Best Metronome Mobile Apps For iOS And Android


The help of a metronome is essential when learning a new song as a musician. These apps always help make practicing easier, and with many of us already using our mobile devices even for recording, a metronome app is a great tool to have. We have put together a list of our top and favorite metronome apps available for free at no cost for both iOS and Android smartphone users.

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1. Metronome - BPM & Tap Tempo by Gismart

Gismart created their metronome app with both a digital and classic look. This app also offers educational games to practice your rhythm and timing. There's even an option where you can learn how to strengthen your music notation memory by practicing on learning how to memorize time signature, note value, and rhythm.

Download: iOS App Store

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2. Pulse - Metronome & Tap Tempo by Crescendo Technologies

Crescendo Technologies offers this great metronome app that you can use on your iPhone, iPaid, and Apple Watch. This app includes a simple intuitive interface, tap BPM, custom colors, custom click sounds, haptic vibrations, and time signatures. The pulse app allows you to to tempo sync across your devices with Bluetooth, and it even offers the option to create a music playlist.

Download: iOS App Store

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3. The Metronome by Soundbrenner

Soundbrenner offers many highlights to using their metronome app. Included options are being able to choose a subdivision, set accents, and change your time signature. You have a powerful customization to choose between click sounds and even enabling the cameras LED light or screen flash.

Download: iOS App Store Google Play Store

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4. Pro Metronome App by Xiao Yixiang

EUMLab offers both a Basic and Pro Feature for the Pro Metronome app. Basic features for the free version include time signature settings, 13 different time-keeping styles that includes a counting voice, accent settings, including f, mf, p, and mute indicators. The app also comes with a tap BPM, tone generators, and a timer to help you keep track of your music sessions.

Download: iOS App Store Google Play Store

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5. Metronome by imusic-school

imusic-school is a private lesson music school that built this app to originally help their students practice from home, and it is now reaching the world being accessed by many musicians for Android users. This metronome app offers options to adjust tempo ranging from 20 to 260 BPM, a tap BPM function, adjustable number of beats per measure, and rhythmic figures (quarter notes, eighth notes, sixteenth notes, tresillo, shuffle, swung notes.)

Download: Google Play Store