February 23, 2011 in Music (E)
[prMac.com] Burlington, New Jersey - Independent app developer Dante Varnado Moore today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Songwriter's Pad(TM) 2.0, a professional lyric writing app designed specifically for the iPad. Songwriter's Pad 2.0 allows songwriters to write, arrange and store all of their lyrics and song concepts in one app. It contains powerful idea generating tools that are designed to inspire creative expression and eliminate writer's block.
This update includes among other features a new digital audio recorder which allows users to import instrumental beats or backing tracks in .MP3 or .WAV format through iTunes File Share. Using the iPad's built in microphone a singer/songwriter or rapper can build songs by recording vocals over music tracks mimicking the way many Hip Hop and Pop records are made in the studio today.
Also included in this update are: a new drag-n-drop song arrangement feature; a full screen lyric preview mode with print capability; and a new 'Info' button that launches an in app web browser for access to a new user guide. Songwriter's Pad for iPad includes the following features:
Word and Phrase Idea Generator:
Songwriter's can randomly generate words and phrases that reflect their mood by tapping on a category such as 'Love', 'Hate', 'Desire', 'Hope', 'Fear' etc. The words and phrases that are generated can then be saved for later use or inspiration.
Rhyme Book, Dictionary & Thesaurus:
Essential resources like a searchable Dictionary, Thesaurus and a 70k word Rhyming Dictionary are only a tap away.
Words, Phrases and Rhymes can be stored on easily accessible sticky notes for later use or inspiration.
Songwriter's can use the audio recorder to capture multiple takes of their vocal ideas and melodies.
Import Audio Backing Tracks:
Songwriter's can import instrumental beats or backing tracks in .MP3 or .WAV format through iTunes File Sharing. Using the iPad's built in microphone a singer/songwriter or rapper can build songs by recording vocals over music tracks.
* Create and edit songs by individual sections (i.e. verse, chorus, bridge)
* Re-arrange sections of a song with easy drag-n-drop (i.e. swap positions of verse 1 and verse 2)
* Export songs (both lyric and audio files via email)
What Songwriter's Are Saying:
Grammy award winner Gary Baker with 3 #1 hits says " ... I enjoy using your app with just my iPad and guitar."
"I love everything about this app. It is a great piece of software, and more and more of us are going to start writing on our iPads..." - Neal Coty, Country Music Songwriter - Nashville
Songwriter's Pad was featured in the new book "Incredible iPad Apps for Dummies" by Bob LeVitus
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 4.2 or later
* 4.5 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Songwriter's Pad 2.0 is $9.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Music category. If you would like more information about Songwriter's Pad, or would like to schedule an interview with Mr. Moore, please send an email request to Elisabeth Kelly.
Dante Varnado Moore is a digital entrepreneur and experience designer. Dante has worked in the user-centered design space for over thirteen years where he has defined and designed user experiences for Web 2.0 applications, large corporate web site applications, E-commerce sites, and mobile devices. Copyright (C) 2011 Dante Varnado Moore. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.