Transcribe+ is an app that can slow down a song and shift its pitch to help you learn any piece of music by ear. It does away with cumbersome buttons and tiny sliders in favor of direct manipulation and interaction with the music. Simply swipe left/right to adjust the speed, and up/down to adjust the pitch.
Adjust the speed. You can slow down or speed up your music easily and quickly, providing an excellent way to learn songs by ear.
Set the pitch. Transcribe+ provides you with easy controls to set the pitch higher or lower, shown in semitones, for learning songs in different keys.
Loops a segment. Within Transcribe+'s waveform controls, you can mark sections of a song to loop, allowing you to repeat that portion over and over again for repetitive learning.
What is it about?
Transcribe+ is a tool to help you learn music by ear by allowing you to manipulate the song's pitch, speed, and playback. You can flag specific portions of the track, set up loops to repeat, and adjust the speed and pitch. The app has a clean, easy-to-use interface that isn't bogged down with buttons and sliders.
For those who...
- Are musicians
- Want to be able to adjust the speed and pitch of a song for easier learning
Not for those who...
- Don't care about performing music
- Don't have their music downloaded to their iPhones
Why we love it
Transcribe+ is elegantly designed, and is truly a breeze to learn and use. The tutorial might look daunting at first, but the app itself can be learned in minutes. This is a powerful piece of software for learning music by ear, even when you want to learn it in a different key from your recording.
Transcribe+ is FREE but there are more add-ons
App Store Description
---Featured by Apple under 'Best New Apps'---
"Transcribe+ is an elegant solution for learning music by ear" -AppAdvice.com
Transcribe+ is a slow downer and pitch shifting app to help you learn any piece of music by ear. It does away with cumbersome buttons and tiny sliders in favor of direct manipulation and interaction with the music.
Simply swipe left/right to adjust the speed, and up/down to adjust the pitch. Tap the waveform at anytime to freeze the music and drag slowly to listen at any speed- even one note at a time! Flag the waveform to mark the form of the song or add your own custom notes. Easily set a loop area to practice a certain section over and over.
Transcribe+ is build on native iOS audio frameworks with extensive low level customizations for the best possible sound quality even at the slowest speeds.
Adjust Speed from 0.25x - 2x without changing pitch
Adjust Pitch up or down 6 semitones to play the piece in every possible key
Flag the waveform with your own notes for later review
Loop any area of the song instantly for efficient practice
Export Loops or Entire Tracks
Split-screen multitasking for iPad
Dropbox, Google Drive and iCloud integration
Transcribe+ is a free trial download with limitations. Unlock everything with a single in-app purchase.
Note: Transcribe+ does not work with DRM tracks or streaming services. Tracks must be downloaded to the device.