Archive for the ‘ukulele’ Category

Playalong for iPad is here!

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Supernifty is pleased to announce that Playalong for iPad is now available on the app store!

Here’s a screenshot:
Playalong iPad screenshot

Playalong helps you learn new songs on your guitar, ukulele or banjo with chords, lyrics, a beat and strumming sounds. Each song’s timing matches that of the original song.

It’s the easiest way to learn a new song, or play along to an old favourite.

There’s over 50 songs to choose from, with new songs regularly being added.

More cool features:

  • Easily transpose the song into any key
  • Speed up or slow down the song to suit
  • Easy to use chord finder for guitar, ukulele and banjo

Wanna learn more? Check it out on the app store.

Playalong on the app store

Don’t have an iPad or iPhone? Have a look at Playalong Online. It’s pretty fun, too.

Audio Tuner for iPad

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Supernifty is pleased to announce that Audio Tuner is now iPad compatible.

Audio Tuner iPad

Quickly and easily tune just about any musical instrument with your iPad, including your guitar, ukulele, violin, piano, banjo, mandolin… and many more!

This new version features a revamped user interface and extra instrument tunings, including tunings for the lute and viola.



Read more about Audio Tuner or get in touch if you require further information.

Audio Tuner 2.0 for Android

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Android UpdateAudio Tuner for Android is a mobile application that enables you to tune a wide range of musical instruments, using spectrum analysis and pitch generation.

Audio Tuner for Android has, at last, been updated to version 2.0. Some major updates in this new release:

  • Spectrum Analysis! This is the big one. Play your musical instrument into your Android handset, and it will tell you the pitch that it’s at.
  • More instruments – a number of new instruments, and alternate tunings have been added. Alternate guitar, banjo and ukulele tunings have been added, along with a number of new instruments, such as Viola, Autoharp and Dulcimer.
  • Better power management – this version takes advantage of Android’s power management and backgrounding capabilities to ensure that Android can properly optimize battery life.
  • More accurate tone generation – the app generates tones at the most accurate possible pitch, using the full capabilities of your handset.

Audio Tuner 2.0 Screenshot

The list of available instruments now includes the autoharp, banjo, bass guitar, cello, Chapman stick, guitar, mandolin, mountain dulcimer, piano, ukulele, viola and the violin! Phew!

To try out Audio Tuner, find it on Android Market. For further information, contact us!

Audio Tuner on Android Market

50 Songs on Playalong

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Play along to 50 songs!
Supernifty’s Playalong has reached the milestone of 50 songs.

Playalong started out as a way to play along to Elvis on your ukulele. Nowadays, Playalong offers quite a bit more.

We now support

  • chords for the guitar,
  • chords for the banjo,
  • an iPhone app, and
  • 50 songs!

Supernifty’s Playalong has songs from each of the last seven decades.

Here’s a selection of tag counts from Supernifty’s first fifty songs.

Play along songs by tag

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to Playalong… it’s fitting that the 50th song to be added is Israel Kamakawiwo╩╗ole’s ukulele classic Over the rainbowEnjoy!

Announcing Supernifty Playalong

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Supernifty is excited to announce that Supernifty PlayAlong is now available.

Playalong plays the song for you, while dynamically displaying chords and lyrics as the song progresses. It’s a combination of YouTube and the Supernifty chord finder.

It’s the easiest way to learn or practice a new song, or play along to an old favourite, with either your guitar or ukulele.

Easily move around the song with the video controls, and you can quickly transpose the song to any key.

Create your own playalong song for the Supernifty song database with the song authoring tools. Import either existing ChoPro files, or previously saved playalong files.

A number of enhancements are coming to Supernifty Playalong, including versions for the PC and Mac, and mobile versions, so you can play along to your favourite songs wherever you are. Stay tuned!

In the meantime, try it out! Feedback or questions are welcomed, especially if you are adding a new song.

Audio Tuner for the iPhone – 1.0

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

iPhone Tuner

Keep your musical instrument in tune with your iPhone.

Unlike other tuners on the market, Supernifty’s tuner provides the following goodness:

  • Full spectrum analysis – get as much detail as you need on your audio environment
  • Pitch pipe tone generation – confirm that you’ve tuned up correctly with a reference note
  • Tunings for many different musical instruments – new ones frequently added.

Download, screenshots and further details are


If you’d rather not open iTunes, read more online.

If you require further information, or wish to review this product, please contact Supernifty.

Online Ukulele Chord Finder

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Ukulele Chord Finder

Yes, the rumours are true.

Supernifty’s Ukulele Chord Finder can now be used online!

If you need to quickly look up the fingering for that pesky ukulele chord, you can do it quickly and painlessly with the online ukulele chord finder.

Feel free to check it out – any feedback is welcomed.

Although ukuleles have high nift, guitar chords will be added in the near future.

Audio Tuner for Mac OSX released

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Audio Tuner for the Mac
Supernifty is excited to announce the release of Audio Tuner for the Mac.

This powerful application provides a spectrum analyzer and tone generator, along with tunings for many different musical instruments, enabling you to keep your instrument perfectly tuned, using just your Mac.

Please try it out (it’s free!), and remember to keep an eye out for new versions.

This is Supernifty’s first foray into Mac application development. Any suggestions are appreciated.

Ukulele Chord Finder Released

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Chord Finder for Ukulele
Supernifty is pleased to release a new product: Chord Finder 0.1.

If you are occasionally somewhat vague on the fingering of a particular chord, then this new product is for you.

Chord Finder enables you to quickly look up a chord, then listen to it to make sure you are playing it correctly.

This is a very early release and we have lots of plans for expanding this product, including:

  • Supporting your favourite mobile device – no matter where you are, you’ll have your handy chord reference.
  • Save your chord progressions – an easy way to remember particular chords and songs.
  • Guitar chords – the plan is to add chords for other instruments and tunings. If you think you could help with this, please contact us
  • Something secret that adds an incredible amount of nift.

Please try it out (it’s free!), and keep an eye out for new versions. In the meantime, suggestions and feedback are much appreciated.