Lemur 5 Update Adds Sequencing, Custom Object Design

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Liine has released Lemur 5.0 – the latest version of its MIDI/OSC control app for iOS.

Version 5.0 introduces the Canvas object, which lets you create completely custom interfaces; and the Sequencer family of features:

  • Canvas is a brand new object that lets you script custom widgets with full multitouch support. The object is adapted from the HTML5 Canvas element, which means you can design widgets featuring complex shapes, animation, shadows, and transparency .The Canvas object opens the door to a completely new Lemur experience, where the appearance and behavior of objects can be designed to precisely match the demands of your project. Polygons, waveforms, circular objects and infinitely more are all possible with Canvas.
  • Sequencer – Lemur 5.0 introduces a family of new features for tight sequencing. This includes three new objects: StepNote, StepSwitch and StepSlider. Each of these provides a different flavour of sequencing and is ready to use right out of the box. The objects do the hard work for you, simple add them to your template and they are ready to control your MIDI instruments.

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LiveControl 2 Brings ‘Next Generation’ Live Control To iPad

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Liine has released LiveControl 2, a new version of its ‘next generation’ Ableton Live controller.

Here’s what they have to say about LiveControl 2:

LiveControl 2 gives you every single feature you need to jam, produce and perform with Ableton Live.

The interface is divided across four pages: Launch, Modulate, Play and Sequencer. Each page is deep and feature-rich, while the layout is clear and intuitive. Compatible with both Live 8 and Live 9.

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Lemur 4 Update Adds In-App Editing, Skins & More

lemur-4Liine today announced a major update to Lemur – its modular MIDI/OSC controller platform for iOS.

Lemur 4 add a fully-featured in-app template editor, so you can create new controllers directly on your iPad; and three new user interface skins.

Liine also today announced LiveControl 2, which they describe as ‘the ultimate Live controller’. LiveControl 2 will be a free download and is expected in early 2013.

Here are the details:

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Beat Mangling With Buffre Beat Repeater Rack Extension + Lemur For iPad

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This video, via PeffTV, captures some experimentation with the Liine Lemur iPad app with Buffre Beat Repeater Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.

This is a great demonstration of how developers can use the iPad to create custom multitouch control surfaces for VSTs and other music apps to increase their playability.

The Lemur template is available at Peff’s site (zip.

Liine Griid Update Adds CoreMIDI Support

Liine has released an updated version of Griid, its iPad control app for Ableton Live.

New in version 1.14.6:

  • CoreMIDI support (both wireless and wired)
  • Livid Code integration
  • Track and clip selection
  • Improved connection UI

Note: Griid is available in a regular and Pro version. Griid Pro is the version with all the bells and whistles.

Both versions are now available.