Novation Release Launchpad – A Fun Free Remixing Tool for the iPad!
Novation have released Launchpad an easy to use app for iPad that will have you making beats and music instantly. It comes with eight ready-to-perform sessions that span different musical genres. You can re-combine the loops and sounds included in these sessions within the multi-colour Launchpad grid to make and remix your own music. The built-in time stretching always keeps you locked into the beat so your loops don’t go out of time.
“The app follows some of the key features from the renowned ‘Launchpad’ hardware, now used by many of the worlds famous DJs, producers and performers, but brings it to a new level of simplicity and fun. 8 volume sliders allow quick volume changes and simple FX modes offer cool DJ effects such as repeater and filter effects, adding fun ways to remix your music and make your performance unique. Making music has never been so much fun.”
- 8×6 Launchpad grid for triggering up to 8 loops and sounds at a time
- 8 volume sliders and 8 filter sliders
- FX section for adding repeat and synced filter effects
- Premium content library from Loopmasters
- Load new complete sessions and sounds
- Global Tempo change
- Edit mode for loading samples
- Autosave – never lose your sessions
The Launchpad iPad app is designed to work alongside the Novation Launchkey iPad app. A powerful and unique synthesiser which uses interactive, hands-on graphics to give you a fast and fun way to add synth lines to your music.
Novation Launchpad is for iPad 2 and above (including iPad Mini) and requires iOS5 or later.
Now with Recording, Sharing, and Audio Import
Want to make and remix music?
The Novation Launchpad is an easy-to-use app for iPad that will have you making beats and music instantly. It comes with eight ready-to-perform sessions that span different musical genres, with regular new content delivered via In-App Purchase. Browse categories, packs, and favourites from your library to create your own sessions on the multi-colour Launchpad grid, and make and remix your music. Built-in time stretching and synchronisation always keep you locked into the beat — so your loops won't go out of time — and recording and exporting to Soundcloud, Dropbox, and email let you share your performances.
For power users, Audio Import is available via In-App Purchase to allow you to import your own loops and sounds into Launchpad app. Import audio via Dropbox, categorise your sounds, and transform Launchpad app into a powerful performance tool for playing your own original music — with per-pad volume editing to ensure the whole session sounds just right.
The app follows some of the key features from the renowned Launchpad hardware — now used by many of the world's most famous DJs, producers and performers — but brings a whole new level of simplicity and fun.
Eight volume and eight filter sliders allow quick changes, and simple FX modes offer DJ-style effects including beat repeat and filter LFO, adding fun ways to remix your music and make your performance unique.
Making music has never been so much fun.
• 8x6 Launchpad grid for launching up to 8 loops and sounds at a time
• Eight volume sliders and eight filter sliders
• FX section for adding repeat and synced filter effects
• Free professional loop and sample library from Loopmasters
• Record and share your performances
• Regular In-App Purchase Launchpack libraries
• Import your own sounds (In-App Purchase)
• Load new complete sessions and sounds
• Global tempo change
• Edit mode for loading samples
• Autosave — never lose your sessions
The Launchpad iPad app is designed to work alongside the Novation Launchkey iPad app, a powerful and unique synthesiser which uses interactive, hands-on graphics to give you a fast and fun way to add synth lines to your music.
Control the Launchpad App with Novation hardware. Connect any Launch product — Novation Launchpad Mini, Launchkey Mini, Launchpad S, Launch Control, or Launchkey 25, 49, or 61 note keyboard — to your iPad using the camera connection kit. Launch sounds and FX with real back-lit pads and control volume and filters with sliders and knobs.
Novation Launchpad is compatible with iPad 2, iPad (3rd Generation), iPad (4th Generation), iPad Air, and any iPad Mini. Supports iOS 6 and iOS 7. More iOS 7 improvements coming soon.
Novation Launchpad is an iPad app and is not compatible with iPhone or iPod Touch.
China users: please note that in-app purchases are not available from within China.
For more information please visit: http://www.novationmusic.com/answerbase/en/
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Latest Release Notes - v1.3.2
Corrected a bug whereby reordering the imported samples would crash the app and corrupt sessions
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