Best apps you’ve never heard of: Religion and music classes

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Photo by Eleya Raim.

by Kymee Noll – Horizon Editor-in-Chief

 

Religion and Music Classes

Bible Promises by ReignDesign (FREE)

recommended by Eleya Raim

Description

Bible Promises is the principal Bible topical reference guide on the App Store, containing more than 500 of the most popular verses organized by meaningful topics such as Perseverance, Work, Fear, and Courage to help you in times of need.  Available on App Store and Play Store.

Features

  • Daily verse: get a different inspirational verse every day
  • Multiple Bible versions and translations
  • Star your favorite verses for quick reference later

 

Bible+ by HarperCollins Christian Publishing (FREE)

recommended by Todd Lehman

“The habit of daily reading the Bible is more accessible now than ever.”

Description

The Bible Study App links your Bible reading with outstanding commentaries, maps, and dictionaries for an in-depth study experience.  You can take notes, highlight, verses, bookmark passages, and sync all of these things between different devices.  Available on App Store and Play Store.  Called Bible Study on the Play Store.

Features

  • Your library, notes, highlights and all of the app features are stored on your device so that you have full functionality when you are offline or in airplane mode
  • The split-screen view allows you to open two books at once to compare Bible translations, view your study notes while you read or follow along with a commentary while you study Scripture
  • Instantly share the Bible with your friends from inside the app

 

insTuner — Chromatic Tuner by EUMLab of Xanin Tech. GmbH (FREE)

recommended by Eleya Raim

Description

insTuner is a chromatic tuner that helps you tune instruments quickly and accurately.  It is suitable for tuning acoustic or electric guitar and bass, ukulele, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki, bowed strings, woodwinds, brass, timpani, and more. Available on App Store.

Features

  • Tone generator
  • Tuning range from C0 to B8, covering the range of almost all of musical instruments

 

SpectrumView by Oxford Wave Research Ltd. (FREE)

recommended by Nathan Patron

“It’s very educational (Matthew Schloneger used it in his lecture on Belting) and it’s also really fun to mess around and see what different sounds look like on a spectrometer.”

Description

Visualize in real-time the frequencies that you can hear around you and even those you cannot.  The SpectrumView analyzer display with configurable sample rate and frequency resolution.  Available on App Store and Play Store.

Features

  • Frequency Pinch-to-Zoom.  Allows you to zoom in frequency space to look at a specific tone or frequency
  • Selectable spectrogram color scales.  You can now select one of seven color scales
  • Allows recording and playback of 15 second clips

 

 

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