Scales, Chords, Music Theory for iPad and iPhone
- What's New in Scale Tapper 2.0? Video on YouTube.
- Scale Tapper 2.0 Released!
Now available! Download Scale Tapper now.
Musicians Rejoice! Scale Tapper 2.0 has arrived! What do you need in a music app? Scale Tapper has it all! Five reasons you need to get Scale Tapper now:
⒈ Music theory, scales, chords, and now Stave Notation. New in 2.0 is the Musical staff. No matter if you are learning Bass Clef or Treble Clef, or both! With the Grand Staff layout you select the Octaves and Clefs you want to visualize. Listen to the built-in chords and scales or go all out and create your own configurations with Pitch Constellations.
⒉ Pitch Wizard - aka Pitch Constellation Search. Instantly locate scales and chords with this built-in search function. What chord is B-D-F♯-A? If you had Scale Tapper just tap the Search button, and voila! That's the B Minor 7th Chord! With the Pitch Constellation search function Scale Tapper becomes a powerful tool for every true musician.
⒊ Built-in Tablatures! Also new in 2.0. The built-in tablatures automatically adapt to your tuning and playing style. Playing a 5-string Drop-D bass? Automatically locate scales and chords on the bass tab. Ukulele tabs, guitar tabs, you name it. It's all possible with Scale Tapper no matter how many strings you play or how creative your tuning.
⒋ Become any stringed instrument you desire. Whether you play a Balalaika or a 12-string Guitar or anything in between with Scale Tapper you have the power to tune and create your very own string instrument. New in 2.0 is the option for 11-string instruments. Yes Oud and Alto Guitar players rejoice! You can now custom tune your fretboards with Scale Tapper.
⒌ Jam out on the Interactive Fretboard. You've visualized your scales and chords with the Pitch Constellations, you've listened note by note forwards and backwards on the built-in music staff, you've invented some new chord fingerings on the tablature, now Jam out on the Interactive Fretboard!
Scale Tapper is here. Revolutionize music!
Scales and chords are the basis of all songs known to man. Become a 3-string balalaika hero, build a 12-string bass guitar, amaze us all with revolutionary new chord progressions.
Scale Tapper 2.0 has many other features:
✔ String Support - On the iPhone/iPod Touch instrument mode supports 3,4,5 or 6 strings. The iPad supports these in addition to 7,8,9,10,11, or 12 strings.
✔ Double-Tap to Transpose - Transpose any scale or chord by double-tapping the tonic note on the Pitch Constellation.
✔ Themes - Trick out your Scale Tapper with the new Darkness Theme now available in addition to the Blue, Pink, Bamboo, and Classic Themes.
✔ Landscape/Portrait Mode - The iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad now all support both Landscape and Portrait modes.
✔ Built-in Scales - Looking for a mystic sound? Try a Phrygian church mode. Or jam out with a Hexatonic Blues scale. With Pitch Constellations you can learn and discover new interactions between the scales themselves.
✔ Predefined Chords. Major and Minor Triads, Diminished and Augmented 7th chords, they're all here. Visualize and listen to the Chords in Stave Notation or play along on the interactive fretboard. Change the root on the fly and try playing it back in different octaves.
✔ Full accidental support - Instantly convert between sharp notes (♯) and flat notes (♭). Whether working with a Major or Minor scale or a diatonic chord you'll never again forget the ordering of flats and sharps.
• The predefined scales and chords can only be transposed and key changed. Refresh the scale and it will return to the default key of C.
• Create your own scales by tapping the "+" button. Add scales and chords to your favorites by tapping the "♡" button.
• Follow @scaletapper and stay up to date on http://dfnt.tv/ScaleTapper with the latest news and videos. Don't forget to check out Scale Tapper: Online at http://scaletap.com.
Whether you are learning music theory or are an experienced professional, you can get your groove on much faster with the new Scale Tapper.
- Version 1.2 released.
Personalize your Scale Tapper with new and exciting themes! Check out the video and Follow @scaletapper for a chance at some free promo codes.
Listen to what actual people are saying (real quotes from the App Store):
From the Australia iTunes App Store: Interactive Scales And Chords That Really Help! ★★★★★
This is such a great concept for hearing and visualising scales and chords...
From the US iTunes App Store: At last, the circle of fifths in a usable form, great program ★★★★★
...This is one amazing program, maybe the best so far on the App Store (for musicians anyway)...
From the United Arab Emirates iTunes App Store great idea but it is crashing ★
This is an awesome idea for an app to learn scales and chords... [Edit: Crashing was due to iOS 5.0 upgrade and was rapidly fixed thanks to support from viewers like you.]
Explore music theory, transpose scales and chords, create your own stringed instrument, revolutionize music. Scale Tapper has it covered.
Use the interactive pitch constellation to design your own chords and scales. Browse the various included scales and chords for ideas.
Jam out on the Interactive Fretboard with up to 6 custom strings on iPhone and up to 12 strings on iPad. Tweet to @ScaleTapper
- New Article on Scale Tapper: Exploring Chords and String Instruments.
- New Article on Scale Tapper: Exploring Scales and Music Theory.