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The Snail

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Dec 19, 2019
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The Snail is an advanced audio analysis and instrument tuning application for iPhone. <br><br>See what your ears hear<br><br>As an analogue of the human cochlea where the different frequencies are split-up and analyzed, The Snail for iPhone uses a snail grid to visualize root note and overtone structures of an incoming sound very precisely via the integrated iPhone microphone. The Snail is based on newly developed audio technology making instrument tuning easy and audio analysis musical and fun to watch.<br><br>Tune any instrument with pristine precision<br><br>Version 2 offers an additional guitar tuning mode that is available in the tuning view. Just tap on a dedicated string name, play a note and adjust the guitar tuning accordingly. Another major improvement is the new split window mode. Whenever you do any adjustments to parameters you now see how the edits affect the visualization in the upper section. This works in both visualization modes. One mode is the snail grid, a complete musical overview of the audio spectrum. The other one, the tuner view, is especially designed to focus on the root note for tuning purposes. In both views there is a sine tuning oscillator available which is controlled simply by touching the desired note on the iPhone display. There are a lot of customizable parameters. No problem if you would like to tune transposing instruments or if you need a tuning reference other than 440 Hz.<br><br>Patented technology<br><br>The well-known Ircam institute for acoustic and music research in Paris is responsible for the new technology of detection and visualization. It is a patented invention by Thomas Hélie, CNRS researcher at the Sciences and Technologies for Music and Sound (STMS) Laboratory (IRCAM/CNRS/UPMC/French Ministry of Culture and Communication). Berlin-based company SKYLIFE is responsible for the iOS port of this Ircam technology. The Snail is also available for Mac and PC distributed by Plugivery.<br><br>Key features<br><br>• Precise audio analysis and instrument tuning in two modes.<br>• Snail view for a sophisticated visual representation of root note and overtone structures.<br>• Tuner view to tune instruments and to control pitches of voices and other sources.<br>• Fast access guitar tuning (GT) mode.<br>• Split window settings menu.<br>• Visual gain and mic gain controllers.<br>• Switchable auto detection.<br>• Touch sine tuning oscillator.<br>• 2 color modes: coherency index and magnitude.<br>• Adjustable grid range (octaves).<br>• Setup for transposing instruments.<br>• Many customizable parameters like tuning reference, frequency tracking and audio window size.

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Dec 12, 2017

Fantastic app, as is the plugin version. However, I got bitten today when I tried to use in my wife’s car to check the key of a song on the radio. As soon as I started the app, it promptly connected to the car phone via Bluetooth, disabling the radio. There doesn’t seem to be an option to tell The Snail that it should use the microphone. Yes, I know I can turn off Bluetooth but I could just as easily use another pitch detection app too. Please fix this

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Dec 19, 2019

I’m so glad they updated this so it works again! It is the only tuner that can see multiple notes. I use it to help me figure out chords in music I am trying to learn. It took me a while to figure out that it could be used that way, but when I did, it blew my mind! Also, IRCAM!

Feb 07, 2018

The app doesn’t seem to be able to tune one single instrument while the rest of the ensemble is tuning and playing the same note as you. (There is a possibility that I was just very in tune today thought.) Other than that the app seems to do everything as advertised.

Jul 02, 2019

This is great for “seeing” how complex a single tone (vocal and instrumental) is constructed. Highly, highly recommend, especially if you’re curious and willing to experiment with different sounds.

Oct 11, 2019

So sad that this app that I actually use regularly stopped working all of a sudden. The only thing I can think of is that it has to do with the recent OS update that I mindlessly said yes too. Ugh technology has brought so much instability and inconsistency to my life !!!

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About The Snail

Developed by IrcamLab.

The Snail is ranking in   Music

Last update was at Dec 19, 2019and the current version is 2.2.5.

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The Snail have a 22a user reviews.

The Snail was released in the App Store. It is developed by IrcamLab, who have also released the following apps.

The Snail has 22 user reviews.​

The Snail has an average rating of 3.7. ​The latest version of The Snail 2.2.5​ ​​was ​released on Dec 19, 2019​.

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