Audiobus – the much-anticipated system for routing audio between iOS applications – is scheduled to be released Monday, December 10th, with support from about a dozen apps. Given the huge number of iOS music apps now available, that means that some of your favorites aren’t on the list of Audiobus-compatible apps.
More apps, though, should be getting Audiobus support soon:
Intua has announced BeatMaker 2.2, and they’re bringing all sorts of MIDI love to the iPad music workstation.
Here’s what’s new in BeatMaker 2.2:
MIDI Out, Sync, Thru and MIDI-over-WiFi support
Virtual MIDI inputs/outputs MIDI Hotplug
MIDI Import: import MIDI files into the song sequencer and pattern editor Export individual patterns to MIDI files
Swing feature for recording and pattern editing
DropBox file sharing support Revamped Sample Lab/Chop Lab. Now everything can be tailored within the same interface.
Non-destructive chopping options Customize
sample bounds per pad Automatically create track patterns from chopped samples
Export song to individual audio tracks Added amount multiplier and invert ADSR options
Apple Loops slice points (reading & writing). Korg’s
WIST support (synchronizes supported music apps playback). Other general improvements and iOS 5 related fixes
This update has yet to hit the
App Store. Version 2.1.2 is available for $19.99.
If you’re a BeatMaker user, let us know what you think of it!
Intua has released BeatMaker 2.1, an updated version of its mobile music workstation for iOS.
Here’s what’s new in BeatMaker 2.1:
Native iPad interface
Support for MIDI controllers through CoreMIDI, with MIDI learning and templates
Instruments parameters automations (LFOs, envelopes, pads settings, etc.)
MIDI export improved with Control Change (MIDI CC) messages
New Master track with volume, pan, and 3 FX slots
Audio input monitoring while recording
New “Note Repeat” mode
Pad copy & paste on the drum machine
Improved memory management
Info window for monitoring CPU, memory usage, battery and controlling the audio device
SoundCloud API now uses OAuth2
Reduce application binary size
Add support for bluetooth speakers and headphones (A2DP compliant)
Many improvements in every aspect of the application
BeatMaker 2.1 is available now for $19.99 in the
If you’ve used BeatMaker 2, let us know what you think of it!
This video review, via
sonicstate, takes a look at Intua Beatmaker 2 – a beatmaking app for iOS.
We take a look at the Beatmaker 2 iOS app. Drums, synth, samples and sequencer
This video is an overview of Intua’s
BeatMaker 2, which they describe as ‘the most advanced mobile music workstation’.
It is impressive what they manage to pack into a $19.99 app.
Check out the details below – and let us know what you think of
BeatMaker 2 - and the fact that it runs on a phone. Continue reading
Prime Loops is offering several
free sample kits for Intua BeatMaker for the iPhone.
Dirty South Synth Loops Kit
Platinum Crunk Grooves 1
Platinum Crunk Grooves 2
Prime Trip Hop Kit 1
Open Labs product developer Matthew Presley demonstrates how to use the new iPhone application BeatMaker in conjunction with NeKo TSE.
The highlight is the way Presley integrates BeatMaker with the NeKo.