updated 07:16 pm EST, Tue February 25, 2014
GrooveMaker 2 released by IK Multimedia
IK Multimedia has announced the release of its mobile loop based music-making app, GrooveMaker 2. Designed for iPad, the app offers users the ability to create professional quality grooves, beats and songs in real time. Its library features over 3,600 available loops and over 60 collections of music genres, including House, DubStep, Hip Hop, Techno, Reggae and more. GrooveMaker 2 can be utilized as a live DJ performance tool as well as a mobile composition app. Users can set the length of individual loops and grooves down to 1/4 of a bar, providing flexibility when building and layering a track.
GrooveMaker 2 features a suite of up to 16 effects that can be applied to mixes, and additionally master effects can be added as a means of adding finishing adjustments to sequences. Audio recording and audio import are now available in GrooveMaker 2. Users can download the app from the App Store for $10, with additional GrooveMaker packs available starting at $4.
PDFpen for iPad and PDFpen for iPhone now updated to require iOS 7
PDF management apps PDFpen for iPad and PDFpen for iPhone have both respectively been updated to v1.7.0, and now require iOS 7. Enabling users to read, edit and share PDF documents, v1.7.0 of PDFpen provides enhanced performance in regards to scrolling, iCloud, and opening and displaying of files. A new page indicator is included, and Dropbox sync folders can be now tied to multiple accounts. PDFpen for iPad is priced at $15, and PDFpen for iPhone for $5.