»Better Ears Beginner« (formerly known as Karajan® Beginner), is the free version of »Better Ears«, 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 - »Better Ears Beginner« has all the features of »Better Ears«, but is limited to one level and has no custom exercises.
You decide how to train!
With »Better Ears Beginner« 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.
11 different exercises included
»Better Ears Beginner« includes 11 different exercises:
• Interval recognition
• Scale recognition
• Chord recognition
• Chord progressions
• Pitch recognition
• Tempo recognition
• Key Signature recognition
• Single notes music reading
• Interval music reading
• Scale music reading
• Chord music reading
6 different instruments
Choose your training sound from six different instruments. »Better Ears Beginner« comes with Acoustic Grand piano, Bright Acoustic Piano, Electric Grand Piano, Drawbar Organ, Nylon Acoustic Guitar and Steel Acoustic Guitar.
Keyboard and Fretboard
»Better Ears Beginner« comes with a virtual keyboard and virtual guitar fretboard. You can key notes on either.
Sync all of your devices
With »Better Ears Beginner« 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.
»Better Ears Beginner« 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 Beginner« using a connected keyboard.
For every exercise »Better Ears Beginner« knows all your current stats, including how often you have answered each question correctly or incorrectly.
»Better Ears Beginner« 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.