Music and Recording - Latest Releases
Algoriddim's djay Supports New Retina Display for MacBook Pro
Jul 30, 2012 - Algoriddim today releases djay 4.0.6, an update to its highly acclaimed DJ app for Mac. djay for Mac is a sophisticated and highly addictive music app with unmatched performance, yet easy enough for anyone at any level to learn. The software features a stunning visual interface that enables music lovers of all types to compose beats, DJ a party, create playlists and more. Version 4.0.6 supports the new Retina display for MacBook Pro and optimized for OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion.
ChordPro Buddy 1.2 - New release of the 4.5 star Mac Song Editor
Jul 25, 2012 - Independent Developer Gerald Flossmann has released a major update of ChordPro Buddy, his easy and powerful song editor and viewer for the Mac. ChordPro Buddy allows musicians to create, edit and view songs, lyrics and lead sheets. It makes it very easy to transpose, change chords and create beautiful formatted printouts or PDF. The new V1.2 of ChordPro Buddy now adds the long awaited ability to show and change graphical chord shapes. Chordpro Buddy earned 4.5 stars at the Mac App Store.
Holderness Media presents Waviary for Mac
May 16, 2012 - Florida based Holderness Media Inc. today introduces Waviary 1.0 for Mac computers. The popular iOS app is now on Mac OS X. Waviary is an interactive musical artwork that is part instrument, part generative ambient music machine, and part virtual wind chimes. Use simple controls to create lush ambient soundscapes and textured atmospheres. The Generative mode creates endlessly evolving sonic environments. Waviary's generative music engine can play itself, creating "forest-like" sonic environment.
Arcam rPAC - Portable USB DAC and High-End Headphone Amp
May 16, 2012 - Hi-Fi pioneers and digital gurus Arcam of Cambridge UK, introduce the Arcam rPAC, a USB, bus powered DAC and headphone amplifier designed to dramatically improve the audio performance of PC and MAC computers. Designed for music lovers everywhere, the rPAC is ideal for the home, office or on the road. It is designed and produced by Arcam, one of the world's most prestigious audio engineering companies with over thirty years of experience in high-end Hi-Fi and AV.
Chord Dictionary 1.0 for OS X - Reverse Chord Lookup from the Fretboard
May 08, 2012 - ipSoft today introduces Chord Dictionary 1.0 for OS X, their Music app that provides instant reverse chord lookup from a guitar fretboard. Unlike most chord dictionaries, which allow the user to select a chord and view the correct fingerings on the fretboard, the app allows users to create their own chord and then lookup its name. An ideal reference tool for musicians of any level of expertise, Chord Dictionary can figure out chord names just from notes and intervals and covers all 22 frets.
Elsewhere: ambient nature sounds - new app by Eltima Software
Apr 16, 2012 - Eltima Software recently introduced Elsewhere: ambient nature sounds, the beta version of their new app for Mac OS X. Elsewhere enwraps you in a natural environment sounds giving the possibility to either concentrate on work or fully relax. Elsewhere is a simple program not loaded with unnecessary settings and has a compact interface. It works in the background not interfering with the working process of the computer user and can be easily paused if necessary.
Joerg Piringer announces RealBeat 1.5 for Mac OS X
Mar 16, 2012 - Independent developer Joerg Piringer today announces RealBeat 1.5.0, an important update to his popular music creation app for Mac computers. Record and manipulate sounds in an immediate and fun way. RealBeat is a sampler software that enables anyone to record, cut and loop sounds and create rhythms out of them that can be used as ringtones for iPhones. Version 1.5 includes a new auto sample feature, the ability to now export track as ringtone, UI improvements and much more.
Endless Series Shepard Tone Plug-in Spring Sale
Mar 13, 2012 - Oli Larkin Plugins are having a spring sale - the full version of Endless Series, the recently released, one-of-a-kind sound synthesis plug-in can be purchased for a low price. Bored of the same old sounds? Endless Series is a unique sound synthesis plug-in based on the Shepard Tone auditory illusion. It generates mind-bending infinite scales, psychedelic drones and fascinating sonic textures and works as a tone generator, ring modulator, phaser, flanger or resonant filter bank effect.
beaTunes 3.5 delivers significantly improved performance
Feb 08, 2012 - Raleigh based tagtraum industries today announces beaTunes 3.5, an update to the popular music library management and music analysis tool for Mac OS X and Windows. beaTunes lets music lovers take control of their library. It helps to enforce spelling rules, finding miscategorized songs, duplicates, fix faulty sort names, etc. The new release features improved performance and decreased memory requirements.