By Richard Meyer
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Patch Morpher is a patch librarian & editor for hardware synthesisers - with a twist: its powerful and innovative sound generator allows you to easily create your own totally original sounds without the hassle of editing 100s of parameters by hand.
This is truly innovative technology with all 5-star reviews from enthusiasts to professional sound designers.
Start with your favourite patches, then morph, blend & randomise them to create new sounds - editing 100s of parameters in real-time.
Patches can be organised into scenes for live performance, and you can then morph or mutate between them to create totally original new sounds & patches, controlling hundreds of parameters with one finger, all in real-time. You can even keep playing your synth as the sound evolves.
The fully-featured editor allows you to further tweak your sounds, taking advantage of the iPad's touch screen to give you full control whilst allowing you to view many parameters at a single glance with no hidden menus. Patches can be saved on your iPad so you won't run out of storage slots on your synthesiser.
Play the Moog Voyager paraphonically - addressing each of its three oscillators independently!
Automatically convert patches between the Prophet 08 and the Prophet 12.
Patch Morpher uses Core MIDI: connect to your synth via WiFi, the Apple camera connection kit or a compatible MIDI interface.
Patch Morpher is compatible with the following synthesisers:
- Moog Voyager
- Access Virus TI
- Waldorf Blofeld
- Waldorf Pulse 2
- Dave Smith Mopho
- Dave Smith Prophet 08
- Dave Smith Prophet 12
- Korg KingKorg
- Mutable Instruments Shruthi-1
Please see our web-site for a video demo, user manual & free patch downloads.
Patch Morpher is an invaluable tool if you own one of these hardware synthesisers. Its revolutionary approach to patch generation makes it very easy & fun to create new & inspiring sounds. Allow your music to stand out with its own totally original sounds!
User reviews from around the world:
A Treasure Trove for Sound Designer - 5 stars
Congratulations! An excellent app for sound exploration and design for a careful selection of hardware synths. Very intuitive and powerful. It interpolates synth parameters from any number of chosen presets without any delay. This allows to quickly explore the given parameter space and to quickly discover exciting new presets on the synth. This app is a sound designer's dream as it makes the search process much faster and much more straight forward. Incredible idea and implementation.
Great app - 5 stars
Incredible App! - 5 stars
Very usable sounds - 5 stars
I'm using this with a Prophet 12. The app is stable, easy to use and full featured. The biggest plus is that the patches it produces are very usable. There are plenty of settings to experiment with. It includes some random generation. Also included is a simple but effective patch editor to tweak any generated patches. The demo mode includes some preset scenes to allow you to evaluate its performance before purchasing the relevant support for your synth. Well worth the purchase cost.
The Application I was looking for, but better! - 5 stars
What's New in Version 2.2
- Significantly improved patch generator: control or randomise each group of parameters independently.
- Automatic layout of patches on the screen + ability to lock the layout.
- Improved editing of sequences: simply play notes on your keyboard to enter track values (Dave Smith synths only).
- Control over filter and effect types.
- Export individual patches as MIDI System Exclusive messages.
- Latest OS upgrades for the Prophet 12 including filters on the delay lines & the 32-step sequencer.
- Improved built-in help tips.
- Generated patches can be directly added to the current scene.
- Sharper graphics to match each synth & improved performance.
Additional synths supported:
- Waldorf Pulse 2
- Waldorf Blofeld
- Access Virus TI
- Dave Smith Mopho.
The person who made this is absolutely brilliant. I have a Waldorf Blofeld and this app is like a 2nd brain for this synth. This is the best editor, librarian, patch maker I've seen for the iPad to work with select synths. It's also great for performance as well, and so far works flawlessly with the filters, oscillators on my Blofeld. The patch names even show up on the Blofeld and are sent via USB from the iPad. It's also great to see that the developer continues to improve an enhance this app, and additionally adds synth compatibility in the event I increase my hardware collection..and I will. For something that looks complex, this app is quite easy to use, and is just logically arranged. I always loved my Blofeld synth, but now it's like a sonic demon has been released with this app. I'm in awe! I also like that patchmorpher can store my patches instead of slowing down or even connecting my computer. It's completely worth it to pay for the license for connectivity to your hardware synth. Most definitely, PatchMorpher is one of my best app purchases. I truly believe Waldorf should hire this man to work directly for them -immediately, This is what the blofeld has been missing, I'm sure other synths have as well. the developer even includes wonderful patches worth the price of admission alone. Thank you to the developer!
Super fun editor and preset morphing!
I've been in a love/hate relationship with the KingKORG. I think it's the best sounding hardware VA you'll currently find under $2000 but it's cursed with a mediocre interface. Most specifically, it's a hassle to deal with modulation assignments due to the way the mod matrix is set up.
Then I heard about Patch Morpher:
Not only is it a virtual editor, but it allows real time parameter morphing between different patches and some randomization. I just finally got it working now that I have a MIDI interface for my iPad Air v1. I LOVE IT! I wouldn't call it perfect (sometimes I got some MIDI error messages on the KK) but it completely fixes any shortfalls of the KingKORG's interface that I've complained about in the past. If you have a KingKORG (or a bunch of other synths, check out the supported instruments on the webpage) and an iPad, it is a must have. It totally opens things up in terms of editing and the X/Y patch morphing is super fun. I can’t wait to try it on my Prophet 12 and Pulse 2. I highly recommend it.
Brilliant, fun and useful!
What a great app. I'm using it with the Blofeld. Even without any of the morphing features, this is an excellent editor. Instead of trying to cram too many parameters on a screen, you simply scroll up and down to reach different sections, or click buttons on the side of the screen to jump right to a specific part of the synth.
The morphing part is really well thought out, with complete control. You decide which parameters can change and which will stay constant.
If you have one of the supported synths, buying the license for it is well worth the asking price.
- Category: Music
- Updated: Feb 20, 2014
- Version: 2.2
- Size: 10.5 MB
- Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Seller: Richard Meyer
- © 2013 JazzMan Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
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