Update: SunVox v1.7.3 Released – Adds Support for AudioBus, JACK and Virtual MIDI!
Alexander Zolotov has released version 1.7.3 of SunVox – his pattern based sequencer (tracker) for the iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch. This is a large update including the adding support for AudioBus, the JACK Audio Connection Kit, Virtual MIDI, MIDI file import, many new instruments, and the iPhone 5′s four-inch display! Check out the full list of improvements and fixes below…
- Added Virtual MIDI Port
- Support for Audiobus
- Support of JACK Audio Connection Kit for iOS
- Support of 4-Inch display
- Improved Compressor algorithm
- Default base note for WAV/AIFF samples is C5
- SunVox file is now includes additional information: timeline cursor position, current module, current pattern
- Sound engine optimization
- Added options for the MultiSynth: Use static note C5 (treat all received notes as C5); Ignore notes with zero velocity
- New Pattern Editor function – Slice by cursor
- Added MIDI import; now you can load any MIDI files directly through the Load Song dialog
- Added support of the following MIDI commands: Start, Continue, Stop
- Number of MetaModule User Defined Controllers can be changed from 0 to 13
- Added MIDI Omni Mode (all MIDI channels will be accepted)
- New option in the Preferences->Interface: Show virtual keyboard; use it to show or hide virtual qwerty keyboard
- Scrolling when highlighting in the Sample Editor
- Per-pattern Mute/Solo (Timeline menu -> Toggle mute / Toggle solo)
- Vorbis Player is now supports the sample offset commands (09 and 07)
- Added ability to create a new pattern by double clicking on an empty area of the Timeline
- New Timeline function – Slice Pattern(s) (knife position = current playing position)
- New std. pattern effect 23 – set controller value to the random number with range from XX (00..FF) to YY (00..FF)
- New std. pattern effect 1F – set BPM
- New songs: Manwe – Early Fall remake (original by Tangrine), kostya_m – Midnight, take_my_hand, follow_the_sun
- New simple examples: metamodule_test, metamodule_with_automation, random_ctl_values_with_range, trance, compressor2
- New instrument (pads): moving_pad, vocal_synth, filter_slide_up, analog, analog2, analog3, analog_distorted, space, violin, violin2, violin3, violin4
- New instrument (keyboard): analog10, fm2, bell2
- Bugs fixed
SunVox is the Most Powerful music creation tool for iOS. It is a small, fast and powerful modular synthesizer with pattern based sequencer (tracker).
With this program you can compose music anywhere. On any device. It also available (for FREE!) for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Maemo, PalmOS, Android, and other systems.
[ Jordan Rudess about this app ]
Sunvox is a serious music application. I am personally running it on my iphone. In the overcrowded world of music apps, Sunvox stands out as both unique and powerful. If you are a musician and own an iphone, you owe it to yourself to try this amazing application!
[ Key features ]
• Modular interface.
• Highly optimized synth algorithms.
• Support of 16/24/32bit WAV, AIFF and XI samples.
• XM (FastTracker) and MOD (ProTracker, OctaMED) import.
• Multitrack WAV export;
• WiFi export/import;
• MIDI import/export;
• MIDI IN/OUT;
• Mic/Line-in recording;
• Real-time recording;
• Audiobus (INPUT and EFFECTS slots) and JACK support.
[ Brief instruction ]
The main menu - button with wrench in the upper right corner of the screen.
Use multitouch to scale/move content of timeline and pattern editor.
How to connect one module to another? For multitouch devices: first touch on source, second touch on destination. For other devices: select the first module (source); click on the LINK button; select the second module (destination).
REC button is only for notes and controllers recording. If you want to record sound - use the Sampler module (REC button under the Sampler controllers).
[ Built-in synthesizers & effects ]
• Analog Generator;
• DrumSynth with 120 unique synthetic drum sounds;
• FM synthesizer;
• MetaModule (use it to build your own synths/effects);
• Sampler (supported formats: WAV, XI, AIFF);
• SpectraVoice (FFT-based synthesizer for warm atmospheric sounds);
• Side Chain Compressor;
• 3Band equalizer;
• Filter (Low-pass, High-pass, Band-pass, Notch);
• Loop (for glitch effects);
• Vocal Filter (for human voice simulation);
• Vorbis Player;
• and more ...
[ Bug reports ]
Found a bug? Have some questions? Just write me directly: firstname.lastname@example.org
The answer comes immediately!
Official SunVox homepage + video tutorials:
Development status of the new version:
Latest Release Notes - v1.7.4b
* MetaModule: number of user defined controllers has been increased to 27;
* Delay: new controller "Delay units" has been added; possible values: sec/16384, ms, Hz, ticks, lines, lines/2, lines/3;
* Delay: max delay length has been increased to 4 seconds;
* Main Menu -> Preferences -> Main: new option "Automatic session restore" has been added; enable it to hide the "Restore Previous Session" dialog;
* Timeline: new font + text wrapping;
* bugs fixed.
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