Yamaha FM Essential – New Synthesizer App for iPad and iPhone

Now we have more informations about the new Yamaha FM Synthesizer for iPad and iPhone. Yamaha launched from the dark today the FM Essential App which gives you an FM Synthesizer which a lot of sound design option. Even this app is available for free but the negative point here is the app is like a lite app. There is no in-app purchase available but you need to purchase one of their “expensive” new Keyboards for unlock the full features of the FM Essential App.

Available here: Yamaha FM Essential 
You can download this app for free. It features AudioBus and even AudioUnit support but isn’t really usable because you can’t save presets or you have access to the other available presets. So please Yamaha, release a small in-app purchase and I’m pretty sure they will buy it.
The features of FM Essential are:
Featuring an FM tone generator, FM Essential is a Synthesizer app for the iPhone and iPad that provides for real-time synth performances and also lets you edit voices.

  • FM sound (Tone Generator: FM 
    • Part: 1
    • Polyphony: 16
    • Preset Voice: 271
    • Arpeggiator patterns: 64
    • Chord pads: 20
    • Scales: 25
  • Drum Part 
    • Tone Generator: Audio
    • Part: 1
    • Drum Pad: 16
    • Drum Pad Set: 3
  • Functions
    • Plug into MX!
    • You can play full 271 voices and voice store function if you connect your iOS with Yamaha music Synthesizer MX BK/BU series.
  • Effects/EQ edit
    • You can adjust parameters to edit effects and equalisation.
  • Ball controller
    • Touch and drag in ball controller to modulate the sound by simultaneously changing multiple parameters based on the ball position.
  • Step sequencer
    • We can store the ball position in the currently selected scene box.
  • Arpeggiator and chord pads
    • You can play Arpeggiator and Chord pads in addition to keyboard with various scales.
  • Support:
    • Compatible with AudioBus, Audio Unit Extension
  • Compatible devices: 
    • iPhone 5S, 6/6 plus, 6s/6s plus and SE, iPod touch 6th Generation or later, iPad Air 1st Generation or later, iPad mini 2nd Generation or later,iPad Pro
Available here: Yamaha FM Essential 

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