Features


PolyNome is a feature-packed application.

The table below compares the basic and Pro versions with another popular iOS metronome.

If you purchase the basic version you can update to Pro at any time via a single in-app purchase.

PolyNome Feature Comparison

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All of the additional features shown in PolyNome Pro are available in this version as a single in-app purchase

 

PolyNome Pro

Tempo Advance
Number of built in metronomes
4 (2 programmable sequencers 16th and triplet faders)
4 (2 programmable sequencers 16th and triplet faders)
1 (can be split to create simple polyrhythms)
Tempo range
2-999
2-999
10-800
Tap tempo
Tempo / – buttons
✅ Customisable steps including classical metronome increments
✅ Customisable steps including classical metronome increments
✅ 1bpm or 10bpm steps
Flash screen
Haptic feedback (vibrate on 1/4 note)
✅ on supported devices
✅ on supported devices
Pendulum display
Orentation modes
Portrait/Landscape
Portrait/Landscape
Portrait/Landscape
Orientation lock
Built in tutorials
Video / In-App Walkthrough Tutorials / Searchable Help
Video / In-App Walkthrough Tutorials / Searchable Help
User guide
Create full drum grooves
Create melodic parts
Built in Mixer
Max time signature
40/16
40/16
20/16
Rep counter
Countdown timer
Create gap clicks
✅ simple to create any combination of bars of click and rest
✅ simple to create any combination of bars of click and rest
✅ requires using setlist
Random Mute option

Program any rhythm
Program full drum grooves
Assign sounds/accents to rhythm
✅ Up to 4 sounds per metronome. 2 way polyphony. Independent accenting.
✅ Up to 4 sounds per metronome. 2 way polyphony. Independent accenting.
✅ simple metronome sounds
Sounds
106
264
45
Voice Counting
✅ Auto Voice Count in any time signature. Ability to count bars. Advanced voice counting to create any count you like.
✅ simple voice count
Pitched sounds
✅ 2 octaves of bass and keys
Voice cues for song sections
Polyrhythms
✅ 4 way polyrhythms possible
✅ 4 way polyrhythms possible
Panning of metronomes
Visual polyrhythm display
✅ 3 modes
✅ 3 modes
Save Presets
Organise Presets
✅ assign custom tags for sorting
✅ assign custom tags for sorting
Search Presets
Add text notes to Presets
Download new Presets
✅ Hundreds of user created Presets available in Public Library
✅ Hundreds of user created Presets available in Public Library
Share Presets with other users
✅ AirDrop/Email or upload to Public Library
✅ AirDrop/Email or upload to Public Library
✅ Share directly with other users
Automatically log practice time for every Preset
Cumulative practice timer
Practice reminders
Notifications
✅ Customisable: longest practice streak; practice time for day/week/month; missed practice sessions
✅ Customisable: longest practice streak; practice time for day/week/month; missed practice sessions
Reference Tone
Themes
Playlists
✅ Unlimited Playlists (combinations of Presets allowing creation of tempo and time signature changes; song structures; practice routines)
Gig mode
✅ Customise size and layout of buttons for easy use in a live situation
Auto Advance in Playlist
✅ Choose to Auto Advance and stop or auto advance and play
Automatic Tempo Change
✅ Customiseable prameters for changing tempo including ramp up and down.
✅ Basic tempo automation
Text notes for Playlist items
✅ Add custom notes to aid with recall of song structure or lyrics.
Practice routine time calculated
✅ Calculates time required for practice session based on tempo/reps/timer
Spread practice time between presets
✅ Enter the time you have available and PolyNome will divided it between items in the Playlist
Practice Journal
PDF reports
✅ PDF of practice including journal notes. Filterable by Preset/BPM range/date range and more.
Calculate time of band setlist
✅ Enter the length of songs for your count-ins and PolyNome calculates the length of your band setlist as you add songs!
Create PDF setlist with ability to email/AirPrint
Practice statistics
✅ Practice time today vs yesterday / this week vs last week / this month vs last month / most and least played tempos and more
Practice charts
Time v Day / Time v Preset / Time v Tempo
Multi time signature and tempo clicks
✅ Use Playlists to create clicks combining any time signature and tempo. Even program full drum parts for a song.
✅ Combinations of simple clicks
Random generation of Tempos
✅ Generate random tempos in a range
Shuffle and Displace Rhythms
✅ Shuffle rhythms for ear training or inspiration. Displace rhythms for working on permutations of grooves
Program Flammed rudiments
✅ Use Flam sound to program flam rudiments.
Stroke Guide for Drummers
✅ Stroke Guide calculates strokes for playing rudiments efficiently: Up/Down/Tap/Full strokes
Cut and Paste Attributes
✅ Quickly copy elements of Presets to other Presets.
AirTurn / Bluetooth pedal support
iRig Blueboard support
Background audio
Audiobus support
Inter-app Audio
✅ Record directly into Garage Band and other inter-app audio apps
✅ Record directly into Garage Band and other inter-app audio apps

Test

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Timing Challenge

PolyNome Timing Challenge #1

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Choosing Playlist Buttons

You can choose which buttons should be visible on the Playlist page.

To do this, tap and hold the Play button to bring up the Button Picker, then use the switches to decide what you want to see.