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Top 5 apps every songwriter needs

5 best apps that every songwriter must have

Lacking inspiration?

Can’t find the word or phrase you are looking for?

Looking for song melody ideas?

Can’t find the perfect chord?

Can’t think of a nice beat?

Songwriting is tough. But it doesn’t have to be frustrating. It is always a good idea to have some helpful tools when it comes to songwriting. 


Let us take a look at some of the fun and helpful apps for songwriters to experiment with. 

1. Suggester 

Don’t have any instruments nearby to capture the music you are hearing in your head?

Writing a song and get stuck thinking about the next chord to use?

It’s hard not to get stuck on the next chord progression, right?

Suggester helps you find the perfect chords that work together. Even a beginner who has zero knowledge of music can create by simply picking chords from a huge catalog. Just tap a chord and hear how it sounds. You can also reorder the chords by doing drag and drop. 

It helps you easily create a song without having to sit at a piano or hold a guitar. It also has the ability to have multiple instruments play simultaneously within the same file.

Technically, it helps you to just focus on writing the lyrics and Suggester will take care of your chord progression.

2. Simple Songwriter 

Got some fresh new song ideas while traveling?

Heard a catchy melody while standing in line?

This could be the best app for songwriters that gets ideas at the most random times. It is also a great tool for beginners or advanced songwriters to learn and create songs.

It lets you easily generate song ideas, find the right chords, instantly change the key of the song, and record it for later playback. It allows you to easily customize and alter suggestions given to your own taste. 

You can get home with a finished song!

3. Rhymer’s Block 

Struggling with the creative writing process?

Want a lyric that will be stuck in your audience’s head?

Not good at rhymes?

They say that rhythm is the pulse of poetry, and rhyme is its echo. Rhyme helps make a poem musical. Songs with good rhymes become catchy because it aids the memory for recitation and gives predictable pleasure.

Whether you write poems or raps, this app is perfect for you. Rhymer’s Block provides you with a number of tools and features to make rhyming easy. It instantly suggests words that rhyme as you type. It gives you suggested rhyming words as well as highlights bars that go together. It is automatically saved to the cloud. 

Don’t let your creativity on hold because it lets you work offline.

4. GarageBand  

No instrument? No recording studio? No problem!

This app is an incredibly useful tool for beginners with no music theory. It helps you in creating new song ideas or just working out the chords of your existing songs. 

GarageBand allows you to record, arrange, and create songs using Touch Instruments, audio recordings, and loops. You can make music like a pro DJ, play a variety of musical instruments, add virtual session drummers, and play an entire string of orchestra. These are just a few features of GarageBand. 

Once you are satisfied with your work, share your songs using email or Facebook, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

With GarageBand, people will think that you recorded your song with an actual band!

5. Evernote 

If you want to keep track of lyrics and melodies or share your work with your bandmates, Evernote is the app for you. 

This app is perfect for keeping track of your work, setting reminders, brainstorming with bandmates, and you can even record conversations. You can start your work on one device and continue on another without missing a beat because it automatically syncs across any of your devices.

Evernote is incredibly easy to use and it keeps everything organized.

In today’s generation, you don’t have to go to a recording studio nor a record label company to release your song. 

Get your phone. Download these apps and you’re good to go.

You can build your own songwriting app. Send us a message and we’d be glad to help! Our team of creative and talented professionals will be with you from start to finish.