Scythe iOS app is designed for iPad. It has a powerful synthesis engine and makes it easy to create and discover sound designed.
The wavetable creator enables the creation and editing of wavetables and is integrated directly into the system to preview your creations with the current session status. You can override the oscillators to see how your creation mixes with your session's sound.
The controls have been minimized to allow a simple workflow with the same complex modulation that you might be used to. If you are new to modulation, Scythe app for iOS makes it simple with drag and drop, from source to oscillator control.
Now with CoreMIDI and Audiobus Midi input and Inter-App-Audio, Scythe synth can be integrated into your studio or workflow.
Scythe synthesizer iOS app comes with presets and library wavetables for quickly hearing some of its possibilities.
AudioShare allows importing and exporting audio with Scythe synthesis iOS app easily.
Generate custom wavetables by importing your sounds using AudioShare or iTunes file sharing, record using IAA out or directly in Scythe synthesizer app and export using Audioshare or iOS sharing options.
Please note for best wavetable generation results, sounds with low frequency content or enough spectral content is required.
Top Features of Scythe iOS app:
- High quality wavetable synthesis
- Wavetable creator
- Filter Delay effect
- Modulation control of all oscillator parameters
- Easy to learn user interface
- MIDI input - CoreMIDI & Audiobus 3
- AudioShare support for importing and exporting
- Global tempo control for syncing LFOs to note duration
- Easily record, playback and export audio
- Library wavetables and presets
- Max waves = 128 = 8 voices * 2 oscillators * 8 unison
Full feature set:
- 2 Wavetable oscillators with full modulation control
- Generate wavetables with audio files imported with AudioShare
- Generate wavetables with audio files loaded from iTunes file sharing
- Load library wavetables
- Save wavetables
- Unison of up to 8 waves per oscillator
- Global tempo control in top bar
- 2 Envelope generators with controllable ADSR graph
- 3 LFOs with 8 wave modes, Note duration sync, lfo wave amplitude, 3 run modes
- Global modulation matrix control
- Modulation override
- Audiobus 3 MIDI
- Currently max voices is 8
- Scrollable keyboard
- Hold mode
- Library presets
- Save your own presets
- Record audio
- Export audio using AudioShare
- export audio using iOS export options, e.g. Dropbox
- Hardware capabilities will impact max number of waves. If your device CPU cannot synthesize the max number of waves, either adjust the unison value/modulation or reduce the number of simultaneous keys pressed
- Modulation is initially enabled by dragging the modulation link icons onto the control to be modulated.
- Hold mode is enabled/disabled by pressing the control in the keyboard scroll section
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Ratings and Reviews
It was 4, now it’s 5 star! ... [*] ✔️
[For some reason there are 2 reviews from me in the AppStore - this is the up to date one!]
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This is one of those apps that puts a great big smile on my face. :-))
I don’t know how big the developers ears are, but their certainly working, as he is also.
*I requested a big keyboard feature/adjustment the other day, and it’s here (well in the next update). You’ll see.. ;)
The app is getting steady and rapid updates.
Yes a few things needed modulate-able filters, FX etc, (AU) but I’m sure these and others are on their way.
For more variety of sound you can import any of you own (Any!)
This means you have an unlimited choice to choose from.
Or just play higher octaves of the built-in ones.
Love the interface and graphics!
Love the sound and vibe!
Love the app!
Edit: *Keyboard (at least half) is now accessible even when tweaking ENV’s and LFO’s. :-))
Cheers to the developer for implementing.. 👍🏼
Thanks for the update! Really improves the performance on my old iPad.
The sound on this is crazy. I love the interface, it’s beautiful! 👍👏
Great sound but poor connectivity.
Hi this app sounds great but is missing essentials like midi in for keyboard playing and better import of sounds. iTunes sharing and audiopaste is out of date in today’s market. I could not get audiopaste to work.
Hi JumperCollins, have the updates resolved the connectivity issues for you?
In-App PurchasesSee All
- Bitmask Studio Ltd
- 347.2 MB
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © Bitmask Studio Ltd
- In-App Purchases
- Wavetable Creator £4.99
- Ambient Pack £1.99
- Tones Pack £0.99
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.