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•••• "A 'must-have' for the iPad" ••••

Classic mobile music creation on your iPad.

Over 250,000 downloads!

Create compelling, original music on your iPad™ with PatternMusic®. PatternMusic was designed to inspire creativity, learning and experimentation in music enthusiasts and experts alike.

• Create songs intuitively using layered instrument patterns.
• Play an interactive polyphonic musical instrument with over 50 different voices.

"PatternMusic is like a beatbox for melodies."

"I've been using PatternMusic to write a song every day!"

"I'm a musician, but I've never been able to figure this stuff out before. This is amazing! Who knew?"
- comments from PatternMusic users

What's inside PatternMusic:

• The Stage
- Intuitively mix and arrange your songs by moving instrument icons.
- Effortlessly add, duplicate and delete instruments.

• Multi-Touch Pattern Editor
- Easily create unique looping note patterns.
- Editor zoom - because not everyone has the same size fingers.
- Up to 64 notes per pattern via the scrolling timeline.
- Scroll through a 4 octave range for each instrument.
- Solo mode - focus on a single part of your composition.
- Dynamics for individual notes.

• Voices
- 50 instrument voices to choose from.
- Change voices at any time.
- A full drum kit and percussion set.

• Built-in Help and Tutorials
- A complete Help system is accessible throughout the app.
- Access built-in and on-line Video Tutorials.

• Instrument and Song Settings
- Tempo (including "tap tempo" for interactive tempo matching).
- Time Signature
- Scales - work within a mode and avoid "wrong" notes. (more than 40 scales available)
- Note length configurable from 1/16 note triplets to dotted whole notes.
- Looping control - infinite or counted.
- Configurable instrument start point.
- Swing - create shuffle effects.
- Transpose - up or down up to two octaves (an 8 octave total range).

• Song Management
- Auto-save - PatternMusic automatically saves your songs when you quit or when you are interrupted by a phone call, and it automatically restores your last session when you return.
- Manage your songs including song duplicate, rename and delete.

You'll be creating music in no time.

Visit www.PatternMusic.com for
- Information,
- Demo videos,
- Tutorial lessons,
- and answers to all your questions.

PatternMusic is a U.S. registered trademark of Richard Lawler

Copyright Richard Lawler.

What's New

Version 1.5

iOS 11 support. Bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

2.7 out of 5

48 Ratings

48 Ratings

This app is decent but

Drandom foolio

It's really dumb that notes don't actually hold for the right length like when you get a higher note on a brass interment or when you play on a bass at all. Also if you were looking to model this after something propellorheads reason has a great interface of this type if there was one like it on the iPad I would be very happy

Very good app

Lé Forêt

The best free app to compose music based on paterns


Richard Lawler
13 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Wi-Fi (5th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro, and 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2010, 2017 Richard Lawler


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