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Heavy Brass

by Christian Schoenebeck d/b/a Crudebyte

  • Rating

  • Premiere

    2015-11-20

  • Genre

    Music

  • Old price: $19.99 $9.99 QR code
  • Platform

    iPad

  • Version

    1.2.2 ⋅ 347 MB

  • Additional

    InfoGallery

Heavy Brass

Heavy Brass delivers the most flexible and innovative approach to modern brass sounds ever provided by a virtual MIDI instrument!¹ With this ultimate brass app your productions and live performances will gain such powerful and amazing tone you previously were only able to retrieve from a real brass section!

This app contains the following instruments: Trumpet, Trombone and Saxophone sampled in four different brass sections.

Watch and listen to the demo video on our product website!

Minimum requirement: at least iPad 3 / iPad Air 1 / iPad mini 2.

This app supports Audio Unit v3, Inter-App Audio, Audiobus and the JACK Audio Connection Kit for audio & MIDI connections from/to other audio apps. External MIDI keyboards and controllers are supported as well of course, both via Ligthning/USB cable connection, as well as wireless via Bluetooth LE MIDI.¹

There are 3 fundamental sound categories: „Singles“, „Switches“ and „Combis“, where „Switch Sounds“ allow you to either switch or crossfade between configurable articulations. Some „Combi Sounds“ allow you to switch or crossfade between predefined articulations as well.

24 Single Sounds:
Solo Trumpet, Solo Sax, Solo Trombone, Heavy Brass 1-4, Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, Section 4, Crescendo, Growl, Doiks, Shaker 1, Shaker 2, Staccato 1, Staccato 2, Staccato Sax 1, Staccato Sax 2, Falls 1, Falls 2, Falls 3, Falls 4.

Switch Sounds:
Five base sounds: Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, Section 4 and Crescendo, which are switchable or crossfadeable to four alternative articulations: Shaker, Growl, Doiks or Falls.

16 Combi Sounds:
Sections Velocity Layer 1, Sections Velocity Layer 2, Sections Velocity Layer 3, Sections Velocity Layer 4, Sections Velocity Layer 5, Sections Velocity Layer 6, Sections Modwheel Layer 1, Sections Modwheel Layer 2, Staccato Layer 1, Staccato Layer 2, Staccato Round Robin 1, Staccato Round Robin 2, Staccato Round Robin 3, Sections & Staccato Round Robin 1, Sections & Staccato Round Robin 2, Sections & Staccato Round Robin 3.

General Features:
- Low latency disk streaming.
- Polyphony up to several hundred stereo voices.²
- Configurable audio latency down to 5 ms.
- Integrated effects with 18 presets.
- 16 parts.
- Provides Audio Unit v3 plugin version of this app, which allows it to be used as virtual instrument directly within third-party multi-track DAW apps.
- Support for Apple's "Inter-App Audio" system (iOS 7 or higher).
- Audiobus support (iOS 7 or higher).
- JACK Audio Connection Kit support (up to iOS 6.1.3).
- MIDI velocity response curve editor.
- Scale tuning 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.
- 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 information about supported adapters and MIDI keyboards, please visit our product website.

² Various 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”.

Oriental Strings

by Christian Schoenebeck d/b/a Crudebyte

  • Rating

  • Premiere

    2014-12-17

  • Genre

    Music

  •   $4.99 QR code
  • Platform

    Universal

  • Version

    1.4.4 ⋅ 1.8 GB

  • Additional

    InfoGallery

Oriental Strings

Oriental Strings is a professional sound module app for oriental keyboard players and for musicians who simply want to resemble the typical sound of the Middle East in their songs. Connect an external MIDI keyboard to your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch by using the Apple USB camera adapter or another adapter supported by Apple, or launch Oriental Strings as virtual instrument directly within your favourite DAW app on your iOS device!¹

Watch and listen to the demo video on our product website!

This app supports "Audio Unit", "Audiobus", Apple's "Inter-App Audio" System and the "JACK Audio Connection Kit" (up to iOS 6.1.3) for audio & MIDI connections from/to other audio apps, as well as Bluetooth LE MIDI !

The sounds of Oriental Strings were exclusively recorded with players who are professionally dedicated to oriental style of music. Typical string instrument sounds for the arabic genre are covered by this app. Besides rather exotic instruments like the Chinese erhu, typical western string instruments were used as well, but since the players of the recording sessions are focused on oriental music, those western instruments sound completely different than you might be used to from western orchestra players.

The sounds of this app were once again created by Kurt Ader, winner of the NAMM 2015 "Best Sound Designer of the Year" award.

32 Sounds are included with this App:
- Chinese Erhu 1 - 3
- Chinese Erhu Trill
- Turkish Strings 1 - 4
- Arabian Strings 1 - 3
- Tremolo Strings 1 - 5
- Spiccato Strings
- Oriental Spiccato Strings
- Oriental String Quartet 1 - 3
- Oriental Staccato Strings
- Arabian Solo Strings 1 - 3
- String Quartet
- Oriental String Ensemble 1 - 5
- Slow Oriental Strings

There is no in-app purchase in this app. So all sounds and all app features are immediately available to you as one buy.

General Features:
- Sounds based on high quality stereo sample set.
- Scale tuning editor, which allows you to adjust the standard well-tempered scale to all kinds of oriental scales (save and restore them as presets at any time).
- 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 to fine tune the feeling of your MIDI keyboard.
- 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.
- Audio Unit plugin version of this app, to be used as virtual instrument directly within third-party multi-track DAW apps.
- Audiobus support.
- Supports Apple's "IAA" system for audio & MIDI streaming between other apps (iOS 7 or higher).
- Supports "JACK Audio Connection Kit" for audio & MIDI streaming between other apps (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 information about supported adapters and MIDI keyboard devices, please visit our product website.

² Some 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.

iCathedral Organ

by Christian Schoenebeck d/b/a Crudebyte

iCathedral Organ

Play with the sound of a full cathedral organ, created by award-winning sound designer Kurt Ader! This app is designed as professional sound module for your iPad by connecting external MIDI keyboard(s), using the Apple USB camera adapter or another adapter supported by Apple.¹

Watch and listen to the demo video on our product website!

This app supports Audio Unit v3, Audiobus, Inter-App Audio and the "JACK Audio Connection Kit" for audio & MIDI connections from/to other audio apps, and Bluetooth LE MIDI !

iCathedral Organ generates the sound of a lovely and color rich pipe organ of a real cathedral. All individual organ stops of such a pipe organ were recorded to resemble this sound as realistic as possible. You can fully adjust all individual organ stops to create your own sounds and save them as your personal sound presets. Or simply select one of the factory presets to play impressive organ sounds right from the start.

The sounds of this app were created by Kurt Ader, winner of the NAMM 2015 "Best Sound Designer of the Year" award.

General Features:
- 28 individual organ stops, each one controllable simultaniously in real-time.
- Polyphony up to 140 stereo voices.²
- Configurable audio latency down to 5 ms.
- Low latency disk streaming.
- Integrated cathedral reverb effect.
- 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.
- Provides Audio Unit v3 plugin version of this app, which allows it to be used as virtual instrument directly within third-party multi-track DAW apps (requires iOS 9.3 or higher).
- Audiobus support (requires iOS 7 or higher).
- Supports Apple's "IAA" system for audio & MIDI streaming between other apps (iOS 7 or higher).
- Supports "JACK Audio Connection Kit" for audio & MIDI streaming between other apps (up to iOS 6.1.3).
- Virtual on-screen piano keyboard, scalable & scrollable.

MIDI Player / Recorder:
- Record, save and load your songs in standard MIDI file format.
- Unlimited amount of tracks.
- 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.

There is no in-app purchase in this app. So all sounds and all app features are immediately available to you as one buy.

¹ For more information about supported adapters and MIDI keyboard devices, please visit our product website.

² Some sound presets 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 about our privacy commitment, read our „Privacy Policy for Mobile Apps”.