The digital age has revolutionized the gun industry, yet many gun enthusiasts do not utilize the massive amount of intelligence instantly available to them. By using your iphone or ipad to find easy-to-use, practical apps before training, it is easier than ever to improve your shooting abilities and techniques. Below are the three most highly recommended apps for any firearm and Apple user.
Ballistic is a trajectory calculator for iOS devices, intended for “serious shooters who want a…seriously accurate application”, according to the app designers. It calculates windage, velocity, energy, lead, and bullet flight time for any range, and takes atmospheric factors like barometric pressure and humidity into account. The app also contains an expansive library with over 5,000 projectiles and factory loads, and advanced features like GPS, option HUD for mounted firing, Mil-Dot and MOA rangefinder with head-up display capabilities, and more, all to make your shot the most precise it can be. Reviewers rate the app an overall 5/5 stars, citing it as the best, most exact, and most user-friendly of the top ballistics apps.
#2- IPSC Perfect Practice
Just shooting until you run out of ammo won’t necessarily make you a better marksman. Setting goals and practicing drills is the best way to improve your capabilities, and with the IPSC Perfect Practice app, adapted from the content of IPSC Grand Master Saul Kirsch’s book, you can make your time at the range productive as well as gratifying. The app contains 13 categories of 60+ drills for you to practice with, along with tips to perform the drills. Reviewers rate the app 5/5, loving the idea of a drill app and excited about its practicality, usefulness, and convenience.
AmmoSeek is a search engine for cheap ammo, magazines, and reloading supplies. Users can enter the grain weight, caliber, brand, and bullet type and quickly find the lowest price for the preferred round online. It is constantly updated so that you are sure to get the best deal possible. By using this search engine, you save time and can get to shooting faster. Reviewers rate the current version of the app 5/5 stars. The app is free, a bonus. Reviews from other users are beneficial, but to recognize the value of these apps it is important to test them out for yourself! Download these three today and enhance your experience at the gun range.