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With Insight Mr Bit you can create simple programs in plain English to control the BBC micro:bit to do lots of useful things:
• Show images, animations, messages and graphs
• Control external devices and models connected to the micro:bit
• Design and play games
• Make measurements from sensors and do calculations
• Transmit and receive radio signals between two or more micro:bits
• Compose and play musical tunes
You can make the micro:bit do all these things without worrying about complicated code.
You decide on inputs and outputs, Mr Bit offers you choices and uses them to build a program script. You can run the script to see how it works and edit it if it needs adjusting. Then, at the touch of a button, Mr Bit controls the BBC micro:bit via super-fast Bluetooth wireless without the need of connecting wires. In Control mode the iPad screen simultaneously shows how your program is working in the micro:bit. With Transfer mode you can send the program code to the micro:bit allowing it to run independently.
Mr Bit is a valuable tool for developing the logical thinking required in conventional computer languages.

The app comes fully equipped with:
• Tutorials - helping you start building and programming different types of control system
• Exercises – helping you learn how to create a variety of activities with the BBC micro:bit
• Experiments – helping you to get started with using external sensors and controlling devices connected to the BBC micro:bit
• Projects – Ideas for working models which you can build and control with the BBC micro:bit
• Example control systems - illustrating different types of programs for the BBC micro:bit

Ideal for Key Stages 2 & 3.

What’s New

Version 1.0.6

New features added:
•Controls for detecting micro:bit 'gestures' such as 'shaken'
•On-screen buttons for controlling a micro:bit from the iPad
•Functionality for controlling two-wheeled buggy vehicles
•Customised connections for GVS Breakout board and RoboBit and Kitronik buggy interfaces
•Functionality for communication between two or more micro:bits via radio
•Improvements to Tutorials and Exercises
•Driver for ultrasonic distance sensors
Improved Bluetooth communication
Improved compass calibration
Miscellaneous improvements to user interface

Ratings and Reviews

1.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

Poorscousertom ,


In a world in which we are trying to encourage females to enter a male dominated world, we end up with an app called Mr Bit. Seriously people, did you not consider this?
Please change the name..someone who cares.


Laurence Rogers
71.6 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad (3rd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad (4th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Wi-Fi (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5-inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch)Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation) and iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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