Cleartune

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Description of App: 

From the iTunes App Store: ""Cleartune has been a life saver both on and off the stage! Especially in the studio, who would have thought the drummer had the best tuner in the room?" - Ezra Oklan (Ambulance ltd., Norah Jones, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Ari Hest, Matt Beck (Matchbox 20), Chico Hamilton, Arnie Lawrence, John Southworth, Oakley Hall)"Ive been having trouble with interference on stage with other tuners for the iPhone. Used Cleartune last night before a gig and had no problems with stage noise. Excellent tuner for bass." - Rob Calder (Ari Hest, Angus and Julia Stone, Findlay Brown, Colin Smith, The Break and Repair Method)✭ Featured in Electronic Musician magazine✭ Showcased on demo iPhones at AT&T and Apple Stores✭ Featured on Apple.com - Staff Picks & App of the week-----------------------Cleartune is a chromatic instrument tuner and pitch pipe that allows you to quickly and accurately tune your instrument using the built-in mic in your iPhone or using an external mic on your 2nd or 3rd generation iPod Touch.Note to iPod Touch users:iPod Touch 2nd and 3rd gen requires an external microphone - see http://bitcount.com/cleartune/ipod.html for details. The tuning function is not compatible with the original 1st generation iPod Touch.Cleartune features a unique "note wheel" interface allowing you to quickly find your pitch, paired with a highly responsive fine-tuning meter for the perfect tune.With support for custom temperaments, transposition, notations such as solfège, adjustable calibration and more, Cleartune packs more power than most pro tuners, yet is simple enough for everyone to use. Cleartune can tune acoustic or electric guitar, bass, bowed strings, woodwinds, brass, piano, tympani, tablas and any other instrument that can sustain a tone.Features:- Note Wheel Display- Ultra responsive 25 cent range fine tuning display- Needle Damping option- Precise to ±1/100 semitone (±1 cent)- Selectable Temperaments- Selectable Notations (such as Solfège)- User-defined temperament and notations- Support for transposing instruments- Adjustable A4 calibration in 0.1 Hz increments- Pitch Pipe/Tone generator- Selectable tone waveform- Automatic or manual note selection"

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known

Version: 

1.4.1

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone

Accessibility Comments: 

AppleVis Editor Note: this app was submitted before Usability Ratings were introduced, so one has been chosen on the basis of the accessibility comments made by the original poster. If you have used this app, please post a comment to let us know if you agree with the Rating.

Original Comments: This app is almost completely inaccessible. When the app is launched, VoiceOver locks up and the phone is basically unuseable while in the app.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads a few page elements.

Button Labeling: 

No buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is totally inaccessible.