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AudioKit Synth One Synthesizer

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App History

Version 0.9.4
Jan 02, 2019
Version 0.9.3
Dec 21, 2018
Oct 18, 2018
Version 0.9.2
Oct 08, 2018
Sep 05, 2018
Version 0.9.1
Aug 30, 2018
Version 0.9.0
Aug 10, 2018
Version 0.8.9
Jul 19, 2018
Version 0.8.8
Jul 17, 2018
Version 0.8.7
Jul 13, 2018
Version 0.8.6
Jul 11, 2018
Version 0.8.5
Jul 09, 2018
Version 0.8.4
Jul 02, 2018
Version 0.8.3
Jun 30, 2018
New App: $0.0, v0.8.2
Jun 28, 2018

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iTunes Description:

“A big step forward for mobile music” - CDM (Create Digital Music)
"Groundbreaking iOS synth app" - Cult of Mac
"Must-download for every iPad owner" - MacBreak

*** App of the Week - Stuff.tv *** July 2018
*** Free App of the Week - TechRadar *** July 2018
*** Best Free iPad Synth - EM Magazine *** July 2018

"AudioKit Synth One is a free feature-packed synth for your iPad, including 300+ presets created by professional sound designers behind M83, Tycho, and Rihanna" - Engadget

*** Optimized for newer iPads for best performance.
Note: App will not work on older iPad 4 devices.

Learn our incredible story:

"A Stunning Endeavor... Sounds Amazing!"
- Francis Preve, Electronic Musician Magazine

“Amazing & Brilliant… Sounds fantastic!”
– The Sound Test Room

"A great example of human endeavor"
- Gaz Williams, Sonic State

"Sounds amazing... the start of something huge."
- Ask.Audio

AudioKit Synth One is the first completely free & open-source professional iOS Synthesizer app in history. No Ads. No IAP. It will always be free.

"Powerful... Awesome" - Synthtopia.com
"An amazing synth app for your iPad that’s as close to sorcery as it gets" - GarageBand Guide
"Must Have iOS Synthesizer" - Synth Anatomy
"Synth One is a robust piece of free software" - The Verge
"It WOWS you... immediately fun to start tweaking!" - discchord
"A damn fine synth" - Computer Music Magazine
"Open-source and seriously powerful" - Future Music Magazine
"A labour of love that everyone can enjoy" - Music Radar
"Extremely exciting passion project" - Music Tech Magazine
"Make your own imposing synthesizer sounds and teach yourself the basics of music production" - Lifehacker

Learn more:

Created by over 100+ volunteers around the world (including sound designers for M83, Rihanna, Kanye West, Neon Trees, Mike Posner, Tycho, and more), this app includes MIDI support (play it with a MIDI keyboard or controller), sequencer, vintage-inspired analog filters, expressive arpeggiators, warm analog delays, and, over 300+ presets to get you started!

Email us your music & bugs: hello@audiokitpro.com

This synthesizer is completely free, fully functional, and ad-free. There are no IAP or anything to buy -- It’s the ultimate free iPad music instrument app!

• Hybrid Analog/FM Poly Synthesizer
• Over 300+ Presets crafted by famous sound designers
• Audiobus 3 & Inter-app Audio (IAA)
• Ableton Link
• Five Oscillators (2 DCO, FM, Sub, Noise)
• 2 LFOs with over a dozen routing possibilities
• Vintage-Style 16-Step Sequencer
• Classic poly arpeggiator
• MIDI in (Control with a MIDI Keyboard or AudioBus/IAA)
• Touchable ADSR Envelopes for Amp & Filter
• FM Oscillator w/ Mod
• Mono glide and legato
• Dedicated Sine/Square -12/24 Sub Osc
• 4-Pole Vintage Low-Pass Filter
• High-Pass/Band Pass Filters
• Beautiful Costello Reverb
• Multi-tap (ping-pong) delay
• TouchPads
• Preset & Bank Import/Export & More…

BONUS: Full Source code is now available!

Plus, it’s completely open-source. Use the code to learn how to build your own synth app or modify the app yourself!

OFFICIAL VIDEO: https://youtu.be/hwDNgCYowYs

"Amazing noises that will make your ears squee with glee" - Stuff Magazine
"Pick of the Week" - MacBreak

On the roadmap:
• User Manual
• Translating Synth One to other languages!
(If you'd like to volunteer to help translate to your language, email matthew@audiokitpro.com)
• MPE Support (Play w/ a Roli Seaboard)
• AUv3 Plug-in support

What's new in v0.9.4

Thank you- We Hope you're having a wonderful Holiday!
+ We have been working with Blind musicians to greatly improve & enhance the Accessibility Features in Synth One. This update includes those improvements. It is a joy to bring music-making to all users. Thanks to Stanley Rosenbaum for leading the charge!
++ Synth One now has comprehensive Voice Over capabilities to empower all musicians. All for free. Please spread the word to any musicians who you feel may benefit from these new features and capabilities for the Blind & visually impaired. Together, we can change the world through Music.
+ Added "1024" Playback Buffer option. This is in the "Settings" button
+ Fixed some issues with MicroTunings.
+ Fixed Osc 2 detune knob

+ Coming first quarter 2019: We're working on making Synth One an AUv3 plugin.
+ Coming soon: A free iPhone version! Synth One is going Universal!
++ Synth One & All of these upgrades will always be free. Thank you!

Please note that we all are volunteers. AudioKit does not have any sponsors or investors. We are all musician/developers who love making apps. Any help spreading the word about this app would be appreciated. The more people that know about the apps, the more musicians can enjoy them! Thank you!

For friendly conversation and bug reports, please email

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