BPM-Detector

BPM-Detector


New!

Unlike the others, this app actually LISTENS to the music using the phone's on-board microphone. Simply start the app, and the BPM is updated once every seven seconds. The app works best with music that has a strong beat.

Select either 60-120 BPM or 100-200 BPM to get estimates in those ranges.

Choose from either the modern or old-fashioned skin.

Switch the app into "nerd mode" to have a look under the hood. Watch as a spectrogram is generated in real-time (choose color or black & white). Below the spectrogram you will see the rate of energy change of the music. Peaks represent beats or other musically significant events. Once every seven seconds, the bottom of the screen displays a chart with the candidate beats per minute. The largest values are the most likely.

Note that the app also works on music without a strong beat, but you may have to snap your fingers, clap, or tap on the screen to the music to help it register energy transitions correctly.

For fun, try beatboxing while running the app!

Recent changes:
New!

V2.0 features:

1) Includes a new skin: Cleaner, crisper, and easier to read.

2) For fans of the old skin, it remains largely the same, but with improved readability.

3) A standard preferences dialog makes selecting different modes more intuitive.

4) Most importantly, the app now includes a two BPM detection ranges: 60-120 and 100-200. Pick the speed range that fits your music, and you'll no longer have to multiple or divide by two the get the correct BPM!
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3.8
User ratings
541
Installs
50,000+
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File size
763 kb
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About BPM-Detector
New!

Unlike the others, this app actually LISTENS to the music using the phone's on-board microphone. Simply start the app, and the BPM is updated once every seven seconds. The app works best with music that has a strong beat.

Select either 60-120 BPM or 100-200 BPM to get estimates in those ranges.

Choose from either the modern or old-fashioned skin.

Switch the app into "nerd mode" to have a look under the hood. Watch as a spectrogram is generated in real-time (choose color or black & white). Below the spectrogram you will see the rate of energy change of the music. Peaks represent beats or other musically significant events. Once every seven seconds, the bottom of the screen displays a chart with the candidate beats per minute. The largest values are the most likely.

Note that the app also works on music without a strong beat, but you may have to snap your fingers, clap, or tap on the screen to the music to help it register energy transitions correctly.

For fun, try beatboxing while running the app!

Recent changes:
New!

V2.0 features:

1) Includes a new skin: Cleaner, crisper, and easier to read.

2) For fans of the old skin, it remains largely the same, but with improved readability.

3) A standard preferences dialog makes selecting different modes more intuitive.

4) Most importantly, the app now includes a two BPM detection ranges: 60-120 and 100-200. Pick the speed range that fits your music, and you'll no longer have to multiple or divide by two the get the correct BPM!

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A Google User
Apr 24, 2015
It's all over the place Totally useless
A Google User
Apr 6, 2015
Doesn't work This app literally does nothing at all.
A Google User
Apr 1, 2015
Doesn't work for my music It may work well for some music, but shows wildly different bpm every few seconds during the same song. Back to tapping.
A Google User
Mar 9, 2015
Used too work great Now it skips and freezes my music when I use it... Please fix... Samsung Galaxy s4...
A Google User
Mar 2, 2015
Yay Now I can kinda determine the bpm of deadmau5 lol
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