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App History

Version 1.5.2
Jan 10, 2018
Version 1.5.1
Jan 08, 2018
Version 1.5
Jan 03, 2018
Version 1.4
Dec 13, 2017
Version 1.3
Dec 08, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
Version 1.2
Oct 30, 2017
Version 1.1
Oct 10, 2017
Oct 10, 2017
New App: $4.99
Sep 23, 2017

iTunes Description:

Xequence is an advanced linear MIDI Sequencer and Keyboard / Controller for iPhone and iPad.

NOTE: This app does not produce any sound by itself! It can control OTHER apps or hardware via MIDI!


- Efficient User Interface for an amazing editing workflow on a mobile device
- Scale-aware Keyboard and Pianoroll Editor: All modules and functions observe the current instrument's scale
- 16 scales included
- MIDI File Import and Export (notes, controllers, program changes, track names, etc.)
- Supports any time signature/BPM (fixed per song)
- Extremely tight MIDI timing
- MIDI In and Thru with re-channelization and re-routing to currently selected instrument
- Ableton Link
- MIDI Sync Master (Clock/Start/Stop/Continue/SPP) - other DAWs / pattern sequencers can run in accurate sync with Xequence, e.g. to use audio tracks, or an external drum machine. Several modes for maximum compatibility
- Works perfectly with e.g. AUM or Gadget as hosts / sound generators, with drum sequencers like Ruismaker, or with Beatmaker 2 for synced audio tracks


- Unlimited Parts
- Up to 4 tracks (Unlimited Tracks via In-App Purchase)
- 64 Undo/Redo steps
- Per-track non-destructive Swing and Delay (timeshift +/- 200 ms)
- Any Track can be routed to any Instrument
- Parts can be independent or linked (editing the original modifies all copies)
- Part-based looping
- Program changes
- Selection tools: Marquee/Rectangle, Same Track, Same Instrument, Linked Parts, Invert
- Selection modes: Add / Replace
- Editing tools: Create Copy, Create Linked Copy, Unlink, Split, Join, Convert loops to parts
- All edits can be performed across multiple tracks and parts
- Global clipboard (works across projects)
- Position/Length Handles at screen edges for efficient editing


- 256 Undo/Redo steps
- Fully scale-aware, all edits observe the current instrument's scale
- Relative or absolute grid: Snap Events to nearest grid line, or move by grid increments
- Live Auditioning of all edits and mini keyboard keys on the left
- Selection tools: Marquee/Rectangle, Same Note, Same Key, Same Beat Position, Invert
- Selection modes: Add & Replace
- Editing tools: Copy, Legato, Quantize, Quantize Ends, Octave +/-, Flip H/V (mirror), Fill part with selection
- Smart Draw mode: Touch to create, touch again to delete, drag up/down to transpose, drag left/right to change length
- Note velocities can be edited just like controllers, see below:


- 256 Undo/Redo steps
- Selection tools: Marquee/Rectangle, Same Beat Position, Invert
- Selection modes: Add & Replace
- Editing tools: Copy, Reduce, Quantize, Compress/Expand, Flip H/V (mirror), Ramp (various curves), Fill part with selection
- Smart Draw mode
- Note Velocities can be shown as controllers and edited with the same tools


- Fully scale-aware, very playable single or dual keyboards
- Three modes: Scroll, Glide, Lock
- Freely adjustable key width
- CCs (controllers) can be shown as touch bands next to the keyboard
- All CCs can be controlled via touch, device rotation (up to three axes simultaneously), or played like a button ("trance gates")
- Velocity emulation option (via vertical position on key)


- Unlimited Instruments (an Instrument is a MIDI destination & channel)
- 3 definable CCs (Controllers) per Instrument (up to 12 via In-App Purchase)
- Compatible with virtually ALL synths and hosts


- Audio & MIDI Metronome
- Note chasing (notes play even when playback starts in the middle)
- Robust controller (CC) handling with backchasing (inside parts)
- Perfect song looping, no dropouts/jitter at loop points
- iOS 11 Files app support (in "On My iPhone/iPad")
- Ruler, either fixed or modal (hidden automatically after use, to preserve screen space)
- In-App hints for all important features

Please report any issues via our site, quick and comprehensive customer support is a high priority!

What's new in v1.5.2


- Fixed an issue that prevented MIDI Input from working while the metronome was enabled and set to "Audio" mode.
- Fix wrong indication of "1/2" toggle in BPM menu after loading a project which had "1/2" enabled.

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