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Luminair 3 is a professional-grade lighting control app, exclusively for iOS, that gives lighting designers, filmmakers and TV professionals, musicians, artists and other enthusiasts advanced control over DMX-enabled lights, as well as the next generation of "Smart" lights like Philips Hue.

New version 4.0.4
Old version 4.0.3
Release Notes Luminair 4 is here with an amazing amount of new options... This is the biggest update in Luminair's history! We’ve been listening to your feedback and have implemented a ton of feature requests as new options in v4. Features like multi-universe support, RDM support (beta), a brand new, rich-metadata-filled fixture library with data licensed from Carallon, contextual and conditional real-world fader values, support for Apple HomeKit, and a macOS version (coming soon). Starting with this release we’ve made a decision to move to subscription-based pricing for all new feature updates. Existing features from v3 will remain functional for v3 users and you will continue to receive maintenance updates. With that out of the way, here’s a look at what’s new in v4 and beyond: Free new features: - Adds support for Apple HomeKit lights, outlets and switches - New iPadOS Sidebar offers increased workflow flexibility and speed - New document selection UI - Open and save project files anywhere on the device, including external USB drives - New Pinch/zoom gesture to resize fader and scene buttons - Dark Mode support - Support for iPad Magic Keyboard and Trackpads - Tons of other improvements and bug fixes New subscription-based features: - Rich, Cloud-Based Fixture Library based on data licensed from Carallon - DMX Channel Slot metadata with Gobo Images, Color Swatches, and more, complete with contextual and conditional real-world values - Full 16-bit support - RDM Support (beta). Discover, add and manage RDM fixtures with ease. - Revised "Group" feature now allows you to automatically control fixtures with similar parameters simultaneously - Edit Blind mode - Switch fixture modes easily from within the project, without having to load a new profile - Replace Fixture option allows swapping with another light or profile while retaining scene values - New "Hide" option allows for main controls view customization - Enhanced Color Control with new Mixer, Gel, and XY pickers - Multi-Universe support (PRO) - DMX Input Triggers (PRO) - Universal Search - Green/Magenta adjustment - New On/Off DMX control - MIDI "Talkback" - And much more! Subscription Feature Roadmap: - macOS version coming soon. Use Luminair on iPadOS, iOS and macOS under a single subscription! - Improved Fixture Cell Support - Swatches in CCT and Tint pickers - Monthly fixture profile updates through the cloud - More frequent new-feature updates. Many new top-secret features are already in development. Stay tuned! Visit the new web site at https://luminair.app for dull details! User experience is important to us. For further assistance with this update or any other issues, please contact us at https://support.luminair.app
Author Synthe FX, LLC
Type Tool
Supports Inter-App Audio (IAA)

MusiKraken is an Experimental MIDI Controller Construction Kit. Make music using your hands, face, voice or by rotating the device!

New version 1.16
Old version 1.15
Release Notes Bugfixes
Author Snarp
Type Tool
Supports Audio Unit (AU)

The Vocal Harmonizer plugin was specifically designed for adding harmonies and basic auto tuning frunctionality to recorded vocal lines. It is specifically tuned to the frequency range of the human voice and tracks the incoming vocal frequency attempting to tune to the desired musical key and mode of your song.

New price $5.99
Old price $7.99
Author 4Pockets.com
Type Effect
Effect type Vocal effects
Supports Audio Unit (AU)

midiDREAMs is a MIDI AUv3 sequencer plugin designed to work like a classic analog-style modular sequencer with 16 virtual sliders and up to 64 steps per pattern.

New version 1.0.4
Old version 1.0.3
Release Notes Bug fixes and small improvements, including: - Better handling of fast note sequences with large audio buffer - If using gate trigger mode and host transport is stopped, patterns are now switched immediately - Fixed unlocked velocity/length/probability modes - Fixed some things in Tools menus - Some small UI tweaks - Other small misc fixes
Author Arthur Kerns
Type Tool
Supports Audiobus, Audio Unit (AU)

This app is a portable multitrack audio and MIDI recording studio featuring virtual instruments, editing with unlimited undo/redo, mixing, real-time effects, automation and much more!

New version 4.3.1
Old version 4.3.0
Release Notes * Pressing Cancel while mixing down caused a crash. Solved. * The entered file name in the Mixdown dialog is now checked for invalid characters.
Author Davy Wentzler
Type Host, Instrument, Effect
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds All-in-one
Effect type All-in-one
Supports Inter-App Audio (IAA), Audiobus, Audio Unit (AU)

Suggester is a tool to assist in the creation of songs and chord progressions.  This app will help you find chords that work together.

New version 11.2
Old version 11.1
Release Notes - Added new instruments : Organ and Vintage Electric Piano.
Author Mathieu Routhier
Type Tool
Supports Audiobus

Medly takes a new approach to the way music is made, letting both seasoned and new musicians make epic music. Just pick your instruments, draw notes, record & sing, and drag & drop one of over 700 loops or samples.

New version 5.8.9
Old version 5.8.8
Release Notes Minor Changes
Author Medly Labs Inc.
Type Instrument
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds Other
Supports Inter-App Audio (IAA), Audiobus, Ableton Link

A famous vintage electric piano was recorded and lovingly hand edited by award-winning producers. The tines. The noise. The feel. The vibe. It’s all here.

New version 1.1.2
Old version 1.1
Release Notes Thanks everyone, we've been working hard for you! + This update allows multiple AUv3 mixdowns in Cubasis + Better performance in Cubasis projects We love seeing all your Instagram posts with music you're making with this app! Tag us: @hennythabizness, @steadystate, @audiokitpro NOTES: + Depending on your MIDI keyboard, please try out the MIDI velocity curve settings in the "Velocities" button. + In the video made by Henny & KG, they demonstrate how to use this app on your iPad or iPhone in conjunction with Logic on your desktop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CKZEEYBUtU Thank you and keep your heads up, - Henny, Kennard, Matthew, Jeff, and the AudioKit Team
Author AudioKit Pro
Type Instrument
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds Keyboards, Piano
Supports Audio Unit (AU)

Syntronik is IK’s cutting-edge synthesizer that features the sound of the most iconic machines to ever grace the planet.

New price $7.99
Old price $14.99
Author IK Multimedia
Type Instrument
Instrument type Synth
Instrument sounds Keyboards
Supports Inter-App Audio (IAA), Audiobus

djay transforms your iOS device into a full-featured DJ and music production system.

New version 3.7
Old version 3.6.7
Release Notes Algoriddim brings you a major update with tons of improvements and exciting new features. • All-new Automix AI with improved user interface, on-the-fly playlist management and Up Next queue, and new Automix transitions including Dissolve, Riser, Echo and more • New FX packs including new Noise, Echo, and Reverb effects • New Slicer tool: remix tracks on-the-fly • Added 4 track Neural Mix™ on iPad: split tracks into Drums, Bass, Harmonic, and Vocals in real-time (only available iPad with Apple Bionic chipset) • Added Neural Mix™ FX routing: apply audio effects to individual instruments or vocals independently • Added Neural Mix™ crossfaders (accessible through mixer section): crossfade vocals, beats, etc. independently • Enhanced Instant FX tool including new effects and edit mode • Enhanced Loop tool with beat based loops, up to 8 saved loops and more • Enhanced looping with ability to use bounce loop within an active loop (nested loops) • Enhanced sampler with 8 beat recording mode and option to clear individual pads during a recording • Enhanced MIDI Learn with various new Neural Mix™ actions • Added support for the DENON DJ LC6000 performance controller • Added Quantize option for cue points and loops enabling beat synchronized jumps • Added ability to name cue points and saved loops • Added ability to search a playlist vs. the whole media source • Improved Reloop BUDDY integration • Improved media library search with ability to search playlists or entire media source • Improved user interface for adding multiple tracks to the Queue or to custom playlist • Improved cue point jumps with Neural Mix™ enabled • Improved triggering cue points during Sync mode • Improved song loading reset setting to also reset effects, tempo and other controls • Improved TIDAL video quality • Various bugfixes and improvements If you enjoy the app please support us by rating it on the App Store. We look forward to your feedback!
Author algoriddim GmbH
Type Instrument
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds DJ
Supports Ableton Link

Velocity Keyboard is a powerful velocity-sensitive MPE compatible MIDI controller.

New version 1.3.13
Old version 1.3.12
Release Notes - includes octave in preset. - auv3 state saving now preserves octave value.
Author Mani Consulting Limited Company
Type Controller
Supports Audio Unit (AU)

bs-16i is a 16 multi-timbral playback sampler. It supports SoundFont and DLS (Downloadable Sounds, and can be used for keyboard instrument, MIDI sound module, and MIDI player.

New version 4.2.2
Old version 4.2.1
Release Notes App: ・Fix that Scenes for AUv3 were not migrated on starting to use iCloud drive. AUv3: ・CAUTION: Changed the identifier of bs-16i AUv3 from version 4.2. The settings of this AUv3 will not be taken over automatically and migration should be required. Please refer https://www.bismark.jp/bs-16i-important-notice for details.
Author bismark LLC
Type Instrument
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds Other
Supports Inter-App Audio (IAA), Audiobus, Audio Unit (AU)

Build your own guitar or bass rig with up to 6 stompbox FX, an amplifier and speaker cabinet w/Mic.

New version 4.11.1
Old version 4.11.0
Release Notes What’s New in v4.11.1 - Updated to latest Audiobus SDK version - Fixed a potential crash during the optimization process after copying a track - General reliability improvements
Author IK Multimedia
Type Instrument, Effect
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds Drums, Percussion
Effect type Guitar effects, Bass effects, All-in-one
Supports Inter-App Audio (IAA), Audiobus

WorshipSong Band is a free cross-platform multitrack player system offering support for up to 16 audio tracks, built-in pads and ambient loops, metronome, and cues, integrated chord charts, lyrics with video backgrounds, foot pedal control, looping, key changes, networking between devices and laptops, and more.

New version 7.3
Old version 7.2.2
Release Notes Smaller app size with cloud based sample content Fixes for network mode set list Latest version display
Author Mark Snyder
Type Instrument, Tool
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds Other
Supports Ableton Link

AudioKit Bass 808 Synth is perfect for earth-shaking sub bass lines and creating your own custom electronic drum sounds – It’s the ultimate tool for creating your own 808 Kick basses!

New version 1.9.1
Old version 1.9
Release Notes Thanks everyone, we've been working hard for you! + This update allows multiple AUv3 mixdowns in Cubasis + Better performance in Cubasis projects BASS!!!! audiokitpro.com/bass808
Author AudioKit Pro
Type Instrument
Instrument type Synth
Instrument sounds Bass
Supports Inter-App Audio (IAA), Audiobus, Audio Unit (AU)

Inspired by dusty old circuits from 1983... Sounds Analog and Alive.

New version 1.4.1
Old version 1.4
Release Notes Thanks everyone, we've been working hard for you! + This update allows multiple AUv3 mixdowns in Cubasis + Better performance in Cubasis projects You can trigger patterns with your iOS DAW. Pattern notes start on "C" MIDI Note #12 (C -1, below C0 on GarageBand). Use your DAW to easily record and playback pattern triggers You can send friendly emails to us at ar909@audiokitpro.com Thank you :)
Author AudioKit Pro
Type Instrument
Instrument sounds Drums, Percussion
Supports Audio Unit (AU)

DrumComputer is the new specialist for synthetic drums, combining classic and modern synthesis with flexible modulations and luxurious sequencing.

New version 1.0.7
Old version 1.0.6
Release Notes - bug in track length, sound randomizer and pattern select fixed
Author Sugar Bytes GmbH
Type Instrument
Instrument sounds Drums, Percussion
Supports Audio Unit (AU), Ableton Link

Express yourself. Create your signature retro piano sound. Simple controls allow you to easily create an emotional vibe for your next hit record.

New version 1.3.2
Old version 1.3
Release Notes Thanks everyone, we've been working hard for you! + This update allows multiple AUv3 mixdowns in Cubasis + Better performance in Cubasis projects Thank you! https://audiokitpro.com/retropiano/
Author AudioKit Pro
Type Instrument
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds Keyboards, Piano
Supports Audio Unit (AU)

Build your own guitar or bass rig with up to 6 stompbox FX, an amplifier and speaker cabinet w/Mic

New version 4.11.1
Old version 4.11.0
Release Notes What’s New in v4.11.1 - Updated to latest Audiobus SDK version - Fixed a potential crash during the optimization process after copying a track - General reliability improvements
Author IK Multimedia
Type Instrument, Effect
Instrument type Sampler
Instrument sounds Drums, Percussion
Effect type Guitar effects, Bass effects, All-in-one
Supports Inter-App Audio (IAA), Audiobus

Connects to Philips Hue, LIFX, and Nanoleaf Aurora to interact with your lights in tons of different ways.

New version 8.1.2
Old version 8.1.1
Release Notes Fixed Visualizer crash after long usage and other minor bugs.
Author NRTHRNLIGHTS, LLC
Type Tool
Supports Ableton Link
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