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iPhone/iPad Music Apps on Sale this week!

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and/or Happy December! We are celebrating this weeks 2012 International Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic with a MASSIVE  price-drop on our iPhone/iPad Apps!   Effective immediately and until later next week, you can get the A.P.S. MusicMaster Pro for $4.99, the A.P.S. MusicMaster for $1.99, and the A.P.S. Tuning Trainer for $1.99!  You can get all of our apps for under $10.00 U.S.!  Now, there is no reason for you, your students, or your musical friends to have all three of these amazing music apps. If you are attended “midwest”, you can find us and the A.P.S. Development team at the C.L. Barnhouse Booth again this year. Why are our apps amazing, what can they do for you?  Check out this video: View this video on YouTube -Click Here… Get our apps directly from the Apple Store here: A.P.S. MusicMaster Pro (iPad, iPad Mini) A.P.S. MusicMaster (iPhone/iTouch) A.P.S. Tuning Trainer (iPad/iPhone/iPad Mini) Enjoy! ~A.P.S....

A.P.S. MusicMaster Pro Ver 2.0 (iPad) -The inSIDE Scoop!

A.P.S. Development LLC has just released their new version of the A.P.S. MusicMaster Pro, Version 2.0, to the Apple Store for review.   After Apple approves this title, it will be available immediately for download and is FREE to all existing/current users of A.P.S. MusicMaster Pro as an update! There are literally dozens of new changes and tweaks in this build!   The official change-log is included below in this post (some small tweaks are not listed).  Here are the Highlights: Completely new Score PDF engine and re-write (Retina Graphics, Lazer pointer, AirPrint, Bookmarks, Quicklinks, and so much more!) SoundCloud export integration for saved audio files and better play-back/choice options for the player Increased import PDF to Score PDF module from the built-in Internet Module Complete Changelog of the A.P.S. MusicMaster Pro Version 2.0 Build: What’s New in Version 2.0? General: · Retina Graphic Inclusion for “New” iPad Including some Icons/graphics and Score PDF Module Image Enhancements (not all of Version 2.0 has been converted to Retina yet) · Minor text changes across the program · Re-write of the User-Manual (Version 2.0) Audio Module: · Added the ability to export directly to SoundCloud including Social Media notification/sharing of upload(s) to: o Facebook o FourSquare o Tumblr o Twitter · Added some minor functionality options to the pop-up Audio Player Controls · Removed full-screen iPod Library Audio Selection and changed it to a beautiful pop-up/over Internet Module: · Better recognition of PDF documents in the internal browser for direct importing into the Score PDF Module Score PDF Sorter Screen: · Added AirPrint ability for Documents (for compatible AirPrint software/devices) · Added the ability to “Lock” Documents from being saved/edited · Added the ability to “Open” a document from the pop-up menu · Added the ability to view documents as a list in addition to the previous thumbnail-view · Added the ability to sort PDFs by Date (Oldest/Newest) and Alphabetically (A-Z & Z-A) · Added a Whiteboard in Landscape orientation Score PDF Main Screen: · Completely re-wrote the Score PDF engine for version 2.0 · Added Retina enhancements for crystal-clear viewing on the “New” iPad (iPad 3) · Added the ability to “Remove all annotations” to the annotation options and also changed logic so that a new annotation object appears in move/edit mode · Added the ability to access and play the iPod Library and A.P.S. MusicMaster Pro audio files directly from within the Score PDF viewer and added some functionality to the pop-up audio player · Added the ability to bookmark, recall, and name, re-name pages of any PDF · Increased the speed of full-page to full-page flipping/browsing while maintaining document clarity · Added an eye-tool where all edits can be hidden and re-called at a touch (works with both edit and move modes) · Added a quick-view/go-to-page slider as part of the “move tool” and the slider includes page information and a graphic preview of pages as the slider is moved forward or backward · Included the ability to view the quick-view-slider in both Edit and Move modes –also the ability to hide the slider in full-screen mode · Added the ability for the user to quick-link between pages using start and end icons that may be placed and recalled anywhere in the document (may be hidden from sight with the eye-tool as well) · Added a “white” pen and increased the pen sizes · Added a “white” marker and increased the marker sizes · Added the ability to erase any marking using the new eraser tool (located on the bottom toolbar in edit mode) –this is in addition to the undo-and re-do features of previous versions · Add a laser pointer pen for drawing attention to specific areas of the documents including “hover” ability –the laser pointer works in both edit and full-screen modes · Increased the responsiveness of the pen and marker drawing tools (no latency) · Increased the clarity/sharpening of the document core · Changed the move icon from a hand to a cross-hair · Double tapping the screen, while in full-screen mode, will change the viewing mode from “expand document to full-height” to “expand document to full-width” and vice-versa ###End Ver 2.0 Changelog When available, you will find it here at the Apple App Store (click-it!).   The score module updates make it truly an amazing music score ipad app (in addition to everything else!) Enjoy!      ~APSdev...

A.P.S. Tuning Trainer for the iPhone

A.P.S. Development LLC ( has just released version 1.0 of the A.P.S. Tuning Trainer iOS app to the Apple Store.  This app, designed for the iPhone (and will also work on the iPad), will revolutionize how people train themselves with regard to Pitch Discrimination!   Available at a greatly reproduced price for launch ($0.99 US, short-time only!), this app will rapidly become a “must have” for all musicians that seek to become more accurate at tuning at blazing speeds.  When this app is released we post the link right HERE. Browse the A.P.S. Tuning Trainer Gallery: [oqeygallery id=3] Official A.P.S. Tuning Trainer Release Text Meta Data: The A.P.S. Tuning Trainer is unique app. that approaches ear-training from a completely neglected angle -properly tuning an instrument or note… and it DELIVERS almost IMMEDIATE results. * Available at launch at an extremely REDUCED price! (Get it now and tell your musician friends!) What if you could have the confidence to tune your notes, instruments, and ensembles (voice or instrumental) and be accurate to within a 16th of a semi-tone with complete confidence?   The answer is… everything you are doing musically would improve -including the confidence level of your own tuning abilities. A.P.S. Tuning Trainer was developed from the “ground up” by veteran ensemble directors experienced in ensemble and individual tuning methods.  This app features an incredible amount of options all designed to do one thing: make you unbelievably precise with regard to accurately comparing two different sounds or notes. The objetive of this app is to make you as proficient as possible and hopefully, to become accurate to within 12 Cents ( a measurement of pitch space) of a note.  12 Cents is less than 1/8 of a semi-tone apart!   A.P.S. Tuning Trainer accomplishes this goal by presenting a myriad of pitch examples and includes the ability to review them after the correct answer is known.  It also presents the user with an unprecedented amount of “real-world” options that typically will cause confusion (undermine) with regard to a user being able to determine whether or not a pitch is “In Tune”: Three complete octave range choices (and the ability to combine them) The ability to make detection “harder” or “easier” by changing the pitch variance (1 to 50 Cents and pitch variance ranges!) The ability to change the Timbre of the Reference Pitch The ability to change the Timbre of the Determinant Pitch The ability to control how long a pitch is presented The ability to change the time (in seconds) between the two comparison pitches A.P.S. Tuning Trainer also keeps a score of your success and shows the current pitch variance settings (useful screenshot proof!). INCLUDED in the manual (and on our website) is a FREE, 4 week (20 day) curriculum that all but guarantees mastery of  precise pitch discrimination.  It does this while only requiring 20 minutes, per day, of practice!  (This will be posted here soon as a FREE PDF DOWNLOAD). There isn’t a musician out there that WILL NOT benefit from the ability to more accurately tune themselves and others AND the A.P.S. Tuning Trainer is now here to make sure that benefit happens as quick as possible! We hope that you will love this product as much as we do!        ~A.P.S. Dev...