you can even polish your vocals after the fact. Plus, it is a ton of fun with friends as the app lets you duet or even spectate. To top it all off, it has amazing social media integration for you to reach out to your friends on other apps.
With over 50 million downloads, this app is cream of the crop when it comes to karaoke. It offers you the option to sing on your own or collab with the community on the whole. It also boasts an amazingly big songbook for you to make the most of. One of the unique features of the app is the ‘Take the Mic’ which gives you the stage to sing the provided lyrics card, but you have got to grab the mic first before 5 other users can.
Karaoke – Sing Karaoke, Unlimited Songs
Another app that comes for both the mobile OS, Yokee allows you to karaoke along with video. Simply select the song of your choice from the app’s vast library, set up your voice and just sing into the mic! You can also add vocal effects to the song you have just recorded. Once that is done, you get to share the product with your world, or with the Yokee world at large! It’s more fun because it supports a lot of genres across a lot of languages like rap, country, pop, French, Japanese, Russian, etc.
StarMaker is another of the top karaoke apps available on both Android and iOS systems. With over 50 million users globally, there is no question that this app gives its users what they want. It comes with a lot of features, like ‘hook’ which lets you sing only the best part of your chosen songs, ‘duet’ that lets you collab with your friends or other users on the platform. Once you have performed, you get to edit your recording with various voice effects. Then, simply share your song throughout social media!
This app comes with an ever-growing library that supports most of the popular singers and their latest releases but without forgetting the karaoke classics. You can also search for songs based on your mood or occasion making it apt to use this app in any setting. Singlists offer hundreds of free curated karaoke songs that you can save to your profile and sing to whenever you feel like.
Well, we have offered so many apps for adults on this list, but what about kids? Talent has to be promoted from a young age, after all! This is what Baby Karaoke brings you! It is the perfect app for kids to explore their vocal range and relax to tunes and rhymes they like.
With support for over 200,000 songs and more updated automatically, Magicing is available on both Android and iOS devices. The music on the app is based on MIDI technology and lets the user highlight the various elements of a song by allowing them to alter the tone, tempo, and melody. This ensures that a song remains unique to every singer. It further comes with instrumental accompaniment enabled with volume and control to match your taste.
While KaraFun is not as famous as the other apps on this list, it does not lose any points in its functioning. It has a smaller library of 26,000 songs available with users having the power to control the vocal tracks as per their requirement. The app comes with weekly updates and an offline mode meaning you are up-to-date and ready to sing just about everywhere you choose to. It’s also got the connectivity ready as it is Chromecast compatible.
The last app on our list, but no way the least, is the feature-rich WeSing. Available on both Android and iOS, this app lets you record your favorite songs and edit it to your satisfaction before sharing it on social platforms. It also analyses your preferences and recommends songs based on it, meaning that it also lets you explore new music. Further, you also get to interact with other people’s posts by liking, commenting, or messaging your favorite artist!
MyVoice is an app exclusively for Apple users, giving you the experience of a karaoke whenever and wherever. It works by selecting any song from your playlist. The app helps suppress the singer’s voice and you get to sing in their place. In case you do not know the lyrics, simply click on the lyrics button to be redirected. Once you have given your best, you get to share your recording through your Dropbox account or your social media.