iReal Pro

iReal Pro

By Technimo LLC

  • Category: Music
  • Release Date: 2008-12-02
  • Current Version: 8.3.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 102.86 MB
  • Developer: Technimo LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 1,727 Ratings


Practice makes perfect. iReal Pro offers an easy-to-use tool to help musicians of all levels master their art. It simulates a real-sounding band that can accompany you as you practice. The app also lets you create and collect chord charts of your favorite songs for reference. ~One of Time Magazine's 50 Best Inventions of 2010~ Used by thousands of music students, teachers and some of the world’s top music schools such as Berklee College of Music and Musicians Institute. “It’s the perfect technology for a practicing musician: high-quality digital audio, mixable, transposable into any key and completely mobile. Now every aspiring musician has a backup band in their pocket.” – Tim Westergren, Pandora Founder • It's a Book: Create, edit, print, share and collect chord charts of your favorite songs for reference while practicing or performing. • It's a Band: Practice with a realistic sounding piano (or guitar), bass and drum accompaniments for any downloaded or user-created chord chart. FEATURES: Have a virtual band accompany you as you practice • Choose from the included 50 different accompaniment styles (Swing, Ballad, Gypsy Jazz, Bluegrass, Country, Rock, Funk, Reggae, Bossa Nova, Latin,...) and 12 blues styles available as a one-time In-App purchase • Personalize each style with a variety of sounds including piano, Fender Rhodes, acoustic and electric guitars, acoustic and electric basses, drums, vibraphone, organ, and more • Record yourself playing or singing along with the accompaniment Play, edit, and download any songs you want • 1000s of songs can be downloaded from the forums in a few simple steps • Edit existing songs or create your own with the Editor • The Player will play any song that you edit or create • Create multiple editable playlists Improve your skills with the included chord diagrams • Display guitar, ukulele tabs and piano fingerings for any of your chord charts • Look up piano, guitar and ukulele fingerings for any chord • Display scale recommendations for each chord of a song to help with improvisations Practice in the way, and at the level, that you choose • Includes 50 exercises for practicing common chord progressions • Transpose any chart to any key or to number notation • Loop a selection of measures of a chart for focused practicing • Advanced practice settings (automatic tempo increase, automatic key transposition) • Global Eb, Bb, F and G transposition for horn players Share, print, and export – so your music follows you wherever you need it! • Share individual charts or whole playlists with other iReal Pro users via email and the forums • Export charts as PDF and MusicXML • Export audio as WAV, AAC and MIDI  • Support for AirTurn™ and other bluetooth page turners • Upload your songs and playlists to iCloud for safekeeping and for synchronization across any of your iCloud enabled devices such as iPhone, iPad or Mac Always backup your songs!



  • Just buy it, already.

    By sfcrotty
    This is a great tool for practice or performance.
  • Awesome!

    In my opinion this is the greatest teaching tool I have ever come across for working on tunes and improvisation. To have the parameters to change so many elements is hugely helpful to my students and I also use it to work tunes in 12 keys as part of my practice routine. A definite must have. 👍🏼
  • Waited to Review

    By tryingfred
    I waited to review this app to see how I’d like it and it’s functions. As a beginning musician trying to learn guitar in later life and never having learned any music/instruments you I’m not sure you will find a better tool. Takes a little time to learn how to use the app effectively, but I have found the app to be extremely flexible and helpful. Completely worth the money.
  • Poor interface

    By wrtbhkkubn
    This app is a nice idea, however the execution is very confusing. It is very difficult to organize the songs that you want to keep and the songs that you want to practice. Also, as usual, it is difficult to understand instructions that are written in pigeon English.
  • It’s a great practice tool!

    By Kareembyear1year
    It’s not a back up band to use in your home studio recordings. It is for you to practice your soloing on your instruments or see and hear chord theory for accompanying a lead. It’s an excellent app. It’s not for great sounding virtual instruments. The instruments sound good enough, but this is about you practicing and learning music, not for the quality of the instruments themselves. Awesome and limitless as far as potential for learning & studying music is concerned!
  • Great as is. Encourage further development.

    By BDC1989
    I’m a jazz snob. This app is perfect for me since I am learning jazz piano. It is also very good for composing and even recording a tune with other instruments, PROVIDED, one uses the midi out file transfer. The internal sounds are okay for learning but not good enough to record with. That’s okay because with a midi file player and multi layered sample based apps one can can obtain a very decent recording. I encourage the developer to consider further enhancements such as more comping styles, chord inversions, additional drum fills and practice tunes " in the style of (artist)". BTW, I have all the Session Band Jazz apps and this app has them beat. Great job!
  • Great App! A little mechanical sounding...

    By smartypans
    Love this app! My ONLY suggestion for improvement would be to make it so that the note velocity in the chordal instrument have a little more of a humanistic quality. Maybe make each note velocity, or even whole chord velocities, be a little varied. Everything hammers at the same volume now, which is pretty mechanical sounding. Don't know how you'd achieve that. But if you did, I could gig with this!
  • Essential for aspiring and professional jazz musician

    By #AccurateResonance0112
    Solid Playback, compositional accompaniment and practice tool with multiple applications. But doesn’t come with any music but there’s a great form or you could download the court changes to thousands of popular tunes and experiment by changing the styles. It’s like band in a box, and someways more versatile, but with less tweak ability in regards to the accompaniment. If you want to gig and you don’t know key changes, this is the app to have. I’ve seen so many professionals with them. You can also export midi, and whatever style you want. It’s help me to compose new songs. The interface is a little tricky, but there’s plenty of tutorials and helpful for him literature, as well as templates and options. This is probably the most comprehensive tool of its kind, and although there’s no real audio, if you’re not happy with the sounds of styles, export the midi, or if you like what you hear you can export the audio. For example, I found a tune template with some key changes I liked. Tweaked and changed some of the form and chords with ones I was hearing. Changed up the style. Wrote the developers and ask them if they could add an option to record. Not only did they respond, they did. Unbelievable. That was five years ago. There are still regular updates... it and it is absolutely a go to app that is One killer practicing, especiallyif you are a student of jazz, Bluegrass, blues, this will help you gain levels. I even use it on gigs if someone has a song request that is too obscure to find a backing track. It’s all about just getting from Milyer with the controls. Being tasteful and thinking creatively. It also is a plus, having the technology on hand to stream Bluetooth audio.
  • The ultimate backing track creator and more

    By Kelvin Gee
    What an amazing app! I can easily write (or use prewritten) chord progressions to create backing tracks that sound great and are excellent to jam with. Changing styles, tempos, and key signature is also extremely easy. The only thing missing from this app is an, “infinite repeat” function so I can jam for hours in end without pressing start when the repeats eventually come to an end. Right now repeats are limited to 30 times.
  • I Real Pro

    By bjtwist
    What a great program. I am a journey jazz musician. Work and life jammed me up for the past year. Back in the shed and using the program again and man has it improved. Not only do I get the changes every time they change I get a list of note changes. That is so sweet! Thanks for taking care of the little guy.