AudioKit Synth One Synthesizer

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    AudioKit Synth One Synthesizer

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    “A big step forward for mobile music” - CDM (Create Digital Music)
    "Groundbreaking iOS synth app" - Cult of Mac
    "Must-download for every iPad owner" - MacBreak

    *** “Best iOS Apps of 2018” – Music Radar ***
    *** “Best iOS Music Apps of 2018” – Cult of Mac ***
    *** “Best of 2018: iOS Apps for Musicians” – Ask.Audio ***

    "AudioKit Synth One is a free feature-packed synth for your iPad, including 300+ presets created by professional sound designers behind M83, Tycho, and Rihanna" - Engadget

    *** "2018 App of the Year, Runner up" – ***


    *** Optimized for newer iPads & iPhones for best performance.
    Note: Requires iPhone 6 or higher screen size. App will not work on older iPhone 5/SE/Touch devices

    "A Stunning Endeavor... Sounds Amazing!"
    - Francis Preve, Electronic Musician Magazine

    “Amazing & Brilliant… Sounds fantastic!”
    – The Sound Test Room

    "A great example of human endeavor"
    - Gaz Williams, Sonic State

    "Sounds amazing... the start of something huge."
    - Ask.Audio

    AudioKit Synth One is the first completely free & open-source professional iOS Synthesizer app in history. No Ads. No IAP. It will always be free.

    "Powerful... Awesome" -
    "An amazing synth app for your iPad that’s as close to sorcery as it gets" - GarageBand Guide
    "Must Have iOS Synthesizer" - Synth Anatomy
    "Synth One is a robust piece of free software" - The Verge
    "It WOWS you... immediately fun to start tweaking!" - discchord
    "A damn fine synth" - Computer Music Magazine
    "Open-source and seriously powerful" - Future Music Magazine
    "A labour of love that everyone can enjoy" - Music Radar
    "Extremely exciting passion project" - Music Tech Magazine
    "Make your own imposing synthesizer sounds and teach yourself the basics of music production" - Lifehacker

    Learn more:

    Created by over 100+ volunteers around the world (including sound designers for M83, Rihanna, Kanye West, Neon Trees, Mike Posner, Tycho, and more), this app includes MIDI support (play it with a MIDI keyboard or controller), sequencer, vintage-inspired analog filters, expressive arpeggiators, warm analog delays, and, over 300+ presets to get you started!

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    This synthesizer is completely free, fully functional, and ad-free. There are no IAP or anything to buy -- It’s the ultimate free iPad music instrument app!

    • Hybrid Analog/FM Poly Synthesizer
    • Over 300+ Presets crafted by famous sound designers
    • Audiobus 3 & Inter-app Audio (IAA)
    • Ableton Link
    • Five Oscillators (2 DCO, FM, Sub, Noise)
    • 2 LFOs with over a dozen routing possibilities
    • Vintage-Style 16-Step Sequencer
    • Classic poly arpeggiator
    • MIDI in (Control with a MIDI Keyboard or AudioBus/IAA)
    • Touchable ADSR Envelopes for Amp & Filter
    • FM Oscillator w/ Mod
    • Mono glide and legato
    • Dedicated Sine/Square -12/24 Sub Osc
    • 4-Pole Vintage Low-Pass Filter
    • High-Pass/Band Pass Filters
    • Beautiful Costello Reverb
    • Multi-tap (ping-pong) delay
    • TouchPads
    • Preset & Bank Import/Export & More…

    BONUS: Full Source code is now available!

    Plus, it’s completely open-source. Use the code to learn how to build your own synth app or modify the app yourself!


    "Amazing noises that will make your ears squee with glee" - Stuff Magazine
    "Pick of the Week" - MacBreak

    On the roadmap:
    • MPE Support (Play w/ a Roli Seaboard)
    • AUv3 Plug-in support

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