Octachron MIDI Drum Sequencer

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Octachron is a flexible 8 Track MIDI Drum Sequencer with rich modulation and sequencing capabilities.

Price $6.99
Author Markus Teufel
Type Instrument
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds Drums, Percussion
Supports Audio Unit (AU), Ableton Link
Rating total: 4.44615 (65), current: 4.44615 (65)
Version 2.0.0
Released 05/08/2019
Updated 04/09/2024
OCTACHRON is a very flexible iOS MIDI Sequencer with up to 16 tracks and rich modulation and sequencing capabilities. It is optimized for drums, but also a lot of fun for basic melody lines. It works standalone or as AUv3 MIDI plugin in your favorite iOS DAW (like AUM, Logic Pro, Cubasis, Beatmaker, ApeMatrix or Nanostudio etc. (not GarageBand))


PRESS REVIEWS

- “OCTACHRON is almost perfect now”  (haQ attaQ)
- “Favorite MIDI Sequencer - User's Choice Award 2022” (iOS AUv3 Facebook Group)
- “An exciting MIDI sequencer with advanced features” (Synth Anatomy)
- “Particularly the probability parameters are a lot of fun” (Amazona)


! PLEASE NOTICE: OCTACHRON IS A MIDI SEQUENCER AND DOES NOT CREATE ANY SOUNDS OF ITS OWN !

We believe in specialization. This is why OCTACHRON is focused on in depth MIDI sequencing. Control your favorite iOS drums like Blip Box, Ruismaker or MV08, synths like Zeeon or Model D or any other hard- or software MIDI instrument with it.
iOS 12 or higher required. If used with a host software, this has to be compatible with the MIDI AudioUnit standard.


OVERVIEW

- Standalone or AUv3 AudioUnit
- 1-32 steps with flexible clock divider and custom time signatures
- Up to 16 mutable tracks with adjustable length
- Up to 8 chainable patterns (song mode)
- Swing with flexible swing grid
- Save and restore your pattern and MIDI mapping presets
- Parameter lock for velocity, trigger probability and condition, ratcheting and MIDI CC Modulation
- Scales generator
- MIDI control pattern selection and mute
- Customizable mapping and mapping presets


LOTS OF MAPPING PRESETS FOR DRUM APPS AND HARDWARE

- AR-909, Axxon 2 & Blip Box
- Dadamachines Automat, Digistix & DM1/DM2/Drumlab
- DrumComputer by Sugar Bytes
- EGDR 606, 808 & 909
- FAC Drumkit, Hammerhead
- Koala Sampler & Korg Gadgets
- MV08 & NS2 Slate
- Pure Acid Drums
- Ruismaker & Ruismaker FM
- SDS-X, Sitala & Splat-To-Clat
- VA Drum SM, VA Drum2 808 & 909
- Vatanator

- Korg Electribe EMX & ER-1
- Korg Volca Beats
- MFB 522
- Roland MC-101
- Roland TR-08
- Roland TR-707 & 727
- Roland TR-808
- Roland TR-909

Also save, load and share your own MIDI mappings ...


SMART RANDOMIZER

- Smart pattern randomizer
- Randomizer configuration per track
- Trigger mutation per track
- Mutation of internal and CC modulation parameters


PARAMETER LOCK

- Velocity and MIDI CC modulation
- Multiple hits per step with ratcheting
- Trigger probability
- Trigger condition
- MIDI CC on every step


TRACK SETTINGS

- Assign MIDI notes to each track or use mapping presets
- Individual track length to create polyrhythms


LIVE PERFORMANCE FEATURES

- Instant pattern switch option
- Mute function per track to easily build up layers


CONNECTIVIY

- Sequence other standalone apps, AUv3 AudioUnits or external hardware via MIDI
- OCTACHRON derives its timing from the host application, its internal clock or via AbletonLink
- Trigger on different MIDI channels per track


NO TRACKING

- OCTACHRON works offline
- No push notifications
- No ads or in-app purchases
- No tracking tools
- Ongoing development, social media activity, support and many new features on the list


FOR MELODIC INSTRUMENTS GENERATE VARIOUS SCALES IN ALL KEYS

OCTACHRON is optimized for drums. But it also supports standard melodic scales like major, minor and also more unusual ones like mixolydian and phrygian.

Version 2.0.0 release notes

- iPhone Support in compact or comfort mode - Overhauled MIDI mapping preset system now supporting creation, sharing and importing of custom MIDI mapping presets

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