iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 81

14th Mar 2013 | 16:40

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 81
The latest apps

The past few weeks have seen the take-up for AudioBus support increase exponentially - and with each the iPad becomes a more and more powerful tool for audio production.

It would take too many slides to list all the instruments and that have now been updated to allow audio to be routed in-and-out, so we suggest you keep an eye on the AudioBus site for a full rundown of the latest compatible apps.

For now, here are some of the latest instruments, effects and major updates to hit the App Store...

Also make sure you check out:

The best iPhone/iPad music making apps in the world today

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iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 81
Beepstreet Sunrizer 2.5, £6.99/$9.99
Compatibility: iPad (requires iOS 4.3 or later)

Sunrizer, one of the finest virtual analogue synths on the App Store, has been updated.

Version 2.5 adds several new effects - a rotary speaker effect, standalone EQ module and various new filter types - along with a handful of other features including adjustable polyphony and keyboard velocity simulation. Audiobus support and DropBox export have both been added too.

Buy from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 81
Sobal Corporation Chauliodus, £1.99/$2.99
Compatibility: iPhone (4 or later,) iPod touch (4th gen or later,) iPad (2nd gen or later) (requires iOS 6.0 or later)

Chauliodus is a four-oscillator bass synth with built-in sequencer.

The app makes use of the devices accelerometer to allow physical control of the synth’s filters. It also supports WiST, CoreMIDI out, AudioCopy and background playback, although as yet it doesn’t support AudioBus.

Buy from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 81
Pierre Guilluy Protein Der Klang, £2.99/$4.99
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch (2nd gen or later,) iPad (requires iOS 5.0 or later)

Protein Der Klang is a colourful multi-touch performance sampler for iOS.

The app allows users to record, play and manipulate up to 12 simultaneous samples. It also features five effects - a bitcrusher, a repeat effect, a delay, a phaser and a low-pass filter.

Watch a video demo

Buy from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 81
Square B Vio, £1.99/$2.99
Compatibility: iPhone (3GS or later,) iPod touch (3rd gen or later,) iPad (requires iOS 5.1 or later)

Vio is an app that allows users to morph and transform their voice (or any other audio, for that matter) via a unique, psychedelic pattern-based interface.

It features pitch correction and harmony generation technology, plus looping capabilities and reverb-effects.

Check out a video demo

Buy from the App Store

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 81
IK multimedia SampleTank 1.4, £13.99/$19.99
Compatibility: iPhone (3GS or later,) iPod touch (3rd gen or later,) iPad (requires iOS 5.1 or later)

IK Multimedia has updated its iOS groove workstation SampleTank. Version 1.4 adds AudioBus support, along with increased polyphony on newer devices and a native iPhone 5 interface.

Buy from the App Store


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