1. Old Guy Member. While you are practicing, you will intuitively match the note you are playing to the note you are hearing. 3. The INTUNATOR is an innovative, new training aid to assist in the development of correct intonation for all wind and string instruments. 5. Apr 21, 2018 #5 claudel said: Peterson StroboSoft on my iPad Click to expand... Wow! Use as a tape recorder to hear yourself play. Reactions: Ayrton and CGrisamore. Why Should You Use Guitar Tuner Apps? The Peterson app on the iPhone is our favorite. Messages 5,388. Never … Most of them are free! Tune your instrument. Faulty Guitar Strings. It should show an E in tune. Messages 6,521. Edit your recording using cut and paste. Before we begin tuning and setting intonation, we’ll need also need a new set of strings. Works for all string instruments: cello through violin. It’s much more accurate for setting intonation. Make sure you take your time and get it as precise as possible. The App recognizes the note being played and plays it back with the correct intonation through the user's headphones. There are many reasons why you should use guitar tuner apps. Apr 21, 2018 #4 Peterson StroboSoft on my iPad . Next, fret the string at the 12th fret, play the string, and check the tuning. 4. Silver Supporting Member. Use it for transcription. claudel. Start with the low E string. Get instant feedback. Reactions: Wildwind, JukeBoxRat, SnidelyWhiplash and 1 other person. You can also get some great tuner apps for iOS & Android and the Fender Tune guitar tuner app, or GuitarTuna are the two best options. Analyze historic recordings and other pre-recorded material. Tune the entire guitar. This Harmonic Tuner Intonation Expert app measurement shows, how inharmonicity varies from string to string and increases on upper frets of a Fender-scaled electric guitar (0.010-0.046 strings). Visualize articulations, slides, shifts, vibrato, etc. The best part? See intonation in just, Pythagorean, or equal temperament. Here’s a list of the best guitar tuner apps you can download on Google Play Store or Apple App Store to help fix your guitar’s intonation anywhere you go. Play the string with a pick, and make sure it is in tune. New strings that are unplayed are free from the flat areas strings develop on their underside from being pressed repeatedly against frets. What Causes Poor Guitar Intonation? If you notice the tuning getting farther out as you play up the neck, it’s time to re-set your guitar’s intonation. Manufacturers set up your guitar in a very specific way, and any flaw in the setup, however tiny, can have a massive impact on how your guitar sounds. Here are some common causes of poor intonation.