Transcribe+ Slow Down Music 4+

Slow Downer for Music & Audio

Dynamic App Design LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 4.5 • 3.7K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



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. Isolate or remove vocals, drums, bass and instrumentals with machine learning.

"Transcribe+ is an elegant solution for learning music by ear"

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 12 semitones to play the piece in every possible key
Fine tuning slider adjusts pitch in 100th of a semitone increments
Live scrub on the waveform- listen note by note
Loop View- practice all your loops in one place
Load video
EQ toolbar helps enhance certain frequencies
Flag the waveform with your own notes for later review
Loop any area of the song instantly for efficient practice
Split track into 2 or 4 stems to isolate or remove vocals, drums, bass or instrumentals
Export loops or Entire Tracks
Split-screen multitasking for iPad
11 themes with matching icons
Keyboard shortcuts- easily mapped to foot pedals
Dropbox, Google Drive and iCloud integration
Apple Music Support- Tempo changes only (Requires iOS 15.5 or newer)

Transcribe+ is a free trial download with limitations. Unlock everything with a single in-app purchase.

Note: Transcribe+ does not work with Spotify due to 3rd party app restrictions

What’s New

Version 1.8.2

Added the option to clear device cache.
Deleting device cache with NOT delete flags/loops you have set on previous tracks.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
3.7K Ratings

3.7K Ratings

WendyRaevn ,

A few additions would make this a 5 star app

There are a few features I think this app should have especially since it was so expensive.

My most urgent request is Low Pass and High Pass filters. I am currently trying to learn bass lines and sometimes the guitar is so forward in the song that the bass is really hard to hear without cranking the volume. It would be nice to turn the guitar down a bit or boost the bass.

Second is the ability to make a playlist of songs you are working on. It is a little annoying to have to go dig the song out of my phones music player each time and not be able to quickly call up a different song. I have had to reboot Transcribe once because it would not allow me to pass through to Apple Music to get my song.

Last and definitely least important, in most DAWs or DJ software you have the option of using the multicolor wave form view which is helpful because it shows where your kick drums are hitting by highlighting them and other beats in contrasting colors. This would make it easier to quickly pick out a section to loop and also helpful as a visual metronome as you practice.

Thank you for your time and effort, your app has already helped me a lot as a beginning bass player.

Developer Response ,

1.5 has the ability to split any track into Bass, Drums, Vocals and Instrumentals. I think this will actually accomplish your desired goals even better than a low/high pass and or multicolor waveform. Give it a try- it's actually quite amazing.

Overpushed ,

Amazing teaching tool

THANK YOU. I’m working with a youth theater group for an upcoming musical, and this app has made it SO much easier to teach vocals. The speed and pitch controls are great, of course; but the quality of the vocal isolation, while not 100% perfect (nothing is), is easily the best I’ve seen in an iOS app. I’m able to toggle between just instruments, just voices, and both *while the song is playing,* which is incredibly helpful for the kids to hear exactly what they should be singing/listening for. As other competent reviewers have mentioned, some kind of in-app file management system, like folders or playlists, would be the icing on the cake. It’s crashed on me a couple of times when downloading songs, but moving the tracks out of the cloud and onto my iPad solved that. I’d also like to see a little deeper zoom in, more accuracy in moving markers (it jumps a little every time you release), and the ability to turn off/on the waveform “record spin” sound when you scrub. But those are minor nice-to-haves in an app that is incredibly useful as it stands. Bravo. If you’re too cheap to pay $15 to support this kind of advanced audio trickery, I don’t know what to say.

45thatguy75 ,

So far so good but...

I have been using this app on my iPhone to isolate the rhythm, drums and or bass guitar so that I can see where sheet music and tabs are off by a note or two which is great. If you are looking to use this on your iPhone or iPad it is a fantastic app and boggles my mind as to how the program was designed to operate on a phone. I would recommend for those purposes.

But I thought for certain I had downloaded the same app on my windows 10 pc? Is that even possible? or has some other company used the same name in the Microsoft store and now I'm stuck with that other app?

I would just like to know if this program which works for what I need on my iOS iPhone, is available on a windows OS because it is a lot easier on the eyes and ears to be able to do the same on a much more powerful machine with bigger screen and a superior sound system. If not, are you considering development for the windows OS? And if yes to either would I need to purchase twice? Thanks in advance for reading my jumbled review/ inquiry and I look forward to hearing from you.

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