gStrings in Your Pocket

What may sound like a perverse concept is actually one of the many ways smartphones can change your life. If you play a musical instrument but don't happen to have perfect pitch (most of us, sadly), you can buy a tuner, pitch pipe, tuning fork or any number of other aids to keep yourself in tune. If you have a smartphone in your pocket, however, you also can simply download gStrings. Available in the Android Marketplace in either a free ad-supported version or an inexpensive ad-free version, gStrings will help you tune any number of instruments accurately.

Although it's certainly no replacement for perfect pitch, having a tuner in your pocket is very convenient if you're a musician. Quite a few tuning apps are available for Android, but I've used gStrings personally, and it works great: https://market.android.com/details?id=org.cohortor.gstrings.

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Shawn Powers is an Associate Editor for Linux Journal. You might find him chatting on the IRC channel, or Twitter

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thanks for this Available in

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thanks for this Available in the Android Marketplace in either a chargeless ad-supported adaptation or an bargain ad-free version, gStrings will advice you tune any amount of instruments accurately. Frases De Amor

gStrings feature can help us in enjoying the music

Jefry's picture

gStrings feature can help us in enjoying the music with the android smartphone
but unfortunately I have not had time to download it
thanks for this info

thanks for this information

alex jhon's picture

thanks for this information nice post If you play a agreeable apparatus but don't appear to accept absolute angle (most of us, sadly), you can buy a tuner, angle pipe, affability angle or any amount of added aids to accumulate yourself in tune. If you accept a smartphone in your pocket, however, you aswell can artlessly download gStrings. jogos de motos

Although i have a smart phone

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Although i have a smart phone in my pocket, i cannt directly download GString, i donnt konw why? there is a free ad-supported version or the free version of the cheap advertising on the Android market, someone say that the GString will help me to accurately adjust any instrument, but it's nothing to me, i think. auto diagnostic tool

I want an actual store that

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I want an actual store that sells laptops MEANT FOR gaming, that use Windows 7. Thanks, I couldnt find any myself. good gaming laptops

Yeah, it's handy when you

Anonymous's picture

Yeah, it's handy when you need something to tune with quickly, but if you're practicing, a $15 Korg tuner is still the best. I've found that sometimes when the app loads, it'll freeze. Not sure if that's an app or a phone problem though.

It is really nice the fact

Giorgia's picture

It is really nice the fact that you can do this with your own smartphone and I am sure that there are a lot of users who can do this.
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It's very useful

Doug.Roberts's picture

I play a C-Melody sax with a Jody traditional hard rubber tenor mouthpiece, and so it's a bit difficult to tune. I've been using gStrings for a couple of months now - very useful.

--Doug
Doug Roberts
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http://parrot-farm.net/Second-Cousins

I've been using this app for

Anonymous's picture

I've been using this app for a long time to tune my guitar. I highly recommend it!

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