Ratatap Drums Free
By mode of expression, LLC
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☆ Ratatap Drums: fastest response, best playability, 15 drum kits, editable drums. WOW. ☆
Thousands of positive reviews agree: Ratatap looks and plays the best.
The harder you hit the drums, the louder they sound. Swirl your finger around for slower or faster rolls. The drum sound varies slightly from hit to hit, just like real drums. With the fastest response time of any drum app, it feels incredibly good to play.
Choose from one of the fifteen (15!) included kits. Unlock a hidden bonus kit. Upgrade to the full version to create your own customized drum kit, choosing from the hundreds of included sounds.
☆ 10 built-in kits -- Rock, Disco, Hip-Hop, Electronic, and more!
☆ The harder you hit the drums, the louder they sound! A first for an iPhone app!
☆ The fastest response time -- more than 60% faster than the competition!
☆ Hundreds of drum sounds, professionally recorded at 44.1khz high fidelity!
☆ Natural drum rolling -- the faster you drag your finger, the faster the roll!
☆ Realistic modeling of drum strikes so cymbals blend and snares don't sound like machine guns!
☆ Pitch bending depending on where you hit the drums!
☆ The interface is naturally pulled up from the center tab.
☆ Multitrack recording and online sharing!
☆ You can even share your performances online on the web! Tweet, tweet!
☆ Jam out with your iPod library tracks.
☆ Try our "Dueling Drumsets" so two people can rock out with their own set on one device!
☆ So much more!
Upgrade in-app to the full $1.99 version and editing the appearance, position, and size of drums! Tweak volume variance! Tuning, reverb, touch sense--DRUMMERS' HEAVEN!
[Thanks to Ratatap Drummers, bugs have been spotted and stomped! If you're having problems hearing sound, try restarting the app or the device. Look for an update soon -- with new features too boot!]
"Ratatap Drums is exactly what you need and whatever you want it to be, all at the same time. It is the complete package and absolutely fun at the same time. If you are into music or percussion, this app is a must buy." - AppAdvice.com Review (full version)
What's New in Version 1.91
* iOS 6 bug fixes
* iPhone 5 support
Makes me a little irate
I like to make recordings with multiple instruments overlapping on the same track, similar to garage band, but with windows media files. Since I don't have an actual drum kit (and a real one would be waaayyy too loud), I decided to download this app. It worked fine at first, could hear each individual drum clearly, fast & responsive to the touch. For my recording, I needed more volume than my device could provide. So I decided to turn on my Bluetooth speaker (SoundPop) and give it a go. At first it worked like a charm! Just the right volume I needed. But the more I played on it, the more the sound was all glitchy. I tried exiting the app and starting it up again. But this time, I was greeted with silence upon hitting the drums and cymbals. I tried turning off the Bluetooth speaker, but there was still silence. Can you please provide an update to get rid of this big? It seems like a cool app, but this major flaw is keeping me from enjoying it.
Pretty Darn Fun
The R-Tap Drums app includes a decent variety of drum sets, including rock, hip-hop, Latin, electric, disco, and two different jazz kits. It also has hand drum options, such as congas and taiko drums. Plus, you can adjust the the reverb, touch response, and loop length to your liking, and it also has a metronome tool where you can set the desired beats per minute (BPM). As for sound, it definitely sounds better through headphones than it does through the built-in iPad speaker, so I would definitely encourage headphone usage for this.
The only improvement I would suggest is that the options could be expanded a bit and include more sets, such as a standard kit or two, a room kit, and maybe even a synth and dance/techno kit. Nevertheless, there is still plenty to choose from here, and it's still pretty fun and addicting.
Loved it Until...
I loved this app. But when I was rocking out to Thousand Enemies from Angel Beats, all of a sudden I was like "hold on... Either I'm dead on the beats or I'm dreaming..." So I paused the song and tried playing the drums, but there was no sound!
A few months later, (actually, it was almost a year) I tried playing along to some songs, but whenever i hit a drum it would make this really quiet glitchy sound, and then a few minutes later it would play the drums i hit. It was EXTREMELY delayed. I'm extremely disappointed, because this was the closest thing I had to drums and now I can't even use it. The one in garage band is okay, but I liked these more because the concept of playing along to songs was a lot more simpler. But now I can't play anything at all, especially when I'm trying to make a recording. Please fix this. Until then, I'm uninstalling the app.
Mode of Express, I am disappoint.
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- Category: Music
- Updated: Sep 26, 2012
- Version: 1.91
- Size: 20.3 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: mode of expression, LLC
- © 2011 mode of expression, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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