Waves - Tuner

Waves - Tuner


The popular (but aging) gStrings chromatic tuner app rewritten from scratch; with a multi-core optimized engine, improved fundamental frequency detection, smooth OpenGL graphics, a redesigned UX, and a simplistic/focused holo UI.


(!!) NOTE: this application is free to download, but will only work for a limited amount of time before you will have to activate it through a small one-time in-app purchase fee (~3EUR). Besides giving you a chance to try the app before you buy it, this was also the only way (due to technical constraints of the Play Store) to be able to give away this app for free to all existing gStrings users with paid content.


The app measures sound pitch using your phone's microphone, letting you tune any musical instrument (violin, viola, violoncello, bass, guitar, ukulele, piano, even wind instruments to name a few that have been tested).


Features include:
1. orchestra tuning (shifting/redefining tone frequencies, e.g. A440 > A443),
2. different temperaments (pythagorean, bagpipe, etc.),
3. custom user-defined temperaments,
4. different note namings (English, Latin, Hindustani),
4. a nonlinear scale,
5. microphone sensitivity setup,
6. pitch pipe.


If you were looking for a guitar tuner, try this!


Thank you note: most of the historic temperaments were included courtesy of NetCat AG.

Recent changes:
1. Improved fundamental detection,
2. unclamped tone octave labels fixed.
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About Waves - Tuner
The popular (but aging) gStrings chromatic tuner app rewritten from scratch; with a multi-core optimized engine, improved fundamental frequency detection, smooth OpenGL graphics, a redesigned UX, and a simplistic/focused holo UI.


(!!) NOTE: this application is free to download, but will only work for a limited amount of time before you will have to activate it through a small one-time in-app purchase fee (~3EUR). Besides giving you a chance to try the app before you buy it, this was also the only way (due to technical constraints of the Play Store) to be able to give away this app for free to all existing gStrings users with paid content.


The app measures sound pitch using your phone's microphone, letting you tune any musical instrument (violin, viola, violoncello, bass, guitar, ukulele, piano, even wind instruments to name a few that have been tested).


Features include:
1. orchestra tuning (shifting/redefining tone frequencies, e.g. A440 > A443),
2. different temperaments (pythagorean, bagpipe, etc.),
3. custom user-defined temperaments,
4. different note namings (English, Latin, Hindustani),
4. a nonlinear scale,
5. microphone sensitivity setup,
6. pitch pipe.


If you were looking for a guitar tuner, try this!


Thank you note: most of the historic temperaments were included courtesy of NetCat AG.

Recent changes:
1. Improved fundamental detection,
2. unclamped tone octave labels fixed.

User reviews of Waves - Tuner
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A Google User
Dec 16, 2014
Works ok Works ok, but gStings is much better. Waves is really jumpy and inaccurate in comparison. I don't know why gStings was discontinued in favour of this far worse version.
A Google User
Dec 14, 2014
Not free It's a time limited trial
A Google User
Dec 14, 2014
Unstable Spikes too much, unlike gstrings... Wonder why I ever paid for this
A Google User
Dec 13, 2014
Horrible I play clarinet and bass clarinet and when I was playing b flat said I was playing g#
A Google User
Dec 11, 2014
Just works great.