Now there’s a clever looking app! Play synths by singing into your iPhone/iPod Touch!

Voice Control is a wireless MIDI controller that converts the pitch of your voice into signals for controlling MIDI devices networked to your computer.


  • Download a wireless MIDI interface such as DSMidiWifi ( and install on your computer.
  • Launch Voice Control on your iPhone or iPod Touch.
  • Connect your device’s MIDI stream to the synthesizers you want to control. For example, on a Mac use Audio MIDI Setup to connect your iPhone/iPod Touch to Garage Band or other MIDI units networked to your computer.
  • Start singing. You can even harmonize with others on the same wireless network using two or more Voice Control apps.


  • Select your vocal range – from bass to soprano (center picker wheel)
  • Shift the pitch of converted MIDI signals up or down (right picker wheel)
  • Display the note you are currently singing (left picker wheel)
  • Sliders let you change the input audio level and the amount of pitch “smoothing”
  • Tap “Set Up” to switch to the “Control” screen
  • Control the volume and expression in real time using the x-y control pad while you sing
  • Rotate the device to pan the sound left to right

The app is priced at $1.99

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  1. Anyone already tried this one? Seems interesting IF it works as expected, I'm a little tired of non working good ideas. I'll gladly buy it if it delivers though.

  2. Interesting. This is something I asked for in VoiceBand, which has pretty good pitch and volume detection. Any videos of this app in action?

    I'll probably give this a go if they implement CoreMIDI too so I can hook it up to my external gear without needing a PC.

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