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What Note Is This?

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"If you have always wanted to be able to read music or you are studying an instrument, this is a very helpful and worthwhile app. It makes learning to read notes a lot more interesting!" -

"What Note Is This? is an ingenious app. After only a few sessions I have regained much of my long-lost music reading skills from my formal music lessons as a child." -

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*** Learn notes in practice mode! ***

Flick your way through endless flashcards of notes. A shadow note shows the note you played, and the lights on the piano turn green when you press the correct key.

*** Challenge yourself to a quiz! ***

Take 10-note quizzes with fast-paced auto-card-flicking action! Lights turn red and green to show your accuracy.

*** Adaptable learning environment! ***

Need to focus on bass clef? No problem! Not ready for sharps and flats? Stick with the “beginner” mode. Big letters on the keys bothering you? Turn them off. They don’t mind.

*** Things to achieve! ***

Collect stickers for your accomplishments! Can you identify 10 notes in less than 20 seconds? Can you identify every sharp and flat during a quiz? We’ll reward your tenacity with digital stickers.

*** For all ages! ***

Easy enough for children, but even easier enough for adults. Spend 20 minutes a day with this app, and I guarantee you’ll have spent 20 minutes with this app.

*** Universal and optimized for all devices! ***

Want to learn your notes on the go? Not ready to hand the iPad over to the kids? Now, get the same great experience on your iPhone and iPod Touch devices, including fancy retina displays and the extra fancy iPhone 5 display!

*** Much, much more - wait, no, that’s about it. ***

Have a suggestion or question? Head over to our website and shoot us an email. If you have a great idea, we might just throw it in later. For the kids.

What's New in Version 1.3

- NOW UNIVERSAL! Welcome, iPhone and iPod Touch users!
- Works great on the iPad Mini!
- Optimized for the new iPhone 5!
- Optimized for retina displays of all sizes!
- Various bug fixes!

We can't thank you enough for your support of What Note is This! We always love to hear from our users! Please drop by our site and let us know what you'd like to see in future versions!


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Customer Reviews

One-trick pony

The app is great at what it does but it’s limited in scope. I’m a weak sight-reader but had no problem with “advanced” mode on this app, suggesting that there’s a lot more room to grow. I think it should include a feature for reading a note against a key signature, rather than just plain accidentals. It doesn’t seem to keep track of your strengths and weaknesses — I got quizzed on the exact same note three times in a row at one point. It would also be nice if it incorporated some “supermemo”-style tracking to quiz you more on the notes you miss and less on the notes you know.

Should be better

I'm disappointed that this app contains some glaring bugs right off the bat. It's initially confusing because you're directed to begin by an arrow that points to nothing on the screen. By pressing buttons on opposite side of screen can you actually begin the game. The notes begin to appear well enough but after about ten notes the game sporadically hangs and more than one note appears (If it's quizzing chords that early in the first quiz it should be clearer; but it's not--it's a glitch).

What Note Is This?
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $0.99
  • Category: Music
  • Updated: Sep 24, 2012
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 6.2 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Ben Thornburg

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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