Confusion Studios has announced two new iOS apps, MIDI Designer Pro 2 and MIDI Designer Player. Confusion claims “all controls have been reimagined for greater clarity and a more pleasing look.” (Translation: Good-bye 1980’s Miami Vice aesthetic. —Ed.).
MIDI Designer Pro 2.0
MIDI Designer Pro 2 is a fully customizable performance-oriented MIDI controller platform for iPad (optimized for iPad Pro), iPhone and iPod.
MIDI Designer Pro 2.0, Features
» Complete redesign of MIDI Designer Pro
» New Control Type: Picker for longer lists (Example: program changes)
» New Control Type: Meter. Will work with track-volume output on most major DAWs (including Ableton, with no scripting) on Windows and Mac
» New Control Type: Image Panel. Includes Image Manager functionality and powerful display controls
» MIDI Designer Community In-App Browser and Upload
» Preset Packs for sharing of global presets
» iCloud Support
» Full backwards compatibility with all existing layouts
» Several more fixes, enhancements and features
MIDI Designer Pro 2.0: Bundle-Priced for Upgrade from MIDI Designer Pro; available for purchase as a Universal App in the App Store sometime this Spring.
MIDI Designer Player
MIDI Designer Player is a low-latency MIDI controller player. It will come with several general-purpose MIDI controller layouts. However, users can access Community and Professional MIDI Designer Pro layouts via in-app purchases.
MIDI Designer Player will be available for download from the App Store in this Spring.
Opportunity: MIDI Designer Pro 2 is currently available for beta testing. If interested, send an email to mdp2beta@midiDesigner.com.