Song Identifier

Song Identifier

Music recognition. Like shazam or soundhound.

What is Song Identifier?
"Song Identifier" is a unique Firefox add-on that recognizes the music playing on your active tab. It works similar to apps like Shazam or SoundHound. You simply need to play a video or audio clip and click on the add-on button. It then identifies the song and gives you the details. The add-on mainly communicates with the music identifying service provided by It's ideal for frequent music listeners who often find themselves wondering 'What's this song?'
By: losnappas
Version: 3.5 (Last updated: 2022-05-07)
Creation date: 2017-12-31
Weekly download count: 1,364
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • *://*
  • storage
Size: 1.22M
Stats date:

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You might need to register an account on acrcloud. Payments/credit card not required.

To try it out:

  1. Go to a website with video or audio, like youtube, for example.
  2. Start playing the video/audio
  3. Hit the addon button and you should see status bar with the countdown (see screenshots).
    • Some websites, like Soundcloud, serve media differently, it won't work on those and the status bar will not appear then.
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If you're going to use it a lot, then I please make your own account at and get 100 free ID's every day, just for yourself. This way you won't overburden the default account. Check out the add-on preferences page - there's more information there.

A '3003' error means that the default account, associated with this extension, has used up all its ID's for the day. There's nothing you can personally do about this, except wait for tomorrow or create your own account as described earlier.

Permission x? Why?


  • This is the thingy doing the recognizing. The audio gets sent there.
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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Works fast
  • Can identify songs from browser audio-output
  • Free account allows for up to 100 song identifications per day
  • Limited to 100 identifications per day for free account
  • Requires registration
  • Does not work well with background noise or other sounds
Most mentioned
  • Limitation on number of identifications per day
  • Requires registration
  • Difficulty with background noise
  • Does not work for some users
Recent reviews
by Michtar, 2024-04-13

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Risk impact

Song Identifier is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Song Identifier has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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