• Linux
  • Command line based

  • Interpenetrated song recognition (matching a song like shazam does not bit for bit)

  • Returns metadata about the song like artist and album

Like to have features

  • Able to choose what data is given
  • Standard command line output

Any other suggestions on features are welcome.

1 Answer 1


Try the pyacoustid library, particularly the aidmatch.py script.

Example usage:

$ python3 /usr/share/doc/python-acoustid/examples/aidmatch.py 01.\ Dominium\ Maris\ Baltici.ogg
Sabaton - Dominium maris Baltici
Score: 92%

It uses the AcoustID API, so you will require an internet connection.

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