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Air Pipes - Play the bagpipes on your iPhone!

03-15-2012, 03:06 PM
Air Pipes - Play the bagpipes on your iPhone!

Hey guys, we have just launched a new app - we all know you've been waiting for this ;-)


Play the bagpipes on your iPhone, as seen on STV!

Featured in The Sun (Scotland) and DailyRecord.co.uk

“... a technical triumph”
— Stuff.co.nz

“... the bagpipes app that certainly stirs the soul”
— NZ Herald

FUN and EASY for anyone to play. Just blow into the microphone to start piping like a true highlander.

LEARN TO PLAY the bagpipe classics:
• Amazing Grace
• Auld Lang Syne
• Scotland the Brave
• Flower of Scotland *
• Highland Cathedral *
• The Rowan Tree
• Yankee Doodle
• God Save The Queen
• Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)
• Mull of Kintyre
• Star Wars Theme
... and more!

• Authentic Scottish sound sampled from real Great Highland Bagpipes.
• Blow into the microphone to top up the air, or tap the "hold" button to keep level constant.
• Step-up your skills with timing and accuracy scores.
• Test your talent by competing with others on Game Center.
• Download free Scottish Small Pipes instrument pack.
• Customise the look of your Air Pipes.
• Enjoy lush reverb effects for a big, full sound (iOS 5 only).
• Adjust the volume of the drone and chanter.
• AutoBlow function if your device doesn't have a microphone or if you're feeling out of breath

“★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Amazingly awesome!” - Kombatmedik
“★ ★ ★ ★ ★ A delightfully innovative app” - Lois Hurley
“★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Brings the bagpipes into the 21st Century.” - Sam Jarman
"★ ★ ★ ★ ★ I love this app! Always wanted to be able to play the pipes. Now I can!!" - ScottyMcK72

Keep an eye out for future updates - more tunes and features to come!

Air Pipes is available now for US$1.99 on the App Store:

* Copyrighted tunes can be purchased within the app. This covers the cost of licensing the music. All current and future public domain tunes will remain free of charge.

More information:

Last edited by elucidcode; 06-30-2013 at 01:51 PM.
03-16-2012, 06:16 AM

03-16-2012, 07:52 AM
Instabuy for a fellow Scot
03-26-2012, 08:33 PM

Big update coming next week!

- 3 new tunes
- New background tartans
- Interface enhancements
- Made tunes more forgiving if you tap the wrong note
- Enhanced note sounds
- Bug fixes


Last edited by elucidcode; 03-26-2012 at 09:42 PM.
06-02-2012, 06:52 AM
Update #2

To celebrate the Great British Weekend (Queens Jubilee) we have 4 new tunes for you!

- Flower of Scotland
- Highland Cathedral
- Yankee Doodle
- The Black Bear



Last edited by elucidcode; 06-05-2012 at 07:14 AM.
07-12-2012, 03:29 AM
Update #3

New update out now!

✔ Added 3 new tunes:

The Dark Island
A Hundred Pipers
God Save The Queen

More tunes coming soon, so please send us your suggestions!

✔ Added free Scottish Smallpipes instrument pack


06-30-2013, 01:48 PM

We've just added 4 new tunes that you can play:

Star Wars Theme
Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)
Mull of Kintyre

On the App Store now…

Enjoy! :-)