Software and Apps


General

Introduction
This section features software and apps you can download and install on your computer and/or smartphone/tablet for offline use.
Also check out the section "Accompaniments and Audio Files" for links to additional online resources.
Score Cloud (Mac, Windows, iOS)
I have not tried this yet but it looks fantastic.
Video Surgeon (Mac, Windows)
A program which lets you analyze videos (zoom in, slow down, loop sections, etc.) to really see what is going on in a performance.
iTalk Recorder Premium - Griffin Technology (iOS)
This is a great quality recording app for your phone. You can also download italk sync to your computer and then your recordings will sync to iTunes over wifi.
Smart Music.com (iOS, Windows)
Support for Suzuki Songs books 1-3

Sight Reading Apps

Rhythm Sight Reading Trainer - Rolfs Apps (iOS)
Sight Reading Machine (iOS)
Sight Reading Factory (iOS)
This is a web based app that generates sight reading sheets according to parameters you set for it. The pricing is reasonable: 34.99/year
Sight Reading Factory (Android)
Android users can use the browser based version.
String Quartet SightRead Tutor (Android)
This neat little app helps you memorize where notes are located on your fingerboard. It features a quiz mode where you see a note and have to indicate its position on the fingerboard. It also includes an ear training mode where they play a note to you and you have to locate it on the fingerboard.
String Quartet SightRead Tutor (iOS)

Metronome Apps

Clockwork - Metronome & Click Track - Bitcount ltd. (iOS)
Metronome Beats (Android)
TempoPerfect (Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, Kindle)
Works well out of the box, but is also highly customizable with your own sounds.
Pro Metronome (iOS)
Pro Metronome (Android)

Tuners / Intonation

Intonia (Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS)
Check video #374 in the Video Lessons Library for instructions on how to use this tool.
Scale Helper (iOS, Android)
An app which evaluates your scale practice and gives you feedback on the accuracy of your intonation.
Tonal Energy Chromatic Tuner and Metronome - Sonosaurus LLC (Android)
A tuner and Tone generator for practicing with a drone.
Cleartune - Chromatic Tuner - Bitcount ltd. (iOS)
This one is straight forward and easy to use.
(Please note: The Android version is no longer available through the Google Play Store but can still be found through some other providers.)
Tonal Energy Chromatic Tuner and Metronome - Sonosaurus LLC (iOS)
A tuner and Tone generator for practicing with a drone.

Slow Down Music (without altering pitch)

Anytune-Pro (Mac, iOS)
Speedshifter (Mac, Windows, iOS, Android)
Free Online "Slow Down Player"