MIDI LE Updated To Be Compatible With iOS 7, Windows Support Coming Soon

midi-le-ios-7Developer Matthias Frick let us know that he’s updated his free MIDI LE app, based on Synthtopia reader feedback, to be backwards-compatible with iOS 7.

MIDI LE is a free app that lets you use MIDI over USB with CoreMIDI compatible iOS apps, without the need for a MIDI adapter.

Onn iOS 8, MIDI LE also lets you use MIDI over Bluetooth LE with CoreMIDI apps.

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AudioKit – An Open-Source Platform For Audio Synthesis, Processing, And Analysis

audiokit-synthesizers-fxAudioKit is a new open source platform for audio synthesis, processing and analysis on iOS and OS X.

It’s evolved from the Csound computer language for audio. As CDM’s Peter Kirn notes, “what AudioKit is in effect is Csound as an audio engine, with Objective-C and Swift as the API.” Continue reading

Free Ableton Live Pack – Christmas Bells

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AfroDJMac sends his holiday wishes – and has a special Christmas-themed free download for Ableton Live for you:

The Christmas Bells Instrument is the 114th Free Ableton Live Pack I’ve released. It is made up of samples of church bells, as well as a Yamaha DX7 bells preset.

You can mix between the two layers of sound and sculpt them with effects and filters to fit your Holiday Music Making Needs.

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Free Download – Softube’s Saturation Knob

softube-saturationSoftube has released Saturation Knob as a free download.

Saturation Knob can be used in any VST, Audio Units or AAX host—and also as a Rack Extension in Propellerhead’s Reason—on both Mac and Windows platforms.

Saturation Knob has previously been available exclusively for Presonus Studio One and Pro Tools users,

For VST, AAX and Audio Units, Saturation Knob is part of the installer package, which includes all Softube plug-ins. Continue reading