Sunday, May 03, 2009

BeatMaker 1.3.3 released

Intua have updated their BeatMaker app to version 1.3.3 and it is now available on the iTunes AppStore. beatmaker is a mobile music creation application for the iPhone and iTouch.Using BeatMaker creative tools, you can compose, record, arrange, and tweak live your ideas into a complete song, ready to be shared with others.

Features list

★ 16 sample-based trigger pads, with multi-touch support (up to 5 pads at once)

★ Low latency playback and sample-accurate audio engine

★ Live pattern recording and arranging

★ Audio recording from microphone or headset (iPhone and iPod Touch 2nd gen only)

★ Step sequencer with different resolutions for easy and precise pattern creation

★ Change the volume, pan, groove and pitch of each steps to compose rich melodies and beats

★ Multi track song sequencer: manage easily your patterns into complete songs

★ Create unlimited number of patterns of different sizes (one to four bar)

★ Export your songs to Audio file (WAV) and MIDI score and share them with your friends

★ Original sound library provided with multiple genres: BreakBeat, Drum & Bass, Dub, Electronica, Funk, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Rock and more to come !

★ Featured artist/producer sound library: Richard Devine, Man Parrish, Jacque Polynice, Rafiralfiro, ...

★ AIFF and WAVE audio file support (any sample rate, 8 to 24-bits resolutions)

★ Network sharing capabilities via BeatPack, to upload and download content

★ 2 effect channels with 4 effects on each with bypass control

★ Synchronized delays with feedback and wet-mix control

★ 3-band Equalizers (Lo, Mid, Hi)

★ "Bit-Crusher" for down-sampling and bits resolution reduction

★ Lowpass, Hi-pass and Bandpass filters

★ Transport toolbar for quick playback control, with BPM, signature and metronome support

★ Handy selection mode to control multiple parameters on pads at once

★ Individual/multiple loading of samples

★ Automatic sample slicing over the pads (Chop)

★ Control volume, pan, semi-tone, octave, tuning, fade in/out and sample start/end positions on each pad

★ Wave editor permits to manually selects your samples Start/End position markers

★ Automatic change of sample pitch to match a particular sample duration for each pad

★ Output channel selection (3 buses available: Main Out, FX 1, FX 2) for each pad

★ Mute and Reverse samples during your performances

★ X/Y Cross Controller for live manipulation of combined effect and sample parameters

★ Loading and saving of your kits & projects

★ File browser for file management (load, save, new files, directory and delete) and BeatPack content management (upload, download)

★ Auto discovery of local BeatPack servers (via Bonjour)

★ Sample preview within the browser

★ Auto-saving of your current project

★ Import sounds created from

★ and much more...

Price is £11.99

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