Best Apps to Play Instruments on iPhone and iPad

If you are passionate about music, you should know that you don’t even need to have an instrument to play one and even to learn how to use it. No, we are not crazy, since we are thinking of applications to play instruments with an iPhone or iPad. There are many in the App Store, although in this article we collect for you the most outstanding and you can get more out of it. Do you dare to know them?



Best Apps to Play Instruments

Apps that allow you to play various instruments

Garageband

Garageband

  • In-app purchases: No.
  • Weight: 1.7 GB.
  • Devices: iPhone and iPad.
  • Compatibility: iOS 13 / iPadOS 13 or later.
  • Language: Spanish and 33 more.
  • Description: App native to Apple and whose main advantage is to be cross-platform. Among the many editing functions it contains, the fact of being able to create melodies from purely digital instruments stands out. Keyboards, guitars, batteries … all this in a very familiar interface in the iOS and iPadOS ecosystem and that despite having its complications ends up being extremely intuitive.
Developer: Apple
Price: Free


Music Maker JAM

Music Maker JAM

  • In-app purchases: Yes.
  • Weight: 144.2 MB.
  • Devices: iPhone and iPad.
  • Compatibility: iOS 9.3 or later.
  • Language: Spanish and 6 more.
  • Description: One of the most popular and valued apps when it comes to music creation. It allows you to discover, create and share thousands of songs of all kinds of genres. The interface is simple and houses tremendously powerful tools when it comes to creation. You can create your songs with predefined melodies and styles or create them completely from scratch and be the one who takes advantage of the digital instruments that he puts at your disposal.

Apps for playing the piano

Simply Piano by JoyTunes

Simply Piano de JoyTunes

  • In-app purchases: Yes.
  • Weight: 431.6 MB.
  • Devices: iPhone and iPad.
  • Compatibility: iOS 10 or later.
  • Language: Spanish and 10 more.
  • Description: App specialized in learning the piano, being able to serve as an excellent guide using a real piano. It includes various genres from which to obtain guidelines and help, also having some explanations of basic concepts so that even the most novice can immerse themselves fully in this area and easily remember everything related to it. But it will not be necessary to have a piano either, since your tactile piano will perform its functions.
Developer: JoyTunes
Price: Free


Piano – Keyboard and songs

Piano - Teclado y canciones

  • In-app purchases: Yes.
  • Weight: 161.3 MB.
  • Devices: iPhone and iPad.
  • Compatibility: iOS 8 or later.
  • Language: Spanish and 17 more.
  • Description: This app is a curious mix between a game and an app to learn to play the piano. Unlike the previous one, it is more focused on learning to play specific songs. In it you will find an extensive list with the scores of the most popular songs of now and always, being able to find simple guides that instruct you during the process so that it is much easier for you to play them.

Guitar playing apps

Easy Guitar | Coach Guitar

Guitarra Fácil | Coach Guitar

  • In-app purchases: Yes.
  • Weight: 177.9 MB.
  • Devices: iPhone and iPad.
  • Compatibility: iOS 11 or later.
  • Language: Spanish and 10 more.
  • Description: One of the most complete apps with which to learn to play the guitar. It has five colors that will aid instruction without the need to delve into complex music theory. It will teach you, step by step, how to learn to play thousands of songs with acoustic or electric guitar with an innovative approach that is very different from the rest.

Guitar Lessons | Fender Play

Guitar Lessons | Fender Play

  • In-app purchases: Yes.
  • Weight: 110.3 MB.
  • Devices: iPhone and iPad.
  • Compatibility: iOS 10 or later.
  • Language: English.
  • Description: Official app of the popular guitar maker Fender that will support you in your guitar lessons so you can be self-taught and learn everything you need to know to put the six strings on your fingers. The downside is that it is in English, which could be a drawback if the language is not mastered. In any case, it is an excellent guide that has been highly valued by experts.

Apps to learn drums

REAL DRUM

REAL DRUM

  • In-app purchases: Yes.
  • Weight: 75.1 MB.
  • Devices: iPhone and iPad.
  • Compatibility: iOS 9.3 or later.
  • Language: Spanish and 18 more.
  • Description: This is a very complete application that will allow you to experience the authentic experience of playing the drums in any musical style. It is free and very easy to use, since it transforms your iPhone or iPad into a realistic battery simulation in which your buds will become drumsticks with which to play sounds instantly.

Drums – drums play music

Drums - batería toca música

  • In-app purchases: Yes.
  • Weight: 306.8 MB.
  • Devices: iPhone and iPad.
  • Compatibility: iOS 10 or later.
  • Language: English.
  • Description: Freestyle or with explained guides, this app will allow you to play the drums in a really simple way. It has very realistic sounds and sensations that resemble each touch of the drums, cymbals and cymbals of a real drummer. It has been designed to the millimeter so that you can have a very immersive feeling, in addition to being able to learn the rhythms of thousands of songs.
Developer: MWM
Price: Free