»Better Ears«, (formally known as "Karajan® - Music & Ear Trainer) is 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 - perfect for beginners and music-masters alike!
You decide how to train!
With »Better Ears« 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.
10 different exercises included
»Better Ears« includes 10 different exercises:
• Interval recognition
• Scale recognition
• Chord recognition
• Chord progressions
• Pitch recognition
• Tempo recognition
• Key Signature recognition
• Interval music reading
• Scale music reading
• Chord music reading
6 different instruments
Choose your training sound from six different instruments. Better Ears 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« comes with a virtual keyboard and virtual guitar fretboard. You can key notes on either.
Four preset levels
»Better Ears« ships with four preset levels:
Unlimited custom levels
Additionally you can can create your own levels, letting you train to your own specific needs. Put yourself in "Training Camp" to learn church modes, or concentrate on those two pesky intervals that constantly cause you problems.
Sync all of your devices
With »Better Ears« 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« 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« using a connected keyboard.
For every exercise »Better Ears« knows all your current stats, including how often you have answered each question correctly or incorrectly.
»Better Ears« 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.
What the press wrote about »Better Ears« formally known as "Karajan® - Music and Ear Trainer":
"Karajan is our APP OF THE WEEK. Karajan is pure fun. Improving our music skills is fairly easy with this program."
"Karajan and Karajan Beginner is an ear training app from Holger Meyer that is a step above many ear training programs."
"This is a wonderful program to develop ear training and has fabulous reviews from music teachers."