You know all those in-app purchases developers have been adding to their iOS apps lately that unlock features (Animoog), new sound libraries (iMaschine) and new instruments (Tabletop)?
Looks like they are here to stay. App analytics firm Distimo reports that three-quarters of developers revenue comes from in-app purchases:
In-app purchases (IAP) now generate the majority of the revenue in the app stores. This has been the case for some time now, and it continues to rise.
In-app purchases generated only 53% of revenue in the Apple App Store for iPhone in January 2012 in the U.S., but generated a record 76% in February 2013 clearly demonstrating the success of this monetization method.
Retronyms has introduced three new devices for Tabletop, its virtual studio for iPad.
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Retronyms today released this preview video for Tabletop 2.0 – the new version of their virtual studio for IOS.
Sound designer Richard Devine created the video’s soundtrack, Glitch Breaker Demo, usingTabletop’s virtual studio environment. Retronyms is making the set available, so you can check out Devine’s work and use it as a starting point for your own remixes:
You can find the song Glitch Breaker Demo inside the Tabletop in-app community, or here on soundcloud. To celebrate the new update for Tabletop we?re making a call for remixes!
Download the Glitchbreaker Session right in Tabletop. You get access to all of the custom samples, sequencing, and arrangement. Remix to your heart?s content. We can?t wait to see what you come up with!
Today, Retronyms released a major update to Tabletop for iPad – its virtual music studio.
The free update to Tabletop adds some major new features, including a Timeline Editor, MIDI support, and Session Sharing. Retronyms also announced that Akai’s iMPC will work inside Tabletop as the first Tabletop-Ready App.
Here are the details:
This series of videos, via FrethProductions, offers an introduction to Tabletop virtual studio for the iPad.
The series covers the Tabletop interface and specifics about how the devices work.
Developer Jonathan Papert let us know that he’s released a new version of S.709, a software synth for iOS that uses four multitouch points on the screen and the accelerometer to give a large amount of control over a sine wave output.
New in version 2.0:
- Record functionality
- AudioCopy and email export
- AudioPaste to use S.709 as a ring modulator
- Various usability tweaks and audio fixes
S.709 v2 is available now in the App Store for $1.99.