WHETHER YOU’RE A well-established wordsmith or someone who’s never written a song before, inspiration can strike at any moment. Could that phrase fit into the perfect chorus for a new song? Could that melody you’ve had stuck in your head be the next “Despacito”? Use these five apps to jot down your ideas, melodies, and lyrics to turn those seeds of inspiration into actual songs. Not only do these apps give you tools to organize your lyrics and recordings, they also provide song-writing and rhyme-inducing tricks for when the inspiration’s not quite there.
Ever mess around with the word magnets on your friend’s refrigerator and step back to find you’ve created a masterpiece? Word Palette is basically your friend’s refrigerator, but on your phone. Open the app and you’ll find “sheets.” From here, click the top right icon to start writing. You can type with your phone’s keyboard, or click the palette icon to see four sliding lanes of intelligently scrambled words. Full story.