There an explosion in apps for music fans happening on iPad and iPhone and while there’s an abundance of excellent paid applications, there is also a number of free iPad apps worth checking out.
Virtuoso Piano Free 2 HD
A free iPad app that will help You learn basics of music and play the piano. The sound quality is really good, in fact it delivers much more that You could expect from a freebie. It allows for playing chords with up to 5 fingers, shifting octaves and notes. A remarkable feature is a “duette” mode that lets two people play at once my flipping a second keyboard. The full paid version should You decide to get it, also offers tuning, recording and other exciting features.
This free iPad app that simulates the sound of a classical guitar with nylon strings could be even better in some way than Apple’s headliner, GarageBand. Although You’re limited you to playing with only six chords and “playing” itself doesn’t really resemble one of a real guitar, You can create your own chord sets. This makes this free iPad app really useful for playing or writing basic songs.
This particular loop-based DJ-style free iPad app has two virtual decks and is aimed at pro musicians. You don’t need a separate mixer, as two decks are always playing together. Just select one of decks, position the crossfader, tap play and you’re guaranteed to get a perfect mix. For non-professional musicians, there is a choice from 5 free bundled dance music tracks.
Beatwave is a simplified synth that lets even people without any musical ability create amazing tracks with this free iPad app. Beatwave has an impressive range of instrument samples and You can build pleasing tunes just by prodding a grid. Using just your finger you can rapidly create professional sounding compositions, save them and share with your friends via email. Additional instruments are also available via in-app purchases.
Rj Voyager is a free iPad app for DJs that enables you to create wild mixes of synthesizers, drums, reality effects grabbed through the mic and filters. It’s possible to choose one of bundled tracks and tweak its attributes in real-time via an intuitive, futuristic interface.