music hack day 2013

Come Hack With Gracenote

The Gracenote Developer program opens the world’s largest and most trusted source of music and video metadata and recognition technology to the developers who are building the future of music and TV.

The concept behind the Gracenote Developer Program is simple: to foster innovation in the music, TV and movie communities. Gracenote wants to make it simple for developers to build something cool with Gracenote data and technology, without making them meet the suits or sign long-term contracts.

Music and Video Data

Music developers can now access Gracenote’s Mobile Client featuring Gracenote MusicID®, an audio fingerprinting technology that can be integrated into mobile Apps to identify artists, albums and tracks by simply holding a phone to the music. To date, Gracenote MusicID has powered some of the world’s most popular music recognition Apps and services, including SoundtrackingmusiXmatch and MTV Artists

Gracenote Developers have access to a variety of development platforms, including mobile, desktop and Web APIs. These APIs enable the recognition of music from text lookups, CDs, digital files and audio captured with a mobile device, and returns descriptive metadata for more than 2,000 music genres and sub-genres, artist origins, and more than 100 music moods. Developers can also tap into the world’s largest commercial source of licensed Album Cover Art, artist biographies and other related content.

And Gracenote is not just for music anymore. Gracenote Developers now have access to TV listings data and imagery, as well as Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology, which lets smartphones and tablets identify and sync with TV programs and movies. Developers can invent the next great second screen Apps for movies and TV by unlocking Gracenote's vast trove of movie and TV data.

Thousands of developers from all over the world have already tapped into Gracenote's APIs to build award-winning Hacks and Apps. So, what are you waiting for? 

Become a Gracenote Developer today. Learn more about Gracenote's APIs.