Here are the 10 Best Studio Recording Apps (Android & iOS).
10 Best Studio Recording Apps (Android & iOS)
3. Music Studio
Music Studio offers a complete music production environment for mobile devices with features and a sound quality previously only known to desktop applications and expensive audio hardware. It combines a piano keyboard, 11 studio-quality instruments (123 in the full version), a fully fledged 127-track sequencer, extensive note editing, reverb, real-time effects and much more on a user-friendly interface. FAQ • Why is there a latency between touching a key and hearing the sound? The latency is quite high on many Android devices, see the FAQ in the in-app help. • Why are black bars visible at the left and right screen borders on some Android devices? This known issue will be resolved in a future update. FEATURES • Photorealistic dynamically configurable 85-key keyboard • Instant positioning via the slide gesture and resize with the pinch gesture • 11 studio-recorded instruments (16bit 44.1kHz sampled from real instruments) • Release and attack time configurable per instrument • Sustain samples • Pitch bend wheel and accelerometer control • Audio tracks: • Microphone recording • Audio file import (wav and m4a) • Waveform and audio region editing • Low-latency, highly optimized, 128x polyphony, battery saving audio engine • 10 drum loops • High-quality reverb and resonant filter and limiter effect • 127-track sequencer • Beat & metronome settings (tempo and signature) • Mute, solo, effect bus, pan and volume adjustment for each track • Edit tracks, bars and even individual notes: Draw, quantize, transpose, repeat, move, length, velocity, etc. • Basic MIDI hardware input support • Unlimited undo and redo • Detailed in-app help • Play or record 2 different instruments at the same time with 2 keyboard rows LIMITATIONS OF THE LITE VERSION • Saving, exporting and sharing is disabled, hence only one song can be created. • Only 11 instead of 123 instruments are available. • The number of audio tracks is limited to 2 (up to 127 in the full version). • 3 Effects are not available: Delay, EQ and Amp • Only 10 instead of 100 beats • MIDI import/export is disabled. • No add-on packages (+60 instruments) Visit the forum at www.xewton.com – Questions, feedback and bug reports are welcome! Video tutorials are available on the Xewton YouTube channel.
4. Pitched Tuner
Pitched Tuner and Pitch Pipe has been designed by musicians to help you quickly and easily tune your instrument using the microphone on your Android device. This chromatic tuner app works well for a wide range of instruments: Ukulele, violin, mandolin, flute, guitars, voice, and more. Even very low bass strings can be tuned. Simple controls and clear visuals make it great for beginners. Responsive and precise algorithms provide professional level accuracy for more advanced players. Hands free tuning means you can tune all of your strings without ever having to touch the screen – you don’t want to have to reach for your ukulele tuner in between tuning each string, and now you don’t have to. This tuner app has two modes: – Instrument tuner – Chromatic tuner The instrument tuner shows you the target notes for the instrument and tuning that you have selected – this is particularly useful for stringed instruments. For example a guitar tuner would show the notes EADGBE if you chose standard guitar tuning, or DADGBE if you chose drop D tuning. Or a violin tuner would show GDAE. You can then just play each string and the tuner will identify whether you are in tune. Pitched Tuner has built in tunings for many common instruments including banjo, bass 4, 5 and 6 string, cello, double bass, guitar including 7 string, ukulele, viola and violin. If your instrument or your preferred tuning aren’t included then you can easily create your own in the app. Please email us if you want your tuning added to the built in ones. The chromatic tuner displays the note that is closest to what is currently being played. If you play an A, it shows an A. This is useful for instruments with lots of notes (piano tuning for example). Some stringed players might also prefer this mode – particularly if you play instruments with several common tunings such as the guitar (it’s personal preference!). It means you can quickly tune your guitar from standard to drop D without having to touch the app (assuming it’s already visible on your screen). Pitched Tuner displays a traditional tuner needle and dial. It clearly shows the frequency being played as well as the nearest note and error in cents (one cent is one hundredth of a semitone). The dial then allows you to easily track small changes in pitch. A separate volume indicator tells you how clearly the microphone is picking up your instrument sound. Other features include: – Vary the reference tuning pitch away from the common 440Hz. – Able to adjust for non-concert pitch instruments, for example the B-flat trumpet. – Choice of light or dark themes – Adjust the volume sensitivity of the app for quieter instruments and noisy environments. This tuning app also works as a pitch pipe and can sound a reference note to tune your instrument by ear (which is always a good skill to practice), or use as a target note when you are re-stringing your guitar/violin/etc. You can choose from a pure sine sound, which is precise but quiet, or a simulated piano, guitar or clarinet. We hope you find Pitched Tuner useful. You can always contact us at email@example.com
5. MultiTrack DAW
6. AmpliTube for iPad
7. The Metronome by Soundbrenner
The metronome app you have been waiting for. — We didn’t like existing metronome apps very much. So we made a better one. The Metronome by Soundbrenner is designed to be a professional tool to help all musicians to play with perfect precision. A powerful metronome app for everyone, from beginner to professional, regardless of instrument choice The Metronome by Soundbrenner works great for daily practice, live performances or in the recording studio. The Metronome by Soundbrenner is fully packed with pro features, all free of use. One of our pro features is the ability to tap your own tempo. You can utilize it by hitting our tap button, keep the beat and your bpm will set, ready to start playing. Tip tap top! Tapping out? Count in! We added a count feature to give you the option to get familiar with the set bpm. Enable it in the settings, select your tempo and start playing. Your count in will work automatically and your bpm will be tighter than ever. Practice makes perfect. That is why we have added the setlists feature in for you to repeat certain songs multiple times until you get the right bpm and rhythm. Create a setlist, pick your songs and load the set! Not practicing? No problem. Our setlists can be used in every situation; playing live, recording in a studio or just jamming out with other musicians. Practicing with your band? Or multiple musicians? That’s no problem with our advanced pro sync feature: Multiplayer Synchronisation. Sync up to five musicians to play seamlessly to the perfect bpm. With Multiplayer Synchronisation practicing is made easy, everyone can focus on playing music and keeping the right rhythm. Sync up! Become a better musician by practicing around with subdivisions, time signatures or accents. Pick a time signature, set different subdivisions and choose your accents to customize the way you play music. Get a perfect sound each time you practice and become the best. Behind all of these pro features is a sleek and beautiful interface, aimed to be easy to use for every musician. You can completely customize it, with different themes and sounds. Pick a sound for the right beat, and select theme to set the right mood. Highlights and features: – Precise metronome packed into an intuitive, beautiful interface. – Change your time signature, choose a subdivision and set accents. – Powerful customization. Choose from different click sounds and enable Camera LED/Screen flash. – World class setlist management. Save your own rhythms and load them in the Metronome. – Sync up to five Metronomes with our Multiplayer Synchronisation feature. – Dark and light theme designed to be functional. You have the power of choice. The Metronome by Soundbrenner is free without ads, for the best experience possible. At Soundbrenner we believe every musician, from beginner to professional, should practice their music and rhythm in the best way possible. That’s why we decided to make our app free to download. Set the bpm, sync up, press play and start making music! What other musicians are saying about The Metronome: “This is such a beautiful instrument, that it will help you maintain your humbleness and put you on a path of correctness.” – John “JR” Robinson (The most recorded drummer ever) “As a progressive musician, I find this very useful while practicing complex time signatures and improvising on the go.“ – Jordan Rudess (Keyboardist from Dream Theater) About Soundbrenner: We’re building the future of rhythm. We’re also the makers of the world’s first smart wearable for musicians, the Soundbrenner Pulse. Learn more at www.soundbrenner.com Soundbrenner was previously featured on Techcrunch, Gizmodo, Guitar Player, Guitar.com, MusicRadar, CNET, Yahoo, VentureBeat, ZDNet and SlashGear. Follow us: Facebook: www.facebook.com/soundbrenner Instagram: www.instagram.com/soundbrenner Twitter: www.twitter.com/soundbrenner Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/soundbrenner
8. StudioMini XL
9. BandLab – Social Music Maker and Recording Studio
Import a track or create your song from scratch, collaborate with creators and producers, and publish your epic hits for the global BandLab community! Our easy-to-use multi-track editor is a launchpad that lets you record, edit and remix any tune to perfection. Throw in creative effects, beats, loops, and vocals from hundreds of free sound packs available, and be inspired by samples from musical genres like EDM, dubstep, garage, hip-hop, house, rock, rap and more. With BandLab’s social networking features, you can find new friends, connect with collaborators and start a band with fellow musicians, guitarists, beat makers, rappers and more — no audition needed! Message the pros and pioneers in the community for tips and techniques, and share your favorite collections with an audience that’s always eager to listen. Go from new to seasoned musician in no time. BandLab also lets you discover and stream millions of tracks made by emerging and established artists, bands and DJs. Create personalized playlists or tune in to our daily chart-topping curations! Our app comes with unlimited cloud storage so you can record to your heart’s content. What’s more, BandLab works seamlessly across all devices – crossover to our desktop site to load your projects, feed, bands and communities instantly. BandLab is absolutely FREE to use. No subscription fees, paywalls or limits to your experience. Get #BandLab and be a music maker today! ► FEATURES • 12-Track Mix Editor – Access our multi-track digital audio workstation (DAW) to record live audio or import, mix, splice and tweak tracks for the perfect mixdown. Customize track layers and add lyrics instantly. • 100+ Vocal/Guitar/Bass Presets – Access world-class effects with real-time monitoring. Use a medley of effects and filters, from drum phaser to gated reverb and more. • Looper – DJ like a pro with our extensive loop packs. Build an orchestra of sounds, add some synth or reverb, or just freestyle your way to a whole new mixtape while on the go. • Creator Kits – Produce all-new grooves using preloaded sound packs across multiple genres. Think of it as your favorite virtual drum pad machine (DPM) or music production controller (MPC). • 100+ Virtual MIDI Instruments – Compose music using anything from acoustic guitars to keyboards, pianos to synthesizers and a variety of drums, all within an app that fits in your pocket. • Explore – Not in the mood to create? No problem! Let BandLab be a source of entertainment as you explore and get inspired by new artists, genres and collections curated just for you. • Creator Connect – Team up with like-minded artists just around the corner or halfway across the world! Just fill out your profile and we’ll match you to potential collaborators who share your musical taste and inspiration. • Mastering – Need your mix to sound like it came from the production studio? Upload your song or recording and let our built-in equalizer work its magic. Supports mp3 and other formats. • Tuner and Metronome – Finding your rhythm is now a cakewalk with these essential audio tools. • Remix Tracks – “Fork” tracks that other creators have shared with the community and make your own mashups.