Singing is inevitably fun, but singing in karaoke is way more entertaining than ever. Originated in Japan, karaoke comes in different variations, and the most innovative one is the karaoke app. With your iPhone or Android mobile device, downloading a karaoke app is just one click away. In no particular order, here is a list of the best nine karaoke apps to try in 2020
Released in 2008, Smule is one of the best karaoke apps today and featured on Entertainment Tonight, Forbes, and Google Play’s Best Apps. This karaoke app aims to “Connect the World Through Music” that can be attainable as it breaks barriers through music. Fans of famous music personalities can also have a duet with their idol through Smule.
Below are the features of the Karaoke App
- Free karaoke to millions of songs with music and lyrics anytime and anywhere.
- Sing live or record your performance.
- Sing solo or duet, a cappella, dance, or play along.
- You can polish vocals, pitch-tune, video edit, and add visual effects in recording your music.
- Upload your recordings to more than 50 million global platforms and get discovered.
- Upload your songs to Smule Songbook for others to enjoy.
- Share your voice and music to other social media sites.
- Have a karaoke duet with top music artists.
- Beat your score and improve.
- Customize your profile and pin your favourites.
WeSing is a Tencent Music Entertainment Group’s free karaoke application launched in 2017. In just two years, this app became the leading music, and audio app downloads on Google Play in Southeast Asia.
Here are the main features of the WeSing app
- Sing karaoke
- Record karaoke songs and edit your performance with a large selection of special effects.
- Try pitch correction and reverb to get real-time feedback on your singing.
- Apply video filters to make your recording more professional.
- Duet with the artist
- Cutting-edge voice enhancement and replay
- Send gifts and make albums
- Share and find friends
Karaoke – Sing Karaoke
This free app is one of the most popular products produced by Yokee Music updated to fit iOS 12. Yokee allows you to save your tracks and recordings, and share it to over 100 million users worldwide.
This Karaoke app has features which are as follows
- Endless selection of karaoke songs from a variety of genres and themes, or find songs sung by your favourite artists. You can also sing in any language.
- Record your performance, add special voice effects, or sing karaoke with video.
- Share your music and vocal track with the world, connect with friends and listen and like other singers’ uploads.
Karaoke for Kids
Karaoke for Kids is a free app for iPhone that has different children’s songs to teach your child how to sing.
Its features include
- Comes with two audio tracks: voice and instrumental
- A total of 20 tracks, like The Alphabet Song, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Old MacDonald Had a Farm, and more
- Record and send your recordings by email or share on Facebook
- Backlit text for convenient music synchronization
- Parental Gate protection
Midifun Karaoke is a free, offline karaoke app for Android users with hundreds of songs upon installing the app. It is a multimedia app with a collection of MIDIs (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) with lyrics to sing along. The app also contains a guessing game, too; as the music plays, guess the song among four options.
Get score for every correct answer and beat a high score. Answer the question faster and get bonus scores. You can also request additional songs to the developer of the app, added to the next app update.
The Voice Sing Karaoke App
Yokee has made the voice sing the official karaoke app of The Voice TV show worldwide, along with studio-quality vocal and visual effects.
The key features of this Karaoke app are
- Free songs from a vast song library for karaoke singing
- Record your voice and add vocal and visual effects
- Share your creation with over 100 million singers globally.
- Duet with singers all over the world
- Watch covers, like, comment, and interact with other singers
SingPlay: Karaoke your MP3
Produced by Kinemaster Corporation, SingPlay has a unique feature where you can convert your mp3 music into karaoke. The converted songs will result in “Vocal Removed” within few phone taps.
By browsing and picking among your music list, you can turn your music into a non-MIDI sound karaoke song without compromising the original quality of the selected music. It also has a recording feature, where you can convert your recorded voice into the mp3 format.
The app also has more features, including
- Singing with or without original vocal of the music
- Vocal training using 5 seconds fast forward or rewind choice
- Record your voice or your instrumental performance with the original music in the background
- Adjust tempo and pitch
- Share your recordings to Facebook and Google++
- Save your recordings into mp3 with your favourite photos attached
- Reverb effect
- Independent volume controls for music, vocal, and reverb
- No internet connection required
StarMaker: Sing with 50M+ Music Lovers
StarMaker app is a popular karaoke app and simple stream network among Global Community offering the massive global and local song catalogue. The app has exclusive camera flitters and voice editor for a more stylish recording of your performance.
It has a unique feature called “Take the Mic” that offers an open stage for you and five other StarMaker users to compete in getting the mic.
The karaoke app other features include
- Daily Task category, with exclusive VIP check-in and other hidden gems
- Optimize “Take The Mic” experiences, add quick comment feature, mention on a personal card and ranking award
- Sing page feature that provides personalized songbook based on your favourites
- Offers an externalized unique SID on ME page for you where you can use it to search and add friends
- A new layout of a direct message box with your friends
- Live streaming feature
- Regular update of songs
MagicSing: Smart Karaoke for everyone
Produced by EnterMedia Co., LTD, the world’s number one karaoke manufacturer, MagicSing app is based on MIDI technology that highlights various elements of music and singing. Users can alter the tone, tempo, and melody to be suitable to the taste of each unique singers.
The app is also compatible with EnterMedia’s latest streaming-based karaoke, where the app can connect to the karaoke machine. Aside from the mentioned features,
MagicSing Karaoke app also offers
- More than 200,000 songs with an extensive music library in a variety of languages
- Feature where you can change keys, tone, tempo, and melody
- Instrumental accompaniment with volume and controls
- Automatic update for latest songs
- Compatibility with MagicSing karaoke machine
- MIDI-based music, rather than recordings, for a small amount of data utilization (20-30kb)
Karaoke has been a form of entertainment, stress-reliever, and a way to bond with your family, relatives, and friends. Now that it has paved its way to portable methods, karaoke applications can be utilized more to lessen people’s life burden. It can also boost self-confidence, especially for novice singers who are aspiring to be a professional.