Melodist, a magic music app that composes a unique melody for every single photo.

By analyzing the changes in hues, saturation and brightness, Melodist generates the mode, scale, chord progression and melody automatically, turning every photo into a piece of beautiful music. Elegant animation carrying the emotion of the music is also displayed when playing the music. Combining image, music and animation, Melodist creates a brand-new multimedia art form.

Melodist helps you get incredible inspiration for music creation, allows you to relieve stress, relax and meditate. It also includes a sleep timer which can help you fall asleep with music.

What is Melodist about?
- A creative multimedia art form
- Turn photos into sweet melodies
- Get inspiration for music creation
- Relieve stress, relax and meditate
- Help you fall asleep with music

"Musicians could easily find inspirational snippets to extract and expand upon, and the app’s wandering crystalline melodies are calming enough for effective meditation. " —The Boston Globe

"You’ll love looking back on those vacation photos and hearing your own vacation song." —Brit+Co

Other features:
- 3 splendid animation effects
- 5 high-quality tones
- Play speed adjustable
- Sleep Timer
- Exporting music into audio, video or MIDI file for sharing

Demo video on Youtube:

What’s New

Version 1.2.1

This update contains stability and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

merryhel ,

Well it’s a start... 😬

Midi file will not export to Facebook.
Exporting a video file to Facebook results in a thumbnail of your photo alongside an animation of the notes. So it doesn’t really showcase your photos to their best.
Only 3 animations of the score, and 6 music style options.
Needs some work.
Waste of 99p. First and last time I look at iTunes recommendations 😆

Vincente Belli ,

I like

This app is better than I thought it would be. I bought this app out of curiosity and wasn’t expecting much, but actually it has turned out a few good melodies to certain images... and I like that you can have a melody played for you to fall asleep to, that’s a nice touch... maybe adding a feature that you can save melodies without exporting them would be nice. All in all I really like the app.

Bossmagic ,


Initially intrigued at the prospect of having my photographs synched into some musical form, so I downloaded this to discover how things would turn out, as I am a keen amateur photographer. I was quite excited at the outcomes it would provide so loaded up a snap to give it a whirl. It sort of jangles along and as far as I could discern it seemed to play just random notes with no obvious tune or structure to them. Perhaps I am being over critical, but not to my taste.


Sonar Multimedia Co., Ltd.
77.6 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Sonar Multimedia
In-App Purchases
  1. Deep Space £0.99
  2. Fairyland £0.99
  3. Export MIDI £0.99


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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