Critter & Guitari Organelle, A Mobile Pure Data Synth, Now Available


Critter & Guitari has announced that their Organelle synthesizer – a portable synth with a robust Pure Data sound engine – is now available.

The Organelle has the same general physical design as C&G’s Pocket Pianos. But the Organelle’s ability to load Pure Data applications means that you load patches that let you use it as a drum machine, synthesizer, sampler or effects processor, and you can create your own custom patches, too.

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zMors Modular Updated With Pure Data, 8-bit Oscillators & More

zmors-modularzMors Modular – a software modular synthesizer for iPad – has been updated with Pure Data, 8-bit & physical modeling oscillators & more.

Pure Data is an open source programming language for creating multimedia software.

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Pure Data Running On The $25 Raspberry Pi Computer

This is a quick demo, by , of Pure Data running on the $25 Raspberry Pi computer.

Pure Data is a computer programming language for creating music and multimedia. The Raspberry Pi is a new credit card sized computer platform, designed to be an inexpensive, minimal computer.

Technical details from Greenlee below:
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iDensity Updated With Background Audio, FX Chain

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ApeSoft has released an update to iDensity, its granular synthesis app for the iPad.

Here’s what’s new in iDensity 1.2:

  • Background Audio
  • FX chain: Echo, Ring Modulation, Parametric and High Shelf filters, Reverb and Dynamic Compressor
  • Independent Y scrubbing and X scrubbing at the same time for grains density/length
  • Time limit of samples removed ( you could load files as big as your free iPad RAM )
  • New wavePad pinch gesture ZOOM for long samples
  • Sliders and Knobs could switch to Default/Last values
  • Fine increment/decrement mode in Sliders and Knobs behavior
  • New Rewind button in toolbar for quick jump at the start time position
  • Preferences: waveform color and resolution are customizable
  • Preferences: Y and second finger step resolution are customizable
  • Preferences and last UI state is stored
  • Auto load audio after recorded ( on/off )
  • Stereo Input audio recorder (if device is stereo)
  • Sound File and Snapshots rename
  • Quick Help embedded

iDensity is $8.99 in the App Store

If you’ve used iDensity, leave a comment and let us know what you think of it!

iDensity Brings Desktop Granular Synth Tools To The iPad

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Densitygs has announced iDensity for iPad – a new software synth that brings all the granular synthesis tools of Density/Pulsaret (Mac/Win standalone) to the iPad.

iDensity is real-time software designed for asynchronous sound file granulation, a ‘granular playground’, able to generate a wide range of usual and not so usual effects:

  • time/pitch shifting
  • time/pitch jittering
  • intricate textures
  • grain fountain/pulverizer
  • recording and manipulation of buffers
  • complex scrub pad exploration
  • dynamic envelope shape

iDensity allows you to record audio directly with your iPad mic and load up to nine built-in sound sample or add your own WAV, AIFF, CAF, MP3, M4A or MP3 files via iTunes.

With iDensity it is also possible to record the stereo output (of granulation) into the documents folder while scrubbing in the wavepad or moving granulation parameters in real-time. The mixdown/audio results can then be syncronized with/in iTunes.

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