iPad DAW, MultitrackStudio, Adds Audio Unit Support

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Bremmers Audio Design has released an update to MultitrackStudio for iPad, adding support for Audio Unit effects and MIDI instruments.

Here’s what’s new in MultitrackStudio for iPad 2.3.1:

  • Supports iOS 9 Audio Unit effects and MIDI instruments. Note: presets and automation are currently not supported.
  • Some bug fixes.

Features:

  • Up to 16 audio/MIDI tracks, audio tracks can be mono or stereo.
  • Editors: audio, pianoroll, drum, score, MIDI controllers, timesig/tempo and song.
  • One effect return section.
  • One master section.
  • Three effect slots per mixer section (two for MIDI tracks).
  • Effects: Automated Fader, Chorus, Compressor, DeEsser, Echo, EQ, Flanger, Guitar Amp, Master Limiter, Noise Gate, Phaser, Reverb, Rotor, Saturator, Stereo Imager, Tremolo, Tuner and Vibrato.
  • MIDI instruments: MultitrackStudio Instruments (General MIDI compatible), SoundFont Player, Matrix Sampler, up to four Virtual MIDI Apps and one CoreMIDI output device.
  • Supports Inter-App Audio effects and instruments.
  • Supports Audiobus (acts as output in Audiobus app).
  • Supports Audio Unit effects and instruments (iOS 9).
  • MIDI sources: onscreen keyboard (keyboard, chords, drum, matrix and various string layouts) and one CoreMIDI input device. Supports Bluetooth LE MIDI.
  • Audio sample rate: 44.1 or 48 kHz.
  • Imports .wav, .aif, .mp3, .mid and various other audio file types.
  • Exports .wav and .mid files.
  • Import/export audio/MIDI via AudioShare, General Pasteboard, iTunes File Sharing or email.
  • Imports/exports .zip file containing all files needed to open song, compatible with MultitrackStudio for Windows/OS X.

MultitrackStudio is available fro US $29.99 in the App Store.

If you’ve used the new version and tried out its Audio Unit capabilities, leave a comment and let us know what you’ve tried!

3 thoughts on “iPad DAW, MultitrackStudio, Adds Audio Unit Support

    1. Hanzbirger – good question!

      The app is multiplatform – Windows, Mac & iOS – and the image we used was one that they used to illustrate the app on their site.

      We updated this to be a gallery of images for the iOS version, to avoid confusion.

      Thanks for the feedback!

  1. I bought this app and the IAP for advanced (pro) features. No regrets. It is a fantastically powerful app. There aren’t many apps that support any time signatures, changing time-signatures, and tempo maps.

    MTS is a DAW that does so much and has a very effective workflow. It is great with audio, great with MIDI editing, and has decent built-in sounds and effects for sketching.

    I check the forums about once a week and the developer does respond not only to posts on the forum but adds requested features fairly often.

    He added grab handles for MIDI graphic editing that work great.

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