Beatshare: Easy and Elegant Music Clip Mashup and Sharing App

Music is important to Apple and therefore to Apple's users. Beatshare (free) from the firm with the same name, Beatshare Inc., makes it easy to share music clips, customized to play back over your own photos and videos. And it's all legal, thanks to Beatshare's use of official third-party Application Programming Interfaces. 

Beatshare

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The Beatshare app features an elegant, clean design and access to a large selection of music. Users can search by lyrics, artist, song, or keyword and Beatshare integrates with Apple Music, Spotify, and SoundCloud. There is a 10-second limitation, which is probably due to licensing issues, but that's enough time to make a fun, unique video clip and share with your friends. The app's interface is reminiscent of the original iPod's clickwheel! Hard to believe the iPod is already retro!

Beatshare

Pros

  • Elegant, clean design
  • Large selection of music
  • Customizable with your photos and videos
  • Search by lyrics, artist, song, or keyword
  • Integrates with Apple Music, Spotify, and SoundCloud

Cons

  • 10-second limit

Final Verdict

If you love listening to popular music, and love sharing custom clips with friends, Beatshare is a simple, fun way to do both.

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