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Description

Improve your ear for tuning and intonation with this beautiful app.

• Improve your musical intonation — one of the most important skills a musician can have.
• Leverage 25 years of academic research on how to train intonation.
• Track your progress and compete on Game Center.
• Add on beautiful instrument sounds, including piano, guitar, violin, cello, clarinet, banjo, flute, French horn, trombone, and trumpet.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“A brilliantly simple game of precision hearing…ingenious. It will absolutely help you develop a more discerning ear.”
— Voice Council Magazine

“Very easy to use…a fun and useful addition to your practice toolbox.”
— Horn World

“There are a number of ear training apps available for the iPhone, but InTune has actual science to back it up.”
— discchord

“I have your app on my phone and love it!!!”
— David P. Schurger, orchestra director, Indiana

“Excellent...it’s made a remarkable difference this past year in my ability to rehearse complex 20th and 21st century music!”
— Paul Piazza, conductor/composer, LA

THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE APP

InTune began as a way for researchers to test pitch discrimination, the ability to differentiate pitches that are close together. But then researchers discovered that musicians improved the more often they played – 3x faster than those who didn’t. Download for free and see if InTune works for you!

HELP US IMPROVE!

We’re always improving InTune and love hearing from users. Please send your comments and requests to support@halfnotelabs.com.

What’s New

Version 5.0.3

• Beautiful new design
• New instruments: banjo, koto, guitar, timpani, trumpet, and piccolo
• Better instrument sounds, including real clarinet, banjo, koto, guitar, and cello
• French, Italian, Swedish, and Finnish translations
• Shake to hear pitches again
• Shinier app icon

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
344 Ratings

344 Ratings

Q'er ,

Great to use in the classroom

As a middle school band director, teaching students to have an ear for intonation and tuning is important. My students love to use the app as a game - the contest is to see which class can score the highest. I love to see them have fun while learning to develop an ear for intonation. Their only concern, so also mine, is the tone generation can be somewhat uncomfortable when the whole class is listening. The team that has created this app should be commended for bringing such a great app to the public, and should make more!

Descartes135 ,

Oboe timbre inconsistent

Overall I think this is a great app and I love using it. The addition of the new timbre choices at a rather reasonable $0.99 is a nice touch. However, the oboe option is broken, and the flat oboe sound is qualitatively different from the sharp oboe sound which makes practicing on that choice trivially easy. The English horn option somehow doesn’t have this issue; if I memorize exactly how the vibrato behaves in the flat vs sharp versions i could use that to hack the game but it’s something I can choose to ignore. I haven’t tried any of the other options but I recommend looking into them to make sure that the only thing differing is the pitch and not the tone quality/behavior; even if those differences are subtle people are bound to pick up on them.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the feedback. We redid all the instrument sounds for InTune 5.0. Would you email us at support@halfnotelabs.com to let us know if the oboe sounds better now?

AH4cx ,

Great for classroom use too!

As a middle school band director I use this app to help my students start listening more carefully to fine differences in pitch. It’s very easy to understand and I like the binary choice between higher and lower. Since it resets each time to easier levels, the kids who got lost when we made it to the really fine distinctions are able to rejoin us. InTune really helps them start paying closer attention to pitch.

App Privacy

The developer, Half Note Labs, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Game Center

    Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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