Parents' Guide to

Lip Sync Battle App

By Patricia Monticello Kievlan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

DIY karaoke battles mimic amusing TV show.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

This is the best app in history! i finally found a apropriate app And i found out that you can do little kid songs!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Part karaoke game, part social network, this app is an amusing, but limited, way to create and share lip-synch videos. Some of the built-in features are strong: The filters are cool and pretty fun, and it's neat to have a taste of what it's like to compete head-to-head with another performer in your own lip-synch battle. Still, the app's features are limited, and it can feel clunky to browse other users' videos and view the battles. It's also hard to understand exactly who else can see your videos and who can rate them. The privacy settings aren't especially clear, and the sharing features aren't especially customizable. In some ways, this feels more like a way to extend the experience of the TV show rather than a rich way to create and share content. Plus, though the music library is extensive, it's still limited to premade music, and the app lacks the speedy, creative appeal of or the fun and flexibility of Dubsmash. Fans of the TV show can certainly check it out, but those other apps might hold more long-term appeal.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Pricing structure: Free (with optional in-app purchases)
  • Release date: October 15, 2016
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Publisher: Wurrly LLC
  • Version: 1.0.5
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 9.3 or later
  • Last updated: November 1, 2016

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