Before social distancing made hosting karaoke nights complicated, karaoke parties were a fun way to socialize. Thanks to karaoke apps, you can now enjoy some of the same fun versions without leaving home.
We have compiled a list of the best karaoke apps for iPhone and iPad so you can enjoy this entertainment with other karaoke enthusiasts.
Yokee is a free Karaoke app that lets you and your friends sing from its endless catalog of music videos. You can sing versions of your favorite songs, add special effects, listen to your friends’ performances, and share your performances with them.
The app doesn’t limit you to only English, so you can sing songs in multiple languages from a large library of videos and songs. Also, you can search for songs by artist, genre or theme, etc.
If you want to record and create video music clips using Yokee’s cool video themes, you can pay a weekly, monthly, or yearly subscription to Yokee’s VIP song catalog.
With Smule, you can sing and make music with your close friends and fans from all over the world. Karaoke application offers more than 10 million songs with many genres.
You can start Sing Live to sing and perform live with friends or other music fans and hone your voice with studio effects to sound like a pro.
Smule also allows you to record your vocals, add visual effects, add videos, and apply filters to make your recordings look professional. You can also add effects like smoke, fireflies, or bubbles if you want to make your recording stand out.
Once you’ve created your video, you can share it with friends on social media apps like Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp, or post it to Smule’s global platform to be discovered by everyone.
Smule also has a karaoke game, you can use it for virtual parties and find out who is the king or queen of karaoke among your friends.
This karaoke app for iPhone and iPad is free to use and comes with ads, but you can make in-app purchases to remove ads and access more songs from the StarMaker library. If you want to add songs from your music library to your karaoke app, StarMaker is a good choice.
You can turn on live streaming so others can watch you perform live as if you were at a concert. You can record songs and share videos or music from your phone.
A unique feature that sets the StarMaker karaoke app apart is ´Take the Mic´, which offers an open stage where you compete with your friends or other users to sing the lyrics provided on card. StarMaker also provides vocal tutorials, singing tips, sound effects, and video filters that you can use to edit your recordings.
The application has an impressive selection of music that is regularly updated with famous hits. The app also “learns” your musical tastes and recommends songs based on your preferences.
Karaoke app provides a huge collection of karaoke songs instantly on your iPhone or iPad and you can add any music to your Favorites list.
After signing up for a KaraFun account, you get access to full-length songs that you can use to test the app, while the rest of the songs are available in demo mode. If you like the songs, you can subscribe to KaraFun directly from the app to access the full catalog of full-length songs and unlock special features.
You can also turn on lead vocals if you need a professional singer to assist you at first, then turn it off when you feel more confident about the song.
KaraFun works with any AirPlay-compatible device, but you can also connect it directly to any TV or video projector to create your own powerful karaoke machine. If you don’t have an internet connection, you can sync your favorite music offline and use KaraFun’s offline mode to keep the karaoke party going.
The Voice is one of the best karaoke apps for iPad with a collection of great songs that you can sing alone, with friends, or duet with singers from around the world.
You can record your favorite songs with the app’s amazing voice and visual effects, share your videos with a huge community of supporters, and watch amazing covers by other singers .
The more songs you sing, the more songs you unlock in the app. You can also email the support team if you can’t find a karaoke song you like.
Take Karaoke fun to a whole new level
Download any of these karaoke apps for iPhone or iPad and enjoy karaoke even when locked. No iPhone or iPad? Set up a Zoom meeting and sing virtual karaoke with your karaoke friends.
Do you have a favorite karaoke app? Let us know about it in the comments section.