Do you enjoy writing songs as a hobby or creative outlet? Are you a professional song writer looking for some tools on the go? If you answered yes to either question, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for writing songs. This lists contains many different tools that will help you to write songs, record songs, share your work with others and so much more.
The best iPhone apps for writing songs
7 May 2020, by Rick Rockwell
Automatic song generation app, with flexible song editing! Creates an original song for you, and then lets you add and change all of the elements! Lots of different backing tracks with drums, pianos, basses, synths and guitars. Mixing desk, and melody/ chord MIDI editor. You have a whole studio in your mobile device!
- SONG COMPOSITION: verse1, verse2, chorus,...
- SONG PROPERTIES: key, tonality, time signature, tempo, genre...
- CHORD PROGRESSION: automatic chord progression.
- MELODY: upward, downward, horizontal, u-shaped, n-shaped, wavy, and free editing.
Writers Session is a perfect songwriter’s companion. It provides a single place to record and organise all your lyrics and melodic ideas. Streamline the creative process! It offers a full featured text editor with a scrollable tool bar for quick access to many commonly used song writing tools. An easy to use audio player is also there for quick playback.
- Quickly Capture multiple recording ideas when inspiration strikes on the go with the audio recorder.
- Organize all your song Sessions into folders so as to get quick access and manage large lists.
- It contains a offline Rhyming dictionary, Thesaurus and Dictionary.
- Songs are Autosaved to prevent accidental loss of ideas.
Lyric is the leading notepad and best tool for poets, rappers, lyricists, and song writers. This application keeps track of your rhyme and syllable schemes, helps you find new words, take notes, record your lyrics. Follow Lyric on its new Twitter and Facebook for future updates and promotional content. Record yourself performing and attach it to any part of your lyrics!
- This is a powerful tool which allows users to keep track of their melody and never gets confused which recording goes with which verse.
- Lyric automatically checks your lyrics for rhymes.
- The syllable counter keeps track of the syllables in each line of your lyric.
- Measure mode allows you to break your lyric into quarter measures. This is helpful for lyric recitation.
Meet your new muse. Destroy writer's block forever. Escape the beaten path and discover what you *didn't know* you wanted to say. Bypass your ego and regain your creative spark! When experiencing writer's block our own minds can be our worst enemy.We get caught in the mud, hung up, and mope around in endless ruts, seemingly cursed by an infinite loop of inaction.
- This app helps you to hit refresh, shuffle the deck, ruffle some feathers, evacuate our comfort zones, and sidestep our rituals and habits.
- When songwriters get stuck -- they switch to a different instrument. WordPalette is that different instrument!
- Short poetic phrases are intuitively grouped and stair-cased across the slider lanes
- Simply tap the keyboard button, or swipe left to quickly switch between the slider lanes and the default iOS keyboard!
Write music anytime, anywhere with this app, which is created with the iPhone and iPad user in mind. It is designed to simplify music composition and therefore allows users to write music by simply tapping keys on a "notes and chords" keyboard. Furthermore, it also acts as a learning tool for those who wish to learn or teach music composition. It will help you enhance your music notation-reading skills as you input notes and play them back.
- Music composition tool
- Easy input of notes and chords
- Input lyrics
- Use over 10 instruments in multiple tracks
- Learning tool for teachers and musicians
It is true that the best ideas seem to emerge when the mind is free. Rhymer's Blocks is an app that will allow you to capture your inner artist as soon as the inspiration strikes. Designed specifically for the written word, this app lets you jot down your words instantly. Your notes will be uploaded to the cloud and safely stored there until you'd like to revisit it. The app provides rhyming suggestions to help you through writer's block. Rhyming words are color-coded to help you visualize the rhyming scheme. The interface is highly customizable to boot.
- Capture your inner artist - jot down notes quickly
- Notes are securely saved on the cloud
- Rhyming suggestions are provided
- Highly customizable interface
- Color-coded rhymes to help you visualize the rhyming scheme
Made for the focused and serious songwriter, this app will help you unleash your creativity when it comes to writing music. Write down your lyrics, drop in your chords, and record the music you've written all in one neat and organized place. Unlike other apps that give preference to social media, this app allows sharing via email to keep you undistracted from the temptations of news feeds. All your work will be safely stored in the cloud and can even be accessed through the Apple Watch. The user interface has a beautiful full-screen mode for you to work on, so that you remain focused on your goal of writing music.
- Write your lyrics, add chords, and record tunes
- Share via email - uncluttered by social media integration
- Keeps your data safely stored in the cloud
- Works with the Apple Watch
- Works in full-screen to provide you with a focused environment