PocketPipes

Version 12.1
Price $4.99
Category Education / Sheet Music & Tablatures
Compatible with
  • iPad2 3G
  • iPad2 Wifi
  • iPad 3G
  • iPad Wifi
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 4
  • iPod Touch 4th Gen.
  • iPod Touch 3rd Gen.
  • Languages ,
    Release Date Apr 7, 2013
    Updated On Aug 15, 2022
    Size 20 Mo
    Downloads12
    PocketPipes is an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Mac player for bagpipe tunes  (abc and bww files) with lot of options. A vertical bar shows the note being played on the sheet music. PocketPipes is your partner for practicing, with your own tunes. Statistics about recent playbacks help you to drive your training sessions.

    PLAYBACK OPTIONS
    - bagpipe chanter sound or practice chanter or whistle Bb sound
    - defining a section of the tune for playback (to focus on few measures when training, with long press on the sheet music). The area outside the section is grayed.
    - loop mode
    - playing with or without drones
    - C natural, or C natural + F natural
    - synchronized metronome with the current play
    - optional 5-7-9 attack before each play
    - tempo tuning for the current tune

    TUNES MANAGEMENT...
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    PocketPipes is an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Mac player for bagpipe tunes  (abc and bww files) with lot of options. A vertical bar shows the note being played on the sheet music. PocketPipes is your partner for practicing, with your own tunes. Statistics about recent playbacks help you to drive your training sessions.

    PLAYBACK OPTIONS
    - bagpipe chanter sound or practice chanter or whistle Bb sound
    - defining a section of the tune for playback (to focus on few measures when training, with long press on the sheet music). The area outside the section is grayed.
    - loop mode
    - playing with or without drones
    - C natural, or C natural + F natural
    - synchronized metronome with the current play
    - optional 5-7-9 attack before each play
    - tempo tuning for the current tune

    TUNES MANAGEMENT
  • the app proposes to install demo files automatically when the tunes list is empty
  • importing tunes from a desktop with iTunes or Finder, a Dropbox(TM) account, or email attachements, or with Files App
  • file sharing : you can send tunes or sheet music as email attachments
  • file uploading to the user's iCloud Drive (wav soundtrack and pdf sheet music)
  • sheet music printing
  • categorization (tagging) of the tunes allows to work on subsets within the personal tunes (i.e. Marches, Slow airs, To learn, Next performance ....). See guide on website. More flexible than folder hierarchy. When categorized, a tune appears in blue color.
  • searching by keys, crossed with categories
  • statistics on recent playbacks, crossed with categories
  • file edition in textual mode with revert capability to the previous file
  • backup/restore of the data to/from iCloud, giving a way to align different devices with the same data


  • USER INTERFACE
  • contextual menu with a long press on the tune title or the sheet music
  • two pop-up controllers to handle playback options on the sheet music
  • categories editor
  • full screen and zooming on sheet music (important for iPhones)
  • ability to colorize some parts of the tunes (%%bgcolor for ABC files)
  • support of clear/dark mode
  • built-in help book to learn how to use the app and including useful links

  • Nota: beat setting and section marks are made persistent at file level.

    Available ressources on the support web site: Packs of tunes, ABC tutorial, FAQ ...
    See FAQ for specific questions.

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