BeatMaker 3 updated – long list of tweaks for Intua’s iOS DAW/sequencer

Intua's BeatMaker has been around on the App Store in one form or another for a very long time. BeatMaker 2, despite its name, is a full-fledged music production environment and I reviewed the app a few years ago here on the blog. However, the long-awaited update to BeatMaker 3 took place in mid-July and delivered a major overhaul and some significant new features. BeatMaker 3 is a pretty deep app - but, along with some familiar features and elements to the UI, there are also many new … [Read more...]

BeatMaker 3 updated – first significant update to v.3 of Intua’s iOS DAW/sequencer

Intua's BeatMaker has been around on the App Store in one form or another for a very long time. BeatMaker 2, despite its name, is a full-fledged music production environment and I reviewed the app a few years ago here on the blog. However, the long-awaited update to BeatMaker 3 took place a few weeks ago and delivered a major overhaul and some significant new features. BeatMaker 3 is a pretty deep app - but, along with some familiar features and elements to the UI, there are also many new … [Read more...]

BeatMaker 3 launched – Intua deliver long-awaited v.3 of their iOS DAW/sequencer – and on SALE

Intua's BeatMaker has been around on the App Store in one form or another for a very long time. BeatMaker 2, despite its name, is a full-fledged music production environment and I reviewed the app a few years ago here on the blog. Intua have obviously been continuing work on the app - and it has a loyal following - but they are not one of the developers that pump out regular updates. However, the app did receive regular attention to support the user base as iOS music tech itself has … [Read more...]

BeatMaker 2 updated – Intua bring Ableton Link support – and on SALE

Intua's BeatMaker 2 music app that, despite its name, is a full-fledged music production environment and I reviewed the app a couple of years ago here on the blog. Intua have obviously been continuing work on the app - and it has a loyal following - but they are not one of the developers that pump out regular updates. However, the app did receive its first significant update since June when v.2.6.1 arrived on the App Store over the week-end. There are a number of more minor tweaks and … [Read more...]

Beatmaker 2 updated – Intua bring iOS9 and iPad Pro support – and on SALE

Intua's BeatMaker 2 music app that, despite its name, is a full-fledged music production environment and I reviewed the app a couple of years ago here on the blog. Intua have obviously been continuing work on the app - and it has a loyal following - but they are not one of the developers that pump out regular updates. However, the app did receive its first significant update in just over a year when v.2.5.8 arrived on the App Store over the week-end. There are a number of more minor tweaks … [Read more...]

Beatmaker 2 updated – Intua add inter app audio support

Intua's BeatMaker 2 music app that, despite its name, is a full-fledged music production environment and not just a drum tool, has received a fairly significant upgrade this week. The headline features introduced with v.2.5 are inter app audio support under iOS7, the availability of new sound banks and kits through the Sound Store (including some free sound banks) and a new stereo delay effect.There are also a number of more minor tweaks and additions plus the usual round of bug fixes, … [Read more...]

Cubasis music app updated – Steinberg release v.1.6 of their iOS DAW

Steinberg have released v.1.6 of their Cubasis music app today and the this version includes some excellent new features. Top of the list are some fairly significant developments in terms of the Cubasis audio engine. This has been completely reworked to make it more efficient (for example, improving audio rendering times). However, perhaps of most interest is that, with a suitable audio interface, Cubasis now supports 24-bit audio recording as well as 16-bit. Equally, users can now choose … [Read more...]

Auria music app on sale – WaveMachine Lab’s iOS DAW at half-price

If you are fond of a bargain, then today you might not find a better one that WaveMachine Lab's Auria and Auria LE iOS DAWs. Both of these apps are currently half-price on the iTunes App Store. Even at full price, Auria is a heck of a lot of DAW at a ridiculously low price - at the sale price it is a complete steal. As I described in my detailed review of Auria when it was first released, while it doesn't (yet at least) support MIDI tracks (Auria is an audio-only recording environment … [Read more...]