Rhythm Sight Reading Trainer
(ReadRhythm)

Available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Description

Improve your sight reading quickly with immediate feedback of timing accuracy. Carefully graduated levels from simple to professional. Allow you to start at your best level and improve at your own pace, more rapidly than on your own instrument. Practice anytime and anywhere. Many advanced features.

Exercises

  • Common and rarer rhythms from 2 to 12 beats per bar (2/2, 4/2, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8).

  • More than 200 fixed exercises (100 (longer ones) on iPad).

  • Thousands of random exercises.

  • Levels for absolute beginners as well as professionals.

  • More difficult exercises include rests, ties, syncopations,
    duplets, triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets.

  • Option to add swing to every quarter note meter exercise.

  • Different degrees of swing: light, medium and hard.

  • Automatic count-off with one or two bars.

  • Longer (random) exercises in landscape orientation.

Practice & test mode

  • Practice mode: listen or tap along while the rhythm is played.

  • Test mode: you hear the metronome and must read and tap the rhythm.

  • Accuracy is instantly displayed visually (color and position) with each tap.

  • Easily adjust metronome tempo by sliding or keypad.

  • Two tap buttons for higher tempos or tapping with alternating fingers.

Rhythm editor

  • Any exercise can serve as a starting point for editing.

  • The editor provides many options to tailor exercises to your needs.

  • Designed to need very few taps.

  • Includes an editor for ties.

  • Unlimited undo.

  • Add your exercises to favorites.

  • Share these with others.

Extra challenges

  • Expert mode: a higher default tempo for the exercises plus more accuracy required in tapping.

  • Endurance test (continuous reading).

  • Speeding-up tests.

  • Left- and right-hand independence: tap the beat and rhythm with two tap buttons.

  • Note duration test.

  • Count 6/8 in two (dotted quarter has the beat).

  • Ear training function to help in rhythmic dictation.

  • Keep focused on the rhythm while notes from a chord progression are played.

Reporting

  • Frequency chart of tap results.

  • Progress reports for fixed and random exercises.

  • Mail your results: e.g. send your 100% score graphic or progress reports.

Sounds

  • Sounds of the app player, metronome and taps can be chosen from several percussive instruments.

  • Optional stereo sound. Hear your taps in the right ear and the metronome/player in the left ear.

  • Optional beat-counting voice function.

Microphone

  • Use of the microphone as an alternative to the tap buttons.

  • Play the rhythm with hand claps, finger-snaps or an instrument.

  • Sensitivity function.

  • Support for external microphones.

MIDI

  • Support for receiving taps from a Midi device connected via USB camera adapter or USB-C (like keyboard, guitar, drum kit).

  • Device is automatically detected.

  • Touch-sensitivity support.

  • Any exercise can be exported as a MIDI file.

Other

  • Very low latency (instant response).

  • Left-handed tapping support.

  • Classical as well as flat interface themes.

  • Dark mode support.

  • Universal app (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch).

  • Support for all screen sizes.

  • 64-bit compatible.

  • iOS, iPadOS 16 tested.

App store screenshots (iPhone)

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Test results for a 4/4 level 10 random exercise.

Flat user interface theme used (default).

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Test results with note duration option on.

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Real-time feedback color options.

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Some of the 240 fixed exercises.

On iPad, two iPhone exercises are merged into one exercise.

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Examples of fixed exercises with 32nd notes and quintuplets.

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Random generated exercises, 72 levels, 13 different time signatures.

Thousands of different exercises.

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Editor for x/8 time signatures.

(3/8, 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8)

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Create, save & and mail your own favorites (max 200)

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Nine extra challenges (can be combined).

Quick start tutorial screenshots (6)

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Help for new users document screenshots (11)

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Note duration screenshots (4)

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Privacy policy

  • We don't collect any of your personal information.

  • Mails you send us will not be shared with others.