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Old 03-13-2012, 01:22 AM
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IPhone slow down app?

Hi guys,

Any recommendations for a slow down app for Iphone?

Capo looks good, almost like the Transcribe! for the Iphone, but $20 is alot. But if you guys have strong recommendations I'd consider.

Any other options than Capo and ASD?

Thanks.
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Old 03-13-2012, 05:20 AM
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I have Capo, it is superb. The sound remains clear upon tempo or pitch change. It also has some cool features such as putting the left or right channel into both earphones, a frequency eliminator and equaliser. I was fortunate to buy it on sale.
I also have another called AB Loop. While the developer puts a lot of effort into it with updates and new features it falls short on the sound quality, it warbles when slowed down.
Many of the free guitar amp simulators have a slow down looping feature.
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Old 03-13-2012, 05:49 AM
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AB Loop is great because it lets you very quickly and easily bookmark and recall sections of a song, and it is by far the fastest of any I've tried at loading additional songs - it lets you do a playlist. Very handy for learning a show on short notice with lots of reps.

If you learn music with new/unfamiliar harmony it is really handy to be able to shift the pitch up an octave and hear the bassline in the vocal register (though I do have as a goal for myself to work on hearing bass better in its own register). Anytune will move the pitch by an octave and keep it intelligible, and the Pro version with the good algorithm is only $10. There is a free version that works great for many things. Capo has a more beautiful/elegant interface, but for reasons unknown I prefer Anytune; they have very similar features.

AB Loop is the one I use the most.
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:02 PM
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A buddy of mine bought me Mimicopy. It seems to work pretty well.
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:50 PM
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I have Capo and like it, but you may want to find a cheaper option. I agree that it is probably overpriced at $20.
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:52 PM
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Hi guys,

Any recommendations for a slow down app for Iphone?

Capo looks good, almost like the Transcribe! for the Iphone, but $20 is alot. But if you guys have strong recommendations I'd consider.

Any other options than Capo and ASD?

Thanks.
ASD is great...
way worth the money

j
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Old 03-13-2012, 02:10 PM
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Another Capo user, works exceptionally well, but I agree the price is a bit much. I wish the Transcribe dude would offer an app, I really like his version for Mac.
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Old 03-13-2012, 02:58 PM
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AB Loop is great because it lets you very quickly and easily bookmark and recall sections of a song, and it is by far the fastest of any I've tried at loading additional songs - it lets you do a playlist. Very handy for learning a show on short notice with lots of reps.

If you learn music with new/unfamiliar harmony it is really handy to be able to shift the pitch up an octave and hear the bassline in the vocal register (though I do have as a goal for myself to work on hearing bass better in its own register). Anytune will move the pitch by an octave and keep it intelligible, and the Pro version with the good algorithm is only $10. There is a free version that works great for many things. Capo has a more beautiful/elegant interface, but for reasons unknown I prefer Anytune; they have very similar features.

AB Loop is the one I use the most.
AB Loop has the best looping features of any of the phrase training apps out there. I just wish the sound quality and the sensitivity of the slow feature worked better, at least for me.
How is the sound quality when slowed down for you ? Maybe it's my iPad 1 ?
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Old 03-13-2012, 06:04 PM
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I'm a huge fan of tasd. A piece of cake to use which is important to me.
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Old 03-13-2012, 08:42 PM
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ASD is great...
way worth the money

j
I tried the demo for two minutes and bought the full version. Tremendous. Who needs a computer anymore?
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Old 03-13-2012, 09:45 PM
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Amazing Slowdowner works quite well.
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Old 03-13-2012, 10:05 PM
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Imusician. It is only a couple bucks. Works great only thing I don't like is that it sues not look for files on device. You need to upload them. It works great.
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Old 03-13-2012, 10:07 PM
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I bought Amazing Slowdowner a while ago and it's the best $15 I've spent on guitar in a long time!
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:20 AM
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AB Loop has the best looping features of any of the phrase training apps out there. I just wish the sound quality and the sensitivity of the slow feature worked better, at least for me.
How is the sound quality when slowed down for you ? Maybe it's my iPad 1 ?
Not quite as good as Capo or Anytune Pro algorithm (which you can purchase separately - the base program is free). But it is not at all distracting for me. It sounds fine at full speed, so if anything it's a carrot before the horse, coaxing me up to full speed : )
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:21 AM
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BTW to everyone recommending Amazing SlowDowner: that was the first one out AFAIK, and I bought it, too (back then). Is there anyone who has also bought Capo, ABLoop, and Anytune and still prefers ASD?

I don't even have ASD installed anymore.
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