Hearken Gives Your Mac Instant Audio Recording


Boxed Ear has introdued Hearken, a new kind of audio recording software for Mac with a focus on ‘fast, simple, elegant recording’.

Hearken can record from any number of audio inputs simultaneously, at the touch of a button using the power of Hotkeys. It’s a lightweight application that lives in the status bar and is always ready to record, turning your Mac into a one-push instant audio recording solution.

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Wooji Juice Releases Ferrite Recording Studio For iOS


Wooji Juice has released Ferrite, recording app for iOS that they say combines the ease of use of a ‘voice memo’ audio recorder and the power of a multi-track editing studio.

The app was designed primarily for professional voice production use.

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Cakewalk Sonar Updated With Patch Points and AUX Tracks, Upsample on Playback

Cakewalk_Sonar_Jamaica-PlainCakewalk has announced their ‘Jamaica Plain‘ update for their Sonar Artist, Professional and Platinum versions. This is the ninth in a monthly series of rolling updates, each named for a different town in Massachusetts.

The Jamaica Plain update introduces Patch Points and Aux Tracks as additions to Sonar’s Universal Routing Technology. Users can now route audio from audio tracks, sends and buses, into other audio tracks, with the option to record the audio in real time at the destination track. This allows for recording real-time control gestures that cannot otherwise be automated, capturing randomized effects and synthesizer sounds and more functions. Aux Tracks complement Patch Points by offering flexible signal routing capabilities for splitting, merging, summing, sub-mixing, organizing and controlling these multiple track configurations.
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Acoustica Debuts Mixcraft 7.5, Includes Advanced Windows 10 Support


Acoustica has announced announce the release of Mixcraft 7.5 and Mixcraft Pro Studio 7.5, a major update to their DAW.

Mixcraft 7.5 enhancements include:

  • full support of the new Windows 10 advanced audio capabilities;
  • FLAC file support (including recording directly to FLAC);
  • improved mixing performance;
  • MIDI bug fixes; and
  • MIDI controller support for devices by Akai, Arturia, Behringer, Keith McMillen Instruments, DJTechTools, Numark, Novation and others.

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