Welcome to Anytune on Android! We hope Anytune will help you learn, transcribe and practice your favourite songs faster and easier.
Anytune provides a rich set of tools for serious musical artists to listen to and work with music in fantastic new ways. Many more features to come.
You can browse and play audio files on your device and stream songs from Apple Music and Spotify.
In the Player you can adjust the tempo, pitch and tuning of each song. You can save marks to create sections, save regions and use Autoloop and the Loop Trainer for easy looping.
- Create a "Project" by playing an audio file from your device or by streaming a song from Spotify or Apple Music.
- Change the Tool bar with the bottom Tabs in the player view to Tempo, Pitch or Looping controls.
- Long Tap most buttons for help and settings.
- Double Tap a slider to toggle between the default value and your last setting.
- Long Tap an object in the waveform view to drag it to a new time.
- Double Tap objects in the waveform view to select and apply actions.
- Long Tap an item in most lists to enable multi-select.
Watch the Quick Start Tutorial video.
Anytune will play MP3, M4A, WAV, AIFF, AAC-LC, HE-AAC, and STEMS (by Native Instruments) audio files. The audio files must be physically on your device (downloaded) and not DRM protected.
Anytune requires Android 9 (Pie, API 28) or greater.
Anytune requires a XHDPI (768 x 1280) or larger screen size for best experience. Smaller screens will mostly work, but may have controls squished together.
You can browse your music and projects with the browse tabs when the player is minimized.
You can hide/show the Spotify and Apple Music tabs are in Settings.
Tap the tabs or swipe left and right to move across browse views.
Tap the Menu button in any browse view to reveal the main drawer containing Unlock Pro, News, What's New, Settings and Help. You can send us a message from Help.
Long Tap a Queue or Projects list item to enable multi-select mode and reveal the Action bar.
Apply an action to multiple items or Select All.
Your queue is the active playlist. See what songs are up next. You can add, remove and reorder songs in the queue while a song is playing.
Long Tap on a song to select. Apply action to multiple selected songs in the queue.
Grab the handle and drag any song anywhere in the queue.
Alter the playback behaviour of songs in the queue with:
Repeat Queue: to continue playback with the first song in the queue when the end of the queue is reached.
Repeat Song: repeat the current song.
|Pause at End: Stop playback when the end of the song is reached.
If you are working your way through a set list use Pause-At-End to stop at the end of each song and then press play to start the next song.
Display the the song playing in the queue.
|Follow the queue selection with Now Playing
When enabled, the queue list will automatically scroll the currently playing song.
The Projects tab allows you to view Anytune Projects. You can browse Projects by Song, Artist or Album. A Project contains the settings, marks, notes and location of the audio file. Tap a Project to reveal the Project Info and actions. See Projects.
Once a project has been created for a song you will see Anytune icon next these songs in the Device, Spotify, and Apple Music list views indicating a project exists.
The Device tab allows you to view playable audio files physically on your device. You can browse by Song, Artist, Album. Tap to search.
Use the File Browser to search for an audio files on your device or in a cloud service. If you select a file from a cloud file service such as Google Drive you must select a folder to download the file to. The audio files must be physically on your device (downloaded) and not DRM protected. You cannot download from one cloud service to another cloud service.
The last two tabs are configurable in Settings and extend access to other music sources including:
The Apple Music tab allows you to browse and filter the contents of your Apple Music library and playlists. Tap Search to find any song in the Apple Music catalog.
Note: Anytune's capabilities are reduced when songs are streamed through Apple Music.
The Spotify tab allows you to browse the contents of your Spotify Liked songs and playlists. Tap Search to find any song in the Spotify catalog.
Note: Anytune's capabilities are reduced when songs are streamed through Spotify.
Anytune's buttons, sliders and gestures allow you control your music and your musical journey.
Long Press / Tap and Hold most controls for help and settings. Sliders coming.
Tapping a button may perform different types of operations.
Tap a button to:
Execute a command
Play starts playback.
Some button icons change, indicating their function has changed,
Toggle a state
|Loop turns looping on or off.
|Cycle through multiple states
Repeat changes from repeat off ,
|Open a view or menu
|opens the marks view
Buttons and menu items light up with the accent color when activated or selected.
Sliders are used to set values throughout the app including the dynamic tool bar.
To set a slider value:
Tap the buttons on either side of the slider to step up or down in increments.
Touch the slider then drag your finger for fine precision adjustments.
To reset a slider value:
Double Tap the middle of the slider to toggle between the default and previously set value.
When you open a project or play a song the player view is displayed.
Pull down or Tap the Title Bar of the Player to return to browsing. Pull up on or Tap the Mini-Player to return to the Player from browsing.
The Player includes the top navigation bar, zoomed (or "content") view, dynamic tool bar, song view, transport controls and the tool selector (tabs).
View project title, song title, artist, album.
|Open the Queue and Marks List views.
Open the Project Details and access actions like Add to Queue.
Drag your finger across the waveform to scrub through the song. Fling left of right to quickly scroll through the waveform.
|Zoom in to see more detail.
Zoom out to see more of the song.
Choose the content view. Currently waveform or album artwork.
Use the Tool Selector tabs to change the Tool Bar displayed in the player; Tempo, Pitch or Looping.
|Change the speed (tempo) of audio with the tempo slider.
|Change the Pitch (Key in semitone increments) with the pitch slider.
Change the Pitch (Tuning in cent increments) with the tuning slider.
The A and B sliders define the selected region. They are considered marks for navigation.
|Move the A slider (start of selected region/loop) to the playhead position.
Move the B slider (end of selected region/loop) to the playhead position.
Reset the A and B (start & end) sliders back the start and end of the song.
Save a Region defined by the A and B slider positions.
Enable/disable AutoLoop to easily play loops between Marks. The A and B sliders (loop start and end) will automatically move to the marks immediately surrounding the Playhead. Simply navigate the Playhead to the section you want to loop and the A and B sliders will be set automatically.
Enable/disable the Loop Trainer. Long Tap to reveal the Loop Trainer settings.
Much more to come. We welcome your suggestions.
The song view displays the full waveform of the song.
Tap on the waveform to instantly move the playhead, or drag the playhead across the song.
Control playback and navigate through the song.
Start and stop playback.
|Add a mark at the playhead position.
|Move the playhead to the previous mark. Marks include the A and B sliders.
|Move the playhead to the next mark.
|Move the playhead a configurable time back. Long Tap to configure time and enable/disable starting playback.
|Move the playhead a configurable time forward. Long Tap to configure time and enable/disable starting playback.
|Enable/disable looping between the current selected region, defined by A and B sliders.
Choose the tool bar to be placed in the Player by Tapping a tab. The tempo and pitch tabs show the current adjusted value.
Projects save all your data including settings, marks and notes and the location of the audio file or stream.
Create a "project" by playing an audio file from your device or by streaming a song from Apple Music or Spotify.
When browsing song sources (Device, Apple Music, Spotify) you will see the Project icon beside songs that are already in a project.
Long Tap on a project and select multiple projects to "Add To Queue" or Delete.
The top Action Bar includes Refresh, Help and:
|Search: opens the Search view.
|Sort by: allows to to sort by Title, Created date, Last Played, Duration, BPM, Album, Artist, and Key in ascending or descending order.
Tap a Project row in the browse view or the More button in the player to reveal Project Info and actions.
You can edit underlined Project Info values.
The BPM (Beats Per Minute) and Key are calculated by analyzing the song. These values are the default values for the Tempo and Pitch controls. Tap to change these values.
You can add a textual Note to the song.
Tap the File value to change the location of the audio file or stream for a project. Change from a Spotify stream to a file on your device, or update the location after moving a file.
|Play Now: loads the song into the player and starts playback.
|Open Project: loads the song into the player.
|Play Next: adds song to the next position in the queue.
|Add to Queue: adds the song to the end of the queue.
|Reset Music Settings: changes all music settings to the original/default values.
|Delete Project: Deletes the project data. The source file is not deleted.
You can also access the Repeat and Pause at End settings from the Project Info action bar.
You project data includes project info for all your projects as well as the queue contents and is saved to the
anytune.json file in Anytune's private storage.
Android > data > app.anytune.musicplayer > files > anytune.json
Note: This file is hidden and not observable in all file managers. Files can view this file, but you should not ever need to access it directly.
Project Data Backups
Your project data is automatically saved to backup "
.tune" files. Backups can be restored to recover accidental or unwanted changes.
Five Minute backups are saved every five minutes in Anytune's private storage.
Android > data > app.anytune.musicplayer > files > Backups
Daily backups are saved once a day and stored in Public storage in a folder selected by you when you enable daily backups and allow Anytune write permission to the selected folder. The default folder is:
Documents > Anytune
Note: The app.anytune.musicplayer folder including five minute backups in Anytune's private storage is deleted when the Anytune app is uninstalled. The Daily backups are saved in Public storage which is not deleted when Anytune is uninstalled.
You can disable/enable Daily backups and configure the number of Five Minute and Daily backups retained in Settings > Backups.
Change the folder daily backup "
.tune" files are saved and restored from by first disabling daily backups and them enabling daily backups.
Use "Manage backups" in Settings > Backups to restore or delete a backup. Restoring a backup will completely replace your current project list with the contents of the restored backup.
|Delete a backup ("
|Restore a backup
Anytune plays songs directly from their original file location when accessed from the Device tab. Anytune does not make a copy of these songs.
Anytune streams songs directly from Spotify or Apple Music, but does not have access to the audio data and cannot save a copy of the song. You must be connected to the internet to play streams.
You can import audio files into Anytune from other apps. When you "Open with...", or "Play with..." Anytune from another app like Email or Google Drive a copy of the file is created in:
Internal storage > Music
Create Marks for quick navigation and visualization, to define sections and even add timed comments in notes. Sections are defined by marks and are contiguous.
Add Mark to create a mark at the playhead position.
Regions are special marks that have a start and end time, and can overlap and have the same start time.
Quickly move the playhead to a mark by tapping it in the Mark List view or use the
Next Mark and Previous Mark buttons.
When navigating to a Region the A (Start) and B (End) handles are automagically moved to the start and end times of the region.
a mark handle or section to move the playhead to the mark or beginning of section.
a mark handle to drag the mark in time.
one or more mark handles, sections and regions to Select and reveal the Action bar, or select in the Marks List view.
Actions for marks include:
Note: Some actions are available in the overflow menu.
|Nudge selected objects forward in time
|Nudge selected objects backward in time
|Shift a section or region forward. The start moves to the end and the duration remains the same.
|Shift a section or region backward. The end moves to the start and the duration remains the same.
|Loop Selected. Move A slider (loop start) to first selected item and move B slider (loop end) to the blast selected item.
|Delete selected mark(s).
Open the Mark Details to edit the Label (section), Short Label (handle) and color of the mark. You can also add a text note to a mark as a timed comment.
Save multiple loops to work on that awesome solo or rehearse that tricky part.
Double Tap the A or B slider to select the currently selected region.
Use the selector to refine your selection to A (start), B (end) or Loop (both) and adjust the region to create the perfect loop.
Anytune’s Step-it-Up Loop Trainer will slowly increase the tempo of the currently selected loop ( A and B slider) automatically until they’re mastered, or adjust the pitch around the circle of fifths
Enable/disable the Loop Trainer from the Looping Tool bar.
Long Tap the Loop Trainer button to reveal the trainer settings view and choose Tempo or Circle of Fifths.
Set the Start Tempo, End Tempo or Step Size, the Number of Steps and the number of times to repeat a step at the same tempo. You can also choose the what happens at the end of the session including; Continue looping, Pause, Disable looping, Restart session, and Start next loop.
Starting next loop allows you to work through a song section be section. Use AutoLoop or saved regions to define the next loop.
Circle of Fifths
Set the Starting Key, Direction around the circle of fifths, the number of keys to travere in this session, and the number of times to play each step at the same key. You can also choose the end of session behaviour.
Trainer Status Bar
The Trainer status bar displays your progress including the step, repeat and overall loop you are on and allows you to skip to the next or previous loop in the session. Tap the center of the bar to reopen the settings view.
Demix Source Separation BETA
Use Demix to separate individual instrument tracks from your audio file. Demix uses a state-of-the-art music source separation technology using AI capable of separating drums, bass, and vocals from the rest of the accompaniment.
Choose "Full Demix" to create four tracks (STEMS) including; vocals, drums, bass, and instruments.
Isolate a single instrument to create one track with only that instrument and one other track with everything but the isolated instrument. Learn your instrument with the isolated single instrument track and practice by playing along with the minus one track containing all the instruments except yours.
Your audio file is uploaded to our servers to be processed and the resulting separated tracks (STEMs) are downloaded to your device. We will keep them on our server for you for thirty (30) days before deleting your original and Demixed tracks.
Note: You cannot Demix Spotify or Apple Music streams. We need your audio files to process.
System settings affect the behaviour of the app and are available in the navigation drawer.
Project settings are specific to a project and include the values set by the controls in the Player such as tempo.
Available in the navigation drawer:
Note: requires app restart
|Display section colors as
Choose how the section colors are displayed in the full song waveform view to quickly identify sections of a song.
|Allow Device to Sleep
When Idle (Default)
Choose when to allow the device to sleep when Anytune is in the foreground.
Both (D♭/ C ♯)
Choose how keys are displays on tabs and controls.
|Resume at last played position
|Pause at End of Song
|Enable if audio stutters when playing in the background
Backups (Pro Feature)
|Five Minute Backups
Choose the number of Five Minute Backups to save to your device's private storage.
The Daily backup storage location is displayed here.
Choose the number of Daily Backups to save to your device's public storage.
|Stop saving daily backups.
Warning: Without daily backups deleting the Anytune app will loose all your data.
|Open dialogue to restore and delete backups.
Displays the Install ID, Version number and build number of Anytune
The "Install ID which is an anonymous unique ID that allows us to connect a crash report with your instance of Anytune.
Gain early access to features still under development and provide feedback. These features may be changed or be removed.
Play streamed Apple Music.
Play streamed Spotify music. Requires paid Spotify subscription.
|Create a log file of recent logs to aid in debugging issue. You will be prompted for a location to save the file.