GigBaby! four track recorder, metronome, drum machine
By ioMetics LLC
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Gigbaby! is a practice, rehearsal and performance tool for musicians that play solo or in groups. It comes with:
four track recorder
set list manager
Share songs with others
Free Mac and PC transfer utilities available! Import your recordings into desktop applications:
Use it anywhere and any time to practice harmonies, capture and record ideas, compose new music, and share your music with others over the network. Great for karaoke, remix, and jamming with friends or strangers!
Gigbaby! includes a precision metronome with dozens of rhythm patterns, multi-track digital audio record and playback, Set list management to quickly recall the setup for any song, and network sharing to exchange audio tracks with other members of your band or with friends, family, or fans! With GigBaby! each member of the group can record their own tracks, then swap tracks to bring together the whole song.
Record and layer multiple audio tracks with CD quality sampling rates (44.1kbps). Monitor any mix of tracks (including the rhythm pattern) during your recording sessions. Use separate tracks to layer harmonies, guitar, bass, keyboard, backup vocals, etc. Independent volume controls let you set the mix, and individual mute buttons to quickly cut out specific instruments.
Automatic latency compensation ensures that the audio tracks and rhythm pattern are always in sync - including tracks that others send you over the network.
Recording on the iPod touch requires the use of an external microphone.
The rhythm patterns (beat pattens) cover many of the basic musical styles including Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz, Waltz, Hip-Hop and Latin. During audio recording and playback the selected rhythm track is automatically started and synchronized with the audio tracks. Selections in early versions of GigBaby! are limited, but future versions are expected to include dozens more. Visit our web site to learn how to submit your own midi rhythm patterns for inclusion with future versions of GigBaby!
The GigBaby! metronome includes a "tap" feature to quickly set the tempo by feel. Or you can easily move to a known tempo with the calibrated slider bar, or enter a tempo to microsecond resolution using numeric keyboard. The beat pattern volume is adjustable, and can be muted with a quick button tap. The display shows current beat based on the time signature of the selected beat pattern, and time in seconds based on the starting time of the beat pattern. Tempo is adjustable from 30 beats per minute to 210 beats per minute.
The setlist manages all of your settings for the songs you perform. The configurable settings include the song name, the associated beat pattern the tempo, any backing tracks that you previously recorded, volume settings for the beat pattern and audio tracks. You can quickly move through your setlist using presets. No fiddling with knobs and buttons! From the setlist detail view you can share tracks with your bandmates, friends, family, and fans.
Sharing with other devices or with desktop systems requires WiFi.
GigBaby! user guide is available at www.iometics.net/GigBaby!/
Host file sharing utilities for the Mac are are available at our web site:
We are adding new features to GigBaby! all the time. You can join the GigBaby! Beta program at www.iometics.net/support.html
What's New in Version 1.8
File transfer for iOS 5
This app is great. It doesn't have any fancy features like panning or equalizing, but that's one of the things I like about it. It's just so simple. You can really easily record multi tracks and you don't even need headphones if you don't feel like getting them. You can just listen to the other tracks as you record by putting the phone up to your ear.
Perfect for me
I use gigbaby track my progress on learning the banjo...and also to record simple things that come to mind. I love it. I had a bit of trouble after ios5 transferring to my PC. However I emailed the admin, who very promptly and politely responded. Within a week there was an update which fixed the problem!
I love it
I've been using it for years for my occasional recordings of duets or trios. It's so easy to use, and the tracks don't show latency.
To turn off metronome sound, go to Tempo and press the Sound button. Like others, I had triune finding that technique.
- Category: Music
- Updated: Nov 18, 2011
- Version: 1.8
- Size: 1.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: ioMetics LLC
- © 2008 ioMetics LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.