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This is more advanced, but the smartphone app (definitely iphone, hopefully android too) n-track tuner I think it's called - is very cool for taking a look at your tone as a spectrum of frequencies. In order to really get any meaning out of it you need to be aware of the science of vocal formants though. Most people will just look at the frequency spectrum and make ridiculous assumptions that they have to change something that they don't. But if you want to do the research on vocal formants first, then take a look and interpret what you see with some knowledge behind it, that's a super cool free way to do it and be able to do it anytime anywhere if you have a smartphone. And that can provide insight on things like amount of twang, amount of breathiness, vowel modifications etc.

Nowadays I use it rarely...in the grand scheme of things it won't really make you a better singer, it's more just fun to look at :lol:

HOWEVER, I believe you can also use the same app to track your pitch and volume. Personally I'm not a fan of that though because I can do it well enough by ear and getting volume and pitch stable and exact on a mechanical level is a bit overkill and trying to fix it while looking at meters jumping around will kinda just make you get frustrated and tense up which we never want.

Want to know the real important "singing software"?

itunes, google, youtube, lyric websites, microsoft word, recording software of your choice.

That stuff is the most important "software" you'll need to become a great singer.

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Pretty philosophical answers. Not what he asked for, but not wrong :)

Android has an app called Perfect Ear 2. It's great, and really helps match pitches and intervals of pitches. Also it teaches to recognize pitches as absolute notes (relative pitch and perfect pitch).

Sing and see is also awesome, but having paid 3€ for Perfect Ear 2's full features i don't think I need it. I'm pretty sure m2,M2,m3 and M3s' comparisons will keep kicking my ass for a while...

What Phil said is true though: it's not directly applicable unless your technique is solid.

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