Free metronome

Free metronome 1.50

Support your music practice with Desktop Metronome

Desktop Metronome is a free downloadable tool that will let you run a simulated metronome on your computer's desktop. This is ideal for instrument practice in a space where you don't have room for a physical metronome, or when travelling without your metronome. This programme offers a range of different options for you to customise the metronome to suit your needs. View full description

PROS

  • Handy TAP function
  • Range of preset tempos

CONS

  • Doesn't save last tempo
  • Dated visual design
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Desktop Metronome is a free downloadable tool that will let you run a simulated metronome on your computer's desktop. This is ideal for instrument practice in a space where you don't have room for a physical metronome, or when travelling without your metronome. This programme offers a range of different options for you to customise the metronome to suit your needs.

A versatile tool for musicians

Desktop Metronome features a wide range of different settings that you can customise to fit the needs of your practice session. You can set a rhythm from a range of different tempos, either by entering a numerical value or pressing a set of keyboard shortcuts. Alternatively, you can use the TAP feature to tap out a beat and have the metronome determine the correct tempo. There's also an option to play different tempos to help you train your ear to identify them quickly. The metronome is display is clear and easy to read, although it's not exactly eye-catching. It consists of a simple grey panel with a large digital readout and a set of buttons. It can take some time to master the different features of this app.

A handy substitute

If you want to use a digital metronome but don't have an actual one handy, Desktop Metronome is an ideal substitute. It takes a little work to get familiar with, but has a range of useful features.

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Free metronome 1.50

User reviews about Free metronome

  • constantinstancescu

    by constantinstancescu

    "Yes, I am happy..."

    I downloaded and installed this Metronome and now I am happy. Thanks, Softonic!. More.

    reviewed on June 4, 2015

  • marypapakati

    by marypapakati

    "Overall pretty bad"

    Awful sound,limited time signature choices,limited tempo choices. . More.

    reviewed on June 1, 2015

  • "awesome and its easy to use"

    yeah its really good.fun to use and very user friendly. its easy to use and is a good download. . More.

    reviewed on December 24, 2012