When Microsoft released Windows 8 and its line of Surface tablets, we reported that Surface RT tablets are DOA, but that Windows 8 beats Windows 7 for audio and that Windows 8 music apps could be huge.
Now Microsoft has released Windows 8.1 – an update that adds some new features, but more importantly, fixes some of the things people hated about Win 8. Is it enough to make you reconsider the OS? Check out the details and let us know what you think! Continue reading
Image Line has released FL Studio Groove for Windows 8, a new sequencing app optimized for touch-based music making.
Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading
feelyoursound.com has released XotoPad, a software that turns Windows computers into MIDI touch controllers.
XotoPad is designed to work best with Windows 8 and a touchscreen computer. The application offers four banks, each with many pads. Each pad, in turn, can either trigger MIDI notes or chords, or work as an X/Y controller for MIDI CC data.
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Music Creator 6 Touch works on any Windows 7 or 8 PC to create original music.The software has tools, loops, instruments, and FX needed to create, edit, and mix music. Users can share their music using SoundCloud to post music on Facebook and Twitter (or the “old fashioned” way, by burning a CD).
Music Creator 6 Touch also adds touch support for Intel-inspired Ultrabooks and other Windows 8 touch-enabled devices. Using the same multi-touch gestures familiar to smartphone users, musicians can interact directly with Music Creator 6 Touch on their computer screen for a groundbreaking experience.