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Questions tagged [ipad]

ipad's are popular multi-touch "tablet" computers made by Apple, they are gaining popularity as a control surface as well as a sound source.

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How to export individual channels from Propellerhead Figure to DAW?

I've recently begun playing with Figure again and want to import into my DAW for further refinement. Unfortunately it appears that Propellerhead have removed the ability to export only the unmuted ...
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Can I use phantom power on an iPad?

Is there a way to connect both phantom power and an iPad mini to my computer, so that I can use a condenser microphone in GarageBand? The microphone is an Earamble BM-800 and the phantom power is ...
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Cracking and pop when ipad plugged in to piano line in

I been trying to plug my ipad into line-in of my digital piano, and it works fine. Until I try to charge the ipad, as soon as I plug in the ipad I get a lot of hissing and cracking and pop. What could ...
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How to connect my iPad Air and my Yamaha CP4 Stage Piano?

Let's say I have Garageband for the iPad (or other Synths and Apps) and want to play them through my Digital Stage Piano which has a USB Host Adapter. (meaning it behaves like a SoundCard and ...
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Is it recommended to record a whole album with an iPad only?

With more and more stories of people making music with their tablets (e.g. Gorillaz's "The Fall" album -> The entire album was recorded on group co-founder Damon Albarn's iPad), I'm wondering, can I ...
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Recording clear audio from an iPad in Audacity

I'm trying to record audio from my iPad running the Launchpad app. I'm using a 3.5mm Stereo Jack to 6.35mm Stereo Jack Cable lead with a 6.35mm > 3.5mm socket converter. The quality is perfect when ...
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Simplest way to play MIDI sounds from OSC/MIDI inputs

I'd like to use an iPad with software which provides an isomorphic keyboard (the app called Musix) to make some music, but the built-in MIDI instruments don't sound very good. The software can send ...
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ProTools plugins which have MIDI 'learn' functionality.

I'm using touchOSC and Osculator on my iPad. Which plugins do you know of (RTAS or AAX) that have OSC or MIDI control functionality inbuilt by the manufacturer? I'm not talking so much about ...
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Recording app with video playback / remote solution

Hi, I am trying to find a solution to record foley in my recording booth while seeing a looping quicktime movie on my ipad. Is there any app that would allow me to do this? To avoid all the file ...
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iPad Docks: Alesis iO Dock or Tascam iU2

I have just been given some funding to buy an iPad and audio/MIDI interface to do some research (synthesis-based sound design). Having done a bit of research on interfaces against my requirements I'...
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VST on Android or iPad

Are there any apps for Android or iPad that have full VST support? From what I can tell, every VST must be specially compiled for use on these systems, so the answer would be no. But is that correct?...
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Is it possible to create a master quality recording of acoustic guitar/vocal with an iPad?

Will I be able to record master-quality (e.g., to submit for film-TV pitches at TAXI) recordings using my iPad? Also have a Zoom H2, have Shure SLR mics, can put the guitar in directly. Would like ...
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Control Surface or V-Control Pro on iPad

V-Control Pro or Control Surface? I wanted to surface another thread about this, as the last is a little over a year old. http://www.neyrinck.com/v-control-pro Check this out. It's a pretty nifty ...
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What options do I have for sharing a large audio project with several collaborators over the Internet?

I developed a soundtrack that is about 3 minutes long but it is massive, over 300MB in size. I'd like to share this project and collaborate with other users. However, revision control systems aimed at ...
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Apps for using iPad as a video reference monitor

I've begun using my iPad as a video reference monitor when I record source material and foley, as it's completely silent and very mobile. Right now I'm using dropbox to transfer and play the videos, ...
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How can I use the iPad as a MIDI controller directly via USB (with Reason or Ableton Live)?

Some apps allow to communicate via Wifi on a home-network, but I'm sometimes getting MIDI overflow errors in Reason. I'm guessing there will be lower latency delays if I use a direct connection via ...
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Can MIDI Designer control other iPad apps?

I installed MIDI Designer on my iPad, but I can't find any way to configure it to control another iPad app, such as Animoog or Samplewiz. Is that possible?
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Selecting a Master Mode program on a Yamaha MotifXS (SysEx command) from an iPad app

Anyone know of an iPad app that can send SysEx commands? The end result I'm looking for is this: I'd like to create a set list page where it would have the list of songs, and each song name is ...
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ipad programs for replacing paper scripts?

anyone know a good ipad based script reader? Ideally it would be able to open a wide variety of formats (.doc, docx, excel, pdf, etc) and would be able to allow the talent to scribble, highlight, ...
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Hook up iPod/iPad to old stereo (No inputs)

I have an old turntable/stereo unit. There is no radio or tape deck on this. Just the turntable and speakers. Looking for a way to hook my iPad/iPod into it so it. I do have an 1/8 inch to RCA ...
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Lemur for iPad?

Did any of you use the Lemur from jazzmutant in the past and have you tried the Lemur for Ipad? This is just what my ipad has been waiting for, so i'll try it out as soon as work slow down for the ...
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Is there a wifi MIDI controller keyboard?

I own a M-Audio Axiom which I plug into my MacBook Pro to use MainStage (part of Logic Studio). Recently I bought an iPad and downloaded some "controller apps". What most surprised my is that those ...
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Mix Levels for iPad

I've been asked to do a mix on a short advert that will be shown to potential clients on an ipad. This version will not be broadcast and is strictly going to be used as promo material to be played via ...
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iPad controller app for Pro Tools

So I just got an iPad2 and was thinking of hooking up it with PT9 on my Mac Book Pro. Faders and knobs would be really useful for mixing many other wonderful things, as well as automation mode ...
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Tablet for Location or Live Audio

Hey Guys, So I am starting to do more live sound gigs, traveling the world-over. I am going to be leaving my MacBook Pro at home from now on because I have seen a lot of them get bashed up on the ...
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Line input to an iPhone or iPad?

What are the options to get a line level signal into an iPhone 4 or iPad? Are there any audio USB input devices that work with Apple's Camera Connection kit on the iPhone or iPad? One or both? Is ...
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Can I import a loop into StudioTrack (iPad)

The iPad App StudioTrack comes with a dozen or so options for a drum back beat (see below). Can I use AudioPaste to import a new backbeat? I have been able to import a drum loop but it only plays back ...
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Useful reviews or “best” iPad remote automation controller for Pro Tools?

The iPad seems to have quite a few remote automation controllers for DAWs, and it's hard to know which one is any good -- they are all fairly pricey (even by iPad app standards). Anyone have ...
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Who's designing sound with an iPad?

One of these magical gizmos has found its way into my life and now I'm wondering what else it can do besides check email and play Angry Birds. Have found a few interesting apps out there for creating ...