Tutorial: How to use Audiobus with VividTracker

In this tutorial, we will go through how to record a pattern from VividTracker to Cubasis. Start with opening Audiobus. Choose VividTracker as INPUT and Cubasis as OUTPUT, and tap to launch each app. In VividTracker, select the pattern you want to record in Cubasis. Mute the tracks you don’t want to record by tapping on each track header. In this case, we will mute TRACK #2, TRACK #3 and TRACK #4. The track headers will turn grey when muted. Before we start the recording, make sure the tempo is the same in both Cubasis and VividTracker. In this video, Cubasis is already set to a tempo...

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Amiga 1200 and NFS

Before VividTracker, I was solely using Protracker on my Amiga 1200 to make tracker music. Nowadays, I’m using both VividTracker and Protracker. My setup is pretty nice. VividTracker can sync modules with Dropbox and it does it seamlessly so I don’t have to actively tell Dropbox to sync. All modules are stored in Dropbox/Apps/VividTracker. My Mac is running an NFS-server and is sharing the Dropbox folder through NFS. Finally, my Amiga 1200 is running an NFS client! This means I can easily share modules between my iPhone/iPad and my Amiga. I just go to...

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Time to play

Ah, I’m finally done with development now and I got time to play with VividTracker instead. You know, I actually did make this app for my own sake. I love Amiga tracker music, but I don’t have enough time to spend in front of my Amiga 1200 nowadays. What a great thing it would be to be able to do Amiga music while commuting. Then I could make tracker music when travelling to work on the train. I actually wondered why nobody has made a Protracker clone for iOS, but I thought someone should make it some day. So I waited. Then I waited some more. Five good years! And I saw some...

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VividTracker submitted to App Store

VividTracker has finally been submitted to App Store. I could have continued forever with fine tuning things, adding features, etc, but I will submit newer versions later anyway so why wait? 🙂

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Release Candidate 1

I’m now in the final stage of testing, testing, testing. All the features for v1.0 are now implemented, so I’m happy to say that I finally got a Release Candidate 1. Submission to App Store is just a few days away now! I don’t think I will be able to release it before February, since it has to go through Apple’s review process too, but I can at least give it a try. Anyway, with features like AudioCopy (import samples from other apps), Audiobus (stream audio to other apps), MIDI-in (hook up a real MIDI-keyboard), percussion mode, and Auto Chord, I’m really happy...

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