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Description

»Better Ears« (formerly known as Karajan® - Music and Ear Trainer), is an educational music and ear training app, which helps you grow your musical skills and enhance your hearing capabilities. There are ten different exercises included, starting from interval recognition all the way to chord progressions - perfect for beginners and music-masters alike!


You decide how to train!

With »Better Ears« you can decide for yourself what your training routine should look like. There are no rules you have to follow, you decide when to start and how often to practice.


10 different exercises included

»Better Ears« includes 10 different exercises:
• Interval recognition
• Scale recognition
• Chord recognition
• Chord progressions
• Pitch recognition
• Melodic dictation
• Tempo recognition
• Key Signature recognition
• Interval music reading
• Scale music reading
• Chord music reading
• Melody music reading


Custom scales, chords and chord progressions

The new editor for Chords, Scales and Chord Progressions allows you to add your own items.

5 different instruments

Choose your training sound from five different instruments. Better Ears comes with Acoustic Grand piano, Bright Acoustic Piano, Electric Grand Piano, Nylon Acoustic Guitar and Steel Acoustic Guitar.


Keyboard and Fretboard

»Better Ears« comes with a virtual keyboard and virtual guitar fretboard. You can key notes on either.


Four preset levels

»Better Ears« ships with four preset levels:
• Beginner
• Easy
• Normal
• Professional


Unlimited custom levels

Additionally you can can create your own levels, letting you train to your own specific needs. Put yourself in "Training Camp" to learn church modes, or concentrate on those two pesky intervals that constantly cause you problems.


Sync all of your devices

With »Better Ears« you can keep your Mac and your iOS devices in sync. You can choose what to sync: Your own levels, your statistics, your settings or all of this.


MIDI Support

»Better Ears« supports routing sound through an external MIDI device, allowing you to use your existing MIDI master keyboard or sound module. You can even control »Better Ears« using a connected keyboard.


Statistics

For every exercise »Better Ears« knows all your current stats, including how often you have answered each question correctly or incorrectly.


Wikipedia integration

»Better Ears« shows the relevant Wikipedia article for the current exercise. If a relevant article is not available online, another topically-appropriate article will be shown instead.

 $9.99 in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jul 24, 2015 (over 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 5 months, on average.

Dec 18
2018
(Current)
Version 3.3.3

- Fixed wrong helmholtz note spelling
- Fixed crashes when creating custom levels
- Fixed some other bugs

Oct 24
2018
Version 3.3.2

Various bug fixes.

Aug 01
2018
Version 3.3.1

Bug fixed: Correct Answer was shown as "Wrong"

Jan 30
2018
Version 3.3.0

Hello music geeks.

With our latest release 3.3 you will enjoy our app even more. This release brings a lot of new features:

- Two new exercises: Melodic dictation and Melody music reading
- Custom scales, chords and chord progressions
- Pitch detection via the microphone
- Random play direction
- french localisation

We would love to hear from you! If you have any questions or feedback please contact us directly in the app (Settings, Better Ears Support)

May 21
2017
Version 1.0.9

Bugfixing

Aug 17
2015
Version 1.0.3

- (Bugfix) Root note with range plays random notes in root note range

Aug 10
2015
Version 1.0.2

**Optimized for smartphones**
Available for only 9.99 ¢ for a limited time only.

»Better Ears« (formerly known as Karajan® - Music and Ear Trainer), is an educational music and ear training app, which helps you grow your musical skills and enhance your hearing capabilities. There are ten different exercises included, starting from interval recognition all the way to chord progressions - perfect for beginners and music-masters alike!



You decide how to train!


With »Better Ears« you can decide for yourself what your training routine should look like. There are no rules you have to follow, you decide when to start and how often to practice.



10 different exercises included


»Better Ears« includes 10 different exercises:
• Interval recognition
• Scale recognition
• Chord recognition
• Chord progressions
• Pitch recognition
• Tempo recognition
• Key Signature recognition
• Interval music reading
• Scale music reading
• Chord music reading



5 different instruments


Choose your training sound from five different instruments. Better Ears comes with Acoustic Grand piano, Bright Acoustic Piano, Electric Grand Piano, Nylon Acoustic Guitar and Steel Acoustic Guitar.



Keyboard and Fretboard


»Better Ears« comes with a virtual keyboard and virtual guitar fretboard. You can key notes on either.



Four preset levels


»Better Ears« ships with four preset levels:
• Beginner
• Easy
• Normal
• Professional



Unlimited custom levels


Additionally you can can create your own levels, letting you train to your own specific needs. Put yourself in "Training Camp" to learn church modes, or concentrate on those two pesky intervals that constantly cause you problems.



Sync all of your devices


With »Better Ears« you can keep your Mac and your iOS devices in sync. You can choose what to sync: Your own levels, your statistics, your settings or all of this.



MIDI Support


»Better Ears« supports routing sound through an external MIDI device, allowing you to use your existing MIDI master keyboard or sound module. You can even control »Better Ears« using a connected keyboard.



Statistics


For every exercise »Better Ears« knows all your current stats, including how often you have answered each question correctly or incorrectly.



Wikipedia integration


»Better Ears« shows the relevant Wikipedia article for the current exercise. If a relevant article is not available online, another topically-appropriate article will be shown instead.

Jul 31
2015
Version 1.0.1

**Optimized for smartphones**
Available for only 9.99 ¢ for a limited time only.

»Better Ears« (formerly known as Karajan® - Music and Ear Trainer), is an educational music and ear training app, which helps you grow your musical skills and enhance your hearing capabilities. There are ten different exercises included, starting from interval recognition all the way to chord progressions - perfect for beginners and music-masters alike!



You decide how to train!


With »Better Ears« you can decide for yourself what your training routine should look like. There are no rules you have to follow, you decide when to start and how often to practice.



10 different exercises included


»Better Ears« includes 10 different exercises:
• Interval recognition
• Scale recognition
• Chord recognition
• Chord progressions
• Pitch recognition
• Tempo recognition
• Key Signature recognition
• Interval music reading
• Scale music reading
• Chord music reading



5 different instruments


Choose your training sound from five different instruments. Better Ears comes with Acoustic Grand piano, Bright Acoustic Piano, Electric Grand Piano, Nylon Acoustic Guitar and Steel Acoustic Guitar.



Keyboard and Fretboard


»Better Ears« comes with a virtual keyboard and virtual guitar fretboard. You can key notes on either.



Four preset levels


»Better Ears« ships with four preset levels:
• Beginner
• Easy
• Normal
• Professional



Unlimited custom levels


Additionally you can can create your own levels, letting you train to your own specific needs. Put yourself in "Training Camp" to learn church modes, or concentrate on those two pesky intervals that constantly cause you problems.



Sync all of your devices


With »Better Ears« you can keep your Mac and your iOS devices in sync. You can choose what to sync: Your own levels, your statistics, your settings or all of this.



MIDI Support


»Better Ears« supports routing sound through an external MIDI device, allowing you to use your existing MIDI master keyboard or sound module. You can even control »Better Ears« using a connected keyboard.



Statistics


For every exercise »Better Ears« knows all your current stats, including how often you have answered each question correctly or incorrectly.



Wikipedia integration


»Better Ears« shows the relevant Wikipedia article for the current exercise. If a relevant article is not available online, another topically-appropriate article will be shown instead.

Jul 24
2015
Version 1.0.0

**Optimized for smartphones**
Available for only 9.99 ¢ for a limited time only.

»Better Ears« (formerly known as Karajan® - Music and Ear Trainer), is an educational music and ear training app, which helps you grow your musical skills and enhance your hearing capabilities. There are ten different exercises included, starting from interval recognition all the way to chord progressions - perfect for beginners and music-masters alike!



You decide how to train!


With »Better Ears« you can decide for yourself what your training routine should look like. There are no rules you have to follow, you decide when to start and how often to practice.



10 different exercises included


»Better Ears« includes 10 different exercises:
• Interval recognition
• Scale recognition
• Chord recognition
• Chord progressions
• Pitch recognition
• Tempo recognition
• Key Signature recognition
• Interval music reading
• Scale music reading
• Chord music reading



5 different instruments


Choose your training sound from five different instruments. Better Ears comes with Acoustic Grand piano, Bright Acoustic Piano, Electric Grand Piano, Nylon Acoustic Guitar and Steel Acoustic Guitar.



Keyboard and Fretboard


»Better Ears« comes with a virtual keyboard and virtual guitar fretboard. You can key notes on either.



Four preset levels


»Better Ears« ships with four preset levels:
• Beginner
• Easy
• Normal
• Professional



Unlimited custom levels


Additionally you can can create your own levels, letting you train to your own specific needs. Put yourself in "Training Camp" to learn church modes, or concentrate on those two pesky intervals that constantly cause you problems.



Sync all of your devices


With »Better Ears« you can keep your Mac and your iOS devices in sync. You can choose what to sync: Your own levels, your statistics, your settings or all of this.



MIDI Support


»Better Ears« supports routing sound through an external MIDI device, allowing you to use your existing MIDI master keyboard or sound module. You can even control »Better Ears« using a connected keyboard.



Statistics


For every exercise »Better Ears« knows all your current stats, including how often you have answered each question correctly or incorrectly.



Wikipedia integration


»Better Ears« shows the relevant Wikipedia article for the current exercise. If a relevant article is not available online, another topically-appropriate article will be shown instead.

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