Music and Recording - Latest Releases
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.
ScaleMaster for Mac OS X Released
Dec 12, 2011 - New York based RoGame Software today announces ScaleMaster 2.0 for Mac OS X. A good understanding of scales is of particular importance to improvising musicians and song-writers. ScaleMaster addresses the topic in a systematic fashion helping with classification, construction and spelling in all common clefs. Other features include guitar, bass, mandolin and piano instruments, a rating mechanism to indicate favorites among the over 200 listed scales, a chord matching utility and much more.
Instalyrics for Mac Now Lets iPhone Detect Tunes Playing on Computer
Dec 12, 2011 - Tal Shrestha released today Instalyrics 1.0.2 for Mac users. Instalyrics automatically provides lyrics to any song, in any language, with a single click to an icon and has the highest success rate of any lyric searching application. The app works with iTunes, YouTube, Spotify, GrooveShark, Last.FM, Rdio, Radium and text searches. The Mac app introduces a new power feature to the existing Instalyrics iPhone app.
A new level of mixing perfection from Xylio
Dec 07, 2011 - Xylio today announces FutureDecks DJ pro 3.0.2, a major update to their feature-rich audio-video DJ mixing app for Mac OS X. FutureDecks DJ pro offers professional features and a stylish user-friendly interface that keeps pros and beginners alike focused on their creative flow. The software comes with a very powerful and flexible sampler where beats and jingles can be loaded. Version 3.0.2 comes with over 50 new features that are bound to suit the needs of any aspiring and professional DJ or VJ.
iwascoding releases GarageTunes 1.1
Nov 24, 2011 - Mac and iOS software developer iwascoding releases GarageTunes 1.1, an update to its lightweight, networked music player for OS X with built-in streaming capabilities. In addition to other Macs, GarageTunes 1.1 streams music to any AppleTV (second generation) on the local network using Apple's AirPlay technology. GarageTunes is the lightweight music player for OS X with built-in streaming capabilities. GarageTunes finds all the music files on connected hard drives.