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Circle Synth

Circle Synth

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Expert's Review

"Synthetizing Circles"

Reviewed by / Jan 08, 2014

A fun and energetic application for creating synthesized sounds

If you're interested in music and creating your own sounds, you will probably enjoy giving Circle Synth a try.

This app is basically a synthesizer with a wonderful and well-designed interface, highly usable and minimalist. What do you need to do? Simply create your own sounds by drawing shapes and applying different effects.

The app includes different features and adjustments so you can personalize your creations and give them a personal touch. Controls are responsive and there are no apparent bugs.

TwoBigEars is the developer of Circle Synth, a magical application for music fans, those creative minds who enjoy creating sounds and expressing themselves in different ways.

Tags: synth, circle synth, 3 circle synth.

Developer's original description available here
Circle Synth is a grid-less sequencer synthesizer that makes quick and quirky musical sounds. Draw shapes, choose presets, apply effects and create one bar compositions worth sharing!


* 12 different scales
* 10 presets
* Choose from 4 assignable FX for each circle or node
* Controllable BPM
* Accelerometer controlled filter sweep
* Record your sketches and even set them as ringtones!
* Save and share your musical sketches

Let us know what you think and we'll do our best to include your feedback in our next update. Email us: or tweet: @TwoBig_Ears

Permissions used:

* Phone Status: To pause and resume Circle Synth if you receive a phone call
* USB Storage: To save presets and recordings
* Network Access: Google services
* System Settings: To set recordings as ringtones

Recently changed in this version

* New record feature! Also set your recording as a ringtone
* Circles are now moveable
* Saved sketches now retain settings
* Major performance improvements
* Visual and animation improvements
* Minor bug fixes
* No more ads!

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Comments and ratings for Circle Synth
  • (61)

    by Ivan Azymov on 20/11/2013

    Orientation is locked (does not flip with tablet). Please allow for auto orientation.

  • (61)

    by Sohom Chatterjee on 22/10/2013

    It wud hav been amazing to add triangles or squares or any shapes having other octave or note than the circles. May b we can bring a mixture in and add variety to the same composition..

  • (61)

    by Johan Malmsten on 19/10/2013

    Why does a soft-synth need access to my phone-history?

  • (61)

    by Steven Lesperance on 18/10/2013

    once you figure out the basics, wonderful sh*t happens. i've listened to some of the sketches I've created for hours! really easy to learn and has limitless variety if used properly. great work guys! new update is wonderful! keep up the good work guys. those of us who get it are grateful for the effort.

  • (61)

    by Mark Audette on 03/09/2013

    This synth app has a new approach at making music that leap frogs all other typical methods of music creation.

  • (61)

    by Ikhsanul Fadhilla Lubis on 20/07/2013


  • (61)

    by eddy67 on 24/06/2013

    My major complaint is that the circle limit is so low. Just when I start getting a loop to where I want it I run out of circles. It's really frustrating.