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Tuner app.

Postby ef37a » Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:18 pm

Easy one this?
Daughter's BF is getting a mex Strat for crissy, they both have smart phones and so I am sure there is a tuner app?

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Re: Tuner app.

Postby desmond » Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:40 pm

Any particular platform, or should we chose our own?

My fave iOS tuner app is TC's Polytune...
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Re: Tuner app.

Postby Andyh 56 » Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:55 pm

The Boss tuner app is quite good. Available for ios and Android. Also its free!
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Re: Tuner app.

Postby Wonks » Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:59 pm

Mine's the Peterson iStroboSoft app, it is very good. There are various free tuners. I did have the TC app as well, but preferred using the Peterson one. It has the benefit of showing you which octave the note is on e.g. A4, which is very useful when tuning a guitar with all-new strings on, so you've got no other pitch reference.

I've stopped using my TC Polytune mini pedal as the individual tuning mode badly disagreed with the all-string mode, and it kept switching to all string mode when I was playing a single string.
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Re: Tuner app.

Postby Sam Spoons » Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:02 pm

TC PolyTune here too for (relatively) quick and simple but I use (and prefer) the Peterson iStroboSoft for ultimate accuracy. An acquired taste but once you have the knack it's more accurate than your guitar's tuning system.
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Re: Tuner app.

Postby blinddrew » Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:54 pm

I use the boss one but it's definitely just for back-up. Though to its credit, it does a half decent job on the upright bass, which a lot struggle with.
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Re: Tuner app.

Postby ManFromGlass » Sat Dec 22, 2018 5:24 pm

Peterson and Boss here
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Re: Tuner app.

Postby Luke W » Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:31 pm

Cleartune is a good one, only a couple of quid and works really well.
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Re: Tuner app.

Postby Martin Walker » Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:36 pm

I use:

Pitch - Chromatic Tuner
Frozen Ape Pte. Ltd.

Nice large and clear screen display 8-)


currently free (but I only paid 49p for my copy ;) )

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Re: Tuner app.

Postby Ben Asaro » Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:26 pm

Probably too late to this party but I use the Peterson strobe app for intonation and the Fender app for tuning, both in an iPad Mini 4. The Fender app is particularly good, the Peterson works with harmonics and is probably not great as a first time tuner...
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