Apple today introduced the iPad Pro – a new iOS tablet, designed for power users. The iPad Pro offers CPU and graphic performance comparable to mobile PCs and a 12.9″ screen – which will allow for more powerful mobile music apps. “The iPad Pro is far and away the fastest iOS device we have ever made… Read More Apple Intros iPad Pro With Performance Faster Than 80% Of Mobile PCs
Camel Audio’s Alchemy synthesizer used to cost $249, on the high end for software synthesizers. But fans thought Alchemy was worth it, and were disappointed when Camel Audio closed shop earlier this year. As of today, though, Alchemy is back – at least for Mac users. Apple has introduced a massive free update to Logic… Read More Camel Audio Alchemy Lives On In Free Updates To Logic Pro, MainStage
Apple just announced, via Twitter, that it will be paying musicians during the three-month free trial period of its new Music streaming service. And it looks like musicians have Taylor Swift (right) to thank.
There may be some extremely useful things that musicians can do with smartwatches, but using one to control Ableton Live is probably not at the top of the list.
The introduction of the Apple Watch has created both an opportunity and a challenge for music software developers. There’s an opportunity, because so many musicians are already using Apple’s iOS for for music making, and the Apple Watch extends that platform. And there’s a challenge, because the idea of a wearable music platform, based on… Read More Line 6 Puts Your Amp Settings On Your Wrist
According to Apple-focused news site MacRumors, Camel Audio has been acquired by Apple. They report: Apple appears to have acquired popular music plug-in and effect maker Camel Audio, based on information found on corporate registry site Companies House [PDF]. Camel Audio’s address has been updated to 100 New Bridge Street, which is Apple’s London address,… Read More Camel Audio Reportedly Acquired By Apple
In 2012, Apple bought Italian sample management software Redmatica, maker of sample management tools, leaving fans of the tools wondering if they would return. Now, CDM reports that Redmatica’s AutoSampler has returned – as a MainStage plug-in, Auto Sampler. I It’s part of Apple’s MainStage 3.1, which is tool designed to let you use Mac virtual instruments… Read More Redmatica AutoSampler Returns As Part Of Apple’s $30 MainStage
Apple has updated Logic Pro X, introducing new virtual drummers, a Drum Machine Designer, an updated Compressor, an expanded sound library and more.