2016
05/26
CHAiOS Synth 2 iPad Synth With New SETS Feature
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CHAiOS Synth 2

CHAiOS SYNTH 2 is a synthesizer/melody generator that creates unique melodies with just one tap!
Place your finger on the main screen and a melody is generated by the CHAiOS algorithm.
If this melody sounds good, it can be looped and the sound can be tweaked using a number of parameters and effects. Or just swipe your finger and CHAiOS SYNTH 2 creates new melodies.
The options to modify the sound are carefully selected to work well together and provide a creative and fun workflow.

CHAiOS SYNTH 2 is a further development of the free and easy-to-use CHAiOS SYNTH, which was formerly developed at the University of Applied Sciences Duesseldorf. The new version is beefed up by a number of new features and improvements. Now CHAiOS SYNTH 2 has become a full professional synthesizer while staying as intuitive and uncomplicated as its predecessor.

With support for Inter-App Audio and Audiobus CHAiOS SYNTH 2 can be used together with other audio apps on iPad.

What’s New in Version 2.1

Introducing the new feature “SETS”: It’s a very easy and convenient way to store your sounds, loops and beats in up to eight sets. Use “SETS” to come back to the sounds you’ve created even after restarting CHAiOS SYNTH 2 or save different parts of your song and switch between them even while playing!

Watch this video to see how to use “SETS”:

Main features:
– 16 Step melody generator with unique random algorithm
– Wavetable oscillator with three different waveforms
– VA lowpass filter with variable resonance and cutoff frequency
– Delay- and reverb-effects
– ADSR envelopes for controlling amp and filter frequency
– Support for Audiobus and Inter-App Audio

CHAiOS Synth 2

Major improvements to CHAiOS Synth 1
– New bandlimited wavetable oscillator
– New „virtual analog“ 4-pole lowpass filter
– Additional ADSR-envelope for the filter frequency
– 3 modes for filter resonance
– 16 step /3 track drum-sequencer
– More parameters for reverb and delay
– Adjustable oscillator volume
– Improved, streamlined design

CHAiOS Synth 2

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2016
05/19
DM2 Drum Machine For iOS
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DM2 Drum Machine

DM2 is an advanced Synthesis Drum Machine. It has been made by the core team that brought you DM1, one of the first Drum Machine for iPad, that won an Apple Design Award in 2012. Special 40% OFF price for the first week!

DM2 brings a new approach to Drum Synthesis with a powerful and easy to use graphic editor to create and manipulate sound. It it packed with ready-made factory Drum Kits. You can mix and match any sound from any drum kits to any track of your song. Play a song and load any drum kits (from factory kits or from any other songs) to listen to a completely new song every time.

As electronic musicians ourselves, we, at Audionomy, have developed DM2 with the intention of delivering the perfect mix between fun playability and powerful sonic capacities. We always keep in mind the importance of a beautiful design with the right balance of powerful abilities while avoiding clumsy interfaces.

DM2 offers 6 main sections:

1 – THE STEP SEQUENCER takes advantage of the iPad multi-touch screen for fast and creative patterns drawing. The Sequences handles 16 or 32 steps patterns and is polymeric (just gently tap and drag the blue handle at the right end of each track).

2 – THE DRUMS PAGE is a powerful graphic Audio Synthesis editor. Play, experiment and discover new sounds with the 6 graphs. Tap the little magnifying glass each title bar, it will expand the graph to a bigger size for extra precision.

3 – THE PADS PAGE simply lets you play and record any beat that tickles your fingers, with automatic quantize so that you don’t miss a beat. With a Beat Repeat effect for extra fun.

4 – THE MIXER PAGE for quick and subtle sound mixing of your drum kits. Large and spacey so that you can get the big picture. Pan and Solo included.

5 – THE FX SECTION offer a powerful Quad Pads Effect processors. Refine or super charge your sounds with this powerful Master effect chain.

6 – THE SONG PAGE allows you to quickly build a song with the patterns you have created. Just drag and drop the patterns onto the timeline. Each pattern in a song can be repeated for compact Song composition.

DM2 Drum Synthesizer Machine For iPad

Specifications:

• Retina Display
• Graphic design by Jonas Eriksson
• Pure Data powered audio engine with dynamic rendering
• Ready-made electronic drum kits
• Step Sequencer with multi-touch matrix
• 16 or 32 Steps per patterns
• Polymetric Sequencer
• Powerful graphic editor for Audio Synthesis
• That offers for each sound:
• A mix of an oscillator (Sin|Triangle|Sawtooth|Square) and a noise generator
• Two self-oscillating filters (lowpass|bandpass|hipass)
• Two volume envelopes (exponential|linear|clap)
• A pitch modulator for the oscillator (exponential|lfo|random)
• A distortion effect to boost or crush your sound
• A stereo switch
• Copy and Paste sounds
• Swap sounds between two tracks
• 9 Pads to play and record patterns
• With Beat Repeat effect
• Full screen Mixer with volume, pan and solo mode for each track
• 4 FX Pads for your Master Effects chain : Compressor | Overdrive >>> Phaser | Chorus >>> Delay >>> Reverb
• Mode song with fast editing and patterns repeat
• Audio background mode
• Audiobus support
• Full Midi implementation
• Inter-App Audio support
• Ableton Link compatible

DM2 is optimized for iPad Air and more recent models. It will however run with older models.

Watch the DM2 video trailer and a first Synthesis tutorial here: http://audionomy.fr/youtube.htm

There is a lot to come in the next versions, including:
– Multiple Synthesis Engines
– Synthesis Tutorials
– Record & Share audio
– Export & Import songs
– Full Midi Mapping
– Step Subdivisions

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2016
05/19
iConvolver Convolution Reverb For iPhone and iPad
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iConvolver

iConvolver is an app for conveniently utilizing convolution reverb on an iOS device. Convolution is an effect that adds sampled reverberative properties to a sound to recreate the original properties of that sound. The data of these reverberative properties are called the Impulse Response(IR), and can record the properties of not only acoustic space but also from such things as hardware and speakers. By recording the properties of reverberation from acoustic spaces such as halls and studios, high grade hardware reverb, spring reverb, speaker cabinets and microphones, etc. to Impulse Response files, they can be reproduced in iConvolver.

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As iConvolver comes with several Impulse Response files included, you can immediately test out those sounds.

iConvolver

***Main features***
+ Equipped with an original convolution engine.
+ Actualization of zero latency.
+ Compatible with external Impulse Response files(WAV/AIFF formats(1ch,2ch,4ch)). Open In is compatible with Zip files, and can extract Zip files as well. (Not compatible with password-protected Zip files)
+ Equipped with low pass and high pass filters for adjusting reverb sound.
+ Can be used in combination with other apps compatible with Audiobus and Inter-App Audio. Standalone operation also possible.
+ A universal app that can be used with both iPhone/iPad.
+ Comes with several original IR files(over 100) included.

***Main uses***
For recreating reverb, acoustic space, speaker cabinet sound, etc.

***Regarding hardware compatibility***
iConvolver by its nature requires a relatively heavy CPU load.
Devices with 64 bit CPU recommended.
iPhone 6 and above, iPad Air 2 and above are especially recommended.
By increasing the audio buffer size, and shortening the utilized IR, the memory load can be lessened.

iConvolver

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2016
05/11
Cubasis For iPad Update
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Cubasis iPad DAW

Cubasis Steinberg Cubase DAW For iPad

– Cubasis for iPad is Steinberg’s streamlined, multitouch sequencer for the iPad. Specially designed for quick and easy operation, Cubasis makes recording, editing and mixing a breeze. Record tracks in high-resolution audio quality, and edit your music with the Key and Sample Editors, while the included mixer and audio effects polish your song to perfection. Cubasis comes loaded with three virtual instruments which can be played in real time using the virtual keyboard and drum pads. Cubasis’ projects can be even opened in Cubase under Windows and OS X! Cubasis places touch-intuitive production tools in your hands, opening up a new world of possibilities for your creativity.

Cubasis update 1.9.9 – What’s New
CB-2752 Audio Unit extension preset support for instruments and effects.
CB-1282 MIDI port mappings are now properly saved with the project.
CB-2970 Resolves a random issue where undo/redo leads to multiple unexpected changes.
CB-2587 Fixes a problem where noise can appear when recording audio tracks.
CB-2861 Resolves a problem where the MIDI port routing gets mixed up when MIDI apps are opened or closed.
CB-2681 MIDI over Bluetooth connection no longer gets lost while MIDI data is being transmitted.
CB-2915 AU track renamings are now properly saved with the project.
CB-2894 Fixes a problem where Inter-App Audio effects connections can get lost when effects are not active.
CB-3000 Fixes an intermittent problem where loading an AU instrument or effect failed.
CB-2923 Resolves a problem where the user interface of an AU instrument is not properly updated when being reloaded.
CB-2979 Undo of deleting a frozen track is now possible with a single tap.

Cubasis iPad

Key features
• Unlimited audio and MIDI tracks (depending on the device used)

• 24 assignable physical inputs and outputs
• 32-Bit floating point audio engine
• Audio I/O resolution of up to 24-bit/96 kHz
• iOS 32- and 64-bit support (depending on the device used)
• Micrologue virtual analog synthesizer with 50 ready-to-go presets
• MicroSonic with over 100 virtual instrument sounds based on HALionSonic and 16 Allen Morgan drum kits
• MiniSampler with more than 20 instrument sounds to create your own instruments
• Mixer with 15 revamped effect processors (insert and send effects)
• Over 550 MIDI and audio loops
• Virtual keyboard and virtual drum pads
• Sample Editor and Key Editor
• Automation
• MIDI CC, program change, aftertouch support
• AirPlay, Buetooth and HDMI audio out support
• Export to Cubase, iCloud Drive, external hard drives, wireless flash drives, Dropbox, SoundCloud, AudioCopy & email

• MIDI clock and thru support

• MIDI over Bluetooth LE
• Core Audio and Core MIDI compatible hardware supported

• Full Audio Unit, Inter-App Audio and Audiobus support
• Import audio from your iTunes music library or iCloud Drive or iTunes filesharing, use AudioPaste or set up a Wi-Fi server in Cubasis

Cubasis

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2016
05/03
Moog Model 15 Modular Synth For iPhone and iPad
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Moog Model 15

The Moog Model 15 App is the first Moog modular synthesizer and synthesis educational tool created exclusively for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

* The Model 15 App requires iOS version 9.3 or later to work. *

Each facet of the Moog Model 15 modular synthesizer has been meticulously recreated in this application to ensure the power and transcendent sound quality of each module remains intact. The character, harmonic complexity and mystique of the Moog Model 15’s modules, from the legendary Moog 921–series oscillators and 904A Low Pass Filter, to the coveted 907 Fixed Filter Bank have been painstakingly preserved.

In order to develop the most immersive and expressive modular interface possible, the Model 15 App has been designed utilizing Apple’s new Metal advanced graphics engine. This ensures that all zooming, panning and modular patching throughout the application feels completely natural, something that would have been impossible otherwise.

The Model 15 App features both monophonic and 4-voice polyphonic operation is easily commanded via 4 seamlessly integrated controllers. Simple swipes and taps provide instant access to a traditional Moog keyboard, 1150 ribbon controller, 8-step sequencing arpeggiator and the award-winning Animoog keyboard with 22 built-in scales and polyphonic modulation capabilities.

Also included are extended features which expand the capabilities of the app beyond the traditional offerings of the hardware Moog Model 15. These include total MIDI integration, assignment for external control, use as a MIDI controller, dedicated Audio Bridge and MIDI Bridge modules, looping recorder module with overdubbing, a master ping-pong delay module and a new extension cabinet that includes additional amplifiers and voltage-controlled reversible attenuators that can be used for effects like ring-modulation.

Because the Model 15 App utilizes Apple’s Metal technology, only 64-bit devices are supported. Compatible devices include iPhone 5s or newer, iPod touch 6 or newer, iPad Air or newer, and the iPad Pro.

Moog Model 15 Modular Synth For iOS

Moog Model 15 Modular Synth For iOS

Additional Features
• Ships with over 160 unique presets
• Recreates the sound of a hardware Moog Model 15 modular synthesizer
• Easily share presets and recordings with anyone
• Tutorial patches to assist all experience levels
• Intuitive patching and cable coloring
• Support for landscape and portrait modes
• Voltage-controlled stereo ping-pong delay
• Expressive sequencing arpeggiator
• Moog 1150 Ribbon controller
• Real-time looping recorder with overdub and immediate sharing
• Up to two controllers on-screen (iPad only)
• Optional left-handed UI operation

Supports
• 3D Touch and Apple Pencil integration for after pressure
• Note-per-channel MIDI controllers
• Ableton Link
• Inter-App Audio and Audiobus
• MIDI Bridge and Audio Bridge
• 7 and 14-Bit MIDI
• MIDI Program Change
• Bluetooth LE MIDI controllers
• Typing keyboards for shortcuts and musical typing
• AudioCopy, AudioPaste and AudioShare

Moog Model 15

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