myNoise | Relax, Sleep, Work 4+

White Noise & Nature Sounds

myNoise BVBA

Designed for iPad

    • 4.6 • 1.3K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



‣ "Turns the creation of ambient noise into an art form." - Apple, App of the Day
‣ "A better way to block distracting conversations when you work in an open-plan office or cubicle." - Wall Street Journal
‣ "Of all the ambient noise apps I’ve tried, myNoise® is the best. It never repeats, it has top-notch sounds, and it is just plain fun to use." - Cult Of Mac.
‣ "Not everyone likes a quiet workspace. Some of us prefer to have a little background noise. We've covered many online noise generators in the past, but MyNoise is different..." - Lifehacker.

myNoise® is free, and comes with 20 FREE SOUNDS, amongst which: White Noise, Rain Noise, Ocean Noise, Binaural Beats, Spring Walk, Temple Bells, Distant Thunder, Irish Coast, Gregorian Voices, Tibetan Choir, Japanese Garden, Duduk Song, 88 keys, The Pilgrim, Unreal Ocean, Flying Fortress, Cafe Restaurant, Calm Office, Old Mansion, Take It Easy, and Warp Speed, the ultimate white noise for Sci-Fi fans…

The idea behind a noise machine, is to make use of the noises you like to mask the noises you dislike. The concept is simple, works extremely well, and does not require expensive equipment, such as active noise cancelling headphones.

Noise machines can be used by all audiences in a variety of ways throughout our daily lives; whether you're trying to work, study, relax, or even sleep.

With its 10 color-coded sliders, myNoise introduces the concept of frequency-shaped noises, focusing on the frequencies one wants to effectively block. This ensures a higher efficiency, and quieter masking levels than any other noise machine available on the market and online.

Listening to myNoise noise generators in a quiet environment makes sense too, and is even recommended to enjoy their optimal sound quality! Our noise machines are extraordinary to experience, especially with your favorite set of headphones.

Some of our noises are truly special: our so-called calibrated noise generators cover the entire audible frequency range, from 20 Hz to 20 kHz, over 10 color-coded octaves. Thanks to our unique calibration procedure, each calibrated generator can be made spectrally flat to your ears. As we get older, we all suffer from age-related hearing loss involving the higher tones. During the calibration procedure, we are able to measure your personal hearing levels, and adapt our calibrated noises - such as the rain noise - accordingly. You'll be surprised to hear frequencies you thought were lost forever!

Calibrated noise generators also compensate for your audio equipment and listening environment deficiencies, including the presence of background noise and its nature.

We regularly add new generators that you can find in the Download tab. Check them out, some of them are free to download. If you are a noise enthusiast, purchasing the "All You Can Hear" package guarantees that you will get unlimited access to all generators, including future ones. There are more than 250 generators available for download today, including 40+ calibrated ones. Enjoy!

Terms of use: these sound generators are provided for personal/private use only. myNoise® audio stems are subject to copyright and shall not be used in any other context without permission.

What’s New

Version 2.9.4

Fixing a 1 day-old bug that was supposed to fix a 10-years old bug.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

run2tunes ,

Better Sleep!

This app is just amazing!! I’m shocked by how much I love this app. Whether you want to sleep, focus, or relax this is the one to get. I’d downloaded it when I downloaded a highly promoted, subscription based, soundscape generator. I didn’t open myNoise until a week after I’d deleted the other; one night when my younger neighbor and friends were keeping me awake and I couldn’t stand another night of ear plugs. I played the free rain track over a speaker. Ahhhh, so relaxing, and enough randomness, that my brain stopped paying attention to the noises downstairs. The next day I sampled some of the non-free tracks, and took a chance on the “All you can hear” option. Currently, the “Distant thunder” track is my favorite for sleeping, but others I’ve tried have been great too. I often play one of the tonal tracks in the evening to relax. I’ve mostly used the default options, but the customization, and mix options are unbelievable. The free tracks are good, and really free; no ads, but the “All you can hear” option is a bargain if you can afford it. Having experienced more of the paid tracks, I would pay five times the price for the all access pack. Thanks so much for creating this amazing app!!

The Winged Wombat ,

Amazing app, fixed the no-download bug!

Edit: You can disregard the below review. The bug is now fixed for me even though it took a while and the app is 5 stars again. Thank you to the creators of myNoise for making the app. Hands-down best sound app for readers, writers, sounds for sleep, meditation...I could go on. Just wonderful, honestly! Not much more to add.
If anyone else is having a similar issue, try refreshing the download page and letting the sound generators roll in one at a time until everything has loaded. (As said in the developer response to this review as well) It doesn't take very long at all and when they're loaded up you can download any of them without hassle.

Old review: I used to love this app. I recently switched from an iPhone 5s to a 6s. I had previously purchased the 10 dollar package unlocking everything but suddenly I'm unable to download any generators. I've tried restoring my purchases multiple times, reinstalling the app, it's all useless. When I go to the download tab, none of the soundscapes are even available to download - they just don't appear anymore. Instead I'm left with the Tip Jar and a blank endless loading page. I don't have any use for this app until this is fixed.

Developer Response ,

We are aware of that bug affecting some users. This is a bug. Try going to the download tab, pull-down-to-refresh, and wait... sometimes a minute. The list may update correctly at the end. Next update we work on, will fix this. Extremely sorry for the inconvenience.

ZacSz ,

Get the all-you-can-hear for the best White Noise app around.

So, honestly, if you need a FREE white noise app, there are better ones. However, a couple of dollars turns this into far and away the best background noise app in the store. It is more powerful and more customizable than others and the sounds are of higher quality. You will never hear the loop... it might not even exist in the way it does in other apps. The sliders and mixer features provide a inconceivable number of changeable background noises and environments. Some other apps may appear to have more sound options, but because of the precise way MyNoise works, the possibilities are truly limitless. Using the sliders, each sound provides a nearly infinite number of listening choices and venturing into the generator to make custom mixes opens up literally endless soundscapes.

I love MyNoise so much that I have the app and am a continual supporter of the website. I have tried them all. Every so often I will find other generators with a specific recording or two I quite like. Overall, though, this is easily the best.


In-App Purchases

Calm Office
The office noise, without the boss yelling!
All You Can Hear Bundle
Unlock your constantly updated sounds library

App Privacy

The developer, myNoise BVBA, 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


  • Family Sharing

    Some in‑app purchases, including subscriptions, may be shareable with your family group when Family Sharing is enabled.

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