Music and Recording - Latest Releases
BandMaster for Mac OS X Released
Oct 22, 2012 - New York based RoGame Software announces the release of BandMaster for Mac OS X, a phenomenal tool for improvising musicians. BandMaster creates a virtual backing band from songs created in the application's editor. It features unique looping options, a timeline editor, chorus-based time scale and transposition settings, chord analysis, a metronome mode and more. With BandMaster musicians have the ability to create a realistic practice session that for once takes the entire piece into account.
Ninebuzz Guitar Jam Tracks Now Available On Mac OS X
Aug 24, 2012 - Boston based Ninebuzz Software today introduces Guitar Jam Tracks - Scale Trainer & Practice Buddy 1.0 for Mac OS X. Featuring five musical styles, an intuitive design and attractive, Retina-ready graphics, Guitar Jam Tracks for Mac OS X adds significant value to the growing Mac App Store. Guitar Jam Tracks for Mac OS X is the first desktop offering from Ninebuzz Software, and retains a simple, yet highly useful approach that has made Guitar Jam Tracks a staple tool for guitarists everywhere.
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.