What are the best drum apps?

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    #1GarageBand

    GarageBand

    GarageBand is a music making software and app for Mac and iOS respectively. It offers a sound library with software instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and virtual session drummers. Users can access piano and guitar lessons.

    Software

    Mac, iOS

    Free

    May Liang
    Written on November 9, 2017
    "GarageBand is so much fun! The guitar presets make me feel as if I am playing with a real band! I have always wanted to learn how to play ths piano, so the section with piano lessons is superb!"
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    #2Drum kit

    Drum kit
    What to do if you want to play the drum set, but you do not have it? There is nothing easier! This is a great simulator drum kit. Play drums anywhere using your device.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Vibhore Jhadav
    Written on June 21, 2018
    "One of the best drum apps ever in the play store! One thing that annoys not only me, but other people, is the snare's rim shot. Two choices, either you make the snare larger or make an option to disable rimshot. Perhaps increasing the snare's sound will do generally because it still sounds quite likely to be low even at max. No other complaints! Well done."
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    #3Drum Guru

    Drum Guru
    This educational app will teach both beginner and more advanced drummers lots of techniques, skills and tricks to get to play like their idols. Drum Guru has lots of video lessons waiting to be downloaded, so it can be used offline. 




    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Madison Stewart
    Written on June 24, 2018
    "Drum Guru is the best drum app that I currently recommend for drum students. The app helps both drummers new and old alike to advance skills with tips and tricks to play like the pros. Now with downloadable content, lessons can be learned anywhere while on the go."
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    #4Drum Beats+

    Drum Beats+

    This app has everything you will ever need to learn how to play drums: it features a metronome, more than 100 drum sets, timing exercises and a tempo modifier so you can play at the speed you wish. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $3.99- with in-app purchases

    Amber Hicks
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "So, as a person who loves to drum but doesn't want all the technical, this app is great. I honestly just want to jam out to songs and practice different tempos, which this app offers. I will say it is a little frustrating that with a paid app you have to make additional purchases within, but it is still a solid app."
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    #5Rude

    Rude

    This app will help beginner drummers to improve their drum skills: there are notations of every official rudiment, keeping the tempo exercises, reading tests and many more features that are basic for every player.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Helen Hernandez
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "This app is great for those that are learning to play drums. It has different functions that make the app really usefull and worth the while. It is definely worth a try and the user can adjust the preferences to the ones the user needs or wants. "
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    #6Drum set

    Drum set

    This app features a full drum set to play along your favorite songs: you will be able to use this app while listening to your favorite song, so you can play the drums of it like if you were the drum player. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Tony Dai
    Written on November 9, 2017
    "I really enjoy this app. Sometimes my wife doesn't however, as my kids jam out to this often on long car rides. All in all I would say this is a very close equivalent to a real drum set (as close as you can get via an app), and I enjoy it very much."
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    #7Real Drum

    Real Drum

    Real Drum is a free app for mobile devices that simulates a real drum on your device, and lets you record it. It features different types of drums and cymbals, 45 drum sounds, 60 rhythm samples with tutorials, and 33 loops to practice with.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Lin Hou
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "Their is nothing like passing the time messing with musical things on your mobile. Real Drum has to be one of the best drum pads simulator i have tried. Most you get is 4 pads on others i have tried. Real Drum offers much more. You can record and loop tracks back, even record your own sounds to replace the sound of a drum or symbol."

Summary

Best What are the best drum apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1GarageBandSoftware 10 Free
2Drum kitApps 9 Free
3Drum GuruApps 8 Free
4Drum Beats+Apps 8 Paid
5RudeApps 8 Free
6Drum setApps 5 Free
7Real DrumApps 3 Free
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