Sync your smart lights with your music playback or your screen

You have invited your friends to your house to throw a party but it's lame? With Lightsync this will never happen again. Just play your favorite song, open Lightsync and all your Philips Hue lights will change color and brightness to the beat blazingly fast.

Or you just want to relax. Open Lightsync, turn down the intensity and enjoy the lights slowly changing color to the beat.

Your flatmate wants to sleep but you want to enjoy the lights reacting to the beat? No problem. Just disable the lights in his room without interrupting the party.

What you need:
- Apple Music or a Spotify account (free or premium)
- A Philips Hue Bridge ( OR HomeKit lights OR a Home Assistant bridge

Why should you use this app?
- It synchronizes your lights to your music playback in real time
- It lets you choose the synchronization intensity and features an automatic mode.
- Change which lights should react to the music without interrupting the party
- It synchronizes your screen with your lights
- No in-app purchases

What’s New

Version 2.0

Introducing Lightsync 2.0, a complete redesign of Lightsync. With this update, Lightsync becomes even easier to use and supports more types of lights.

Ratings and Reviews

2.8 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

Mg00000 ,

App is very unresponsive.

Only two of my four light in the scene of the lights sync “properly” to the screen. I put it into quotations because whenever you enter the app in this state the app become very unresponsive and normally unresponsive, but it is a beta feature. Sync to music, sometimes work and other times it does not. Unfortunately I can not recommend this app.

Elwots ,

Updated review

It connected to my Apple Music and to my Hue Bridge, but the music only plays out of the ear piece of my phone and the lights don’t do anything.

UPDATE: I ended up getting it to work, although I did encounter a bug. The lights will randomly dim and stop syncing to the music. I’ve found that either skipping the song or changing the volume down then back up will resolve it temporarily.

Developer Response ,

Hi, thanks for your review.
We're happy that you got it to work.

We will try to fix the bug that you have found as soon as we can.

If you have more ideas, issues or questions, please send a Twitter DM to @lightsyncapp or a mail to

Old response: Please go to the AirPlay menu and select "Speaker" when using the app. Please try another song and if it still doesn't work, please restart the app and reselect the lights.

Papa Popov ,

Great app

By far the least laggy light sync app that I’ve found. Only grip is that there isn’t a way to make multiple light follow the same pattern rather than being independent form each other.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. Light grouping is something we're looking forward to and we will add this feature soon. If you have other questions, issues oder ideas, just send a Twitter DM to @lightsyncapp.

App Privacy

The developer, Marcus Braun, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


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