Do songs like “Bungle In the Jungle,” “Stairway to Heaven” and the Zelda theme song have 5 stars ratings on your iPhone? Then perhaps you should check out an iPhone flute app called Ocarina by Smule. The Ocarina app utilizes both the iPhone’s touchscreen and microphone creating the first true iPhone wind instrument.
What is an “Ocarina”?
An ocarina is an ancient flute-like wind instrument and one of the easiest instruments to learn. To use the Ocarina app, just blow into your iPhone’s microphone and control the pitch with different fingerings on the touch screen.
Ocarina iPhone Flute App: Advanced Options
Advanced Ocarina app options allow you to choose between diatonic, minor, and harmonic scales. There’s also another option called Zeldarian mode which will make your iPhone sound like it was used to compose The Legend of Zelda theme song.
Where to Download the Ocarina App Fro iPhone
You can download Smule’s Ocarina app from the Apple iOS App Store for $0.99. It’s a ton of fun to play with, even if you aren’t a musician. Bottom Line: The ability to turn your smartphone into a flute for $1.00 is worth every penny.
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Frank Wilson is a retired teacher with over 30 years of combined experience in the education, small business technology, and real estate business. He now blogs as a hobby and spends most days tinkering with old computers. Wilson is passionate about tech, enjoys fishing, and loves drinking beer.