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iSymphonic Orchestra



The ultimate orchestra sound app for sophisticated musicians by award-winning sound designer Kurt Ader, designed as professional sound module for your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch by connecting an external MIDI keyboard, using the Apple USB camera adapter or another adapter supported by Apple.¹

Listen to the demo videos on our product website!

This app supports Audio Unit, Inter-App Audio, Audiobus and the JACK Audio Connection Kit for audio & MIDI connections from/to other audio apps, and Bluetooth LE MIDI !

iSymphonic Orchestra was designed with the goal to deliver you superb, extremely realistic and stunning orchestra sounds, instantly with the first key being pressed by you on your MIDI keyboard. Just select a sound and you are ready for your live performance or for a boost of creativity while composing new songs. The sounds used in this app were explicitly recorded to fulfill these requirements and involved several months of recording and post processing under supervision of Kurt Ader and included a variety of innovative, new recording techniques. So far these sounds were only available to very few, famous movie composers. Now they are finally available for the first time to everybody. The supreme quality of these sounds, combined with the unique way they were recorded and assembled, gives us confidence that you haven't heard anything comparable as of to date, even not on Mac or PC.

25 Sounds included with base App:
- Orchestra Strings Spiccato & Legato 1 - 4
- Orchestra Strings Slow 1 - 3
- Chamber Arco Strings
- Legato Orchestra Strings 1
- Full Sordino Strings 1 - 2
- Legato Orchestra
- Staccato Orchestra 1 - 3
- Tremolo Orchestra
- Pizzicato Strings
- Full Strings
- Tremolo Strings
- All Brass 1 - 2
- Trombone Section
- Cello & Woodwinds
- Horns & Strings
- Full Legato Orchestra

210 additional sounds available as 11 optional in-app purchase sound sets: „Pro-", „Arpa-", „Canto-", „Boato-", „Vento-", „Ottone-", „Voce-", „Varia-", „Perla-", „Aulos-" and „Keys Sound Set". You find a detailed sound list on our product website.

General Features:
- Low latency disk streaming.
- Polyphony up to 140 stereo voices.²
- Configurable audio latency down to 5 ms.
- Integrated effects with 18 presets.
- 16 parts.
- MIDI velocity response curve editor.
- App can keep running in the background, so you can play on your keyboard while e.g. using Safari or another app to display scores or surfing the Internet.
- Hermode Tuning: Makes the sound more brilliant by controlling the pitch of the notes in multivoiced music to better frequency ratios than with fixed tuning. This dynamic tuning imitates the tuning behavior of well educated musicians of i.e. orchestras and choirs.
- Support for Apple's "Inter-App Audio" system.
- Audiobus support (iOS 7 or higher).
- JACK Audio Connection Kit support (up to iOS 6.1.3).
- Virtual on-screen piano keyboard with velocity support, scalable & scrollable.

MIDI Player / Recorder:
- Record, save and load your songs in standard MIDI file format.
- Unlimited amount of tracks.
- Configurable target MIDI channel per track.
- Unlimited recording and playback length.
- Open MIDI (.mid) files directly from other apps (i.e. from Safari, Mail).
- Download or upload MIDI files with iTunes.
- Load your favorite songs as MIDI files from the Internet, and watch at the virtual keyboard how to play it.
- Metronome.
- Use the "Tempo Zoom" dial knob to i.e. slow down playback at any time and learn your favorite songs more easily.

¹ For more informations about supported adapters and MIDI keyboards, please visit our product website.

² Sounds are using several voices per note. Polyphony depends on the exact device model being used. You find a polyphony table on our product website.

Anti-Spy Commitment: We take your privacy very seriously. None of our apps contain so called „spy” behaviors and we committed ourself to a very high privacy standard. For more informations read our „Privacy Policy for Mobile Apps”.
• Introduces initial support as Audio Unit v3 plug-in (app extension) for being used with multi-track DAW apps.
• Adds new "Keys" sound set (containing i.e. pianos, marimba, celesta, bells and more).
• Adds Bluetooth LE MIDI configuration to settings screen.
• Fixes detuning issue which could happen under certain scenarios.
• Fixes periodic audio noise issue which could happen under certain scenarios.
• Fixes velocity support of on-screen keyboard on recent iOS versions.
• Fixes minor UI issue on some iPhone models.
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