Input shaping has been shown to be a practical and effective control scheme for reducing payload swing on industrial bridge and gantry cranes. However, when applied to tower cranes, standard input shapers will have degraded performance due to the nonlinear dynamics of rotational motion. To alleviate this problem, two new command generators for tower cranes are developed for a point-to-point slewing motion. It is shown that standard shaping techniques greatly reduce oscillation and the new tower crane command generators cause even less residual vibration. Simulations and experiments verify the results.