Mellotronics 3000 Updated With AudioBus, CoreMIDI, New Sounds & More

mellotronicsOmenie has released 50th Anniversary Edition Mellotronics M3000 – an update to their software Mellotron that adds AudioBus and more.

Here’s what’s new in Mellotronics 3000 v2:

  • Core MIDI
  • AudioBus
  • Retina graphics
  • 44.1kHz audio synthesis
  • 3 new voices – Piano, Rhodes, MK II Vibes
  • 3 loop modes including full unlooped voices
  • 32 voicebanks up from 16
  • ‘Oscillotron’ waveform display
  • 100% code rewrite


  • 16 voices in total, 35 chromatic 8 second tapes per voice, almost 200MBytes of samples
  • All samples are original MKI, MKII and M400 voices from the production tape library of Streetly Electronics
  • 3 new unlooped voices – MKII Vibes, Rhodes and Piano
  • 3 looping modes – unlooped (maximum authenticity), 5s loops (maximum playability) and 3s loops (very high fidelity, minimum memory footprint)
  • Looped modes support 4 simultaneous voices – A/B/C continuous blend plus additional D voice on chord pads
  • 32 voicebanks each with 12 programmable chord pads
  • AudioBus support
  • Core MIDI support for class-compliant USB interfaces
  • MIDI responds on all channels to : keys (5 octave response from 3 octaves of samples), pitch wheel, mod wheel (for A/B/C continuous blend), master volume, program change for Voicebank selection. M3000 Tone control may be programmed to any free controller. MIDI notes 1-12 trigger the chord pads.
  • New synthesis engine with 44.1kHz playback supports mix of looped and unlooped sounds – e.g infinite violins plus decaying piano
  • Variable ‘Tape inching’ for authentic factory-style calibration of note attack
  • Built-in stereoizing reverb engine
  • Tone control matched to M4000 analog tone
  • Hypnotic ‘Oscillotron’ waveform display, in soothing chill-out colour palette

Mellotronics 3000 is available for $11.99 in the App Store.

If you’ve used Mellotronics 3000, let us know what you think of it!

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