Dhwani Tanpura

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4.3
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About this app

All musicians, professional or amateur, experts or beginners, need Tanpura or Shruti box for the practice and performance of Indian music.
Though sometimes people prefer Shruti box or electronic Tanpura for the ease of use and convenience, it is well known that there is no real substitute for the beautiful resonating sound of a real Tanpura.
At Dreamtones Inc., leveraging years of experience with music, signal processing and developing professional quality mobile applications, we have created with passion, this Dhwani Tanpura professional application.
The application has been designed and carefully tuned to accurately reproduce the sound of an original Tanpura instrument, including its beautiful tone, resonance and overtones. The professional instrument quality sounds of this application, simple but advanced customization options and professional level signal processing settings, sets this application apart from other such apps available today.
Scroll left or right to choose different pitch settings. In settings, use different Tanpura types (Mellow vs Deep), different pluck styles (Soft vs Medium), different middle notes (Pa, Ma, Ni 1, Ni 2). To fine tune, you can fine tune the pitch with a resolution of 10 cents, also independently fine tune the pitch for Pa / Ma / Ni. You can also change the tempo of string pluck and adjust the global volume or reduce the pa / ma / ni volume, relative to the global volume.
Default lets the app run in the background, so you start a recording app if required while this is playing in the background.

As of version 18.1,
Enhancements
* Improved and further fine tuned Tanpura sounds
* Advanced Tanpura tuning options
Middle note tuning choices:
Equal temperament tuning (standard tuning system used in modern music)
Just intonation (traditional Indian tuning system)
Manual tuning (ability to adjust the middle note manually)
Option to choose Tanpura master tune
A4=440 Hz (Standard pitch used in modern music
A4=432Hz (An alternative natural frequency pitch standard)
* Additional "None" option for the middle note

A few other fixes.
Updated on
Nov 30, 2020

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Ratings and reviews

4.2
1.89K reviews
Abhirami Vinoth
December 31, 2023
I was using this app, very good for beginners, with simple settings. All these years I have been using this app. I recommend it for beginners, the only trouble now is, it is not compatible with the latest versions of software. Kindly look into it.. Rest, everything is good
15 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
July 30, 2019
Edit, 7/2019: Thank you for the fine-tuning pitch adjustment! Now I can dial in the "magic C#" ;) Been playing the "vocal Tambura" for 15 years, love the sound quality of this app. In addition to singing practice, I use it for my personal Naad Yoga meditation practice, teaching Yoga, and to facilitate sound-healing meditation groups (Nice sound, but the fine tuning function only allows 10 cent increments. Devs, fix that and you have a very useful app which I could reccomend to students:))
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DTM Nandakumar P S
September 17, 2022
Best Tampura sound, provides a lot of options to adjust pitch, tempo, volume, etc., best suited for students and artists. There is a slight delay while changing pitch, taking time to load. This can be looked into.
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What's new

Fixes minor user interface bugs and crashes in previous release