Ultimate Guitar Tuner
By Ultimate Guitar
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From the creators of Ultimate Guitar Tabs, one of the top Music applications in the App Store! Originally part of the Ultimate Guitar Tools suite, the Ultimate Guitar Tuner is now available as a stand-alone application.
Ultimate Guitar Tuner keeps your instrument in perfect pitch wherever you are. You can use your mobile's built-in microphone, or tune by ear with our unique Brain Tuner.
The Chromatic Tuner features a sleek, accurate display for fast and reliable tuning, and a whole library of alternate tuning settings. The Brain Tuner plays rich string sounds for all our tuning options, so advanced musicians can tune by ear.
Only the Ultimate Guitar Tuner allows you to adjust your microphone sensitivity, and our ultra-high resolution display guarantees pitch perfect tuning.
"Really dig the Tuner, has great accuracy, built in mic picks up my acoustic guitar, even in loud situations, and allows you to see it down to the specific Hz." – Rob Zakaryan, Adelitas Way
Features and improvements:
· Sleek interface
· New and improved pitch detection algorithm
· Alternate tunings
· Adjustable microphone sensitivity
· Mic level display
· Switch between linear and non-linear tuning scales
· Fine-tuning range increased
· Orchestral tuning
What's New in Version 1.0.1
Overall this is a very solid tuner.
With my acoustic guitar the tuner was able to pick up the sound very easily and was dead on accurate with my other tuner (a Korg CA-30). With my electric guitar it was just as accurate as the Korg. My only issue with this tuner is that the electric guitar had to be amplified (surprise, surprise) to be picked up. This is only minor but I am able to tune my unplugged electrics with the Korg.
The interference is okay, nothing too special. The appearance is fine to look at and gets the job done. The pièce de résistance of this program is its tuning capabilities. Every tuning I use is listed and there are a lot more to choose from.
Having tried out many iPhone tuners I had realized that this was a feature that was lacking in all of them. With all these extra tunings it makes the process of changing tunings very easy.
It is missing a couple features that would make it a great product (a favorite tuning feature for example) but for only $2 this is a good buy. If you are looking for a standalone tuning, check this one out!
Worth Every Penny
I was needing a tuner, and found this little powerful app. For only a few dollars it gives you a lot of cool options. With the chromatic tuning you can change how you want your guitar tuned on the fly with lots of presets, you can change the tapering, mic sensitivity and even set it to orchestra tuning. It also had a "brain" tuning function, which has a guitar already tuned so you can loop notes and match it with your guitar if it's easier for you. The ultimate guitar tuner performs just as accurately as other tuning pedals I've used and it's 10 times cheaper. Worth every penny.
Difficult to use and confusing
Its not very good for my electric (yes i use an amp). I try to tune it and i dont understand if i am too flat or too sharp. Theres nothing to indicate it. The HZ measurement seems like it would be useful if only it doesnt constantly jump at 100 intervals constantly. I tried to toy with the settings but its not not easy to understand and it doesnt seem to change anything. There should be a guide to help navigate the options.
The app has lots of potential but for now i give it a low rating.
- Category: Music
- Updated: Oct 05, 2011
- Version: 1.0.1
- Size: 3.8 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Ultimate Guitar
- © 2011 Ultimate Guitar USA, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.