Composer's Sketchpad by Alexei Baboulevitch (iPad)
Released: Jan 2, 2016
Version: 1.2.1
Size: 167 MB
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Ranking - Music (iPad)

Composer's Sketchpad

Alexei Baboulevitch
Recent winner of the Children's Technology Review EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD!

Jot down musical ideas with your fingers or the Apple Pencil and hear them come to life! Composer's Sketchpad lets you create music in a visual and intuitive way, minimizing the time and effort needed to invent new melodies, fiddle with musical experiments, or simply give life to the sounds rattling around inside your head. The notes you draw in Composer's Sketchpad have no limits on meter or pitch: sketch out bendy guitar solos and mind-boggling rhythms with almost no effort — or snap to the grid if you want to play it safe. No matter how fancy you get, there's no tangle of knobs or controls to get in your way. It's what sheet music always wanted to be!


- A massive, easily-navigable canvas to sketch your music onto.
- Flexible notes that allow you to represent almost any kind of music.
- Frictionless controls that let you to draw, edit, and play your music without delay.
- Over 100 instruments and a percussion set available to use.
- Several export options (including AAC and MIDI) for your compositions.
- Support for the Apple Pencil and iOS 9 multitasking.

What's new in version 1.2.1
• iOS 10 bug fixes and improvements.
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Our verdict: Ok
  • + Composer's Sketchpad is an ok, 3.5-star app.
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