Send MIDI over Bluetooth from your iOS device to your Mac! Works with all apps that support Virtual Midi, such as TouchOSC, Midi Pads, etc.
Download the free host app at http://betafunk.dk/blueport
NOTE - the app requires Bluetooth LE and is compatible with the following devices:
* iPhone 4S or newer
* iPod Touch 5th gen.
* iPad 3, iPad mini or newer
The helper app also requires a Mac running Bluetooth LE, meaning:
* Macbook Air from Mid 2011 or newer
* Mac mini from Mid 2011 or newer
* Macbook Pro from Mid 2012 or newer
* iMac from Late 2012 or newer
Lowered CPU usage dramatically to improve background functionality
Ratings and Reviews
THIS WORKS GREAT!
Works perfect as advertised, super easy to set-up, and yes, no monkeying around with ad-hoc networks and all that hassle!
The only catch is that you NEED a newer Mac/iOS device with Bluetooth LE to make it work, but if you have that kind of set-up, it really works great!
Not only for the convenience factor of this app, but also the latency is really great, too. Finally, controlling my Logic AU's from the iPad touch panel feels natural and responsive, and most importantly, pretty fun!
Works great on my iPad or iPhone, it's too bad the dev didn't categorize this as a Universal app so it would be visible in iPad user searches, but maybe he'll do himself a favor and take care of that one! :)
Also, an update in the future that would let me connect Virtual MIDI between iOS devices without local wifi (tried it, no luck!) in addition to the Mac would be super sweet, too.
Overall, really nice job and highly recommended!
Have been waiting for a while for something like this and glad to report that it works great, for whats capable with bluetooth le. Looking forward to updates and hope the app takes off. Great job to the dev.
This app is basically as good as having a cable. Super reliable and really low latency.
It gets its fifth star when they allow midi to go from blueport to other apps, not just midi to pc.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.