Welcome to SpeakBeat Metronome! "The app that counts out loud so you don't have to!"

Metronomes, professional tools to mark time at a selected rate, are widely used by musicians, both music teachers and music students alike. SpeakBeat Metronome brings a realistic simulation of a metronome to your iPhone device, and it is accurate, precise, and totally reliable. To set up this musical tool, you just need to specify the tempo, set the time signature, pick which subdivisions to speak and leave the rest to SpeakBeat Metronome. There are many other customizations available for users of all types.

SpeakBeat Metronome is a convenient and reliable application for your iOS device, a perfect alternative to a traditional metronome. It's a great companion for playing piano or guitar.

The clean and modern interface of SpeakBeat Metronome is so user-friendly, you don't need to be a genius to figure it out. This powerful tool for musicians has a unique talking feature. Choose from a selection of voices and this spoken metronome will count the numbers out loud for you, letting you focus on your musical instrument.

How does this metronome app stand out from the competition?

One. SpeakBeat Metronome and its many customizable options can count out complex meters and precise rhythms at any BPM.

Two. Choose from a wide range of time signatures, subdivisions, and even multiple bars.

Three. A super easy configuration panel makes all this simple both for amateurs and professionals.

No matter whether you're a music teacher, a music student, an instrument player (piano, guitar, drums, brass, woodwind, and more), a dancer, a choreographer, a fitness instructor, or a cheerleader, SpeakBeat Metronome has you covered.

SpeakBeat Metronome's main features at a glance:
- Clean new design with fresh and intuitive interface
- A perfect alternative to the traditional metronome
- Choose from several studio-recorded voices
- Pick any tempo using a dial or tapping beats-per-minute
- Set time signatures of counts ranging from 2 to 12
- Choose how many subdivisions to vocalize (e.g. "1 e + a")
- Add a customizable starting delay before counting
- Add as many as four bars of different meters to help count complex time
- Add a programmable count-in, either up ("1-2-3") or down ("3-2-1")
- Choose between a light and dark theme
- Useful for both amateur music students and professionals music instructors

Thanks to SpeakBeat Metronome's count out loud feature, the app does the "one two three four" for you and you do the concentrating on the notes or steps while the BeatSpeak.

Download SpeakBeat Metronome on your iOS device and never miss a beat again. Let us know of any questions, feature requests, bugs, or other suggestions.

SpeakBeat offers the following subscriptions options:
* 1 month: $0.99 (USD)
These prices apply to United States residents. Prices may vary in other countries respecting your local currency exchange rate. Your subscription will be charged to your iTunes account. At the end of the term, unless auto-renewables subscriptions are disabled, your subscription will automatically renew in your iTunes account. You will be charged for the regular price of your subscription within 24 hours prior to the end of the current term. You can turn off automatic renewal in your iTunes account settings at any time, but you must do so at least 24 hours before the end of the current term. Refunds will not be provided for the unused portion of any term.
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What’s New

Version 2.2.5

- Minor updates

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
912 Ratings

912 Ratings

sr515teach ,


I’ve tried multiple app-based metronomes and this is by far the best one. It’s so much easier to hear someone counting since this is what you do when playing music - you count. You don’t (usually) think or say a weird tone as you play! This app counts the beats and unlike other similar apps, it speaks in a normal human voice (and there are multiple different options for the type of voice) and not a creepy robot voice. It can also count in various subdivisions which is really unique and helpful. The free version works perfectly but it’s well worth $1.99 to remove the ads. My one request would be that the app work in landscape mode since I have to keep my iPad plugged in while playing so landscape mode is much more convenient.

UPDATE: the developer added landscape mode!

Developer Response ,

Landscape mode is now supported!

Hobiecaster ,

Speak Beat

I have been a musician for at least 50 years and taught music as well. I have had metronomes, drum machines and drummers. If you’ve ever had a drummer that didn’t know the song and just played a beat. This is a lifesaver. This app Speak Beat and Capo are now my band mates. I’ve been in bands, built guitars and been in music my whole life. This is a great app. I hope they continue their good work.

Developer Response ,

We're very pleased an experienced musician such as yourself finds value in our app. Thank you for taking your time to leave a review!

Callie12044 ,

I finally understand swing triplets. Get this free metronome

This metronome is different since it specifically counts 1 and a, 2 and a, etc. This takes away the confusion as to whether a nameless BEEP, is the 1, or is it the a, or was that the 2 and??Yes, I finally understand counting after years of misery. No small accomplishment. Thanks!

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