One of Apple's All-Time Top 20 Apps, Smule’s Ocarina turns your iPhone into an ancient flute. With no musical training required, you'll blow away your friends and family with your new talent.
"If everyone had the Ocarina app there would be no more wars" - David Pogue
"One of the most original entertainment programs to emerge from the App Store" - Wall Street Journal
"Ocarina is one of the most magical programs I've ever seen" - NY Times
Sensitive to your breath, touch and movements, Ocarina is more versatile than an actual flute:
• Blow air into your mic to create music
• Touch combinations of holes to play notes
• Tilt to change vibrato rate and depth
• Advanced users can change keys and modes, including C-Major and Zeldarian mode
With Ocarina, you can also hear people learning to play around the world:
• Listen in on Ocarina players all over the world just by tapping the globe icon
• Rate your favorite performances
• Name your Ocarina so others can listen to you play
• Share your favorite performances with family and friends via e-mail
• Record and archive your favorite performances on your own “My Ocarina” web page
Ocarina fans from all over the world have posted hundreds of free easy–to-read scores for popular songs. Just go to http://ocarina.smule.com and click on 'Songbook'.
Theme from Zelda
Theme from Harry Potter
My Heart Will Go On
Mario Brothers Theme
Watch some great (and not so great) Ocarina performances on YouTube: www.youtube.com/smuleage
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Try other Smule apps:
iPad: Magic Fiddle, Magic Piano & Glee Karaoke
iPhone/iPod: I Am T-Pain, Glee Karaoke, Leaf Trombone, Sonic Lighter & Zephyr
This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.
Lots of minor adjustments to improve the experience
Ratings and Reviews
Great app, yet...
This is by far one of the most fun apps I played on with it's listening to other players around the world and playing good pieces of music, but when I found the account settings and figured I'd sign up to change my location, I couldn't sign up in the app. Furthermore, when I tried signing up at the main website, I was blocked by an "object object" excuse. Am I doing something wrong?
My absolute favorite instrument app
I’ve been using this app since 2009 or 2010 and it has brought my life so much joy. It’s like always having a musical instrument in your pocket. I love to pull it out and play songs for my friends. I use the Ionian and Dorian modes to play everything from Somewhere Over the Rainbow to Hava Nagila. Truly the best party trick. If you have the patience to learn the instrument there’s no way you won’t love this app.
Decent app. Fun at first.
I’d rate higher but I wish there was an alternative to the microphone. My phone doesn’t properly pick up the action, so the playing is uneven, although I appreciate the variance in breath translating to a variance in sound. A touch-only option would definitely benefit this app. Another problem was the voting system on the globe. I couldn’t tell if the votes were actually going through. Otherwise this app is fun to play with.
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- 6.7 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
English, Simplified Chinese
- Age Rating
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