Piper's Metronome 4+

Designed by pipers for pipers‪.‬

Avoir Technology

Designed for iPad

    • 4.8 • 346 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



The Piper's Metronome™ is world’s first metronome designed by pipers for pipers. Packed powerful tools built for the unique features of bagpipe music.

The Piper's Metronome™ is easy-to-use. Achieve greater control and precision with your playing with this one-of-a-kind, totally intuitive metronome packed with powerful tools built all styles of bagpipe music. The easy-to-follow, ring-style display makes playing along easy and fun.

Smart Presets make it quick to get started with easy-to-understand, pre-programmed settings for every type of pipe tune and one-tap speed levels tailored for every tune type. Customize everything for your own personal look and feel.

Learn and master the expression of your tunes with the powerful Pulsing and Rhythm settings. These ground-breaking tools allow you to adjust and customize the pulsing, pointing, beat-emphasis, and rhythmic stress to achieve the perfect feel for pipe style tunes, such as 2/4 marches, strathspeys, reels and more.

Build, save and share custom sets. It’s easy to create sets for MSRs, Medleys, or any other combination of tunes with introductions, including pipe band style attacks. Add your tunes and customize the transitions with time signature and tempo changes, and any number of bars or beats. Save all of your sets and share with friends and bandmates in a single click.

It's easy and quick to get started:

• Press the button to choose your tune type (default is 4/4 March).
• Set your tempo quickly using one of these ways:
• Use the tempo adjustment slider. Make finer adjustments using the + and - buttons.
• Tap in your desired tempo using the Tap button.
• Choose a pre-set speed from the Level button (1: slowest, 5 is fastest)
• Tap the Rhythm button to add additional rhythmic patterns.
• Choose your Pulsing level to enhance your musical expression.
• Press the play button. Enjoy!

The Piper's Metronome™ is a powerful and full-featured metronome that will help you achieve better musicality and control. Try it out for free and then upgrade to the paid version to unleash all the super amazing features, including creating custom tune sets like MSRs and Medleys and sharing them with your friends.

What’s New

Version 1.19

+ Improved accessibility features

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
346 Ratings

346 Ratings

JMBT1984 ,

Great Features to Take Your Piping to the Next Level

I am really enjoying the features, particularly the pulse options. Coming from more traditional music one of my biggest challenges has been the unique timing of the dot cuts in bagpipe music. Being able to set the metronome to the type of song I am playing and being able to adjust the types of pulses to help me get the exact timing of the dot cut is helping me prepare for my first competition and take my piping to that next level.

timshutch ,

Game Changer!

This metronome really has been game changer for me. Over the months that I’ve been using the app, I’ve made measurable improvements to my march and strathspey playing. The pulsing feature allows me to dial in just the right swing so I’m no longer guessing if I’m pointing enough or not. The circular design is easy to follow, and the ability to program sets or medleys with all the breaks and transitions is amazing. If you’re a piper or pipe band drummer, and are serious about improving your playing, you owe it to yourself to get this metronome! I can’t recommend it enough!

Think, pray, love ,

Yay Accessibility!

I went to practice today and was sad when the beta wouldn't open but then I realized that it's because the accessibility changes we made during the beta phase are now live! So I'm really excited to share with other bagpipe students or pipers that either have a little bit of vision or no vision at all that this app now works with VoiceOver on all Apple devices, including my iPad!

Thank you guys for being so responsive and willing to help me make this app even better

App Privacy

The developer, Avoir Technology, 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 Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
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