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Kronecker Synthesizer by iceGear, Inc.

iceGear, developer of Redshrike, Mersenne, Lorentz, Laplace, and Cassini, has released another innovative synthesizer for iOS! Kronecker is a "clockwork" synthesizer driven by rhythmic patterns. Using 4 FM synthesis generators, called emitters, you can specify when each will trigger inside of the clockwork mechanism.

This isn't just FM synthesis though, as each emitter can be processed through two resonators. This combination is somewhat similar to the synthesis engine in Mersenne... but not really. Kronecker is definitely its own beast, as you can hear in the demos below.

Kronecker arrives as a Universal iOS app; with AUv3, Inter-App Audio, Audiobus, and Ableton Link support!

Kronecker Synthesizer iTunes Description:

Kronecker is a synthesizer with a mechanism to make sounds many times like a rhythm machine each time you press a keyboard.

In addition to synchronizing the trigger speed to the tempo, you can gradually increase the speed or slow it down after pressing the key. This makes it possible to produce synthesizer sounds like bouncing balls and clockwork toys.

Kronecker has four emitters that emit sound particles made from FM tones and noise. At the emitter you can specify at what timing the sound particles will be triggered. You can also add effects such as the pitch and tone of particles gradually changing.

Particles emitted by the emitter can be processed with two resonators, and you can reproduce sounds like particles jumping on strings and pipes.

Kronecker works not only on the iPad but also on the iPhone. It also supports Audio Unit Extensions (AUv3), so you can plug in to AUv3 compatible host. For each screen size, different layouts are designed to be easy to use and intuitive.

## Key Features
* Universal App
Optimized for both the iPad and the iPhone.

* Audio Unit Extensions (AUv3)
You can use in a host application that supports Audio Unit such as GarageBand.

* Inter-App Audio
You can stream live audio directly to other Inter-App Audio host applications.

* Audiobus support
You can stream live audio directly to other Audiobus-compatible apps. See https://audiob.us for more information.

* Ableton Link
Ableton Link is a new technology that synchronizes beat, phase and tempo of Ableton Live and Link-enabled iOS apps over a wireless network. See https://www.ableton.com/link/ for more information.

- Core MIDI, Virtual MIDI, Inter-App Audio MIDI input
- MIDI Clock synchronization
- MIDI Controller Mapping

* Programmable Arpeggiator
You can easily create your own pattern.

Doug Woods has already posted his thesoundtestroom demo for Kronecker. Embedded here is the official reveal from iceGear.

Reader Comments 1

Interesting sounds albeit typical iceGear frost/ice covered sounds. The clockwork part results in interesting rhythmic sounds although I worry about having to wind the thing up repeatedly during a performance.

I purchased when I saw the AuV3 compatibility.

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