Sample Rate and Tempo Transposition Calculator

Use this calculator to find the change in sample rate or frequency to transpose a sound, or, to find the pitch shift from a known change in sample rate or tempo.

Enter the original tempo, and transpose in cents or final tempo.

Original Frequency/Tempo:
Transpose (cents):
Final Frequency/Tempo:

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Mathematical Formulae to do this calculation.


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