Legitimate lyrics app in app store?

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by jojasary, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. jojasary macrumors newbie

    Aug 22, 2007
    I've been googling like crazy. I want an app that will display lyrics to the song im listening to live like a karaoke system. I've only found things available from the installer.app. Anyone know of a company (I'd pay) making a lyric app? Thanks
  2. nicoritschel macrumors regular

    May 22, 2006
    Unfortunately, with the current state of the official SDK, apple will not allow developers access to the ipod library database on the phone, so it looks like you are out of luck by the means of an official solution(as of right now).
  3. Mr. Giver '94 macrumors 68000

    Mr. Giver '94

    Jun 2, 2008
    There's a dashboard widget (I forget the name) that searches for lyrics when you play a song on your computer and has an option to save them as information to that song in your iTunes library. When you sync the song, the lyrics go with it and can show up on your iPod/iPhone. Hope that helps. :)
  4. jalpert macrumors 6502

    Jan 30, 2008
  5. Niiro13 macrumors 68000

    Feb 12, 2008
    The OP was talking about a karaoke application, as opposed to an application that finds lyrics of sounds.

    Unfortunately, the SDK won't even allow the retrieval of song names in the iTunes library (that is why TTR can't get our list of songs...)

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