VividTracker v1.1 is live on App Store

Version 1.1 is now live on App Store. It comes with two new features: Audiobus 2 support and rudiment Bluetooth keyboard support. There’s no support for keyboard shortcuts like in Protracker yet, just very simple support for playing notes on the keyboard, but I’m working on implementing shortcuts to get as close as possible to Protracker. This is a good start anyway, and I’m looking forward to hear your comments about it. I will now get started on v1.2, which will contain more keyboard support.

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VividTracker and iOS 8

VividTracker v1.1 is still waiting for review to be released on App Store. It will hopefully be released within the next couple of days. However, iOS 8 will be released today so if you update to iOS 8 you will notice that Audiobus no longer works with VividTracker v1.0. This is because VividTracker v1.0 was built with Audiobus 1.x, and this version of Audiobus is not compatible with iOS 8. You will still be able to use VividTracker, but Audiobus will be disabled. This problem has been fixed with v1.1, so the problem will go away as soon as Apple has approved the new version.

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VividTracker v1.1 submitted to App Store

I have finally submitted v1.1 to App Store. It includes two things: – Audiobus 2 support. This version of Audiobus is required for iOS 8, so I had to hurry up with submitting a new version of VividTracker to Apple. – Rudiment Bluetooth keyboard support. You can now connect a Bluetooth keyboard and use it to play notes in the same way as you would do in Protracker. It does not yet include all the nice features that you have in Protracker, but this is a good start and I will continue to work on this. For now, you can use they qwerty-keys to play notes and the cursor keys to move...

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Bluetooth keyboard again

I got quite far with integrating bluetooth keyboard support today. Now I can press the keys qwerty to play the notes C-3 to A-4. The only problem is that it will be really difficult to support different keyboard layouts for different countries. Take for instance the difference between an English keyboard and a German keyboard. If you press z on an English keyboard, you are suppose to get the note C-2. However, on a German keyboard, you expect to get the note A-4, because z and y are swapped on a German keyboard. There are also differences between Nordic keyboards and an English...

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