Toneroll - An innovative music making web app
Toneroll - An innovative music making web app

Convert any music performance into music notation, instantly.

Toneroll is an interactive open-source web application, introducing the first real-time music transcription system on the web!

Toneroll is able to simplify the creative process and turn songwriting into an easy task by converting your live music performance into music notation. All you have to do is select your device’s microphone and start composing. That’s it!

Who can use Toneroll?

Toneroll was made to accommodate all musicians and music enthusiasts - from the hobbyist to the professional composer. Whatever your skill level, Toneroll is extremely simple, online and ready to accompany you on your music making journey.

  • Log your music ideas easily and without any complexity. You never know when that magic moment of the perfect new idea will come around again.

  • Compose without any music theory knowledge. Toneroll simplifies the creative process bringing it to the people.

  • Extract ideas from your improvisations. Toneroll eliminates the need for note taking and frees you up to just play your instrument.

How Does Toneroll Work?

Toneroll doesn’t require any music theory knowledge or any special equipment, only a device with an internet connection and maximum inspiration!

Toneroll Features

  • Real-time TranscriptionThe system transcribes any live music performance so you can convert your ideas into music notation, instantly.

  • Piano Roll Notation - Midi piano roll grid is the most contemporary and “easy to use” representation of pitch, length and velocity of the notes.

  • Midi Editing - Finalize your composition by editing the rendered notes bringing your initial idea into completion.

  • Score and midi export - Utilize your musical idea through any music software such as Ableton Live, Finale etc.or share it with anyone.

  • Multichannel workspace - Play along with another track or even generate a composition with instrument specific channels.

  • Online - Toneroll is a web app, meaning that you can use it without download anything.

  • Multidevice - Keep track of your ideas anywhere using a pc, tablet or even a smartphone.

  • Easy - Just select your device’s microphone and start composing. It is that easy!


What we have so far

What we have so far is a working prototype which is a melody transcriber. This version represents a specific range of functionality, yet it shows a clear promise for future developments. Check out the prototype version now, and get excited about what’s to come! -

Bringing Toneroll into life is no easy task and requires thousands of hours of coding, researching and testing. For this reason, we are using a crowdfunding  campaign to fuel this  long  time development process.

We need your help to move Toneroll forward, and release the first real-time music transcriber on the web! 


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