[Project] Digital Ocarina – Android

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Play Zelda music and more on the Digital Ocarina Android App. Use your android device as a digital ocarina! Play musical notes by covering the “holes”.


This is my most proud achievement in Android app development. I wanted to create a app similar to Smule’s iOS ocarina app. Seeing as Smule is a bit reluctant to make android apps, (part of me hopes it stays that way, but it looks like that is changing) I seized this opportunity to create the ocarina that I wanted. It was the hardest app to create, and there was a long period where I was unable to get past basic sine wave generation to proper ocarina-like sound wave generation.

Unfortunately I was never able to work out how to create a realistic ocarina sound, so it turned out to be slightly varying sine waves. I discovered a tool later called PureData that allowed me to do audio generation much easier, but haven’t spent the time to integrate it into this app.

The app at the time of posting has reached 68,000 downloads, and made me a few dollars, which go toward buying steam games 😛

Get Digital Ocarina for your android device here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dreigon.ocarina&hl=en

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